Thursday, July 31, 2014

Annual Conference

2014 Conference


Please Note!

The MACFPD room block is full. Ask to be put on the waiting list if you have not made hotel reservations. We will make every effort to get you reservations at Camden. Call (888) 365-5620.

For those districts that have more rooms reserved than you may need, PLEASE RELEASE THEM TO MACFPD – NOT THE HOTEL! If you release them to the hotel, MACFPD will lose them from our block. And with our waiting list growing, we need all the rooms available to us. Please contact Dawn Nicklas at 573-619-3573, or by email at

Guest Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Harvey Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of Firehouse Magazine
Harvey Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of Firehouse Magazine and former fire chief details a number of areas of concerns for fire departments nationwide, including staffing, budgets, safety, technology and in these tough political and economic times how the public and elected officials even question the need for fire departments. His presentation will center around “Problems and Concerns facing the Current and Future U. S. Fire Service.”

FBI Supervisory Special Agent Craig Byrkit
Craig Byrkit has served in law enforcement for more than 20 years, to include 14 years with the FBI. He has been investigating cyber crimes since 2001 and currently supervises the FBI St. Louis Cyber Task Force, the FBI St. Louis Computer Analysis and Response Team, the FBI St. Louis InfraGard program, and the FBI St. Louis Evidence Response Team. Byrkit will discuss national and international cyber threats to raise awareness about information security.