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.

 
  

Schedule at a Glance

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 27

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Meal

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Leading from the Middle: Lessons for Leaders at any Level

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Fire Service Identity Crisis: What are We Really Selling?

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Rethinking Sustainability Strategies: New Ways to Approach Service Funding

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Clinical Best Practices 2020: The Latest Research and Its Impact on Patient Care

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

How Do You Compare? Quality Metrics in the Age of ET3

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

Technology Advancements Leaders Need to Understand Today

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

Dive into the Shark Tank: Turning Your Organization into an Innovation Incubator

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Power Seminars

Future Proofing the Workplace: HR Strategies for Today’s EMS Leader

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bonus Sessions

What’s Your Special Interest? Facilitated Roundtable Discussions

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bonus Sessions

It Starts with You: Modeling Healthy Behavior with Science-Based Strategies for Improving Wellness

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Tuesday - July 28

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Meal

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

EMS's Big Moment: Taking Your Seat at the Healthcare Table

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Pinnacle Insights: Eye on 2020 and Beyond

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Special Meetings

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Bonus Sessions

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 - Attitude is Everything: Achieving the Impossible

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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Special Meetings

Opening Reception

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Wednesday - July 29

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Meal

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Bonus Sessions

Policy Matters: A Washington Update

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8:00 am - 8:45 am

Bonus Sessions

What EMS Pioneers of the Past Can Teach Us About Leading in the Future

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Ditch the Dogma and Get Real

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

Connecting Opioid Users to Treatment

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming EMS

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11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Meal

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Cost Reporting Chaos & Consternations for Fire & EMS

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Conference

The Evolving Role of EMS Clinicians: A New Perspective

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Special Meetings

Networking Reception

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Thursday - July 30

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Meal

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Bonus Sessions

Taking the Nation’s Pulse: The 2020 Fitch/EMS1 EMS Trend Report

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Pinnacle Leadership Series - Moments Like These

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

A Topic So Current, We Don’t Know What it is

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

Treating the Patient Not the Clock: How One System Transformed

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11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Meal

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Closing Keynote - Chasing What Matters

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

Addressing the Hidden Components of Fire & EMS Response

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

The Military Model for Risk Assessment and Management

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Friday - July 31

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

Uncomfortable Truths for EMS Leaders

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Passing the Torch: Case Studies in Succession Planning

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Critical Threats to EMS Clinician Health and Wellness

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

Turning Learning into Action: Key Take-Aways from this Year’s Pinnacle

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