Fire Leadership Challenge 2018
 
Event Details
Join us in Keystone, CO for the 2018 Fire Leadership Challenge - October 23 - 26.
Fire Leadership Challenge 2018 will be back in Keystone, CO this Fall – October 23 – 26.  Partnering with the the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, and the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters, Fire Leadership will host 550 fire officers, firefighters and suppliers to the fire service industry. Education sessions will focus on key topics facing the fire service including:
  • Keynotes:  Tim Sendelbach, Firehouse, Gordon Graham, and more...
  • Maintaining High Performance Leadership
  • What Keeps Me Up At Night
  • What Are Signs a Firefighter May Need Help
  • Balance Work and Family
  • Why You need to Fire Bad Employees:  Hiring a Problem Employee is Bad...Not Firing Them is Worse
Click on the Agenda/Education Program to explore the complete program.

WHY ATTEND:  EXHIBITS, EDUCATION and NETWORKING EVENTS

EXHIBITS: Fire service vendors will fill the main ballroom and lobby areas displaying the latest in technology, equipment and resources.

EDUCATION: Fire Leadership Challenge announces the 2018 education programming.  5 Keynotes, FireTALKS and 28 Workshops focusing on 4 tracks:  Operations, Emerging Topics, Leadership and Administration plus the IAFC Officer Development Programming offering CHIEFS II and COLS III certification.   

NETWORKING EVENTS: 
NEW!   Welcome Reception - Tuesday - 5:00pm - 6:30pm  Join us as we kick off the 2018 Fire Leadership Challenge. Make plans and head to Keystone on Tuesday.

Exhibitor Reception - Wednesday - 4:30pm - 6:00pm Red, White and Blue will again host this popular gathering of attendees and exhibitors.  

Bluejeans, Bluegrass and Beer - Thursday - 4:15pm - 5:30pm Join your peers as we sit back and listen to Follow the Fox and grab a beer after 3 great days of education and exhibits.  Follow the Fox is centered around the captivating songwriting and passionate performances of these two Denver artists.  

AGENDA:
Times and Agenda subject to change
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
11:00am - 5:00pm Registration Open
11:00am - 12 Noon CSFC Combination Chiefs Section Meeting
1:00pm - 5:00pm CHIEFS II / COLS III
3:30pm - 5:00pm CSFC Annual Meeting
5:30pm - 7:00pm NEW! Welcome Reception
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00am - 8:00am Colorado Firefighter Heart & Cancer Benefits Trust Membership Meeting
7:30am - 8:30am Exhibits Open / Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30am - 10:00am Opening Ceremony & Keynote
10:00am - 10:30am Break with Exhibitors
10:30am - 11:30am Workshops
11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00pm - 2:00pm Keynote
2:00pm - 2:30pm Break with Exhibitors
2:30pm - 4:30pm Workshops
4:30pm - 6:00pm Exhibit Hall Reception
Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am Exhibits Open / Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30am - 9:30am Keynote
9:30am - 10:00am Break with Exhibitors
10:30am - 11:45am Workshops
11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00pm - 2:30pm FireTALKS
2:30pm - 4:15pm Workshops
4:15pm - 5:30pm Beer & Blue Grass Reception
Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 11:30am Keynotes
11:30am - 12Noon Presentation of CHIEFS & COLS Certificates


Thank you to our Sustaining Partners for their ongoing support of Fire Leadership Challenge.