Deccan2018 Announces New Conference Program
Deccan2018, Deccan International’s conference driving innovation in fire and EMS analytics, will feature an educational program designed to empower public safety leaders with the tools and knowledge they need to unlock the power of their data. Held Sept. 5-7, 2018, at the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, the annual event offers Fire and EMS leaders opportunities to network with peers and learn about emerging trends in technology to enhance operations.
“Deccan2018 is more dynamic than ever with influential speakers, informative presentations and compelling panel discussions, all providing an in-depth look at the different data and analytics needed for leading successful Fire and EMS operations,” said Raj Nagaraj, co-founder and chief technology officer at Deccan International. “We will bring together industry leaders from around the country to collaborate on these topics to make their communities safer and ultimately take fire & EMS into the future.”
The Deccan2018 opening keynote presentation will be presented by Firehouse Magazine Editor-in-Chief Tim Sendelbach, giving attendees an insightful look into how trends in data and technology can advance fire and EMS safety and operations. A 30-year student and educator of the fire and emergency services, Sendelbach has served as both an assistant fire chief and training chief.
Additionally, this year’s conference explores the latest trends in data and analytics, offering an array of sessions and presentations led by industry experts. A sample of topics to be covered include:
- Evidence-Based Decision Making
- Fire & EMS Accreditation
- Firefighter and EMS Provider Wellness
Other activities feature numerous networking and educational opportunities, including hands-on training and interactive demonstrations of Deccan’s decision-support software led by Deccan’s team of experts. A special event called Night at the Museum will also take place, inviting attendees on a trolley excursion to the San Diego Natural History Museum in the famed Balboa Park to enjoy a festive cocktail hour and dinner.
Deccan2018 attracts fire and EMS agencies nationwide with speakers and attendees from departments including Virginia Beach Fire Department, Mesa Fire and Medical Department, Rochester Fire Department, Surrey (British Columbia) Fire Department, and Orange County (FL) Fire Rescue Department. Sponsors of this year’s conference includes ESRI, FirstWatch, Hexagon, Motorola, and Superion.
Deccan International has served Fire and EMS for over two decades, providing custom-built software tools to effectively manage daily tactical decisions and help leaders make the best possible long-term planning decisions for their communities. The combination of smart, custom software and a committed team of project managers and support analysts ensures the best investment for fire and EMS leaders.
The Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego serves as this year’s premiere destination for Deccan2018, offering top-notch amenities and dynamic meeting space all in a picturesque setting. Registrants can reserve accommodations by visitingwww.deccanconference.com/hotel-and-travel.