PROGRAM

Pinnacle engages attendees with a no-holds-barred exploration of the most relevant topics in the changing world of EMS.

You'll receive up-to-the-minute information, insight into emerging trends and real-world tools you can use to get results in your organization. View the 2018 program below.

 
  

Schedule at a Glance

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POWER SEMINARS
BONUS SESSIONS
MAIN CONFERENCE
SPECIAL MEETINGS

     Main Conference begins with the keynote and reception Tuesday evening.

Regular conference days on Wednesday and Thursday include breakfast and lunch.

     Power Seminars on Monday and Tuesday are sold separately.

     Special Meetings and      Bonus Sessions are complimentary.

Monday - July 23

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Special Meetings

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Managing from the Middle: Hands-on Leadership Skills Practice for New and Veteran Supervisors

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Moving from Operational Metrics to Actionable Insight

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Case Studies on the Power of Community Risk Reduction

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

Modernizing Revenue Management to Support Sustainability

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

Clinical Best Practices 2018 and Beyond: A Look at the Latest Evidence

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

How to Attract, Train and Retain the Best Providers

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Tuesday - July 24

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Special Meetings

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Pinnacle Insights: Just-In-Time Topics for EMS Executives

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

New Approaches to Public and Private Partnerships in Fire and EMS

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Actionable Strategies for Today's Thorniest HR Issues

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Special Meetings

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Special Meetings

Medical Director and EMS Executive Forum

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Special Meetings

NEMSMA Membership Meeting

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5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Main Conference

Opening Keynote: On Fire! Sparks to Ignite your Life and Leadership

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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Special Meetings

Opening Reception

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Wednesday - July 25

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Special Meetings

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session: Care Transitions: An Emerging Area of Risk in EMS

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Why EMS Must Play a Role in Improving Population Health

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10:00 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Report on Burning Issues at the National Level

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

What's Our Priority? A New Look at Strategic Thinking and Planning

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

A World of Difference: How Diversity Makes Your Organization Better

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11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Special Meetings

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Be the Change You Seek: Lessons in Persistence and Persuasion

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

The Policy and Politics of EMS: Federal, State and Local Perspectives

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Main Conference

How the Feds Catch the Frauds: From Whistleblowers to Data Mining

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Meetings

Networking Reception

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Thursday - July 26

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Special Meetings

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session: Why Public Safety Leaders Must Have Zero Tolerance for Sexual Misconduct

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Pinnacle Leadership Series: Frenemies or Colleagues? The Power of Collaboration

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

Las Vegas, Parkland and NFPA 3000: What You Need to Know as An EMS Leader

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11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Special Meetings

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Closing Keynote: High Performance Leadership: The Science and Art of Building Mindfulness & Resilience

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

2018 Pinnacle Legal Update

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

Lessons Learned on the Road to 2050

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

Beyond the Affordable Care Act — Knowns and Unknowns

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Friday - July 27

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Bonus Sessions

Cases From the Fitch Files

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Wake-Up Call: Safety Technology Reduces Risk of Drowsy, Distracted Driving

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Taking the Nation's Pulse: The 2018 Fitch/EMS1 Trend Report

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Success Factors in Community Paramedicine

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9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Special Meetings

CAAS Accreditation Seminar: Prepare for Accreditation Using the Version 3.0 CAAS Standards

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

How FirstNet will Drive Innovation and Improve Your Service

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

What Now? Turning the Best Ideas from this Year's Pinnacle into Action

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