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JUSTICE Goes to Montour Falls, NY

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) and New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) are pleased to announce the following programs that will be offered during the 43rd Annual Fire & Life Safety Educators’ Conference. Featuring workshops, hands-on training sessions, and networking activities, this weekend event brings together public educators in the emergency services field from throughout the Northeast and Canada to learn how they can enhance their programs.

This year’s event will be held April 29 – May 1, 2016, at the New York State Academy of Fire Science in Montour Falls, NY. Programs will include:

Friday Pre-Conference Sessions

  • "Fire Safety for the Rest of Your Life 24/7 365" – Tim Boel, East Greenbush Fire Department and NYSAFC Pub-Ed Committee vice chairman
  •  "How to Execute a Mock Dorm Room Burn" – OFPC

Saturday and Sunday General Session and Breakout Sessions

  • Keynote Address: "Passport to Fire Safety" – Grace Flott, Jasmine’s Justice
  • General Session: "Strive to Survive" – Thomas Dunne, FDNY (retired)
  • "Fire and Injury Prevention Education: Making It Work Together" – Kim O’Malley, Delaware State Fire
  • "Hoarding: What the Fire Service Needs to Know" – Meredith Hawes, NFPA
  • "Fire Prevention in the Land of Nettles" – Oriskany Fire Department
  • "Remember Me?" – Patricia Couture
  • "Water Safety Initiative" – Robert Hazen, End Drowning Now
  • "High School and College Students Fire Safety" – Ronald Wamsley, City of Oneonta Fire Department
  • "Fire Prevention 101" – Stephen Kelley, Port Ewen Fire Department
  • "Home Fire Sprinkler Awareness for the Life Safety Educator" – Chris Whitby, OFPC
  • "The Ins and Outs of Sparkling Devices" – Kayley Morgan, OFPC
Earlier Event: March 29
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Later Event: May 29
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