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Pinnacle 2019

July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019

Orlando, FL

Webinar: Talking TIM

June 26, 2019

Sponsored by: FHWA Office of Operations and National Operations Center of Excellence

June 26, 2019 1:30-3:00 pm

State and local Traffic Incident Management (TIM) programs cover a broad range of maturity from emerging programs to those that are advanced.  The Talking TIM Webinar Series seeks to provide a forum where TIM champions with any level of experience can exchange information about current practices, programs, and technologies. Each month, Talking TIM will highlight successful programs, identify best practices, and showcase technology that advances the profession.

Target Audience

TIM response personnel from police, fire, EMS, transportation, towing, and other organizations that respond to traffic incidents.

Learning Objectives

Better understand current TIM practices, technologies, and programs.


Paul Jodoin, TIM Program Manager, FHWA Office of Operations


Adam Hops – Introduction to the NOCoE and the Talking TIM Webinar
Jim Austrich – Welcome, Introductions, and Quick National Updates
Jim Austrich – ITS America Annual Conference Responder Day Wrap Up
Jason Josey – Safety Service Patrol Industry Association; Introduction and Invitation
Justin Guinan – Announcing Oregon DOT’s new Video and Annual Conference.

Paul Jodoin – FHWA Update- Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) / TMC Integration Project. Featuring the Integrated CAD.

Paul is the TIM Program Manager in the FHWA Office of Operations with over 40 years of transportation experience between his state and Federal careers.  He will be discussing the benefits of integrating public safety CAD data with TMCs, including earlier detection, faster response, and quicker clearance.  CAD integration benefits both public safety and transportation agencies, but most importantly, responder safety.

Scott Yinger – An Overview of Maryland’s CHART Program and Operations

Scott is the Director of Maryland’s Coordinated Highway Accident Response Team (CHART) and a longtime traffic safety and traffic operations proponent in the state of Maryland.  Maryland has one of the more advanced safety service patrol operations in the country and they are known for innovations like systematic deployment of resources and performance measurement among their service patrol.

Brian Purvis – Georgia Coordinated Highway Assistance and Maintenance Program (CHAMP)

Brian is no stranger to TIM given his former position with the North Carolina DOT and work on the SHRP II National TIM Responder Training Program.  His current assignment has him supporting Georgia’s CHAMP, a deployment of resources with the combined mission of safety service patrol and asset maintenance on rural freeway segments in the state.

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Prehospital Care of Children: Review of Evidence-Based Guidelines

May 22, 2019

Webinar - 1:00 PM EDT

As prehospital professionals, we want to make patient care decisions based upon the best evidence available to improve patient outcomes. In this webinar, we will review the prehospital pediatric evidence-based guidelines for the management of asthma, seizures, pain, and cardiac arrest.

EMS Week

May 19, 2019 – May 25, 2019

May 19-25, 2019, is the 45th annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. NAEMT partners with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) to lead annual EMS Week activities. Together, NAEMT and ACEP are working to ensure that the important contributions of EMS practitioners in safeguarding the health, safety and wellbeing of their communities are fully celebrated and recognized.

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7th Annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC)

May 16, 2019 – May 19, 2019

New York, NY

The FDNY, in partnership with the FDNY Foundation, is proud to invite all first responders to the 7th annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC). For the past seven years, MSOC continues to be the conference that military, feder- al, state and local medical responders attend to share their experiences, best practices, and ideas. Each year MSOC continues to evolve to include current hot topics, latest medical technological updates, and recent case studies from around the world. Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available to paramedics, nurses, physician assistants and physicians.

MSOC takes place over four days and consists of workshops, lectures, panel discussions, hands-on skills scenarios, and a vendor showcase with the latest equipment and products. The optional pre-conference workshops have several options and includes light fare and drinks at the NYC Fire Museum.

Register on-line at

For more information please call: 718-999-2507
For information on becoming an exhibitor call: 718-999-0779 or email

EMS Leadership Academy (Part 2)

May 14, 2019 – May 17, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Las Vegas City Center 4655 Dean Martin Drive Las Vegas, NV 89103

Fee: $3,400.00

Prerequisite: Students must register for both Parts I & II, unless special circumstances apply.

Part I:  March 19-22, 2019
Part II:  May 14-17, 2019

Part II of the Academy (previously “Levels III & IV”) will be held May 14-17, 2019. Become the best EMS leader you can be with advanced courses. Building upon previous class material, Part II of the Academy tackles moving the EMS organization forward, making change and ensuring the organization avoids trouble and continues to be a place good people want to work. Specifically, this part addresses:

With a solid foundation in leadership, participants in Part II of the Academy set the agenda in a facilitated, retreat-style session that focuses specifically on each participant’s leadership roles and organizational challenges. Participants come with the specific challenges they are facing in their roles and in their organizations. Utilizing an “open space” format, participants choose the topics. Brief presentations are made on the topics, and the balance of the allotted time is used to workshop each topic with discussion, exercises and the sharing of best (and worst) practices. In the process, each leader is able to workshop his or her leadership challenges.

NASEMSO Annual Meeting 2019

May 13, 2019 – May 16, 2019

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The NASEMSO Annual Meeting is planned for members of NASEMSO and federal officials with a role in emergency medical services. Corporate leaders with an interest in advancing science and technology related to products and services will find a unique opportunity to interact with attendees. Affiliated organizations and individuals with an interest in NASEMSO activities are welcome to attend.

The 2019 Annual Meeting was held in Salt Lake City, UT.