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Monday, March 11
Time Event
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration Open
Tuesday, March 12
Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration and Info Desk Open
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Opening Session
Grand Ballroom A
9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CFAI Hearings
Royal, South Tower
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Hours
Grand Foyer
10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. CPSE 101
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Boxed Lunch and Vendor Hours
Grand Foyer and Grand Ballroom G
1:00 p.m. to  2:30 p.m. 21st Century Fire and Rescue Service Feedback Session
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 10th Edition CFAI Model Input Session
3:00 p.m. to  4:00 p.m. Keynote
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. NFFF Fundraiser
Grand Ballroom G
Wednesday, March 13
Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration and Info Desk Open
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Hours
Grand Foyer
9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. CFAI Hearings
Royal – South Tower
Thursday, March 14
Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration and Info Desk Open
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CFAI Hearings
Royal – South Tower
Education Sessions
Education Tracks Accreditation
Credentialing Bootcamp
Data, Statistics and Analysis Organizational Progress CPSE Exchange
8:00 – 9:30 Numbers Don’t Lie – Data Collection 101
More Than a Designation: Utlilizing Credentialing as a Professional Development Tool to Drive Accreditation
A Dual Model All Hazards Community Risk Assessment
(Pankow / Russell)
Surviving the Fire Service: Translating a Decade of Science to the Street
Attendees must be from a currently accredited department. Sessions include:
• Data
• Risk Assessment
• Community Risk Reduction
• Strategic Planning
9:45 – 11:15 Give the People What They Want – Community-Driven Strategic Planning
Why Credentialing
(Moderated Panel Discussion)
Ensuring the Future
(Maloney / LaBelle)
The Leadership Tree
11:30 – 12:30 Tell Your Story – Writing for Accreditation
(Dean / Julazadeh)
Self-Assessment: It’s Not Just for your Department
Future Incident Modeling for Strategic Planning
(Nickel / Niedner)
12:30 – 1:45 Accredited Agency Recognition Lunch
Grand Ballroom A
1:45 – 2:45 Where the Rubber Meets the Road – Preparing for the Site Visit
Dissecting Technical Competencies and Goals
It Takes a Village: 10 Steps to Fix Fire Data in Your Community
Creating a Culture of Excellence: What to do Between Accreditation Cycles
Afternoon session continues with:
• Accreditation Process Management
• Program Appraisals
3:00 – 4:00 The Final Frontier – Surviving the Commission Hearing
Ask the Peer Reviewer
(Moderated Panel)
Tools for CRR: Using NFPA 1300 to Drive CRR Efforts
(Berard-Reed / Rubadou
Community Risk Reduction for the Modern Fire Department
Friday, March 15
Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Info Desk Open