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2021 F.I.E.R.O. PPE Conference
2021 F.I.E.R.O. PPE Conference
F.I.E.R.O. CONFERENCE
Tue, October 26, 2021 — Fri, October 29, 2021
 
THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

Don't miss the pre-symposium Hands-on-Training (HOT) sessions on October 26.


Come learn about topics such as:


  • COVID-19 Lessons Learned
  • Inspection and Maintenance of Structural Firefighting Gear
  • PPE Alternatives for Incident Response
  • Proper PPE Cleaning, Drying, and Storage
  • PPE Program Management
  • How to Conduct a Risk Assessment & Wear Trials
  • Selecting an ISP
  • Cancer Awareness and Cancer Prevention Relating to PPE
  • PPE Capabilities & Limitations
  • Innovations Involving and Related to PPE
  • NFPA PPE Standards Development Process Explained in Fire Fighter's Language


Symposium Registration includes:


  • Tuesday Night Welcome Reception
  • Wednesday Night Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
  • Enhanced Continental breakfast on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Snacks and refreshments during all breaks
  • Full access to the exhibit hall with dedicated, scheduled times
  • Professionally published Resource Guide full of information to take back to your department
  • Electronic access to all presentations at the end of the event


Main Conference Early Bird Registration - $495

HOT Session Early Bird Registration - $150

Discounted Room Rates $149/night - (based on availability)


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Location
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Hyatt Regency Greenville
220 N Main St
Greenville, SC  USA
Summary Agenda
NEW AGENDA
 
Tuesday, October 26
  7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
REGISTRATION (cont. from previous day)
  7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
REGISTRATION (cont. from previous day)
  9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
  9:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Conducting a Proper PPE Inspection
  9:45 AM to 11:05 AM
Preliminary Exposure Control Demonstration
  9:45 AM to 11:05 AM
Tactical Thermal Imaging - Max Fire Box
  11:05 AM to 11:25 AM
BREAK
  11:25 AM to 12:45 PM
LUNCH
  1:30 PM to 2:50 PM
Morning Sessions Rotate
  2:50 PM to 3:10 PM
BREAK
  3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Morning Sessions Rotate
  4:30 PM
ADJOURN
  5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
RECEPTION
 
Wednesday, October 27
  7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
BREAKFAST, & cont. REGISTRATION from previous day
  8:00 AM to 8:15 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
  8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Current & Future Impact of COVID-19 on PPE
  9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
PPE and its Limitations
  9:45 AM to 10:05 AM
BREAK
  10:05 AM to 10:50 AM
Urban Interface & Wildland PPE-The Future is Now!
  10:50 AM to 11:35 AM
COVID -19 Response Exposure Characteristics
  11:35 AM to 11:45 AM
Bruce Teele Excellence Award
  11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LUNCH and NETWORKING
  12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Basis for 2 Indexes to Measure Heat Loss
  1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Building Out and Operating a Verified Organization
  2:15 PM to 2:35 PM
BREAK
  2:35 PM to 3:20 PM
Firefighting Hoods - Pros & Cons of Modern PPE
  3:20 PM to 4:05 PM
Skin Deep: Assessing Dermal Carcinogen Absorption
  4:05 PM to 4:50 PM
Current Trends & Future of PPE - Panel Discussion
  4:50 PM to 5:00 PM
Comments from Diamond Sponsors
  5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
EXHIBIT GRAND OPENING, RECEPTION, & NETWORKING
 
Thursday, October 28
  7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
BREAKFAST, EXHIBITS & NETWORKIING
  8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
FED Talks
  9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Understanding Cleaning of Different PPE Elements
  9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
BREAK, EXHIBITS, & NETWORKING
  10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Impact of Repeated Exposure & Cleaning of PPE
  11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Getting YOUR Input on the Design & Performance of Future Structural/Proximity Fire Fighting PPE presented by the NFPA Technical Committee’s Task Group
  12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
LUNCH and NETWORKING
  1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Department Based Cleaning and Repairs of PPE
  1:45 PM to 2:30 PM
How to Build a Proper Decon Laundry
  2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
BREAK, EXHIBITS, and NETWORKING
  3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Consequences of Reducing Protection - Pilot Study
  4:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Have Something to Say About NFPA Standards?
  4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Update on the Latest with NFPA 1971 & NFPA 1851
  5:00 PM
ADJOURN
 
Friday, October 29
  7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
BREAKFAST and NETWORKING
  8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
PPE for Fire & EMS Personnel at Roadway Incidents
  8:45 AM to 9:30 AM
You are now Responsible for PPE--Now What?
  9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Assessing PFAS Contamination in Turnout Gear
  10:15 AM to 10:35 AM
BREAK and NETWORKING
  10:35 AM to 11:20 AM
PPE Lessons from COVID-19 for First Responders
  11:20 AM to 12:05 PM
FF's Perspective - FEMSA OFFICIAL USER'S GUIDE
  12:05 PM to 12:15 PM
GIFT CART DRAWING for (5) $100 Gift Cards
  12:15 PM
2021 F.I.E.R.O. FIRE PPE SYMPOSIUM ADJOURNS
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Adam Thiel
Fire Commissioner, Philadelphia Fire Department
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