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The 3 Steps for Effective Data Strategy for Fire & EMS

About This Webinar

In the evolving landscape of Fire & EMS, data-driven decision-making has become pivotal. This session delves into the transformative role of data within the Fire Service and highlights how next-generation software empowers agencies to optimize performance.

Join industry experts from First Due and we shed light on the forward-thinking vision being adopted by agencies as data-strategy takes centerstage in planning for the future of firefighting.

  • The importance of a modern all-in-one fire RMS suite
  • Effective tools for native reporting
  • The role of third party visualization and analytics platforms such as Esri ArcGIS
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Solutions Consultant - First Due
• First Due Solutions Consultant Mike Gority has been in Fire/EMS for 30 years, first as a career Firefighter/Paramedic in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, then later as EMS on the Oregon Coast. Mike is a field-tested expert in the areas of data management and analysis, EMS operations and training, GIS education, and Fire/EMS Software in general.
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Product Manager, Data & Analytics – First Due
As a Paramedic with 10-years of field experience and an MBA in Business Analytics, Data & Analytics Product Manager Ben Hastings understands the challenges that Fire and EMS professionals face daily. Over the last 5 years, Ben has gained expertise in Fire/EMS software as an educator, consultant, sales representative, and product manager working on some of the most advanced software ecosystems in Fire & EMS. Today, Ben leads a group of dedicated professionals working tirelessly to ensure our software meets the highest standards and delivers the greatest value to First Due users.
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Product Expert- First Due
After 13 years as a firefighter/paramedic, Ryan Seymour shifted his career toward improving field operations and clinical care through the effective use of data. Before joining First Due as the Product Expert for Reporting & Platform Ryan worked for the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management, focusing on data analysis and business intelligence solutions for the emergency medical system. Ryan holds a Masters of Science in Applied Analytics and has prepared statistical analyses for numerous peer-reviewed papers in the fields of emergency operations and medicine.
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Director of Fire & EMS Solutions- Esri
Mike Cox is Director of Fire & EMS Solutions at Esri where he advocates for fire and EMS agencies to leverage geospatial information and technology to achieve their response and recovery goals. As a member of the Public Safety Industry Marketing team, he works collaboratively with GIS professionals to promote the broad use of Esri’s ArcGIS platform within fire and EMS.
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Strategic Advisor for National and International Programs at IAFC
Jeff Dulin is the Strategic Advisor for National & Global Programs for the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Jeff also oversees several of the IAFC’s GIS Projects where he works on programs that collect, analyze and disseminate information. In this role, Jeff oversees all Technology Research Projects and data development tools for use prior to and during disasters. Jeff Works closely with State, Local, and Federal partners in the GIS arena to help bring real-time data sharing from the field to decision-makers. Jeff has been very active in the disaster response arena deploying to dozens of national disasters as part of Incident Management Teams and was the Deputy Operations Chief for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Prior to the IAFC, Jeff retired as the Deputy Chief of the Charlotte Fire Department after 33 years where he served as a Deputy Chief for the last 14 years over the Communications, Training, EM / Homeland Security, and Special Operations Divisions. Jeff has spoken Nationally and Internationally on Disaster and Homeland Security and Emergency Management issues. Jeff serves on three Federal Committees overseeing National Standards for Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Active Shooter Events. Jeff holds a BA in Fire Administration from the University of Maryland and is a Graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Master's in Homeland Defense and National Security. Jeff has presented Internationally in the UK, EU, Australia, and the Middle East for many years.
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Head of Marketing - FirstDue
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International Association of Fire Chiefs webinar platform hosts The 3 Steps for Effective Data Strategy for Fire & EMS
The International Association of Fire Chiefs represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.