Hazmat response team

Networking

With hundreds of the best and brightest from the hazmat industry in town, you can't just go back to the hotel! Beyond the educational sessions, hands-on training exercises and exhibits, there's a whole series of networking events. The Hazmat Conference is THE place to forge new connections and meet with counterparts from across North America. Attend these great events:

Friday, June 8

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ID the Unknown 
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for ID the Unknown, an annual tradition at IAFC Hazmat, on Friday, June 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall. This year, we’ll deploy the Thermo Scientific™ Gemini™ analyzer to identify unknown chemicals. We’re looking for five teams of two participants each. The first five teams to register will be eligible to compete. Others will be placed on a waiting list.  Register here (coming in 2018)

Networking Reception
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Connect with colleagues and explore what's new in hazmat. This is the perfect place to enjoy hors d'oeuvres while testing out the latest equipment and talking one-on-one with vendors about products and services.

Saturday, June 17

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

11:00 am - 12:30 PM 



In 2010, fire departments across the country responded to a total of 402,000 hazardous materials calls.

– Source: NPFA, Fire Loss in the United States 2010, Michael J. Karter, Jr., September 2011, and previous reports in the series