NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events


Fallen Firefighters Memorial

October 11, 2016

The 19th Annual New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the memorial site on the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY.


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.


2016 Arson Seminar

November 2 - 4, 2016

The Office of Fire Prevention and Control's Arson Seminar features expert speakers and presenters from government agencies, commerce and insurance. It provides information and new developments in the field of fire investigation and allows for an exchange of ideas and experiences through peer interaction. Attending the seminar will fulfill the annual New York State in-service training requirements for fire investigators. Register today.


2017 Technical Rescue Conference

March 30 - April 2, 2017

Call for Exhibitors. The Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC)is seeking exhibitors for the 2017 Technical Rescue Conference. The conference is open to all responders and includes lectures and practical skill sessions in a variety of subjects include rope, confined space, structural collapse, water, vehicle, machinery and trench rescue, as well as incident and team management training. Apply today.

OFPC is also seeking presenters for the conference. Please complete this RFP form and submit your presentation idea.


2017 Hazardous Materials Seminar

April 28 - 30, 2017

Save the Date! 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.

OFPC is also seeking presenters for the seminar. Please complete this RFP form and submit your presentation idea.