Symposium

This will be a 2-day conference with speakers and breakout training opportunities.This years symposium will be headlined with a presentation from Dallas Swat. The dates for the conference will be Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30. The event will be held at the Durham Hilton Hotel located at 3800 Hillsborough Rd., Durham, NC 27705. A block of rooms are being reserved for out-of-town participants and a continental breakfast will be provided for all attendees. All members attending must complete the Durham tech registration. You need to complete that form and email it directly to mathesond@durhamtech.edu. 

The event will be held at the Durham Hilton Hotel located at 3800 Hillsborough Rd., Durham, NC 27705. A block of rooms are being reserved for out-of-town participants and a continental breakfast will be provided for all attendees. Guest can make their reservations two ways, either online or by calling Hilton Reservations. Phone Reservations: Guests can call 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667). They will reference the Group Code: NCTOA In order to get reservations online follow this link
https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/R/RDUDHHF-NCTOA-20190428/index.jhtml

April 28, 2019

            3:00 PM:  Hotel Check-in start

            6:00 PM:  Hospitality Room open

April 29, 2019

 8:00 AM:   Welcome and Opening Ceremony (Posting of Color Durham PD Honor Guard and Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, CAPT. Phil Wiggins (Ret. DPD) Chaplain Durham Police Department and the National Chaplain FOP, Introduction of the New Board Officers and Local LE Durham PD Deputy Chief Terence Sembly and Durham County Sheriff Clarence Birkhead)

 8:30 AM:    NCTOA Business Meeting

 9:30 AM:    Vendor Services share (10 minutes each maximum)

10:30 AM:  Break (Visit Vendors)

11:00 AM:  National Tactical Officers Association Presentation

12:00 PM:  Lunch (Provided by the NCTOA)

1:00 PM:    Critical Mindset for Counter Ambush.  Sheriff Neal was one of the Officers who took down 2 Sovereign Citizen Suspects who ambushed 2 Police Officers. (Sheriff Michael Neal).

3:00 PM:    Norse Tactical Presentation       

4:00 PM:    Break(Visit Vendors)

6:30 PM:    Call-Out Dinner (Debrief of the Robeson County Incident Trooper involved shooting and Barricaded Suspect) CAPT. Kemberle Braden Fayetteville PD SWAT, Robeson County SO SWAT, NCHP/DPS SWAT

8:00 PM:    Hospitality Room Open (Amendola Family Cigars rolling cigars)

April 30, 2019

            8:00 AM:   Morning Briefing

            8:15 AM:   Class Break-out

8:30 AM:   Introduction to Norse Entry and Clearance Methods Utilizing Variable Threat       Assessments (Norse Tactical) Durham Hilton.  (25 Slots)

8:30 AM:   Vendor Live Fire Demonstrations (1200 to 1300) Durham County SO Range 8:30 AM:   SWAT Rifle/Pistol Class TtT (X-Ray Alpha, LLC) Durham County SO Range.  (16 Slots)

8:30 AM:   Tactical Mindset Session 1 (AA Boone) Durham Hilton.  (30 Slots)

8:30 AM:   Distraction Devices Instructor certification (Safariland) Durham Hilton AM, DCSO Range PM.  (25 slots)

8:30 AM:   SWAT ICS Tabletop Exercise Session 1 (Robert McLaughlin) Durham Hilton.  (30 Slots)

12:00 PM:  Lunch (On your own)

1:30 PM:    Tactical Mindset Session 2 (AA Boone) Durham Hilton.  (30 Slots)

1:30 PM:    SWAT ICS Tabletop Exercise Session 2 (Robert McLaughlin) Durham Hilton.  (30 Slots)

5:00 PM:    Closing remarks and presentation of Certificates (Retrieve Colors and Benediction)

6:00 PM:    Symposium ends

Listed below are the items that are needed if you are participating in one of the following classes.

X-Ray Alpha – Full Kit and 500 rounds pistol, 500 rounds Rifle.
Norse Tactical – Full Kit, Rifle **NO AMMUNITION**
Safariland DD Instructor – Range clothing, Eye and Ear Protection.
Tactical Mindset – Notebook and pen/pencil
Tactical ICS – Notebook and pen/pencil