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.


2017 New York State Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 17 - 20, 2017

This 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!

CALL FOR PRESENTERS - We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations. This conference is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with the code enforcement officials who attend this conference. You may submit as many proposals as you wish, but only one proposal per form. Length of presentations mu st be a minimum of one hour, but no longer than two hours. All presentation proposals will be reviewed by the seminar committee. Selections will be based on quality, relevance, focus and practical application. Please note submission of a proposal does not gaurantee acceptance. All accepted proposals will be notified in writing. Please complete the submission form by July 31, 2017 and return to Teresa Baker at Teresa.Baker@dhses.ny.gov.


2017 Fire/Arson Seminar

November 8 - 10, 2017

This seminar features expert speakers and presenters from government agencies, commerce and insurance, and provides information and new developments in the field of fire investigation and allows for an exchange of ideas and experiences through peer interaction. Attendance fulfills the annual New York State in-service training requirements for fire investigators. Register today!


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.