NVFC Training Summit
WHEN: Friday, June 3, 8:00am-5:00pm and Saturday, June 4, 8am-noon
PURPOSE: This event will provide an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in valuable training. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing key topics in first responder health and safety. Click here for the draft agenda with course descriptions. NEW: TEEX Fire & Emergency Services will now provide certificates for all students. Texas-based students will receive TEEX credits for attending.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The conference is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMTs, department leadership, and other fire department personnel from across the United States. Attendance is limited.
COST: The registration fee for the Summit is $75 per person. This fee covers one and a half days training and some meals refreshments throughout the weekend. The fee will be waived for individuals receiving a scholarship.
HOTEL AND TRAVEL:
The NVFC has reserved a room block at the Embassy Suites Dallas DFW Airport North. A special room rate of $145 will be available to attendees. The Embassy Suites features a complimentary breakfast and evening reception.
Additionally, there is a free shuttle to/from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), a quick 5-minute drive from the hotel. The hotel is walking distance to restaurants, an aquarium, golf course, outlet mall, and several other attractions. All of the sights and attractions in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area are a short drive away. Find out more about Grapevine, TX, at www.grapevinetexasusa.com.
To help more first responders attend the Summit, a scholarship is available for select attendees. The scholarship will reimburse up to $500.00 per person for lodging and transportation expenses, including hotel, round-trip airfare, and/or mileage. In addition, the registration fee of $75 will be waived.
A maximum of two representatives per department can receive reimbursement. To be considered eligible for reimbursement, you or your department must be a current member of the NVFC. Membership options and benefits can be found at www.nvfc.org/BeYourBest. Applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation from a department leader. Apply now.