The NSFA is pulling out all the stops this year after two years of not being together. With the help of our dedicated vendors, we are able to offer the membership a full registration for only $50.00 including lunches and dinners. Virginia City is always a great place to get together so register quick, as rooms are limited.
As always, we will have the manipulative skills competition, water fights and monkey drills. Fun activities will be golf, trap shoot and horseshoes. Rumor also has it that a couple of cornhole tournaments are in the works.
Keynote speakers – Steve Hirsch, Chairman- NVFC & Dr. Elwood Schmidt, Author of the History of EMS in Nevada
“What’s Coming for the Next Generation of EMS?”
1. Newest and latest in technology, what we might see in the future, like heads up CPR
2. New drugs and devices
3. Trends in how fire departments are adjusting to a new labor crisis
4. Resiliency, the next generation will be more focused on long term mental and physical health of responders
5. Health and wellness for long term firefighting, to include carbon monoxide and exposure risk
Hands On Training
Forceable entry prop – Chris Bendrick, Clark County FD
Live burn props – Nevada State Fire Marshal Division
5 Rights of the First Line – Hortons & Hunt
In the fire service, when it comes to suppression, we have a lot of grey area in the way we do business. We use terms like “situationally dependent” and “every fire is different.” The reason we use these terms is because they are true. We have an ever evolving and incredibly dynamic battlefield where too many hard rules limit the ability for thinking firefighters to find solutions to unique problems. Unfortunately, terms like these also give our less motivated firefighters a cop-out when it comes to possessing practical and applicable job knowledge. Even worse, it fails to provide a framework for younger, less-experienced firefighters to reference when their time comes on the nozzle.
8 -hour Hazmat Awareness certification class – Nevada State Fire Marshal Division
ICS & ISO – Ralph & Mike
Are you aware of new requirements and how they can affect your operation, community impressions and funding opportunities? This presentation will address the basics on both subjects and how you can be the best you can be for your community.
Crafty Duo Creations: Wreaths with Friends Class
Join us for a few hours of fun and wreath making. We provide the supplies and instruction, and you leave with a beautiful “made by you” grapevine wreath. Crafty Duo creations is a team of two best friends that have turned their love of crafting into a business. We would love to share the art of creating with you.
Theme: Americana (with some fire flare if you choose) Hydrangea, greenery and partial grapevine exposed wreath. Limit 20 participants
Wine walk/scavenger hunt