Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2009

  • Type: Conference / Convention
  • 25 - 29 Aug, 2009
  • Dallas, United States of America (USA)
  • Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TEXAS, United States of America (USA)
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Event Overview:

Your world is changing and so is FRI

Presented by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), Fire Rescue International (FRI) brings together more than 13,000 of the most prominent fire and emergency service leaders representing all types and sizes of departments from across North America and more than 40 countries around the globe.

The IAFC represents the leadership of more than 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world’s leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services. IAFC membership is open to all fire and emergency responders.

As fire and emergency service leaders, we know about change and getting through tough times. That's why we're bringing big changes to FRI to give you the knowledge, solutions and connections you need to be a change leader.

Check out what's new at FRI:

  • Expanded educational program with tracks focusing on leadership, fiscal management, safety and much more
  • The Company Officer Leadership Symposium Level 3
  • The Solutions Showcase featuring key products and solutions
  • New technology and B2B pavilions on the expo floor

All the while, FRI continues to provide the best networking opportunities with fellow leaders from across North America and around the globe.

Visitor Demographics:

  • Visitor Origin:
  • United States of America (USA)
  • Visitor demographic:
    • Volunteer
    • Career
    • Combination
    • Tribal
    • Airport
    • Industrial
    • Military
    • Fire Chiefs
    • Chief Officers
    • Fire Officers
    • Staff Officers
    • Firefighters
    • Firefighters/Paramedics
    • EMS Officers
    • Emergency Management

Event organiser:

  • Organiser:
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
  • Address:
  • 4025 Fair Ridge Drive, Suite 300, Fairfax, VA, United States of America (USA)

Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2009 news

Chief Jeff Johnson Is Named President And Chairman Of The IAFC Board

Chief Jeff Johnson has been named President and Chairman of the Board of the IAFC New appointee will act as association's primary spokesperson The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has installed Chief Jeffrey D. Johnson, EFO, CFO, MIFireE, fire chief and chief executive officer of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in Oregon, as IAFC president and chairman of the board for 2009-2010. The installation took place on August 28 during the IAFC's Fire Rescue Interna...

FAMA Awards Scholarship To Oklahoma State University Student

The 2009 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship has been awarded to student Benjamin Eschner OSU student was nominated as "outstanding rookie" by his peers The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association (FAMA) has awarded the 2009 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to Oklahoma State University student Benjamin Eschner. Eschner, a sophomore from Chicago majoring in fire protection and safety technology, will receive a $3,000 scholarship in recognition o...

Kelvin Cochran Sworn In As U.S. Fire Administrator By Secretary Napolitano, FEMA Administrator Fugate

The new U.S. Fire Administrator, Kelvin Cochran is officially sworn in by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano Experienced former Atlanta Fire Chief now officially in office U.S. Fire Administrator Kelvin Cochran was sworn into office today by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate at the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) 2009 Fire Rescue International conference in Dallas, Texas. Cochran will oversee and...

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