ITRS 2016

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Thursday, November 3

6:00pm-9:00pm                 Registration

6:00pm-10:00pm              Hospitality Suite Open

 

Friday, November 4

7:30am-8:30am                 Breakfast

7:45am-9:00am                 Registration

8:00am-5:15pm                 Symposium Presentations

8:00pm-10:00pm              Hospitality Suite Open

 

Saturday, November 5

7:30am-8:30am                 Breakfast

8:00am-5:30pm                 Symposium Presentations

6:00pm-7:30pm                 Reception

8:00pm – 10:00pm            Hospitality Suite Open

 

Sunday, November 6                    

7:30am-8:30am                 Breakfast

8:00am-1:00pm                 Symposium Presentations

2:00pm–5:00pm                ASTM F32 Meeting (CONTINUES MONDAY 8:00am-1:00pm)

 

 

ITRS 2016

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE  

FRIDAY, November 4 

          TIME              TOPIC                                                                                                                          PRESENTER(S)

  • 7:30-8:30         BREAKFAST
  • 8:00-8:30         WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • 8:30-9:15         The Impact of Extreme Fire Behavior on Firefighter Escape Systems                 Mike Forbes & Matt Hun
  • 9:15-9:30         Hasty Topic
  • 9:30-10:15       Kilonewtons, Vectors Forces, Critical Angles and “oh ya, the Patient”                 Dan Barela
  • 10:15-10:45     BREAK
  • 10:45-11:00     Hasty Topic
  • 11:00-12:00     Dual Capability of Two Tensioned Rope Systems                                                Kirk Mauthner
  • 12:00-1:30       LUNCH
  • 1:30-1:45         Hasty Topic
  • 1:45-2:30          Fire department high directional                                                                       Kelly Byrne
  • 2:30-3:15          When do we know enough?                                                                               James Stockton
  • 3:15-3:45         BREAK
  • 3:45-4:00         Hasty Topic
  • 4:00-4:30         After the Drop                                                                                                        Cedric Smith &     Mike Kuhlmeier
  • 4:30-5:15         Belay testing on the Petzl I’D and the ASAP                                                        Larry Walters
  • 8:00–10:00      Hospitality Suite open

 

 

SATURDAY, November 5    

         TIME              TOPIC                                                                                                                                       PRESENTER(S)

  • 7:30-8:30         BREAKFAST
  • 8:00-8:15         WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • 8:15-8:45         An Analysis of the Impact of Environmental Conditions on Webbing Strength      Landon Wright & John Salmon
  • 8:45-9:15         Safety Inspecting Bridge Floor Systems Using Rope Access-Efficient Rescue Techniques       Travis Ford
  • 9:15-9:30         Hasty Topic
  • 9:30-10:15       A Review of Knot Strength Testing and   A Review of Friction Hitch Testing           Tom Evans & Sarah Truebe
  • 10:15-10:45     BREAK
  • 10:45-11:00     Hasty Topic                                                         
  • 11:00-11:45     Line of Duty Deaths While Training in Rope Rescue & Rappelling                   Christopher Feder
  • 11:45-1:15       LUNCH
  • 1:15-1:30         Hasty Topic
  • 1:30-2:00         Continuation of Edge Testing in the Vertical Plane                                               John McKently & Mike Kuhlmeier
  • 2:00-3:00         Treated to Death: Medical Mishaps in SAR                                                           Dr. Michael Callahan
  • 3:00-3:30         BREAK
  • 3:30-3:45         Hasty Topic
  • 3:45-4:30         Critical Dilemma: Are Disinfectants Safe to Use on Rescue Ropes?                   Andrew Denike
  • 4:30-5:30         Lead Climb Rescue                                                     Jason Connell, Donnie Ruberio, Simon Peck, Kevin Koprek & Chris Bellino

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

  • 6:00-7:30         Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 8:00-10:00       Hospitality Suite open

 SUNDAY, November 6        

      TIME                      TOPIC                                                                                                                                                           PRESENTER(S)

  • 7:30-8:30         BREAKFAST
  • 8:00-8:15         WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • 8:15-8:45         Cognitive de-biasing strategies for critical, time-sensitive decision making in austere environmental emergencies                                Andrew Munoz
  • 8:45-9:30         Pathophysiological effects of Suspension Trauma as well as the latest evidenced-based recommendations for medical management                   Joel Mohr
  • 9:30-10:00       BREAK
  • 10:00-10:30     Emerging Technology for the SR Team: Mobile Cell Towers and Communication          Ed Mills
  • 10:30-11:15     Human biological limitations on thinking processes affect SAR applications                     Amanda Mortimer  & Roger Mortimer

 

2:30-5:00         ASTM F32 MEETING  (Continues Monday 8:00am-1:00pm)