NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events


MTO / MFI Weekend

To be rescheduled at a date yet to be determined.


25th Annual Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 13 - 15, 2018

SAVE THE DATE - Each year the Hazardous Materials Seminar brings New York's HazMat Responders together to participate in a weekend of learning. Speakers from across the country deliver presentations on current topics of interest as well as the newest developments in the field. Attendees have opportunities to network with their peers, exchanging information and experiences. Many emergency service organizations accept attendance at this seminar as fulfillment of the annual recertification for Haz Mat Operations or Technician level training required by OSHA 1919.120.. All accepted proposals will be notified in writing.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Please complete the submission form by December 1, 2017 at hazmatseminar@dhses.ny.gov.

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS! We cordially invite you to connect with a diverse group of hazardous materials response professionals from around the country when you exhibit at 25th Annual Hazardous Materials Seminar. Please complete the application form and return it via email by March 30, 2018.


45th Annual Fire and Life Safety Educators' Conference

May 4 - 6, 2018

CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Please complete the submission form by November 15, 2017.

Co-sponsored with the NYS Association of Fire Chiefs, this conference provides a series of presentations, demonstrations, workshops, and illustrations of successful public fire prevention education programs. It offers attendees new ideas and concepts to improve planning, developing, and presenting programs for both children and adults. Various speakers from private organizations, fire service, government agencies, and industry are involved.


2018 Technical Rescue Conference

September 27-30, 2018

SAVE THE DATE! The conference is open to all responders and includes lectures and practical skill sessions in a variety of subjects including rope, confined space, structural collapse, water, vehicle, machinery and trench rescue as well as incident & team management training.