TOC Con Event Info


Monday – November 6th, 2023

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Vendor Booth Set-up
Early Registration

Tuesday – November 7th, 2023

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Vendor Booth Set-up, Registration, and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

Tamrin Olden
Opening Remarks

8:45 – 10:15 a.m.

John Mattingly
– Breonna Taylor Debrief and Police Community Relations

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Jason Lehman
Community Engagement Before and After Critical Incidents

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Kerry Shearer
Smartphone Video Lab – AI Edition

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Jaime Rojas
How To Create and Update Your Agency’s Communications Plan

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Lolita Harper
Out of the Box Storytelling and Getting Admin Buy-in

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception (Arts Garden)

Wednesday – November 8th, 2023

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Matt Fiorenza
Mental Health in the First Responder Community

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Mike Bires, Tamrin Olden, Manny Sandoval
Publishing News Relases People Will Actually Read

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Reggie Thomas
Leading people, facing tough decisions, facing criticism, and leading during hard times.

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.


1:45 – 3:15 a.m.

Steve Gregory
Monterey Park Mass Shooting and Maui Wildfires Communication Debriefs

3:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Mary Izadi
Legal and Policy Considerations for Social Media

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Vendor Tear Down

Thursday – November 9th, 2023

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Vendor Tear Down

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Steve Gregory
The Perfect Media Pitch

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Mike Bires
Get More Views on Your Recruitment Videos

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tamrin Olden
Closing and Raffle


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2023 Keynote Presenter

John Mattingly

Don’t miss John’s keynote on the Breonna Taylor case review, a watershed event in police-community relations.

The talk delves into community engagement errors, the media’s role in shaping perception, and the vital need for transparency.

Gain key insights relevant to Law Enforcement and PIOs.

Steve Gregory

Investigative Journalist

The Perfect Pitch &
Monterey Park and Maui Wildfires Communication Debrief

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Dr. Reggie Thomas

Business Consultant


Kerry Shearer

The Livestream Expert

Smartphone Video Lab:
A.I. Edition

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Mary Izadi


First Amendment Implications of Moderating Content for Law Enforcement Social Media &
Policy Best Practices

Jaime Rojas

Jaime Rojas

Chief Communicator

How To Create and Update Your Agency’s Communications Plan

Mary Izadi headshot

Matthew Fiorenza

Director of Development and Training

The Vital Role of Mental Health in the First Responder Community

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Lolita Harper

Emmy-Winning Writer & Producer

Owning Your Story

Jason Lehman

Jason Lehman

Founder and Executive Director

Choose your Million:
Engaging your community now in preparation for the critical incident.

Jason Lehman

Mike Bires

Director of Operations

Get More Views on Your Recruitment Videos

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Manny Sandoval

Media and PR Professional

Publishing News Releases People Will Actually Read


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