To Start your Nomination

- Browser: for best results, we strongly recommend using the most up-to-date Google Chrome or Firefox when submitting your abstract, as these are the most compatible browsers with this platform.
- Login (top left corner of this page):
    - New users: please click on 'New User? Click here' to create an account;
    - Current users: enter your email and password;
- Go to 'Submissions' (top-left corner of the page), and click on 'Your Submissions +Add New’
- Fill out ALL of the mandatory fields (marked with a red asterisk*);
- Click ‘save & continue later’ before you exit your submission, at the bottom right corner of the screen it will say 'Incomplete';
- Click ‘Save & submit’ only when you have completed your submission, at the bottom right corner of the screen it will say 'Complete';
- You will receive an automated email confirming your submission. There will be an edit submission link in that email should you need to make edits.

To Check your submission Completeness Status (complete/ Incomplete) and to make edits: 

- Login, open your submission, and make the necessary updates;
- Click ‘save & submit’ when finished;
- Submission status will show under 'Submission Completeness' .

NOTE: if you had previously saved & submitted your submission, you will still be able to make changes to your submission until the submission deadline.

Important dates:

Nominations for the Fire Chief of the Year Awards closes Monday, August 12, 2019, 11:59 PM EST

Applicants/ nominators will be notified of the decision by Friday, August 30, 2019
Awards will be presented at the CAFC 2019 Awards Gala on Monday, September 16, 2019


For questions regarding the submission process and/ or technical difficulties, please contact:

Daniela Nogueira
Conference Secretariat
T: 519.263.6003 (direct line)