IPMBA Annual Conference

Schedule and Program

26th Annual IPMBA Conference ~ April 23-30, 2016 ~ Asheville, North Carolina

How to Register...Download Registration Packet...Download Exhibitor Registration Packet...Register Online (Coming Soon!)

Pre-Con Certification Courses - April 23-27, 2016

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 28-30, 2016

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 23-27, 2016

Course descriptions can be found at About the Courses

IPMBA Instructor Course – April 23-27, 2016 – $725 – CECBEMS credits included for EMS personnel.
IPMBA Maintenance Officer Course – April 23-27, 2016 – $575
IPMBA Police/EMS/Security Cyclist Course – April 24-27, 2016 – $365 – CECBEMS credits included for EMS personnel. (Sponsored by EMSWorld.com).
IPMBA Police/EMS/Security Cyclist II Course – April 25-27, 2016 – $365
IPMBA Bicycle Response Team Training – April 25-27, 2016 – $425 – CECBEMS credits included for EMS personnel
Krav Maga for Public Safety Cyclists - April 27, 2016 - $250

Exhibit Hall – April 27-28, 2016
Keynote Address - April 28, 2016
Competition - April 29, 2016
Conference Workshops – April 28-30, 2016 (Conference fees vary; download registration packet or view online)

Arapahoe High School Shooting Debrief
Asheville City Cycle Tour
Asheville Off-Road Adventure
Bicycle Patrol Tactical Considerations
Bicycle Response Team Instructor Seminar
Bicycle Rodeos: From A to Z
Bike Maintenance Topics

Bike Theft: STOP it NOW!
Creating A Physical Fitness Incentive Program
Creating Standard Operating Procedures/Policy Manuals
Cycling Savvy, Parts 1 and 2
Defensive Tactics and Close-Quarter Bike Movements
FAT Bike Operation
Firearms for Public Safety Bike Officers
Gunfighting for Police Cyclists
How to Become an IPMBA Instructor
Introduction to Event Planning
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
Mastering Stairs and Steep Descents
Mountain Bike Etiquette
Nightlife District Operations and Tactics
PCI/SCI to EMSCI Transition Course
SIMUNITION (R) for Bike Patrol
Sports Medicine 101
Tale of One City: Planning for the UCI World Championships
Tourist-Oriented Policing: Northgate District Case Study
Using Bicycles in Disaster Response and Search and Rescue
Wheel Truing
Youth Bicycle Safety Education