Crowne Plaza - Springfield, Illinois
March 12-14, 2017
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The tentative schedule is shown below.
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board has approved the conference for 7.5 in-service training hours.
Schedule ["At a Glance" PDF]
|Sunday, March 12th||Start||End||Location|
|Attendee Check-in||3:00pm||8:00pm||Registration Area|
|Vendor Displays||3:00pm||8:00pm||Plaza E-J|
|Vendor Reception||5:00pm||8:00pm||Plaza E-J|
Monday, March 13th
|Attendee Check-in||7:30am||12:00pm||Registration Area|
|Regional Breakfast Meetings||8:00am||9:15am||Various|
|Vendor Displays||9:00am||1:00pm||Plaza E-J|
|Lunch Break||11:00am||1:00pm||Plaza E-J|
|Banquet / Dinner Presentation||7:00pm||8:30pm||Diamond/Ruby/Emerald|
|Hospitality Room||8:30pm||11:30pm||Plaza E/F|
Tuesday, March 14th
|Continental Breakfast||7:30am||9:00am||Pre-Function Area|
|Governing Board Meeting||8:00am||9:15am||Capital View|
Vendor Displays [Full Page Map]Sunday 1500-2000 and Monday 0900-1300 - Plaza E-J (Lvl 1)
Vendor ReceptionSunday 1700-2000 Plaza E-J (Lvl 1)
All participants are encouraged to attend the Vendor Reception. Come network while enjoying complementary food and beverages.
Breakout Sessions - Monday
- Mental Health & First Responders: Sometimes Even the Helpers Need Help
- FBI Presentation - Domestic Terrorism / WMDs & IEDs
- Rescue Task Force: Unified Response Tactics to Active Threat Events (Chief Alan Berkowsky & Commander Ed Mohn)
- Statewide Intelligence Update (STIC)
- Contemporary Command Issues (Steve Ijames)
- ILEAS 101 (ILEAS staff)
Mental Health & First Responders: Sometimes Even the Helpers Need Help
1300-1410, 1425-1535 and 1550-1700 - Plaza A (Lvl 1)
Presenter: Chief Bill Kushner
This presentation will focus attention on First Responder mental health, and the efforts of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police to develop and expand statewide a network of treatment options for First Responders and their families.
FBI Presentation - Domestic Terrorism/WMDs & IEDs
1300-1410, 1425-1535 and 1550-1700 - Plaza B (Lvl 1)
Presenters: Special Agent Rick Box and Special Agent Matt Hoffman
This session will cover domestic terrorism investigations and incidents to include the 2016 Dracy Pendleton manhunt, attacks targeting LE in Baton Rouge and Dallas, and the emerging threats posed by DT Extremists. The presentation will also provide a basic introduction to Weapons of Mass Destruction, identification of precursors, and an overview of improvised explosives for first responders.
Rescue Task Force: Unified Response Tactics to Active Threat Events
1300-1410, 1425-1535 and 1550-1700 - Plaza C/D (Lvl 1)
Presenters: Chief Alan Berkowsky & Commander Ed Mohn
This presentation is designed to introduce the Rescue Task Force (RTF) Concept and Training Model. The roles, responsibilities, terminology and operational procedures utilized to support an RTF response during an active threat event will be detailed. Though fire and police often work side-by-side at emergencies, this presentation will encourage a paradigm shift in the manner we work together and the significance of modifying current protocols.
Statewide Intelligence Update
1300-1410 - Sapphire (Lvl 2)
This session will offer a briefing on current threats facing public safety and law enforcement in Illinois. The presentation will also provide an overview of national and international events and their potential impacts to Illinois, as well as a forecasting of events and challenges public safety could face in the future. (Restricted to LE only)
Contemporary Command Issues
1425-1535 and 1550-1700 - Sapphire (Lvl 2)
Presenter: Steve Ijames
This session will address critical issues in police supervision and command today, with special emphasis on those areas most likely to result in negative outcomes. The presentation will focus on the potential problems, and then provide action steps to increase the opportunity for addressing in advance.
1425-1535 and 1550-1700 - Governor Conference Room (Lvl 3)
Presenter: Dave Fellows and John Marszalek
This breakout is intended for new chiefs, sheriffs and supervisory personnel who may not have firsthand experience with ILEAS and the organization’s capabilities. Content will include familiarization with the ILEAS process, system usage, what to expect when making a mutual aid request, ILEAS Special Teams and more.
Opening Session - ILEAS Update
Monday 0930-1100 - Diamond/Ruby/Emerald (Lvl 2)
Presenter: Jim Page
Banquet / Dinner Presentation
Monday 1900-2030 - Diamond/Ruby/Emerald (Lvl 2)
Speaker: Royal Mortensen
Tuesday 0915-1200 - Diamond/Ruby/Emerald (Lvl 2)
Tragedy and the Aftermath: July 7, 2016
Speaker: Barry Ragsdale
This session will present a synopsis of the tragic events that transpired in Dallas, Texas in July 2016, from the perspective of the presenter. Additionally, the aftermath and support following the incident will be discussed.
Regional Breakfast Meetings - Monday 0800 - 0915
|2||Illinois Conference Room||3|
|8||Governor Conference Room||3|