COBC Agenda

Day 1

Check in starts at 07:15

0800 Opening Remarks Pat Grace, Fire Chief Escambia County

0818 Front Yard Leadership Curt Isakson


0945 Fully Involved Leadership The Big Four! Mark Vonappen

11:45 Lunch   It’s Worth The Risk, wristband, gets you discount at most restaurants

13:15 Stress Inoculation Ric Jorge, Palm Beach County


1515 Mike & Anne Gagliano  Relationships in the Fire Service

1700 -2100 Live Music Pool side/Gulf Side at the Hilton

Day 2  The Big Room     “Free Breakfast for the Spouses  at 0830 at Red Fish Blue Fish”Fish”

0615 Free Paddling Boarding “Meet just outside front doors of the Hilton” Shuttle will take you. Bathing Suit & Towel

0800  Fireground Communication, Mike Lombardo, Retired Fire Commissioner Buffalo


1000 Real World Leadership, Bob Burns, Retired Chief, FDNY


1315 Real World Leadership, Bob Burns


1530 Lessons Learned, Todd Edwards-Atlanta Fire

1700-2100 Free Food at Hemingway’s “$4 Mojitos”

Hooters next door is giving %15 OFF & Drink Specials

Day 3 The Big Room “General Tactics & Fire Service Leadership”

0800 Command & Control,  Mike Lombardo


1015  Tactical Command,  Curt Isakson


1230  Senior Chief Experiences, Bob Burns


1415  Go or  No Go, Mike Gagliano

1700 – 2100 Casino Bar & Grille

Day 3 White Sands Room 1st Floor Gulf Side Conference room

“Step Up & New Officer Track”

0800 Fully Involved Unplugged, Mark Vonappen


0930 This House Rocks, Mike Gagliano


1300 Size Up, Setting the stage, Todd Edwards


1500 Fireground Tactical Scenarios,  Todd Edwards

1700-2100 Casino Bar & Grille