Click here to download the 2019 FEMSA/FAMA Conference Schedule.

 

Arrival (Staff) Sunday – October 6, 2019
Arrival (Boards) Monday – October 7, 2019
Arrival (Members) Tuesday – October 8, 2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Networking Hours: 5pm to 11pm
Adelaide
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm FEMSA Board Lunch York A
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm FEMSA Board Meeting York B
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm FAMA Board Meeting Salons 1-2, Trinity Ballroom
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Joint FEMSA/FAMA Board Meeting Salons 1-2, Trinity Ballroom
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm FAMA Board & Committee Chairs Meeting Salons 1-2, Trinity Ballroom
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm FAMA Technical Committee Salons 1-2, Trinity Ballroom
Wednesday – October 9, 2019
Networking Hours: 5pm-6pm; 8:00pm-11:00pm
 Adelaide
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast – All Members and Guests Foyer
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Speaker Presentations (Joint Session) Grand Ballroom
8:00 am – 8:05 am Official Welcome to Toronto: Fire Chief & General Manager Chief Matthew Pegg, Toronto Fire Services Grand Ballroom
8:05 am – 9:10 am Kick-off Keynote • Dr. Todd Dewett-  “Authenticity in Leadership” Grand Ballroom
9:10 am – 10:00 am Joint Presentation: James Kirby – “Building Resilient Organizational Culture” Grand Ballroom
9:10 am – 10:30 am Spouse/Guest Program: Brunch (RSVP Req’d) Adelaide Room
10:00 am – 10:20 am Break Foyer
10:20 am – 12:00 pm Anirban Basu – “To All the Economists I’ve Loved Before” Grand Ballroom
10:45 am – 12:45 pm Spouse/Guest Program: Private Tour of Toronto Double Decker Bus (RSVP Req’d) Meet in hotel lobby
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch Break (on your own) Eaton Centre Mall
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm FAMA New Member/First-Time Attendees Lunch York
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Joint Presentation: Brian Brauer – “Human Behavior and Innovation” Grand Ballroom
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Joint Presentation: Washington + AFG Updates • CFSI – Bill Webb; GAC – Dave Gatton / John Granby Grand Ballroom
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Canadian Members Breakout Session

Moderator: Michelle O’Hara, Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs

York
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break Foyer
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm FEMSA Business Meeting Grand Ballroom
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm FAMA Business Meeting Salons 1-2, Trinity Ballroom
 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm FAMA Networking Event Salons 3-5, Trinity Ballroom
 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm New Attendee Reception Trinity Ballroom Foyer
 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception – All Members and Guests Trinity Ballroom Foyer
Thursday – October 10, 2019
Networking Hours: 5pm-6pm; 9pm-11pm
 Adelaide
7:15 am – 8:30 am FEMSA Breakfast – All Members and Guests Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:15 am – 8:30 am FAMA Breakfast – All Members and Guests Trinity Ballroom Foyer
 8:00 am – 9:30 am Breakfast – Chiefs Panel Prep Session Bay
 8:00 am – 10:00 am FAMA Business Meeting Trinity Ballroom
 8:30 am – 10:00 am FEMSA Member Caucus Groups Grand Ballroom, York A, York B, Salons 4&5, Trinity Ballroom
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break Foyer
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Joint Presentation: Chiefs Panel on Future of the Fire Service with a Focus on Fire Based EMS and Transportation Technology

Moderator: Assistant Director Gordon Routley, Montreal Fire Department
Panelists: Chief Mark Puknaitis – Naperville, IL Fire Department, Chief Rob Anselmi – Division Chief of Mechanical for Toronto Fire Services, Chief Deryn Rizzi – Vaughan Fire & Rescue Services, Chief John S. Butler – Fairfax County, VA Fire & Rescue Department, Chief Darnell D. Fullum – DeKalb County Fire Rescue, GA

Grand Ballroom
 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch – All Members Trinity Ballroom Foyer
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Joint Presentations:
Fire Lane #1  – select one:

  • “Family Businesses” – Richard Bryan
  • “Make Purchasing Your New BFF!” – Tammy Rimes

Joint Presentations:
Fire Lane #2 – select one:

  • “Podcasting” – Nathan Calabrese
  • “Partnering in Community Risk Reduction” – Jim Crawford
Grand Ballroom
 2:05-3:15 pm Break
 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Joint Presentation: Richard Bryan, Closing Keynote- “Learn to Lead: Guaranteed to Succeed”
(All Members and Guests)
Grand Ballroom
 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Reception – All Members and Guests Trinity BAllroom
 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Dinner – All Members and Guests Grand Ballroom
Departure (Most) Friday – October 11, 2019

Click here to download the 2019 FEMSA/FAMA Conference Schedule.