IPMBA Annual Conference

Schedule and Program

24th Annual IPMBA Conference ~ May 16-23, 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)

Opening Ceremonies Keynote Address:  Boston Marathon Bombings: Lessons Learned

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
BRT Instructor Seminar
Combating and Preventing RFID Theft (sponsored by Identity Stronghold); cancelled
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 (sponsored by Kryptonite)
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
Liquid Assets
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 Bicycle Lighting Systems)
Using Bikes Effectively in Schools
Wheel Truing
Youth Bicycle Safety Education


The International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) is a non-profit educational organization providing resources, networking opportunities, and the best, most complete training for public safety bicyclists.

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