Wild Fire

CALL FOR PAPERS 2022

Event Dates:
September 26-29, 2022
Submission Deadline:
February 28, 2022
FireShowsWest (FSW) is a fire service conference and expo with a target audience in the 10 Western States.  FSW is in the process of accepting proposals for class sessions for its 2022 conference program.

Types of class submissions to be accepted:

Keynote Session

  • All topics open for consideration

  • 60 min presentation

Hands-On Training (8 hour)

  • All hands-on sessions must be self-contained and coordinated by the instructor.

Fire Prevention Classes

  • All topics open for consideration

Suppression/Unified Command

  • 8 hour 4 hour sessions; 90 min sessions

  • Strategy and Tactics

  • Building Construction

Hazardous Materials Classes

  • All topics open for consideration

Wildland Classes

  • All topics open for consideration

Leadership Classes

  • Leadership / Chief Officer

Health and Wellness Classes

  • All topics open for consideration

EMS Classes

CAPCE Accredited courses

  • Refresher courses - 16 and 8 hour

Submission Document

Course submissions are limited to one page of text and a second, optional page.

Instructor Background

Instructor Biography must accompany the submission.

If the course has multiple instructors, a biography for each instructor must accompany the submission.

Approximate Instructor(s) Cost

Please include the following as part of the submission:

- Approximate Travel Costs for all instructors
- Audio Visual needs
- Room set up required for the presentation

- Course materials / books that are required for the students

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Speaker Reimbursements

FireShowsWest will reimburse instructors for airfare, mileage, parking, and a daily per diem.  Hotel accommodations will be provided during the dates of instruction.
 

Please note:  Honorariums are considered only for the keynote speaker.

Submission Reviews

All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by the FireShowsWest Professional Development Educational Committee.

Approvals/Notifications

Course selections will be recommended by the Educational Committee to the FireShowsWest Conference team by the end of February.   Final course selections will accepted/rejected the end of March by FireShowsWest show management.

Health and Safety Guidelines

All class sessions will be set up to meet CDC & local health requirements for the safety of the instructors and participants.

SEND SUBMISSIONS TO:

Pete Mulvihill, Program Chair
Email:  pete@fireshowswest.com
For questions:  1-775-848-2561