IPMBA Annual Conference
Schedule and Program
25th Annual IPMBA Conference ~ April 11-18, 2015 ~ Chandler, Arizona
Pre-Con Certification Courses - April 11-15, 2015
IPMBA’s training and certification courses, offered prior to the conference, range from 3-5 days in length. These comprehensive, multi-day courses provide essential training for public safety personnel in general and specialized bicycle operations. Tailor your training by registering for just a pre-conference course, just the conference, or, ideally, both! For full course descriptions, including model schedule, pre-requisites, equipment requirements, and testing procedures, visit the training page. Current IPMBA membership required for all pre-conference courses.
Conference Workshops - April 16-18, 2015
Offering essential, dynamic, and innovative on-bike sessions AND insightful and information-packed in-class workshops, the IPMBA Conference is ideal for new and experienced police, EMS, and security cyclists as well as supervisors and administrators. Sessions range from 1.25-5.5 hours and cover such a broad spectrum of topics that your biggest challenge will be deciding which ones to take. Tailor your training by registering for just a pre-conference course, just the conference, or, ideally, both!
Schedule at a Glance
Pre-Conference Courses – April 11-15, 2015
Course descriptions can be found at About the Courses.
IPMBA Instructor Course – April 11-15, 2015 – $700 – CECBEMS credits included for EMS personnel.
IPMBA Maintenance Officer Course – April 11-15, 2015 – $550
IPMBA Police/EMS/Security Cyclist Course – April 12-15, 2015 – $350 – CECBEMS credits included for EMS personnel. (Sponsored by EMSWorld.com)
IPMBA Police/EMS/Security Cyclist II Course – April 13-15, 2015 – $350
Krav Maga for Public Safety Cyclists – April 13-15, 2015 – $400
IPMBA Bicycle Response Team Training for Police and EMS – April 13-15, 2015 – $400 – CECBEMS credits included for EMS personnel.
Law Enforcement-First Response Tactical Casualty Care – April 15, 2015 – $165 + $50 materials fee – NAEMT certification included.
Exhibit Hall – April 15-16, 2015
Competition - April 17, 2105
Opening Ceremonies Keynote Address - April 16, 2015
Lt. Colonel (Dr.) Robert Mabry, founder and director of the Military Emergency Medical Services Fellowship Program; proponent of Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Law Enforcement-First Response Tactical Casualty Care
Conference Workshops – April 16-18, 2015 (Conference fees vary; download registration packet or view online)
Advanced Cone Courses
Advanced Handgun and Team Tactics
Airport Police Bicycle Operations
Bikes and School Safety
Bicycle Response Team Instructor Seminar
Chandler City Cycle Tour
Creating Standard Operating Procedures/Policy Manuals
Defensive Tactics and Close-Quarter Bike Movements
Drug Identification and Enforcement
Event Planning and Threat Assessment
Firearms for Public Safety Bike Officers
How to Become an IPMBA Instructor
Introduction to Bike Maintenance
Intermediate Bike Maintenance
Introduction to Event Pre-Planning for EMS
Introduction-Intermediate Technical Off-Road Riding
Intermediate-Advanced Technical Off-Road Riding
Krav Maga for Public Safety Cyclists
Law Enforcement-First Response Tactical Casualty Care
Mountain Bike Use in Urban Search and Rescue
Nightlife District Operations and Tactics
PCI/SCI to EMSCI Transition Course
Prevention and Treatment of Mountain Bike Injuries
Self-Aid/Buddy Aid (SABA) for Public Safety Cyclists
Using Bicycles in Emergency Management Operations
Youth Bicycle Safety Education