Conference At A Glance Schedule

2023 Gulf Coast Conference Educational Sessions

Monday - Oct 16      
Time Salon D*110 Salon E* 110 Salon ABC *80
1:00 - 1:50 Building Professional Resilience AL-NENA Quarterly Meeting  We Don't have the Funding for That (Telecommunicator)
  Dr Janka    Tanya Lee
  (2hr block)     
2:00 - 2:50 Building Professional Resilience (cont.) AL-NENA Quarterly Meeting  Adult Learners: Understanding Core Principles of Learning (training & pub)
      Charlsie Little 
3:00 - 3:50 Beating 9-1-1 Burnout: How to Overcome Chronic Stress and Compassion fatigue  You got the Promotion, now what? (Leadership) Making a Real Connection: Critical Elements in Training (training & Public Ed) 
  Adam Timm  Tracy Eldridge   Joe Serio 
  (2hr block)     
4:00 - 4:50 Beating 9-1-1 Burnout: How to Overcome Chronic Stress and Compassion fatigue  (cont.) Morale: The Good, the bad and the fixable! (Leadership) Training for Success (training & public Ed)
    Tracy Eldridge  Doug Showalter 
Tuesday - Oct 17      
8:30-9:20  Let's Talk About the 9-1-1 Fund  Stealing Lightning's Thunder: Simple Steps to Dramatically Reduce Equipment Loss Due to  Lighning Events (Leadership) Doing Time in Dispatch (Telecommunicator)
  Leah Missildine   Tom Labarge  Doug Showalter 
9:30 - 10:20 Alabama Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification Program: Where we are now and where we need to go!   Leadership Burnout- It really Does Exist (Leadership) Creating Sustainable Workflows to NG9-1-1 (GIS & Technology) 
  Leah Missildine Jeanie Pharis  Annie Cahill 
10:30- 11:20 Overview of 9-1-1 @ Federal, State and Local Level  Foundations of a Supportive Work Envirnoment (Leadership) Connected Comms: How Data and Devices are Advancing Situational Awareness (GIS & Tech)
  Leah Missildine and Adam Brown  Kelly Sanders- Kelley  Rick Thomas 
11:20- 1:00pm Lunch on your own  Lunch on your own  Lunch on your own 
1:00 - 1:50 ECD Roundtable  This is the Soundtrack to My Life (Leadersip) Removing the Blindfold (Leadership)
  Board Staff  Halcyon Frank  Sondra Wesley 
2:00 - 2:50 How to NG911 in Al and Beyond!  Best Practices of an Effective CTO (Training & Public Ed) Wellness Resources for Telecommunicators (Telecommunicator)
  Leah Missildine and Caleb Branch  Halyon Frank  Susan Nelson 
3:00 - 3:50 Board Update of the GIS Program  PTSD ? Not My Problem (Telecommunicator)  Are You Marketing Your 911 Center? (Training&Pub Ed)
  Anderson Brooms and Nida Jackson  Tanya Lee Blair Tyndall
4:00 - 4:50   Rescue Your Team (Leadership) FirstNet - The Evolution of Communications (Database, GIS, Radio)
    Edie Devibliss  Michelle Norton 
Wednesday - Oct 18                                                   CLOSING     SESSION      
8:00 - 10:00 Edie DeVibliss     
Monday - Oct 16th  Sandcastle 1*35 Sandcastle 2   
9:30-10:20 I hear you Smiling (Telecommunciator) Saving Lives on Both Sides of the Call   
9:30-10:21 Dennis Darouse   Tracy Eldridge (Telcommunicator Wellness)  
10:30-11:20  ALTERT What Admins Need To Know (All) Combatting Complacency (Telecommunicator)  
10:30-11:21 ALTERT Cadre Jeff Depmsey,Robert Wright & Kristi Stamness  Halcyon Frank