2017 Northwest Leadership Seminar Program Schedule

WEDNESDAY
March 1, 2017

7:00 AM

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM

Opening Ceremonies

8:30 AM

Joe Torillo

Speaker: Joe Torrillo
Buried Alive Twice on 9/11

Joe Torrillo was a 25 year Lieutenant with the NYC Fire Dept. who is now retired on disability. He spent the first 15 years of his career in Engine Company # 10, across the street from the South Tower of the World Trade Center. Joe Torrillo will share his amazing stories and strong messages that attendees will never forget.

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Dr. Stephen James

Speaker: Dr. Stephen James
The Alertness Edge: Managing the Effects of Sleep Loss and Shift Work on Officer Performance, Health, and Safety

Dr. Stephen James, Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice, will discuss the causes and prevalence of sleep loss and fatigue in law enforcement, how fatigue relates to officer performance, wellness, and safety, and will also provide practical strategies to mitigate the efforts of fatigue.

 

5:00 PM

Seminar Concludes 

THURSDAY
March 2, 2017

7:00 AM

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Janie Schutz

Speaker: Janie Schutz
The Badge That Bent But Never Broke

UNBREAKABLE: “Flecti Non Frangi,” is a Latin phrase meaning “To be Bent not Broken.”  It refers to one who can endure hardship yet still remain true to themselves. Police Chief Janie Schutz has met with nearly insurmountable struggles in the ethical and moral arenas of life while facing some of the greatest challenges of our time in the police profession.  Join the Chief as she shares her path of passion, forgiveness, and redemption, all while loving and living the badge.  Flecti Non Frangi.  Bent but never broken.

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Paul LeSage

Speaker: Paul LeSage
High Risk & Severe Consequences

Paul LeSage worked for 29 years as a Firefighter/Paramedic, served on the Technical Rescue Team, and was the Lead Flight Paramedic at Life Flight for several years in Portland, Oregon. He retired as the Assistant Chief of Operations in January 2010, and has over 34 years of experience in emergency services as a provider and executive. LeSage’s presentations provide event investigation and Just Culture integration in high-consequence domains across the United States and several foreign countries.

5:00 PM

Seminar Concludes 

FRIDAY
March 3, 2017

7:00 AM

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Gordon Graham

Speaker: Gordon Graham
The Ten Families of Risks

Mr. Graham has presented this program to public safety personnel from and others in high-risk occupations around the world. He will start off the program by identifying for the attendees the huge difference between “proximate” cause and “root” cause – and why this is so critical if we are going to build appropriate systems to prevent similar type tragedies. Following this, Gordon will show the attendees how to take the thousands of risks they face in their organization, and put them into “ten families”. These families are external risk, legal and regulatory risks, strategic risks, organizational risks, operational risks, information risks, technology risks, human resources risks, financial and reputational risks and political risks.

12:00 PM

Seminar Concludes 

Cost of the seminar is $295 per person. Note: Last day for Cancellation is February 17, 2017. Registrations are transferable.