IPMBA Annual Conference
Schedule and Program
24th Annual IPMBA Conference ~ May 16-24, 2014 ~ Tampa, Florida
How to Register...Download Registration Packet...Register Online
Pre-Con Certification Courses - May 16-20, 2014
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 - May 21-23, 2014
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 – May 16-20, 2014
Course descriptions can be found at About the Courses.
IPMBA EMS Cyclist Course – May 17-20, 2014 – $350 – CECBEMS credits available. (Sponsored by EMSWorld.com)
IPMBA EMS Cyclist II Course – May 18-20, 2014 – $350– CECBEMS credits available.
IPMBA Security Cyclist Course – May 18-20, 2014 – $350
IPMBA Police Cyclist Course – May 16-20, 2014 – $350
IPMBA Maintenance Officer Course – May 16-20, 2014 – $550
IPMBA Bicycle Response Team Training for Police and EMS– May 18-20, 2014 – $400 – CECBEMS credits available.
IPMBA-MMR Core Skills and Scenarios Clinic – May 18-20, 2014 – $520
IPMBA Instructor Course – May 16-20, 2014 – $700 – CECBEMS credits available.
Exhibit Hall – May 20-21, 2014
Competition – May 22, 2014
Conference Workshops – May 21-23, 2014 (Fees vary; download registration packet or view online)
Airport Bicycle Operations for Police and EMS
Back to Basics: What to do Before and After Being on Your Bike
Bicycle Response Teams and the Constitution
Bicycle Rodeos: From A to Z
Bicycle-Related Firearms Fun
Bike Use in Transit Police Departments
Boston Marathon Bombings
BRT Instructor Seminar
Combating and Preventing RFID Theft (sponsored by Identity Stronghold)
Cone Course Construction for Instructors
Creating a Department-Affiliated High School Mountain Bike Team
Creating Standard Operating Procedures/Policy Manual
Defensive Tactics and Close-Quarters Bike Movements
Dude, Where's My Bike? Using Technology to Combat Bike Theft
EMS Tactics and Street Survival
EMSC to PCI/SCI Transition Course
Event Planning and Threat Assessment
Get Your Explorers on Bikes!
Going Against the Grain: Introduction to BRT Tactics
HAZMAT/WMD Initial Response, Post-Event, and BRT Integration
Healthy Eating on the Run
How to Become an IPMBA Instructor
Intermediate Bike Maintenance
Introduction to Bike Maintenance
MMR Skill Clinic - Advanced Technical Skills
MMR Skill Clinic - Intermediate Technical Skills
MMR Skill Clinic - Introduction to Technical Skills
Mountain Bike Use in Urban Search and Rescue
On the Street II: Advanced Firearms for Bike Officers
PCI/EMSCI Transition Course
Self-Aid/Buddy Aid for Public Safety Cyclists (sponsored by Attentus Medical Sales)
Singletrack High: High School Mountain Biking as Gang Deterrent
Tactical Considerations for Bike Patrol
Urban Night Operations and Team Building (sponsored by Cygolite)
Using Bikes Effectively in Schools
Youth Bicycle Safety Education