Hazmat response team

About the Hazmat Response Teams Conference

The Hazmat Conference is a four-day event offering hands-on training across a range of essential topics, including:

  • Biothreat response and sample collection
  • Incident management best practices
  • Chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials
  • Recognizing and responding to commercial explosive incidents

The training offered at the Hazmat Conference provides immediate, practical and valuable information designed to ensure you successfully meet the demands of hazmat response in today's challenging environment.

  • Powered by the IAFC

    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.

  • Hazardous Materials Committee

    The IAFC's Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to hazardous material emergency response and promotes nationwide efforts to provide support to the hazardous materials emergency response community through education and public policy.



The International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference is the premier conference in the United States for hazardous materials responders. This conference offers the most experienced speakers, up-to-date information and the best hands-on training.

– Rick Edinger, Battalion Chief, Chesterfield County (VA) Fire & EMS