Lights, Sirens, Safety: A Public Safety Expo

- Erie Promotions and Expos, Inc. is excited to announce the new Lights, Sirens, Safety: A Public
Safety Expo, sponsored by Erie Insurance, to be held April 11-13 at the Bayfront Convention Center.

Admission is free to the public on Saturday (10am-6pm) and Sunday (11am-5pm).

All ages are invited to take part in public seminars, interactive demos, equipment exhibits, safety product vendors, a recruiting fair,and much more.

Friday and part of Saturday will featured a professional networking and training for law
enforcement officers, fire fighters, first responders, and those serving the emergency management sector.

Registrations are now being accepted for the Fire/EMS Track on Friday, April 11, and part of Saturday,
April 12.

All regional fire fighters, first responders, and emergency management personnel are invited to
participate in this day and a half of training and networking that will help professionals better serve their

Registration is free, and must be completed online at

Local and regional experts with a great deal of experience in the emergency management sector will present
a wide variety of relevant topics to fire and EMS professionals.

Seminar speakers include Allen Clark(Emergency Management Director of the Crawford County Emergency Management Agency), Harry Latta (EMT-P at EmergyCare), Norman Auvil (Special Deployment and Response Office at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency), Bill McClincy (Executive Director of EMMCO West, Inc.), Michelle
Eaton (Northwest PA K-9 Search & Rescue), Lisa Simonian (Clinical Forensic Director at UPMC Hamot),
and Scott Sherry (Regional Manager for Emergency Disaster Preparedness at the Hospital & Health
Association of PA).

These experts will present information including resource networking, K-9 and urban
search and rescue tactics, and community disaster preparedness.

Several sessions qualify for continuing education for all Department of Health certified Emergency Medical Services Personnel.

All participants in Friday’s training sessions will also be invited to a networking reception following the
conclusion of seminars at 5pm.

The professional training and networking on Friday and Saturday is free for the Fire/EMS Track, and will take place from 8am-7pm on Friday, April 11, and from 9am-12pm on Saturday, April 12. Local Fire/EMS organizations are also encouraged to participate in the public portion of the expo on Saturday and Sunday, particularly at the recruiting fair.
For more information on the Public Safety Expo, please visit or contact Erie
Promotions at 814-790-5079 or

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