April 24-29, 2023
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Convention Center
& Lucas Oil Stadium

Metro Officers Innovation Briefing


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Metro Officers Innovation Briefing

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You Asked. We Listened.

The Metro Officers Innovation Briefing is exclusively designed for Metro Officers who want to see what’s new in the industry, hear what innovations other metropolitan fire departments are implementing, and network with fellow officers

This complimentary one-day event takes place on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, the day before the exhibits open. Join your peers and make the most out of your FDIC experience!

Focus On Innovation

  • Industry
    • 15-minute innovation briefings focus on what’s new in 2022, about to be announced, or currently in development
    • Select the briefings most relevant for you
  • Peer to Peer
    • Hear from your peers during group sessions what advancements their department is implementing or piloting
    • Share your thoughts and ask questions – lively Q&A is expected


  • The program consists of boardroom presentations, roundtable, and full group discussions, and is designed to foster networking every step of the way
  • Participate in coffee breaks, a luncheon, and an evening reception for informal interactions with peers and industry leaders

Who is it for?

  •  Limited to 70 officers who spec products each and every day, who make recommendations on what to test or purchase and who are always looking for the next product or service that will serve their department best
  • Titles include the Division Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Deputy Chief, Battalion Chief, Captains. 

2022 Program Schedule

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM FDIC Opening General Session
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Metro Coffee Break
10:30 AM – 11:05 AM

Welcome and Attendee Introductions

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM

Innovation Briefings

12:10 PM – 1:20 PM Networking Lunch
1:25 PM – 2:25 PM Innovation Briefings
2:30 PM – 3:05 PM Metro Department Innovations - Roundtable Discussions
3:05 PM – 3:15 PM Metro Coffee Break
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Metro Department Innovation Presentations
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Cocktail Reception


*Subject to change in 2023

Interested in Participating?

Fill out the form below and our program director,  Susan Charamut, will reach out to you directly. 

Requirements/Eligibility for Participation

  • Current staffing strength of at least 350 career/paid firefighters                                            
  • Maximum of 2 officers from your department may participate.
    • If your department’s current staffing strength is greater than 2,500 career/paid firefighters, you may have a max of 3 participants
  • Participants are expected to follow in Q&A regarding product discussions

Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors



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