NEDIAFC Annual Meeting and Educational Seminars

Date: April 2-3, 2019

Location: Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, Providence RI 02903

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2019 Annual Meeting & Education Seminar Information

Tuesday, April 2nd

0800-1430 (registration 0800-0930)

  • 09:30-12:00- Dan Stebbins, Colonel Retired CT State Police, Incident Commander during the Newton, CT Active Shooter Incident will be presenting: Communications Issues and PTSD for Responders
  • 12:00-13:30– Lunch
  • 13:30-14:30– Lavender Report: Firefighter Cancer Prevention. Tim Wall, Past Chair of VCOS and District Chief of North Farms Fire Department, Wallingford, CT

Annual Meeting Business

At the annual meeting on April 2, 2019, the NED Board of Directors will discuss the organization’s strategic plan, bylaw updates, hold elections for officers, and conduct other general business of the division. All are encouraged to attend

Wednesday April 3rd

0800-1600 (registration & breakfast 0800-0900)

Curt Varone has over 40 years of experience in the fire service. He served twenty-nine years with the Providence, Rhode Island, Fire Department, retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief (shift-commander). Curt remains active as a Deputy Chief with the Exeter (RI) Fire Department. He has been a practicing attorney for over thirty years, licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. He previously served as the Director of the Public Fire Protection Division at the National Fire Protection Association. Curt will be presenting:

  • 09:00-10:30 – Contemporary Legal Issues in the Fire Service
  • 10:30-12:00– Fire Department Liability Review
  • 12:00-13:00– Lunch
  • 13:00-14:30 – Photo-Taking and Firefighters
  • 14:30-16:00 – Social Media Challenges in the Fire Service
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