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2018 - 49th Annual Conference, Sun Valley

Preliminary Schedule of Events

Please Note: This schedule is in draft form and subject to change

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Friday, April 27 – Sun Valley Golf Course

1:00 pm                      Mike Sheets Memorial Golf Tournament - Trail Creek Golf Course

7:30 pm                      No Host Mixer – Venue TBD 

Saturday, April 28 – Sun Valley Inn

8:30 am-9:00 am       Welcome and Opening Ceremonies – Sun Valley Inn

                                   Color Guard, Pipes and Drums – TBD
                                   Welcome, City and County Officials: Blaine County Fire Chiefs            

9:00 am-10:30 am     Annual Business Meeting

-Call to Order - President David Gates

-State of the Association - President David Gates

-Financial Report & 2017 Meeting Minutes - Vice-President of Operations Dave Hanneman

-District Report Highlights

-New Member Introductions & Pinning Ceremony (District Directors & President Gates)

-Election Results and Announcement of Officers and Directors

-Other Business

10:30 am                   Opening Keynote Speaker

12:00 pm-1:00 pm     Roundtable Lunch

Chiefs will sit at tables with a “Topic Host” to discuss a particular issue or topic, such as EMS, Medicaid Reimbursement, Reciprocal Agreements, Personnel, etc.  There will be approximately 10 different topic tables and chiefs sit where they are most interested.

1:00 pm-2:30 pm      Professional Development Sessions

3:00 pm-4:30 pm      Professional Development Breakouts

6:00 pm                    Cocktail Reception and 

7:00 pm  Installation Banquet - Sun Valley Inn

Sunday, April 29 – Sun Valley Inn

7:00 am                      Tradeshow Vendor and Apparatus Setup – Sun Valley Inn

8:30 am                      Chiefs Roundtable – Sun Valley Inn

12:00 pm                    Tradeshow Opens – Lunch with Vendors

                                   Apparatus Demonstrations – Sun Valley Inn Parking Lot

2:00 pm-3:00 pm       Division Breakouts

3:00 pm-4:00 pm       Break with Vendors

4:00 pm-5:15 pm       Professional Development Breakouts

5:30 pm-8:30 pm       Reception and Dinner in Tradeshow with Vendors

Monday, April 30

7:00 am-10:30 am     Vendor Tradeshow and Apparatus Networking are Open

7:30 am-8:30 am       Breakfast with Vendors in Tradeshow         

8:30 am-9:45 am       General Session Speaker/Presentation

9:45 am-10:30 am     Break with Vendors

10:30 am-12:00 pm   State and Federal Agency & Affiliated Agency Reports 

                                    ·        State Fire Marshal, Fire Service Training (FST)

                                    ·        Idaho Department of Lands, NOAA’s National Weather Service

                                    ·        Bureau of EMS & Preparedness, Office of Emergency Mgmt

12:00 pm-1:00 pm    Lunch with Vendors in Tradeshow

1:00 pm                    Professional Development Sessions

2:30 pm-2:45 pm      Refreshment Break

2:45 pm-4:15 pm      Closing Keynote Presentation

4:30 pm-7:00 pm      Reception and Barbecue


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