Agenda – 2015 Mid-Winter Conference

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Pre-Conference

Tuesday—February 10, 2015 

1200-1600 Entry level supervisor leadership training

Greg Miller, MA Ed., EMT-P, I/C WSCC (Chief—Gatlinburg Fire Dept.) Jimmie Edwards, RN, EMT-P (Chief—Montgomery County EMS)

Wednesday—February 11, 2015

 0830-1230 Entry level supervisor leadership training

Greg Miller, MA Ed., EMT-P, I/C WSCC (Chief—Gatlinburg Fire Dept.) Jimmie Edwards, RN, EMT-P (Chief—Montgomery County EMS)

Conference

Wednesday—February 11, 2015

1300-1315 Introductions, Announcements, Presidential Welcome, Presentation of Colors

1315-1415 EMS, Stressful but Worth It—Eric Clauss, RN, EMT-P

1415-1430 Vendor Area and Brainstorming

1430-1530 “Hey did you know?” Connecting with others—Jeff Davis, EMT-P

1530-1630 Breaking the Mop Handle:  Understanding how to be a leader in EMS—John A. Copeland, ABD, EMT-IV

1630-1645 Wrap up and questions

1800-2000 TASA Banquet

Thursday—February 12, 2015 

0700-0800 Breakfast and Vendor Networking

0755-0800 Announcements and Welcome

0800-0900 Creative Ways to Manage Change—Leah Gray, AEMT and Director of Lifetime Learning, JSCC

0900-1000 Leadership and Decision Making—Alex Jahangir, MD, MMHC, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery & Rehab

1000-1015 Vendor and Brainstorming

1015-1130 Employee Motivation: Stacking your deck—Tim Perry, CFRN, EMT-P, CMTE

1130-1300 General Membership Annual Meeting and Luncheon

1300-1400 When the Bus Wreck Happens—Brad Phillips, Director Jefferson County EMS

1400-1415 Vendor Area and Brainstorming

1415-1515 Oscar Guillamondegui, MD, MPH, FACS, Assoc Professor of Surgery, Medical Dir of Trauma ICU, Vanderbilt University

1515-1615 “What’s Happening in TN” a State EMS update—Donna G. Tidwell, RN, EMT-P Director of EMS, State of TN

1615-1630 Wrap up and questions

2000-2400 Hospitality Room

Friday—February 13, 2015

 0700-0800 Breakfast

0800-0900 EMS and the Human Relations Factors—Kathleen Pohlid, Esquire

0900-1000 The Jason Koger Story—Jason Koger

1000-1015 Vendor Brainstorming

1015-1115 Leading, Motivating & Evaluating Employees—Greg Miller, Chief Gatlinburg Fire Dept.

1115-1215 Lets all work together, Building an Interoperability Network—Jeff Stock, TN Dept of Safety and Homeland Security

Wrap Up and Door Prize Give Aways

 Topics and Speakers Subject to Change