Hazardous Materials Instructors and Commanders Conference

November 13th-15th, 2023

Conference Registration is Open!

The registration fee is $525 per person. 

The conference is limited to 200 HazMat command officers. Also, make sure to subscribe to The TITAN List to be notified about any updates on HMIC 2023!


The Hazardous Materials Instructors and Commanders (HMIC) provides continuing education, information sharing, and networking for senior hazardous materials responders responsible for training and managing HazMat response programs.

The training workshops at HMIC include: 
  • Threat updates 
  • Train-the-trainer sessions 
  • Incident case studies and lessons-learned 
  • New tactics and best practices
  • Instructor development 
  • Command level decision making 
  • New technology and equipment



The HMIC conference will be held at the Hilton Bahia Mar hotel in Fort Lauderdale Florida.

A link with access to a limited number of discounted room rates will be emailed upon completion of student registration. Discounted rooms are available on a first-come basis.


Nov 12-15, 2023

Nov 12

  • Travel and conference check-in

Nov 13

  • Breakfast on your own
  • 0800 Opening and Threat Update
  • 0900 – 1200  Workshops
  • 1200 – 1300 Lunch provided
  • 1300 – 1630 WorkshopsEvening welcome reception and networking session

Nov 14

  • Breakfast on your own
  • 0800 Briefing on the East Palestine train derailment from the Fire Chief/UIC
  • 0900 – 1200 Workshops
  • 1200 – 1300 Lunch provided
  • 1300 – 1630 Workshops

Nov 15

  • CHEMTREC breakfast
  • CHEMTREC Awards ceremony HazMat
    • Officer of the Year
    • HazMat Instructor of the Year
  • Incident Case Study Presentations
  • 1pm training sessions concludes

Additional workshop details will be posted soon



Professional networking sessions will be held in the evening on Nov 13th and Nov 14th.



Lunch will be provided on Nov 13 and 14.