Next Generation Technologies and Training Symposium for Fire & EMS

Visit MissionCIT at the Next Generation Technologies and Training Symposium for Fire & EMS

Visit MissionCIT at the Next Generation Technologies and Training Symposium for Fire & EMS along with our partners ARSOME and Veoci on January 28 and 29, 2022.  The North American Fire Training Directors Technology Symposium is hosted at Connecticut Fire Training Academy in partnership with W.S. Darley & Co.

About this event

Experience hands-on technology demonstrations, collaboration with fellow public safety leaders and learn about the future of training for the fire service.

Attend our interactive roundtable discussions, educational seminars and/or tech demos to discover fire service experts’ developing innovations along with their certified insights & to exchange best practices with industry peers. The North American Fire Training Directors invite you to join the event as you please, coming & going according to YOUR schedule!

Schedule of Events (EST)

Friday, Jan 28th
  • 0900 – 1200 Coffee and product demos
  • 1000 – 1100 Educational Seminar
  • 1100 – 1200 Lunch
  • 1200 – 1300 Roundtable Discussion
  • 1200 -1300 Product demos
  • 1300 – 1400 Educational seminar
  • 1400 – 1600 Product demo
Saturday, Jan 29th
  • 0900 – 1000 Coffee and product demos
  • 1000 – 1130 Roundtable discussion on the future of Fire and EMS Training “What Does the Fire and EMS Community Need”
  • 1130 – 1200 Product demos
  • 1200 – 1300 Lunch
  • 1200 – 1400 Product Demos


Technology and Industry Partners inlcude:

  • Public Safety Group – Jones and Bartlett. Textbook and curriculum developer and online learning
  • Center for EMS – Yale New Haven. Connecticut EMS education provider
  • FLAIM Systems – Immersive virtual reality technology tools for firefighter and extinguisher training
  • Reality in Virtual Reality (RiVR) – Immersive virtual reality technology tools for arson & crime scene investigation, and 360 video classroom learning
  • HazSim – Hands on real time gas detection training
  • FAAC – Driver and pump simulation training
  • Flash Point – Fire behavior tools, tactics and training for modern fire ground
  • MissionCIT – Training, testing and strategic services for first responders
  • Fire Engineering – Online training, education, conferences and books.
  • IFSTA Publications – Online learning provider of textbooks and curriculum
And even more vendors:
  • FirerescueVR – Fire & EMS virtual reality training provider
  • KFT Fire Trainer – Training props and simulators
  • W.S. Darley & Co. – Public safety equipment solutions
  • Drager – Fire safety training systems
  • SmartFirefighting.com – Community of action for innovators in public safety
  • North American Fire Training Directors – Fire training association for state training academies
  • National Fire Protection Association – Codes and standards developer
  • FirstNet – Dedicated LTE network for first responders
  • Veoci – Veoci is a virtual platform of collaboration, management, emergency response and daily operations tools designed to meet the decision making and communication requirements of multiple teams at many locations.
  • Connecticut Fire Department Instructors Association
  • Acadis – Acadis works with first responders and public safety professionals at the local, state, and federal levels to streamline training, compliance, and performance management operations
  • Arsome – Virtual Reality Content provider

Additional vendors will be added up until the event

Featured Speakers

  • Fire Chief (Ret.) John Oates
  • Fire Chief William Perez


The Next Generation Technologies & Training Symposium is hosted at the Connecticut Fire Training Academy from Friday, January 28th 9:00 AM EST to Saturday, January 29th 12:00 PM EST. Please note that the address is below as well as on the sidebar of this event page. Dorm rooms are available for $15 on a first come, first serve basis at the CT Fire Academy. Please email PJ Norwood to reserve a room: [email protected]

Connecticut Fire Academy, 34 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT 06096


IF LODGING IN OUR DORMS: Since the dorm rooms are located on the site of all events, no transportation is required. Upon arrival, you will be shown your room & where to attend the sessions.

IF LODGING ELSEWHERE: Since we are offering on-site accommodation, we are not offering transportation methods for those not staying at CT Fire Academy. Please plan ahead, and if you need assistance in organizing transportation methods to CT Fire Academy from your lodging location, reach out to PJ Norwood: [email protected]

Date and time

Fri, Jan 28, 2022, 9:00 AM –

Sat, Jan 29, 2022, 12:00 PM EST

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Connecticut Fire Academy

34 Perimeter Road

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

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