2018 Schedule

Sun 10.21
Time Activity POC Location
1000-1300 Vendor’s Range Activity (charge construction & rehearsals) Paul Reel  -TEES TEES Range
1200-1600 Vendor Registration / Vendor Set-Up International Breachers Group (IBG) Landers Center
1600-1800 Attendee Registration Pam Vaughan – IBG Landers Center
1600-1800 Vendor Show / Refreshments IBG Vendor Hall
1800-1820 Brief for range demonstration companies TEES Main Hall
1900-2130 Vendor Appreciation Night Katie Millican – Kiwi Breaching Products TBD
Mon 10.22
Time Activity POC Location
0700-0800 Registration IBG Landers Center
0810-0825 Welcome Address:
– Desoto County Sheriff’s Dept / Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
 MC – Jason Long SCSD Main Hall
 0830-0930 Breakout Session: Law Enforcement Personnel

Chris Cherry – Cherry Engineering
Lawsuit Case Study
Main Hall
 0830-0930 Breakout Session: Military / Government Personnel

Andy Kochanek – EBAD
Shape Charges
0900-1200  Vendor’s Range Activity (charge construction & rehearsals) Paul Reel -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 Main Hall
 1145-1300 Lunch – Meal Not Provided
 1300-1355 Blasting Cap Impact Studies Jeremy Borchardt – Dallas PD SWAT Main Hall
 1405-1500 Operational Case Study Sgt Mike Ikemiyashiro – Unified PD, Utah Main Hall
 1500-1730 Vendor Show / Refreshments / Door Prizes Vendors Vendor Hall
 1900-2200 Meet & Greet
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
0900-1030 Vendors – Final rehearsals at range with SWAT demo teams Paul Reel – TEES TEES Range
0935-1035 Operational Case Study – Hostage Rescue Mission Dallas PD Main Hall
1045-1145 Christopher Cherry Jr.
Cherry Engineering
Main Hall
 1145-1300 Lunch – Meal Not Provided
1300-1355 Robotic Breaching – Supporting Tactical Units
 1405-1500 Breaching Barricaded Doors Paul Butler – Polk CSO, FL 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
0750-0830 Buses move to range
No attendees POV’s permitted at range, buses will be provided
Pam Vaughan – TEES Landers Center
Parking Lot
0830-1130 Range Day:

  • Opening Demonstration
  • Wood and Metal Door Breaching- Core Charges
  • Vendor Breakout Sessions (hands on for attendees)
    Note: Modern Outfitters shooting competition will commence at the same time as the vendor breakout sessions
MC Max Joseph – TEES
– Safety brief
– Range orientation
TEES Range
1130-1230 Lunch – Meal Provided Pam Vaughan – TEES TEES Range
1230-1400 Round Robin Training Session

  • Breachpen capabilities
  • Water tamped wall charges
  • Facility construction to support a breaching program
  • Robotic Breaching

Attendees can choose two subjects to rotate through (40 min per subject)
– Vendors will be available for Q&A

Brian Cole
Shelby County Sheriff’s Dept
Alan Brosnan -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 Alan Brosnan – TEES Main Hall
0815-0910 Main Hall
0920-1015 Main Hall
1020-1100 Main Hall
1110-1150 Panel Discussion:

  • Chuck Mays- Shelby CSO SWAT Commander
  • Jim Clements – Cranfield University / UK MOD
  • Chris Cherry – Cherry Engineering
  • Dr. Gary Kamimori – US Army / Walter Reed Hospital
  • EOD rep
Alan Brosnan – Moderator Main Hall
1150-1200 Closing Address IBG Main Hall