Dates: December 10-12, 2019
The following is a list of topics that will be covered at HROC 2019. All New Lectures this year and additional Speakers.
Location: Hilton – Pensacola Beach, Florida
Free Shuttle from Pensacola Airport to the Hilton. Shuttles will run 12/9 from 8am to 8pm and 12/13 from 4am to 5pm.
Free Beer every night and discounts on food.
Hotel discount code: PBH
The Only HR Conference in the World, where you can HOOK UP & Go Up; to actually operate off an occupied Hilton Hotel. YES, you hook into the buildings Standpipe System and stretch down a hallway through a condo/suite and flow water off the 18th Floor balcony. We also do an inside and outside vertical stretch to create a standpipe for those times the system fails or the building does not have an operational standpipe system. This Conference is three days with the first two days being in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton on Pensacola Beach. Day 3 is broke into tracks that include, Urban HR Operations lead by Chief McGrail, Suburban HR Operations lead by Captain Bill Gustin, the FDNY Track Lead by Ray McCormack, Mike Ciampo, Bob Morris, & other FDNY Firefighters. There is also a Firefighter Rescue & Survival Track lead by Jim McCormack of FDTN and his team that has the likes of Tim Klett, Mike Lombardo and other FDTN Instructors. The Command Track that will also cover HR Building Systems will be lead by Chief Jerry Tracy “FDNY”. Chief Tracey not only worked as a Chief in Manhattan, he was the Company Commander of Squad 18.
All attendees will be in the Big Room on Days One & Two, and then breakout into tracks on day three. Attendees will have the ability to switch tracks if necessary once they arrive. All three days will start at 0800 and complete no earlier then 1700. All attendees should plan to attendance until 1830 on the third day to properly complete the conference for certificate.
Monday December 9, 2019
Shuttles from the Pensacola Airport will start at 0830 and operate until 2200.
Shuttles will be standing by just outside Baggage Claim 3. Vans will have CF TACTICS on the windshield.
Check in will start at 1400 Hours in the Oleander room on the 1st Floor of the Beach Hilton.
Tuesday December 10, 2019
Check in starts at 0700
Opening Ceremony 0800
Curt Isakson, HROC Director
0830 Curt Isakson, CFT Speaker
Fighting Fires From The Inside
0900 Bob Morris, FDNY Rescue 1 “40+years”
Rescue Company Operations at Tall Buildings
1030 Mike Ciampo FDNY Truck 45
Truck Company Operations at Tall Buildings
1330 Jim McCormack FDTN
Firefighter Rescue & Survival in Tall Buildings
1530 Bill Gustin Miami Dade
Non-Standpipe Options for Exterior Hallway HR Buildings & Alternative Suppression Options at HR Buildings.
1800 HROC Social and Nightly Networking with Speakers & Instructors.
Wednesday December 11, 2019
0800 Day 2 Opening
Curt Isakson, HROC Director
0830 Dave McGrail
Standpipe Operations in HR Buildings
1015 Mike Terpak Jersey City
Fires in Tall Buildings under construction.
1330 Ray McCormack
Engine Company Operations at Tall Buildings “Line Boss Veteran”
1500 High Rise Operations Round Table
300 Years Plus of Experience
Question & Answers in the Big Room
1800 Nightly HROC Social & Networking
Thursday December 12, 2019
All HOT Tracks will start at 0800 and not be completed before 1800 Hours.
End of Conference Debrief & Social
Friday December 13, 2019
0430 Airport Shuttles will start and operate until Friday afternoon.