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2017 Schedule - tentative

Schedule is subject to change

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Sunday, September 24

3:00 – 6:00 pm: REGISTRATION
5:00 – 7:00 pm: NETWORKING RECEPTION (patio of Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar)

Monday, September 25

7:30 am: BREAKFAST and REGISTRATION (continuing)
8:50 am: Programming: Starting with a Strong Foundation by Lynn Reda, Hughes Group Architects
9:35 am: An Overview of the Design and Construction of a Fire Station by Jennifer Bettiol and Ray Holliday, BRW Architects
10:20 am: BREAK
10:40 am: Solving Sleep Deprivation for First Responders by Craig Carter, BKV Group, Inc.; Dr. Michael Christian, Kenan-Flagler Business School-UNC; and, Dr. Catherine Counts, Seattle Medic One Division of Emergency Medicine University of Washington School of Medicine
11:25 am: Designed in North America, Engineered to Last by Ted Galante, Galante Architecture
12:10 pm: LUNCH
1:00 pm: How to Afford a 75-Year Station by Ken Newell, Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects
1:45 pm: Draft Day-Building a Winning Team by Michael T. Pry and J. Michael Taylor, DP3 Architects
2:30 pm: Lessons Learned: Getting Project “Buy-in” by Joe Mottola, H2M architects + engineers and David Sterne, Setauket Fire Department
3:15 pm: BREAK
3:35 pm: Hot Zone Design-Recent Developments in the Yellow Zone by Paul Erickson, LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects
4:20 pm: A Common-Sense Approach to Station Design Issues to Battle Fire Fighter Cancer by Fire Fighter/Paramedic Keith Tyson, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department & Vice President of Education & Research for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network

Tuesday, September 26

8:15 am:
TRACK A: Site Seeing-Finding the Right Site for Your Next Station by Zak Pierce, CLH Design
TRACK B: When to go Vertical: Multi-Story Fire Stations by F. Thomas Lee, Samaha Associates
9:00 am:
TRACK A: Value Engineering by Dennis Ross, Pacheco Ross Architects-a Divsision of H2M Architects
TRACK B: Maximizing Efficiency-Small Fire Station Design by Ryan Ollson, Cornerstone Architecture, Inc.
9:45 am: EXHIBITS and BREAK
10:30 am:
TRACK A: How to Plan and Design a Successful Shared Public Safety Facility by Jim Stumbo, Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects
TRACK B: Sustainability in the Fire Station-From Start to Finish to Forever by Craig Carter, BKV Group
11:15 am:
TRACK A: $3 Million a Piece-Fire Stations Designed for the Future by Chief Mike Bucy, Stevens 1 Fire-Rescue
TRACK B: Historic Preservation & Expansion-a Case of Study from Start to Finish by Ted Galante, Galante Architecture, and Lynn Washburn-Livingston (ret.) Fire Chief Davenport Fire Department
1:30 pm:
TRACK A: Your Old Fire Station - Renovate or Knock it Down? by Bob Mitchell, Mitchell Associates Architects
TRACK B: Not Just a Garage…The Anatomy of the Modern Apparatus Bay by Robert Manns, Manns Woodward Studios
2:15 pm:
TRACK A: “Consider this…” by Captain Don Collins, Clemson University Fire Department/Professor, Clemson University (ret.)
TRACK B: Going Vertical-Case Studies in Multi-Story Fire Stations & Mixed Use Facilities by Christopher Kehde, LeMay Erickson, Willcox Architects
3:00 pm: EXHIBITS and BREAK (return to General Session)
3:45 pm: FED Talks - 14 minutes each, 1 minute between speakers
1: Dark Art Series-Why $h!t Costs So Much by Dennis Ross, Pacheco Ross Architects
2: Change Orders-The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly by Robert Manns, Manns Woodward Studios
3: Yes, You Need an Elevator by Craig Carter, BKV, Group
4: Selecting the Right Project Delivery System for Your New Fire House by Ken Newell, Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects
4:45 pm: F.I.E.R.O. Design Awards Announcement by the Jurors
5:00 pm: ADJOURN (Jurors will remain to field questions)

Wednesday, September 27

8:30 am: Do We Understand the 8th Circuit Court Ruling Wedow, Kline, v. Kansas City Fire Department by Captain Rob Main, Honolulu Fire Department (ret.)
9:15 am: Responsible Fire Station Design for 1st Responder Health & Safety Factors by Robert Manns, Manns Woodward Architects
10:00 am: BREAK
10:20 am: Beaneries, Bays, and Bunkrooms-The Seattle Fire Department Experience by Deputy Chief Ron Mondragon, Seattle Fire Department
11:05 am: Fire Station Jeopardy by Lynn Reda, Hughes Group Architects
11:50 am: ADJOURN
1:00 pm: STATION TOURS (optional)
LAFD Station 82