Fire GIS
University

Smarter Mapping for Safer Communities


January 26-29, 2015
Redlands, California

Expand Your Fire GIS Skills

Take advantage of a first-of-its-kind program designed to improve the work of fire and emergency services GIS analysts. Learn how to build advanced smart maps that supply critical answers for protecting the communities you serve. Industry fire service leaders will provide both new and experienced GIS analysts with the useful skills to support the daily challenges of the modern fire department.


Registration for this event is now closed.

Agenda at a Glance

Monday, January 26


  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Badge pickup, Bldg. M Triplex
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Orientation
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Introduction to Data for Fire and Emergency Services
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
    Break
  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Posting and Mapping Data
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Coding and Displaying Incidents
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
    Break
  • 3:20 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
    Incident Analysis
  • 4:50 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Closeout and Wrap-up

Tuesday, January 27


  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Introduction to Network Analysis
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Creating a Network Dataset
  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    Break
  • 10:45 a.m. – noon
    Travel Areas and Response Modeling
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Mapping 1st Due: Distribution
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
    Analyzing Full Response: Concentration
  • 2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    Classifying and Counting Hydrants (ISO)
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Break
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Response Areas and Run Orders
  • 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Closeout and Wrap-up

Wednesday, January 28


  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Introduction to Risk, Demand Zones, and Standards of Cover Mapping
  • 9:30 a.m. – noon
    Mapping Populations with Census Data
  • 10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Break
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Using Parcel Data to Understand Values and Hazard
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Mapping Special Hazards
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Break
  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Summarizing and Mapping Risk, Hazard and Value
  • 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Closeout and Wrap-up

Thursday, January 29


  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Mapping for Accreditation
  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    Break
  • 10:45 a.m. – noon
    Standard of Cover Mapping Support
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Other Uses of GIS in Fire Rescue
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Fire Rescue GIS Best Practices
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Wrap-up Closing Session