Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference
by the Ohio Fire Chiefs' Association

1167 2019ofcaconfMark your calendars and plan to attend the 2019 Annual Conference July 11-15, 2019 at the Hilton at Easton. Stay tuned to this page for updates as made available.

Schedule 

Click here to view the TENTATIVE schedule. 
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Registration

Registration is now open for the 2019 Annual Ohio Fire & Rescue Officer Development Conference.

          To register online: Click Here.

          To print off and mail your registration: Click here.
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Vendors

We look forward to seeing you for another stellar trade show in 2019. This is the perfect opportunity for you to get your goods and services in front of those who make the buying decisions in their departments. All the information you need to register for this year's show can be found here. To access the 2019 Vendor Packet, Click Here. 

The vendor maps will be updated each Friday, you can check to see which spots are still available. The yellow highlighted booths have been spoken for.

(Current as of 5/15/19)
Outside Vendor Map

Inside Vendor Map

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Hotel Accommodations

Below is the Hotel Group Information in order to book your room for this year's conference. 

Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH 43219
614.414.5000

Group Name:  Ohio Fire Rescue Officer Development Conference
Group Code:  OFR
Click Here to be taken to the group page to reserve your room! Rooms may sell out quick, so reserve your room early!
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Special Classes (Separate Registration Forms & Fees)


ISO and VCOS - Partnering with the Fire Service
Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Cost of Class: $95.00 (includes lunch)

For some time, ISO has been asked what really happens when they visit your community. ISO has strived in the past to answer this question, and with their relationship with VCOS, they are moving forward. ISO will interject how VCOS has helped them with their mission, and how they have impacted the fire service, including the recently released Lavender Report. This class is geared to all members of the fire service. 

Click here to register and pay online, or Click here to print off and mail in your registration form and payment. 

Fire Safety Inspectors Class

Friday, July 12, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Cost of Class: $95.00 (includes lunch)

Join John Swanson, Deputy State Fire Marshal – Inspector/Plans Examiner, with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division for the 2015 IFC and IBC Fire Protection Systems seminar. This seminar is designed to guide participants through the 2015 IFC requirements related to fire protection systems (Chapter 9). These requirements include suppression systems, standpipe systems, automatic fire alarm systems, automatic detection systems, and additional fire protection assemblies.

Click here to register and pay online, or click here to print off and mail in your registration form and payment.

Ohio Cancer Awareness Workshop - Southwestern Ohio Voices: Inhaling Cancer

Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM and again on
Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM 

Cost of Class: Thursday's class is $50.00; Saturday's class is $95.00 (Saturday includes lunch)
*If you are a full Conference attendee, the class is included in your package, and you don't need to register. 

**Whichever day you choose to attend the workshop, you are also able to attend the other numerous workshops being presented at the Conference—included in the cost. Depending on which day you choose, you will have snack breaks, drink breaks, and even the vendor show**

Join Lieutenant & Consultant Nick Magoteaux, Bethel Township Fire Department, and Firefighter Kristopher Cooper, City of Springfield Fire Department, for the 2019 Ohio Cancer Awareness Workshop – Southwestern Ohio Voices: Inhaling Cancer. The workshop will include an honor of our Ohio brothers and sisters who are fighting or have lost their battle to occupational fire service cancer, which includes many from Southwest Ohio. You will also learn about: modern fire atmosphere; SCBA use on various non-structure type fires, such as trash and vehicles, changing how we conduct overhaul and use SCBA; command entering the scene; protecting transporting gear; diesel exhaust systems; gross decon UC fire science study; protecting our youngest firefighters; tobacco use protection of the fire investigator/coroner and other “after the fire” responders 0-72 hours.

If you are not a full Conference registrant, click here to register and pay online, or click here to print off and mail in your registration form and payment. 

Firefighter Cancer Prevention
Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM and
Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM 

Cost of Class: $95.00 for non full Conference attendees (includes breaks and lunch on Sunday, July 14th). If you are a full Conference attendee, the class is included in your package, and you don't need to register. 

On Saturday, July 13th, you will learn about Firefighters Attacking the Cancer Epidemic; Firefighter Cancer and Statistics; Best Practices in Cancer Prevention; and Post Fire Gross Decon Demonstration. On Sunday, July 14th, you will learn about Carcinogens in PPE; Firefighter Cancer Support Network; Canadian Fire Service Prevention; Science Behind Cancer in Fire Service; and Post Fire Gross Decon Demonostration. 

Click here for more detailed information on the Firefighter Cancer Prevention workshop! 

If you are not a full Conference registrant, click here to register and pay online, or click here to print off and mail in your registration form and payment. 
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Golf Outing

The Golf Outing will once again be held at the New Albany Links Golf Club on Thursday, July 11th with an 8:00 am shotgun start. To sign up for the golf outing, click here.
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If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for the 2019 Annual Conference please contact Chief Tom Wallace, Conference Director: (937) 696-2863 or chiefwallace@station67.org.