CONVERGENCE 2023 | October 12-15, 2023 | Denver, Colorado
Thank you to all of the Convergence 2023 attendees, guest speakers and sponsors. Convergence returns October 2024!
CONVERGENCE is the annual conference, general membership meeting, training, and social gathering of the International EMS & Firefighters Pride Alliance. Join us for a weekend of awareness, celebration, and training in beautiful Denver, Colorado. Catch up with old friends, make new friends. Network with other LGBTQ+ public safety professionals.
Call for guest speakers and presentations for Convergence 2024 are due by May 1, 2024.
Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 8:30 A.M.
LGBTQ+ Community Awareness for EMS & FIRE – Training for Trainers
Friday, October 13, 2023 | 8:30 A.M.
LGBTQ+ Liaison Training for EMS & FIRE
Friday, October 13, 2023 | 7:00 P.M. | Founders Dinner – Member Appreciation Night
This is a private event for IEFPA members only or by invitation.
Conference Guest Speakers:
Ian Keith – Community Engagement Officer
The Naloxone Project
Julie Callahan – Executive Director, Law Enforcement Officer (Ret.)
Transgender Community of Police & Sheriffs
Bobbie Scopa – Deputy Director for Fire Operations U.S. Forest Service, Firefighter, Podcast Host, Public Speaker
Author of Both Sides of the Fire Line
Christy Warren – Captain/Firefighter, Paramedic (Ret).
Author of FLASH POINT A Firefighter’s Journey Through PTSD
Greg Miraglia – Law Enforcement, College Professor, LGBT Activist, Radio Producer and Host
Author of the Coming Out From Behind The Badge Book Series
Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 6:00 P.M. | Featured Event
Matthew Shepard Foundation 25th Anniversary Gala (Black Tie Event)
Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Pl, Denver, CO 80202
Sunday, October 15, 2023 | 8:00 A.M. | Farewell Hospitality Event
Location: TBA – Attendees will be notified of location.
Learn More Here!