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Conferences and Classroom Training

“UL Research With the Fire Service.”
Wisconsin Society of Fire Service Instructors Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI.  February 2013.

“The New Firefight.”
Loveland Symmes Fire Symposium, Loveland, OH.  February 2013.

“Examination of the Impact of Ventilation and Exterior Suppression Tactics on Residential Fires.”
FDNY Metrotech Center Presentation, New York, NY.  March 2013.

“Fire Dynamics for the Fire Service.”
Chicago Fire Department Lt Promotional Class, Chicago, IL.  March, April, May 2013

“Analysis of Changing Residential Fire Dynamics and its Implication on Firefighter Operational Time Frames.”
SFPE Rocky Mountain Chapter Fire Symposium, Boulder, CO. April 2013.

“That’s the Way We’ve Always Done it, is NOT Good Enough.”
Fire Department Instructors Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  April 2013.

“Scientific Research for the Development of More Effective Tactics:  Governor’s Island Experiments.”
Fire Department Instructors Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  April 2013.

“Changing Home Fire Severity.”
Congressional Fire Service Institute Seminar, Washington, DC.  May 2013.

“That’s the Way We’ve Always Done it, is NOT Good Enough.”
Metro Atlanta Fire Fighter Conference, Atlanta, GA.  May 19, 2013.

“Vertical Ventilation: What the UL Study Means for Fire Ground Tactics.”
Metro Atlanta Fire Fighter Conference, Atlanta, GA.  May 19, 2013.

“Tactical Applications of Fire Dynamics.”
Illinois Fire Chiefs Association Symposium, Peoria, IL.  May 23, 2013.

“Residential Fire Dynamics.”
National Fire Protection Association Conference and Expo, Chicago, IL.  June 11, 2013.

“Better Firefighting Through Research.”
Firefighting Instruction Research and Engineering Conference 2013.  Frankfurt, Germany. June 13, 2013.

“UL Research with the Fire Service.”
Firehouse Expo, Baltimore, MD. July 25, 2013.

“That’s the Way We’ve Always Done it, Isn’t Good Enough Anymore.”
Fire Rescue International, Chicago, IL.  August 15, 2013.

“NIST and UL Research: Studying Fire Behavior and Fireground Tactics.”
Redmond Symposium, Denver, CO.  August 23-24, 2013.

“Fire Behavior and Fireground Considerations.”
Redmond Symposium, Denver, CO.  August 23, 2013.

“UL Research With the Fire Service.”
Andy Fredrick’s Training Days, Alexandria, VA.  September 25, 2013.

“Overview of UL Firefighter Research”
SFPE Annual Conference, Austin, TX.  October 25, 2013.

UL Research With the Fire Service.
Des Plaines, IL.  December 2, 2013.

“UL Research With the Fire Service.”
Alabama Fire Chiefs Executive Development Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL.  February 5, 2014.

UL Research With the Fire Service.
Chicago Fire Department Promotional Class, Chicago, IL.  February 20, 2014.

“UL Research With the Fire Service.”  Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
MABAS Division 20 and 12 ConEd, Northlake, IL.  February 21, 2014.

“Ventilation, Flow Paths and Suppression Tactics”  Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
Penn and Mishawaka Twp. FD ConEd,  Mishawaka, IN.  March 7-8, 2014.

“Modern Fire Dynamics from Concepts to Reality (Pre-conference workshop)”
Fire Department Instructors Conference,  Indianapolis, IN.  April 8, 2014.

“Top 20 Tactical Considerations from Firefighter Research”  Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
Fire Department Instructors Conference,  Indianapolis, IN.  April 10, 2014.

“Science in the Big Room w/Dan Madrzykowski(NIST), George Healy(FDNY) and Shane Ray(SC Fire Marshal)”
Fire Department Instructors Conference,  Indianapolis, IN.  April 9, 2014.

“UL Research WITH the Fire Service”
NFFF Safety Officer Conference,  Philadelphia, PA.  May 14-15, 2014.

“UL Research WITH the Fire Service”
Federation of European Union Fire Officer Association Conference,  Ireland.  May 21-24, 2014.

“UL Research WITH the Fire Service”
Metro Chiefs Conference,  Baltimore, MD.  June 2, 2014.

“Ventilation, Flow Paths & Suppression Tactics on Today’s Fire Ground” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
Maryland State Firemen’s Convention,  Ocean City, MD.  June 16, 2014.

“Modern Fire Challenges” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
Maryland State Firemen’s Convention,  Ocean City, MD.  June 17, 2014.

“Modern Fire Behavior” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
Texas Fire Educators Conference, San Antonio, TX.  February 14th, 2015.

“The Science Behind Positive Pressure Attack”
Fire Department Instructors Conference,  Indianapolis, IN.  April 23rd, 2015.

“Principals of Modern Fire Attack – UL FSRI Portion” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
FireHouse Expo 2015,  Baltimore, MD.  July 15th, 2015.

“Modern Fire Dynamics” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
FireHouse Expo 2015,  Baltimore, MD.  July 16th, 2015.

“Positive Pressure Ventilation” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
IFV Fire safety and science conference, Arnhem, Netherlands. November 3-5, 2015.

Modern Fire Challenges & Tactical Considerations for Fire Department Operations” Click to Download the Class PowerPoint
Hampshire County Fire Defense Association, Amherst, MA. April  2, 2016.