2018 Schedule

Sun 10.21
Time Activity POC Location
1000-1300 Vendor’s Range Activity (charge construction & rehearsals) Shane Foster  -TEES TEES Range
1200-1600 Vendor Registration / Set-Up International Breachers Group (IBG) Landers Center
1600-1800 Attendee Registration Pam Vaughan – TEES Landers Center
1600-1800 Vendor Show / Refreshments IBG Vendor Hall
1800-1820 Brief for Vendors demonstrating on range day (Wednesday) TEES Main Hall
1900-2130 Vendor Appreciation Night Kiwi Breaching Products Brosnan’s House
Mon 10.22
Time Activity POC Location
0700-0800 Registration Pam Vaughan – TEES Landers Center
0810-0825 Welcome Address:
– Desoto County Sheriff’s Dept / Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
 MC – Jason Long Shelby County Sheriff’s Dept Main Hall
 0830-0930 Breakout Session: Law Enforcement Personnel
Explosive Spallation Injury – Expert Witness Perspective
Christopher Cherry – Cherry Engineering Main Hall
 0830-0930 Breakout Session: Military / Government Personnel
Chris Cherry, Sr – Cherry Engineering
Keith Frakes
Hall 3&4
0900-1200  Vendor’s Range Activity (charge construction & rehearsals) Shane Foster -TEES TEES Range
 0940-1035 Blast Pressure Issues – latest developments Dr Gary Kamimori – US Army
Walter Reed Hospital
Main Hall
 1045-1145 Operational Case Study Justin Barber – Houston PD, TX Main Hall
 1145-1300 Lunch – Meal Not Provided
 1300-1355 Blasting Cap Impact Studies Jeremy Borchardt – Dallas PD SWAT, TX Main Hall
 1405-1500 Operational Case Study Sgt Mike Ikemiyashiro – Unified PD, UT Main Hall
 1500-1730 Vendor Show / Refreshments / Door Prizes Vendors Vendor Hall
 1900-2200 Meet & Greet: Sponsored by PAE
Snacks/ Refreshments / Corn Hole Tournament (prizes)
Pam Vaughan – TEES Holiday Inn
Tues 10.23
Time Activity POC Location
0830-0925 Breaching in Confined Spaces – Blast Pressure Hazards Jeff Levine- Med Eng Main Hall
Vendors – Final rehearsals at range with SWAT demo teams
Opening Demo Rehearsal
Shane Foster – TEES
TEES Range
0935-1035 Operational Case Study – Hostage Rescue Mission Matthew Renfro – Dallas PD, TX Main Hall
1045-1145 Breaching Security Doors Henrikki Runosalo – Finland National Police
Juhopekka Koivusilta – Finland Army
Main Hall
 1145-1300 Lunch – Meal Not Provided
1300-1355 Operational Case Study Matthew Thomas, Jason Follett – Little Rock PD, AR Main Hall
 1405-1500 Breaching & Beers – Round Table Discussion Chris Curran – FBI Main Hall
1500-1505 Range Brief Alan Brosnan – TEES Main Hall
1505-1730 Vendor Show/Refreshments/Door Prizes
Vendors break down booths at 1730
Vendors Vendor Hall
1830-2100 Dinner Banquet – Meal Provided
Sponsored by: Combined Tactical Systems
Breacher Awards / Raffles / Guest Speaker
Alan Brosnan – TEES Main Hall
Wed 10.24
Time Activity POC Location
0745-0830 Buses Move to Range – No attendee POV’s permitted at range, buses are provided Pam Vaughan – TEES Landers Center
0830-1130 Range Day Sponsored by: Breaching Technologies Inc

  • Opening Demonstration
  • Wood & Metal Door Breaching – Core Charges
  • Vendor Breakout Sessions (hands on for attendees)
MC Max Joseph – TEES
– Safety brief
– Range oreintation
TEES Range


1130-1230 Lunch – Meal Provided Pam Vaughan – TEES TEES Range
1230-1400 Round Robin Training Session
– Water tamped wall charges
– Robotic Breaching to support a tactical unit
– Facility construction to support a breaching program
– Quickie and chain saw gas and battery powered tools
Attendee can choose 2 subjects to rotate through (40 min per subject) Vendors remain available for visits and Q&A
Designers / owners
Shelby County Sheriff’s Dept
Alan Brosnan, Paul Reel – TEES
Shane Foster – TEES
TEES Range
1410-1530 Range Activity

  • Advanced Door Breaching (barricades / grill / screen / metal pull doors
  • Cover Port & Wall Breaching
1530-1615 Buses Return to Landers Center Pam Vaughan – TEES Landers Center
Thu 10.25
Time Activity POC Location
0800-0815 Major Raffle Prize Drawings Shane Foster – TEES Main Hall
0815-0910 Operational Case Study Greg Walker / Steve McKenna – Shreveport PD, LA Main Hall
0920-1015 Holy Grails of Explosive Breaching Christopher Cherry, Jr – Cherry Engineering Main Hall
1020-1100 Breaching Barricaded Doors Paul Butler – Polk County Sheriff’s Office, FL Main Hall
 1110-1150 Panel Discussion

  • Macon Moore, Chief Deputy Desoto County
  • Chuck Mays, Shelby CSD SWAT Commander
  • Chris Cherry, Sr, Cherry Engineering
  • Dr Gary Kamimori, US Army Walter Reed Hospital
 Keith Frakes – Moderator




Main Hall




1150-1200 Closing Address IBG Main Hall