International Public Safety Association Annual Conference

May 1, 2023 - May 2, 2023

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WASHINGTON ( Jan. 26,2023) Naval District Washington police officers review a resume at the law enforcement and public safety job fair held at the Harborside Hotel in Oxon Hill, MD. Naval District Washington hosted the job fair to fill critical positions at several installations in the region. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Oliver Serna)

Hosted By: International Public Safety Association

Location: Mesa, AZ

The 2023 International Public Safety Association Annual Conference will bring together public safety officials – law enforcement, fire, EMS, telecommunications, emergency management and allied emergency responders from around the United States and internationally.

Some sessions will include:

  • Leveraging the CBRNe Experience: Emerging Infectious Disease Strike Teams by Kevin Wowk, Emergency Management, Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services, Ab, Canada.
  • Points of Dispensing (POD) Preparedness by Sarah Ellis, Emergency Preparedness Solutions, NY, USA.
  • Crowd Psychology & the Use of Social Media by Dr. Scott Blandford, Wilfred University, Ontario, Canada.
  • Can we Stop It? Mitigating Active Shooter Events by Michael Blaser, Janesville Police Dept., Wisconsin, USA.
  • Collaborative Action Drives Impacts in Post-Traumatic Stress by Joe Wood, Executive Director, Arizona Posttraumatic Growth Academy, Boulder Crest Foundation. AZ, UA.
  • Mental Health Trench Rescue – Looking Beyond Health & Wellness Labels by Wendy Norris, Forest Bend Fire Department/Texas LODD Task Force, Texas, USA.

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