January 31-February 4, 2016 San Diego Convention Center   |    San Diego, CA

Firehouse Roundtable Podcasts
Podcasts will be held in Booth # 452

Note: The topics for these classes will change as Firehouse World nears. These roundtables are designed to keep dynamic with changes in the fire service and current hot topics. If you would like to participate in one of these roundtables, please e-mail peter.matthews@cygnus.com.


10:15 a.m. The Average Jake's Views from the Jumpseat – Southern California Views
Ryan Pennington Profile Picture
Join host Ryan Pennington and his guests as they discuss the concerns of jumpseat firefighters from around Southern California.
12:00 p.m. The Leader's Toolbox
Richard Gasaway Profile Picture
Dr. Richard B. Gasaway will talk with fire service leaders about the issues that are popping up on their desks and in their stations. Gasaway brings over 20 years of fire service leadership experience to the roundtable as others share their lessons.
4:00 p.m. Coast to Coast Lessons from Mass Shootings
Bob Duemmel Profile Picture
Host Bob Duemmel will talk with several other Firehouse World speakers about their experiences related to mass shooting incidents around the country. They will highlight the things that first responders need to know to prepare themselves for such responses.


10:15 a.m. The Buzz on Technical Rescue: Changing Roles in 2013
Bob Duemmel Profile Picture
Bob Duemmel will bring several technical rescues experts from Southern California into a roundtable discussion on the role of technical rescue teams in 2013. The group will discuss funding issues, training concerns and some of the new challenges that teams are finding in the field.