PROGRAM

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

Pinnacle 2020 has been postponed due to the pandemic. Registration will open back up on October 1, 2020 (if you’ve already registered you don’t have to do anything). At that time, you will also see updates to the Pinnacle program reflecting additional topics that will speak to the experiences of the last six months.

 
  
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

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

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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3:00 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 - 5:00 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

Pandemic or Paranoia? Lessons learned from Coronavirus, Flu, and Ebola

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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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