2017 Exhibitors
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2017 Conference Agenda

  • 08:00
    Registration, Breakfast & Refreshments
  • 09:10
    Opening Remarks from the Chair
    Peter Holland CBE, Chief Inspector for Crown Premises Fire Safety, (Confirmed)
  • 09:20
    Opening Keynote: Managing the Risk of Upgrading the Emergency Services Network before 2019
    Gordon Shipley, Programme Director, Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme, The Home Office (Confirmed)
    • Providing an update on the programme including the testing the technology being provided for ESN to ensure it provides the required features and functions
    • Understanding the transition including the preparation for trials and pilots
    • Stress testing of the technology required for ESN to ensure it functions under pressure in remote areas and the live environment by the Spring 2018 roll out
  • 09:40
    Questions & Answers
    Gordon Shipley, Programme Director, Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme, The Home Office (Confirmed)
  • 09:50
    VF4-360 Experience: Virtual Reality in Emergency Services Training and Accident Prevention
    Paul Speight, Watch Manager, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Services (Confirmed)
    • Using Virtual Reality goggles and specially produced film, to immerse participants in a pre and post-crash scenario
    • Developing virtual reality training to engage and influence the attitudes and behaviours of first responders and young people
  • 10:05
    Morning Refreshments, Networking and Exhibition
  • 10:50
    Mapping the Future of Emergency Services Collaboration
    Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service (Confirmed)
    • Introducing the statutory duty to collaborate on police, fire and ambulance services to improve efficiency of emergency co-responding
    • Building capability, improving efficiency and increasing public confidence to further enhance local accountability
    • Enforcing the Police and Crime Act 2017 to reform policing and enable important changes to the governance of fire and rescue services
    • Committing to funding innovative and collaborative blue light joint working, pledging over £80 million in best practice examples since 2013
  • 11:10
    Questions and Answers
    Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service (Confirmed)
  • 11:20
    Introducing a Single Governance Model to Lead the Way on Blue Light Integration
    Stephen Mold, Police and Crime Commissioner, Northamptonshire Police (Confirmed)
    • Engaging with the public to develop a single governance model of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service that meets the citizens’ needs
    • Aligning resources and joining services to lead efficiency savings and reinvest back into frontline services
    • Exploring opportunities for joint attendance at incidents, providing joint crime and fire prevention advice
    • Co-locating estates to support functions and maximising procurement through joint investment
  • 11:40
    Questions & Answers
  • 12:00
    Seminar Session One

    Adopting Cloud-based Technology for Rapid Emergency Responses

    • Migrating to the cloud to remove the need for on-site IT infrastructure and enable data sharing
    • Overhauling how control room functions
    • Embedding a communications platform-as- a-service to emergency responders at a time of significant change for their operations
  • 13:00
    Lunch and Networking
  • 14:00
    Seminar Session Two

    Taking a Data-driven Approach to Calculating Risk

    • Balancing areas’ number of recent incidents against their risk factors and against the amount of prevention and protection work carried out
    • Prioritising areas for prevention and fire safety audit work, compare stations and areas objectively with elected members
    • Helping with the planning of new stations that can merge the activity of two less busy stations
  • 15:00
    Refreshments, Exhibition & Networking
  • 15:30
    Increasing Cross Agency Learning to Improve the Experience of a Person in Crisis
    Dr Mary Jane Tacchi, Consultant Psychiatrist, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust (Confirmed)
    Amy Rafter, Project Coordinator for Respond, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust (Confirmed)
    • Developing ‘Respond’: A multi-agency simulation training programme designed to increase a team’s operational efficiency
    • Acting out different professional roles to encourage better understanding of the needs and priorities of paramedics, police officers, mental health professionals as well as individuals in crisis
    • Improving decision making by practicing on three emergency scenarios: Crisis in a public space; crisis within a private address; and crisis in a ward
  • 15:50
    Case Study: Establishing Multi–Agency Collaboration to Deliver Efficient Ambulance Services
    Peter Mason, Head of Blue Light Collaboration, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (Confirmed)
    • Sharing facilities by co-locating services to align resources and reduce operating costs
    • Disseminating the steps of building a successful collaboration between East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Fire and Police across the five counties of the East Midlands
    • Modernising estates to deliver patient benefit and equally meet the needs of ambulance staff and services
    • Maintaining a static site in or very near to the current locations to enhance public confidence and support ambulance staff’s desire to remain in the local communities they serve and often live in
  • 16:05
    Collaboration Across the Blue Light Sector
    Philip Seccombe, Police and Crime Commissioner, Chair, Warwickshire; Emergency Service Collaboration Working Group (Confirmed)
    • Work of the Emergency Services Collaboration Working Group
    • Picture of Collaboration now
    • Update on Police Fire Governance
  • 16:25
    Case Study: Cross Agency Response Using Real Time Streaming
    Steve McLinden, Transformation 2020 - T20 Digital Project Manager, Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue Services (Confirmed)
    • Using drones to streamline real time situation and respond strategically on time
    • Envisioning how real time data sharing can enhance interoperability, reduce costs, and increase operational efficiency
    • Digitising fire ground operations to enable real time seamless data sharing
    • Expanding fire ground digitisation through the ‘Innovation Collaboration Procurement’ Initiative beyond the Welsh Fire Rescue Service and Police
  • 16:40
    Chair’s Closing Remarks
    Peter Holland CBE, Chief Inspector for Crown Premises Fire Safety, (Confirmed)
  • 16:45
    End of Conference & Drinks Reception

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