NVFC Training Summit

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UPDATE March 19, 2021

Due to ongoing travel restrictions and safety concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic, the NVFC will host a Virtual Training Summit on Friday, May 21, and host the next in-person Training Summit in 2022.


WHEN: Friday, May 21 from 12 – 6 pm EDT

WHERE: The 2021 Training Summit will be held virtually via Zoom. A Virtual Lobby will be available to registered attendees for easy access to session links.

PURPOSE: This event will provide an opportunity to participate in valuable classroom training and share ideas and best practices with emergency responders from across the U.S. Attendees will have their choice of breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing key topics in first responder health and safety.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The conference is open to all volunteer firefighters, EMS providers, department leadership, and other fire department personnel from across the United States.

AGENDA: Click here to view the agenda. Full course descriptions and instructor biographies are available on the registration form.

REGISTER: Attendees can register for the full Training Summit or individual sessions. Register now.

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Stay tuned for information on CEUs.

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The 2021 Training Summit call for presentations is now closed.

The NVFC accepts proposals from qualified instructors and speakers for presentations to educate first responders about critical issues in the fire and emergency services.

The Training Summit provides an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in training regarding first responder health, safety, training, staffing, leadership, and fire prevention topics.

Examples of relevant presentation topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Specific physical health issues, such as cancer or heart disease
  • Behavioral health, including suicide, addiction, and PTSD
  • On-the-job safety, such as traffic incident management and fireground safety
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Functional fitness
  • Fire service family support
  • Leadership development
  • Staffing, recruitment, and retention
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Fire prevention

A peer review team evaluates all presentation proposals. Selections are made based on quality, relevance, focus, practical application, and the presenter’s experience and credentials.

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Sponsorship opportunities are available! To learn more, please contact Meg Goldberg, NVFC engagement manager, at meg@nvfc.org or 202-887-5700 x117. Sponsoring the NVFC Training Summit provides a unique opportunity to be in front of, and to highlight your brand and what you do to firefighters, EMTs, and rescue personnel from across the United States. It shows your commitment and support to the industry and NVFC.

Thank you to our current sponsors!

University of Wyoming AG Disaster Program (WALARM)

More from our sponsors:

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Contact Rachel Buczynski, conference planner, at Rachel@nvfc.org or 202-887-5700. Read about previous Training Summits:

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