Schedule WSFA 2017 Convention

Schedule

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

4:00 pm                               Board Meeting

                                                Pre-Conference Meeting with Hyatt & KI Staff

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

7:15 am                                Registration for Academy Classes

8:00 am                                National Fire Academy Classes (must be pre-registered)

A.      Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations

B.      Fire Service Safety Culture: Who Protects Firefighters from Firefighters?

8:30 am                                Board Meeting Reconvenes

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm          National Fire Academy Classes Continue

1:30 pm                               Board Meeting Reconvenes

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm          Pick Up Early Pre-Registration Packets Only

7:30 pm                               NVFC Recruitment and Retention Workshop

Friday, March 17, 2017

7:00 am – 8:30 am           Registration (Pick up voter ribbons)

8:00 am                                National Fire Academy Classes Continue (must be pre-registered)

8:00 am – 12:00 pm        Wisconsin Large Animal Rescue

8:00 am – 9:30 am           The Super Power of a Firefighter: Resiliency

8:00 am – 9:30 am           Wildland Fire: The Next Level

8:30 am                                Vendor Meeting with WSFA Committee

9:00 am                                Vendor Area Opens

10:00 am – 11:30 am      Today’s Fire Culture

10:00 am – 11:30 am      Untold Stories of Emergency Response

 

10:00 am – noon              Social Media & the Fire Service

10:00 am – noon              Modern Fire Attack, before we decide how……. we need to know why

Noon                                     Lunch on Your Own

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm        Registration (Pick up voter ribbons)

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm          Wisconsin Large Animal Rescue

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm          Wildland Fire: The Next Level

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm          Today’s Fire Culture

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm          Spouse Program Being Resilient about Resiliency

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm          Untold Stories of Emergency Response

 

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm          Community Risk Reduction in Today’s Culture

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm          Social Media & the Fire Service

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm          Modern Fire Attack, before we decide how……. we need to know why

5:00 pm                               Vendors Close

7:00 pm                               Memorial Service

                                                Convention Opening Remarks

                                                Spouse’s Program

                                                Fire Poster Voting

Nominations for Board of Directors

Voting Rules

Lifetime Achievement Award

Hospitality/Vendor Reception

Saturday, March 18, 2017

7:00 am – 8:30 am           Registration (Last chance to pick up voter ribbons) 

8:00 am                                Vendor Area Opens

8:00 am – 12:00 pm        Wisconsin Large Animal Rescue

8:00 am – 9:30 am           The Super Power of a Firefighter: Resiliency

8:00 am – 9:30 am           Wildland Fire: The Next Level

10:00 am – 11:30 am      Today’s Fire Culture

10:00 am – 11:30 am      Untold Stories of Emergency Response

 

10:00 am – noon              Social Media & the Fire Service

10:00 am – noon              Modern Fire Attack, before we decide how……. we need to know why

Noon                                     Lunch – Sandwich Buffet (Must have ticket)    

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm          Round Table Discussion

2:45 pm                               General Business Session (All voting ends)

                                                Approval of 2016 Minutes

                                                Approval of Financial Report

                                                Wisconsin Fire Journal Report

                                                Firefighter of the Year Nominees

                                                Board of Directors Election Results

                                                Fire Poster Winners

                                                2018 Convention – Middleton, WI

                                                2019 Convention – TBD

                                                Other Business

                                                Adjourn

3:30 pm                               Vendor Area Closes

6:00 pm                               Hospitality Reception

6:30 pm                               Banquet

8:30 pm – Midnight         Entertainment

Sunday, March 19, 2017

9:00 am                                Board Meeting