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FBI-LEEDA Annual Executive Training Conference

Preliminary Agenda

Agenda

Venue – Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk

See Training Summary page for training details

Download the Agenda PDF (subject to change)

Sunday, April 28

Attire – Business Casual

12:00 pm
6:00 pm
Check-In / Registration Republic Room
12:00 pm
6:00 pm
FBI-LEEDA Store Texas Ballroom Foyer
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Vendor Appreciation Reception
Partner Exhibition

Texas Ballroom / Foyer

Monday, April 29

Attire – Business Casual (Education); Casual (Evening Outdoor Event)

6:00 am
7:00 am
Yoga Crockett Room
7:00 am
4:00 pm
Check-In / Registration Republic Room
7:00 am
8:15 am
Breakfast – Attendees (included with attendee badge) Texas Ballroom / Foyer
7:00 am
3:00 pm
Partner Exhibition Texas Ballroom / Foyer
8:00 am
4:00 pm
FBI-LEEDA Store Texas Foyer
8:30 am
10:00 am

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome and Recognition
Paul Butler, Master of Ceremonies
Donna McNamara, President, FBI-LEEDA
Trilogy Presentation

Remarks from the FBI Leadership
Paul M. Abbate, Deputy Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Texas Ballroom
10:00 am
10:30 am
Break and Partner Exhibition Texas Ballroom / Foyer
10:30 am
11:15 am
Plenary Session #1
OSW – Part 1: Focus on Financial Health
Judy Pollard, Business Development Officer, Justice Federal Credit Union
Texas Ballroom
11:15 am
11:30 am
Special Presentation
Introduction – Candidates for Sergeant at Arms
Torrie James, FBI-LEEDA Sergeant at Arms
Texas Ballroom
11:30 am
12:00 pm
Special Presentation
Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS)
Dianne Bernhard, Executive Director, COPS
Texas Ballroom
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Lunch (included with attendee badge)
Texas Ballroom
1:00 pm
1:45 pm
Plenary Session #2
OSW – Part 2: Focus on Physical and Mental Health
Michael Laidler, Leadership Strategist; Best-Selling Author; Former Florida and Texas Law Enforcement Executive
Texas Ballroom
1:45 pm
2:30 pm
Plenary Session #3
OSW – Part 3: Overview of the Valor Officer Safety and Wellness Program
David Flory (Ret), Hot Springs Police Department (AR); Senior Research Associate, Institute of Intergovernmental Research
Texas Ballroom
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
Break and Partner Exhibition Texas Ballroom / Foyer
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
Plenary Session #4
Covenant School Shooting in Nashville
Commander Scott Byrd, Nashville Police Department
Texas Ballroom
6:00 pm
9:00 pm
Welcome Reception
Featuring the Mark Odom Band
Delegates, guests and vendors invited (included with attendee badge)
LDR Grotto
Walk to event

 

Tuesday, April 30

Attire – Business Casual

6:00 am
7:00 am
Yoga Crockett Room
7:00 am
8:15 am
Breakfast (included with attendee badge) Texas Ballroom / Foyer
7:00 am
11:00 am
Check-In / Registration Republic Room
7:00 am
1:00 pm
Partner Exhibition Texas Ballroom / Foyer
8:00 am
4:00 pm
FBI-LEEDA Store Texas Foyer
8:30 am
9:30 am
Plenary Session #5
Manhunt for a Murderer: Danelo Cavalcante Prison Escape and Takedown
Agent Padraic Berlin and K-9 Yoda, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security
Texas Ballroom

Breakout Session
FBI-LEEDA Media Public Relations Refresher
Sarah Connolly, Communications Strategist, Baltimore County Police Department (MD); Instructor, FBI-LEEDA
Sergeant Matthew Fagiana (Ret), Loudon County Sheriff’s Office (TN); FBI-LEEDA Instructor

Sequin Ballroom
9:00 am
11:00 am
Sergeant at Arms – Voting Open Republic Ballroom
9:30 am
10:00 am
Break and Partner Exhibition Texas Ballroom / Foyer
10:00 am
11:15 am
Plenary Session #6
De-Escalation, Trauma, Resiliency and Vicarious Trauma
Marcia K. Thompson, Esq., Civil Rights Attorney; Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Aurora University
Texas Ballroom
11:15 am
11:45 am
Annual Membership Meeting and Board Election Results Texas Ballroom
11:45 am
12:45 pm
Lunch (included with attendee badge)
Texas Ballroom
1:00 pm
2:30 pm
Plenary Session #7
Law Enforcement Legal Issues
Eric P. Daigle, Attorney / Principal, Daigle Law Group
Texas Ballroom
2:30 pm
6:00 pm
Afternoon Open – Explore San Antonio  
2:30 pm
3:45 pm
FBI-LEEDA Instructors Meeting Sequin Room
6:00 pm
9:00 pm
Networking Event and Dinner
Delegates, guests, and vendors (included with attendee badge)
Buckhorn Saloon / Texas Ranger Museum
Walk to event / limited shuttles available

Wednesday, May 1

Attire – Business Casual (Education); Business (Evening Event)

6:00 am
7:00 am
Yoga Crockett Ballroom
7:00 am
8:15 am
Breakfast (included with attendee badge) Texas Ballroom / Foyer
7:30 am
9:30 am
Check-In / Registration Republic Room
8:30 am
10:00 am
Plenary Session #8
Allen Premium Outlets: Mass Casualty Shooting Response
Lt. Kris Wirstrom, Allen Police Department (TX)
Sgt. Chad Hernandez, Allen Police Department (TX)
Texas Ballroom
Breakout Session
FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Refresher
Carol Frederick, FBI-LEEDA Instructor; Florida Department of Law Enforcement (Ret)
Chief Luis Soler, FBI-LEEDA Instructor; Woodland Police Department (CA) (Ret)
Jerry Thompson, FBI-LEEDA Instructor; Ohio State Highway Patrol (Ret)
Les Kachurek (Moderator), FBI-LEEDA Instructor
Sequin Ballroom
10:00 am
10:30 am
Break Texas Ballroom
10:30 am
11:45 am
Plenary Session #9
Intelligence Led Policing: Identifying Officer Safety Threats and Social Service Needs of the Community
Andre McGregor, CEO and Founder, ForceMetrics; Former FBI Special Agent
Shane McGregor, Head of Analytics / Educational Technology Specialist, ForceMetrics
Assistant Chief Easton McDonald, Alexandria Police Department (VA)
Texas Ballroom
11:45 am
12:45 pm
Lunch (included with attendee badge) Texas Ballroom
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
Plenary Session #10
Uncommon Valor: The Lone Survivor
Speaker TBA

Texas Ballroom
6:00 pm
8:30 pm
Closing Reception & Banquet Texas Ballroom