The 2018 conference is fast approaching. The conference is scheduled for October 31-November2, 2018 at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck, ND. Plan now to attend all three days or only the days that fit your schedule. Every day offers something for everyone. Exhibitor space is still available. The key note address features Dan Fuller, West Fargo Fire Chief discussing the Magellan Tank Fire. Eighteen breakout sessions provide a variety of topics directed to medical, fire, and law enforcement responders as well as emergency managers and private business representatives. Seven classes are also scheduled: HazMatIQ, HazWOPER refresher, HazMat Operations, HazMat Incident Command, Traffic Incident Management, Pipeline Security for Rural Communities, and Rail Car Incidents. Registration for classes is limited. Now is the time to register to reserve your seat.The final agenda and speaker bios are attached for pre-view. Applications are in process for POST Board and Emergency Medical Services continuing education credits. ND residents are eligible for partial travel reimbursement.More information and registration is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-north-dakota-hazardous-materials-conference-tickets-44188611326.
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