NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events


Technical Rescue Conference

April 2 - 3, 2016

Register - 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.

In conjunction with the Technical Rescue Conference, there will be Hands on Training (H.O.T.) opportunities for Rope Rescue In-service Training, Water Rescue In-service Training, Vehicle Rescue In-service Training, and Machinery Rescue Training for both the rural rescuer and the urban/suburban rescuer on March 31st and April 1st. There is a separate registration form for the H.O.T. courses included in the registration packet.

Call for Exhibitors - We cordially invite you to connect with a diverse group of technical rescue professionals from around the country when you exhibit at 4th Annual NYS Technical Rescue Conference. Your exhibit provides an excellent opportunity to present information on your organization and develop new contacts. Conference participants will visit your display throughout the day. If you are interested in exhibiting, please complete the application form and return it by email. All exhibits are on a first-come, first serve basis. Exhibitor Fees: $25 per in-state company, $50 per out-of-state company. Deadline for submission is March 1st, 2016.


Fire Services Training Conference

April 8 - 10, 2016

The 4th Annual New York State Fire Services Training Conference, held at the NYS Academy of Fire Science in Montour Falls, is designed by the firefighters of New York State, through the feedback provided to the Office of Fire Prevention and Control. The goal of this conference is to showcase what the New York State Academy of Fire Science has to offer, and to provide training for every member of the fire department, from Probationary Firefighter to Chief Officer. Find out more and register today.


Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 22 - 24, 2016

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 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. Register today.


the 43rd annual Fire & Life Safety Educators' Conference

April 29 - May 1, 2016

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2016 Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 18 - 21, 2016

The Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar is conducted annually to keep fire inspectors aware of technological and code changes and to provide background information in the field of fire prevention. It includes speakers from commerce, industry, and government agencies. Attending the courses provided in this program will meet the 24 hour in-service credit requirement. Register today.
Note: The 2016 9-hour Code Update will be offered as part of the seminar.