National Firefighter Registry

9:00am-Noon
Ed Seminar-Tuesday, April 19
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Speakers: Alex Mayer, Miriam Siegel


The National Firefighter Registry, created through the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018, will be a voluntary registry of firefighters that will be used to analyze and track the incidence of cancer among this workforce. All firefighters—structural and wildland, career and volunteer, active and retired, those who have had cancer and those who have never had cancer—are encouraged to join once the NFR opens for enrollment. By providing vital information about their own health and work experiences, firefighters will play a critical role in increasing the understanding of the health risks this profession faces.

The National Firefighter Registry: Understanding & Reducing Cancer

About the Speakers

Alex Mayer

Alex Mayer is a Health Scientist working at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). He is currently working on the National Firefighter Registry (NFR) team with a primary goal of understanding the link between cancer and the U.S. fire service. He graduated with a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from...

Miriam Siegel

Miriam Siegel, Lead Epidemiologist for National Firefighter Registry

Today's Classes

Shift Change
6:30-7:30am
Location: Birch Room
WSCFF Shift Change meetings are for members coping with or in recovery from an alcohol or substance use problem. Peer-led meetings provide a supportive space for individuals
Breakfast
7:15-8:45am
Location: Discovery Ballroom
Thriving In Times of Change
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Professional speaker and comedienne Meg Soper combines a sense of humor with her unique perspective on life to captivate her audience and provide a presentation filled with inspiration and entertainment.
Lunch
12:00-1:30pm
Location: Discovery Ballroom
Leadership/ IAFF-WSCFF COVID After Action Report
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
IAFF and WSCFF officers will review the responsibilities of leadership associated with our efforts and actions regarding COVID-19. IAFF Hotwash After Incident Assessment
Succession Planning – Planning and Investing in Our Future
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
This class will help local leaders begin to understand the importance of succession planning and provides some basic steps to be successful as we prepare our future leaders. Succession Planning
Power Through Participation: Train the Trainer – Part 1
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
This session will assist locals in delivering internal Union organization/participation by training local officers/members to deliver WSCFF educational content. Power Through Participation Power Point Presentation Power Through Participation
Break
3:00-3:30pm
Bargaining 101
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage A
This is an introduction to negotiations. Negotiations can occur informally as a conversation, to formally bargaining a contract. This class will class will provide an overview of negotiation styles, the
Local & IAFF Audits/Financial Transparency
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage B
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Impact Bargaining: What is it and what triggers the need?
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
Impact Bargaining 101 Presentation
Power Through Participation: Train the Trainer – Part 2
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
Ryan Reese / Matt Lowery
Rebound: The Tactical Athlete
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage A
This course will discuss the positive and long lasting impact of providing a high level sports medicine model of injury recovery coupled with a true concierge service to our First
Work, Union, and Life Balance
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage B
This course will be an open discussion about achieving a balance between the life of a union official who still works on the job and protecting the time left for