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2024 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

Department Registration

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Location: Convention Center Room 208 Upper Level

Babysitting Safety Workshop (4 hours)

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Lisa Wilson EMT BA is the Family Advisory Network (FAN) Chair for the Maryland EMSC Department and State Partnership Grant Room 202 Child and Babysitting safety is intended […]

Free

Maryland Recruitment Showcase

Performing Arts Center, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD, United States

Location: Convention Center Performing Arts Center Lobby  

College Degrees: What, When, How

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: John Todaro BA, NRP, RN, TNS, NCEE, CHSE, CHSOS Director/Principal Consultants with Eagle Emergency Education Consultants Room 203 This presentation will discuss what a degree can do to […]

Free

Neurodiversity & the First Responder

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Dr. Jenelle Abnett; Professor at Neumann University in Aston, PA.; Advisor for the Neumann University Branch of the Philadelphia Eagles Autism Foundation College Program Room 204 Neurodiverse individuals […]

Free

Ready, Set, Go-Team

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Michael Broussard, CRNA; Anesthesia Lead STC Go Team; Shannon Hagan, CRNA Room 205 The Shock Trauma Go Team exists to assist field providers with advanced care. This session […]

Free

Death During Search

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Bill Carey, Assistant Editor FireRescue1, EMS1 Room 207 A detailed look at line-of-duty death data involving fireground search. This presentation will cover United States Fire Administration (USFA) data […]

Free

Call to Order; Second Session

Performing Arts Center, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD, United States

Location: Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center

Lithium-Ion Battery Fires, a Challenge for the Fire Service

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Daniel Murray, Deputy Chief, Haz-Mat Operations, FDNY New York, NY Located in Room 213 NYC suffered 18 civilian fatalities from fires started by lithium-ion batteries in 2023. Chief […]

Free

It’s Ok to Say I’m Not Ok

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented By: David Lewis, Instructor; NFA, MFRI, and UMD; Susan Hilton, Damascus VFD, Maryland Room 201 As individuals, we carry the weight of everyday stresses around each day: work, family, […]

Free

Building Communication Skills

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: John Todaro BA, NRP, RN, TNS, NCEE, CHSE, CHSOS; Director/Principal Consultants with Eagle Emergency Education Consultants Room 204 This presentation will discuss the concept of “Role-Play” as an […]

Free

Commercial Fireground FACTS

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

CANCELED Presented by: Chief Christopher J. Naum, SFPE; Chief of Training, Command Institute, Center for Fireground Leadership Room 204 The Buildings and Structures that provide occupancy and use for commercial […]

Free

Volunteer Fire Department Non-Profit Management

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Jerry Ozog; Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute Room 205 This seminar is designed for board members, administrative, and operational leaders responsible for volunteer […]

Critical Assessment; Thinking About the Call Before It Happens

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Joe Cvach; Battalion Chief, Anne Arundel County FD Room 207 For both fire and EMS incidents, there are multiple assessment pneumonics and tricks to focus on assessment. However, […]

Free

Family Night at Jolly Roger Amusement Park

Jolly Roger Amusement Park 2901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Family Night at Jolly Roger Amusement Park will take place in Ocean City, Maryland on Monday, June 17th

Voting Opens

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Pet First Aid and CPR

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Mark Driscoll; Rescue Encore, LLC This is a hybrid course that offers a blended curriculum of Pet CPR & First Aid and Wag’N’s pet oxygen mask training. Because […]

Free

Victims, Firefighters, When They Are One and the Same

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Phil Davis Phil Davis is a Clinical Education and Resource Manager for MASIMO Corporation Room 201 This classes focus on firefighter safety and rehab, with an emphasis on […]

Pediatric Medical Calls; Beyond the ABCs

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Danielle Joy, Paramedic; EMSC Education Specialist Room 201 Pediatric Medical Calls: Beyond the A-B-Cs. Through the presentation of case studies focused on childhood illness at different ages, this […]

Commanding the Mayday

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Douglas Brinkley, Division Fire Chief at BWI Airport Fire-Rescue Department, Fire Chief at Lansdowne VFD in Baltimore County Room 203 This presentation raises conversation and thought about how […]

Leadership Personnel Development

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Dustin Housewright, CFO, CEMSO, MIFireE Room 206 Organizations have ignored the responsibility to develop personnel for succession planning, and prepare their leaders to lead rather than manage. Often […]

The Art of the Company Chauffer

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Brian Edwards, Career Apparatus Technician: Fairfax County Fire Rescue Department, VA; Volunteer Firefighter/EMS; Warrenton Volunteer Fire Department Engineer, Driver, Technician, Chauffer, Wheelman. Call it what you want, but […]

Not Your Garden Variety Fire: Multi-Family Operations

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Kevin Manhardt, Captain; Squad Co 8, Horry County FD Myrtle Beach, SC Room 201 With rapid changes to today’s socioeconomical landscape and the rapid growth of suburban communities, […]

Insurance 101 for Fire and EMS Leaders

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: David Snyder; Risk Management Program Specialist at ESIP Room 204 Fire and EMS agencies have unique challenges when it comes to insurance. As leaders in these organizations, it […]

Implementing a Babysitting Safety Program

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Presented by: Lisa Wilson BA EMT is the Family Advisory Network (FAN) Chair for the Maryland EMSC Department and State Partnership Grant Room 205 This 90-minute didactic presentation is intended […]

Joint Installation of Officers

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The Joint Installation of Officers will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Tuesday, June 18th

Prayer Breakfast

American Legion Post 166 2308 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, United States

The Prayer Breakfast will take place at the American Legion Post 166 at 7:30 am on Wednesday, June 19th!

Sold Out $16.00

$10,000 Raffle Drawing

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The $10,000 Raffle Drawing will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Wednesday, June 19th.

MSFA 2024 Parade & Awards

Baltimore Avenue, Downtown Ocean City Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, MD, United States

Location: Downtown Ocean City, Baltimore Avenue, Line-up at Inlet Parking Lot *Parade route between 16th & 30th Street on Baltimore Avenue 1300-MSFA Parade 1700-Awarding of Parade Prizes & Trophies - […]

Annual Hair of the Dalmatian 5K

Firefighter Memorial Boardwalk & North Division Street, Ocean City, MD, United States

The 6th Annual Hair of the Dalmatian 5k, sponsored by O.C. FOOLS, starts at the Firefighters Memorial, located at the Boardwalk & North Division Street on Thursday, June 20

$5.00 – $100.00

Executive Committee Meeting

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD, United States

Location: Convention Center Room 201 Upper Level

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