NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events

2020 New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

April 3 - 5, 2020

OFPC is pleased to announce the dates and courses for the Annual New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy (NFA). NYS continues to be one of the largest State Weekends hosted at the NFA. The official application package will be distributed in the soon, but we wanted to give you time to SAVE THE DATE!

2020 Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 16 - 19, 2020

CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Submit this form by January 8, 2020


Each year the Hazardous Materials Seminar brings New York's Haz Mat 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 fiel d. 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. SAVE THE DATE!

2020 New York State Fire & Life Safety Educators' Conference

May 1 - 3, 2020


Co-sponsored with the NYS Association of Fire Chiefs, this course 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. Check back for additional information.

2020 Technical Rescue Conference

May 28 - 31, 2020

CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Submit this form by January 31, 2020

CALL FOR EXHIBITORS! Submit this application by January 31, 2020

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. SAVE THE DATE!