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Dear attendees, sponsors, exhbitors and guests,
We are pleased to bring you the 2017 Executive Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas. We have finalized the schedule of events and are ready for our attendees.
There are still a few seats available for the break-out sessions and general sessions. Please consider registering for this important conference designed for the exclusive
needs of our Chiefs, Chief Officers, Leaders and Training Officers. We are here to offer our division members education and resources they will need to lead the next generation of fire service
leaders. Things change so quickly and without proper training and continuing education our leaders won’t be prepared for tomorrow.
Please view the schedule of events beginning October 5.
Our general sessions and break-outs are designed for our chiefs and chief officers.
Special thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors who made this conference possible.
We also have a special treat for the registered attendees on Friday, October 6th. This is the “Rocket-City” and we couldn’t allow a visit to Houston without a special after-hours tour at Johnson Space Center! Thanks to for sponsoring this fun-event! You must be registered for the conference before October 1 to take advantage of this tour
We are providing breakfast, lunch and breaks for October 5 & 6 sponsored by Joiner Architects and Gamma Construction
The Vendor Welcome Reception/Social Event Otober 5th begining at 6:00 pm is sponsored by Siddons-Martin Emergency Group
The conclusion of the conference is noon on October 7th. This allows time to visit all of the other attractions in the area. Take advantage of what Houston/Clear Lake has to offer!
We have a special treat for our registered attendees & vendors at this year’s education conference in Houston. Thanks to Kirkpatrick Architectural Studios we are able to partner with Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston and bring a special
EVENING WITH NASA after hours tour exclusive for the IAFC-Division Fire Chiefs!
The tour will begin just after 6:00. Buses from the LBJ will begin picking guests up @ 5:50. All those attending the event must have their state issued identification (D/L or government ID) and must be US citizens.
Located on 1,600 acres, Johnson Space Center is the home of Mission Control where human space missions and the operations of the International Space Station are monitored. It is also where astronauts prepare and train for missions.
Look closely and you can see near the top-right corner of the photo (above left) a tower shaped building. That is the Hilton Hotel & Convention Center and location of the Executive Leadership Conference & Expo; right across from the space center.
This exclusive after-hours tour will have 3 different parts. Building 9 begins the tour.
From the catwalk high above the massive floor, you’ll see several mockups of International Space Station parts and even get a look at the new Orion capsule. You might see pieces of the Canada Arm or other new and developing tech that will pave the way for future exploration. Cutting edge rovers, robots, next-level space suits. Here is where the impossible is happening right now. Be a part of history in the making as you witness engineers, scientists and astronauts shaping the future of space exploration.Click here to read more about what to expect
The 2nd part of the tour takes place in mission control. “Houston, we have a problem…” is one of the most famous mis-quoted phrases of the last century and the failed Apollo 13 mission. But, see first hand the control room where all of the history took place!
Last but certainly not least, the tour winds down at SATURN V at ROCKET PARK!
Mighty and massive, the Saturn V rocket at NASA Johnson Space Center is the tallest, heaviest and most powerful rocket ever flown. NASA used the colossal Saturn V rockets primarily during the Apollo program to send Americans to the moon. Flown from 1967 to 1973, the rocket launched 27 astronauts into space with six successful missions landing men on the moon. Saturn V also launched Skylab, America’s first space station, into orbit in its final mission. Astronauts could immediately feel the impressive power of Saturn V propelling them through Earth’s atmosphere into orbit.
There are only three Saturn V rockets on display in the world. The rocket at NASA Johnson Space Center is the only one comprised of all flight-certified hardware. The other two rockets are made of flight hardware, mock-ups and test components. The three segments, called stages, contain the powerful engines needed to lift off, entering orbit to reach the moon. In total, 13 Saturn V rockets launched into space.
GROUP PHOTOS FROM IN FRONT OF THIS MASSIVE ROCKET WILL BE TAKEN AND AVAILABLE TO OUR SPECIAL GUESTS.
To see more about the conference education and events, please click here
A group of three can attend for $350! (B2G1 registration) *must be from one department or company.