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Kate Greene
NFPA Headquarters
Responsible for marketing NFPA training and events.
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Chicago has had its share of tragic, large-scale fires (e.g. The Great Chicago Fire, The Iroquois Theater Fire, Our Lady of the Angels School Fire, The La Salle Hotel Fire). Fortunately for Chicago, it’s had a fire department since 1832.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
The NFPA conference includes over 120 sessions scheduled Monday through Wednesday (June 22-24). The Emergency Preparedness conference track addresses the latest methodologies for accurately assessing risks and consequences, emergency preparedness, contingency planning, and incident management and recovery capabilities. Kristin Bigda... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
The NFPA conference includes over 120 sessions scheduled Monday through Wednesday (June 22-24). The Building & Life Safety conference track address technologies, best practices, and statistical data needed by designers, engineers, and building and fire officials responsible for plans review,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
In addition to the new innovation sessions, we’re introducing another program at the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo® in direct response to attendee feedback. The conference will feature two new panel discussion series for NFPA 13, the standard on sprinkler... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Innovation sessions are brand new to NFPA Conference & Expo®! Whether you are starting out in the industry or simply want to gain a better understanding of related technologies, these sessions highlight the latest design advancements, performance enhancements, and emerging... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
NFPA Conference & Expo® brings to life the products and services needed to meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of buildings and facilities of every kind. If your products are used... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
March 26, 2015 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host its annual Conference & Expo June 22-25, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The NFPA Conference & Expo, widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for fire,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
The NFPA Technical Meeting, better known as "Tech Session", is an important element in the standards development process. Tech Session ensures that consensus is achieved on proposed changes to NFPA Standards prior to Standards Council review. During this meeting, supporters... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
ŒŽ‘’“”•Every year, thousands of the top fire, electrical, and building safety professionals from all over the country — and around the world — consider attendance at the NFPA Conference & Expo® a MUST. Why do they keep coming back? They... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
The new web site has some great features! Have you noticed the special section in the top right-hand area of the event site? It's designed to make info easily accessible for exhibitors, speakers, media, and international visitors. Here are some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
We are so pleased to have the support and commitment of our sponsors and exhibitors! At NFPA Conference & Expo this June, our sponsors and exhibitors will be in the midst of the entire industry value chain—reaching a national and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
NFPA Conference & Expo has partnered with Experient to offer discounts with several Chicago hotels. We are pleased to announce that the Sheraton Chicago is offering a VERY SPECIAL discount now through March 10th ONLY! Sheraton Chicago 301 E. North... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Check out the conference tracks, the session descriptions and who will be speaking at this June's NFPA Conference & Expo in Chicago! More than 120 topics will be presented during the week, so use the conference tracks to help determine... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
NFPA Conference & Expo has partnered with Experient to offer discounts with several Chicago hotels. There are two very special hotel discount offers available now through February 15! Hyatt Regency McCormick Place (headquarters) 2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive A... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
The 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo brochure is ready! Download it now for a first look! New features this year include: a brand-new format adopted for the Keynote Address based on TED Talks (3 speakers, 20 minutes each), the introduction... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Travel and hotel discounts are now available for the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo! Book now for best selection! Official event hotels include: the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, the Hilton Chicago, the Hyatt Regency Chicago, and Sheraton Chicago. Reservations can... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Exhibiting at NFPA Conference & Expo is one of the most dynamic sales and marketing tools available to you. Here are a few reasons: Trade shows provide you with many new sales prospects in a concentrated period of time. Interact... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
We took a fresh look at the Conference & Expo this year and we have many exciting updates planned so stay tuned! The schedule has undergone a few slight adjustments. The General Session will be on Monday, June 22 from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
THE YEAR'S MOST IMPORTANT EVENT for the electrical, fire, and building safety industries will be held June 22 to 25 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Join NFPA experts and thousands of industry professionals as they gather for the 2015... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Be prepared. Be proactive. Plan your training for the upcoming year with NFPA's 2015 Winter Training Catalog. See details online or download a PDF of NFPA's 2015 Winter Training Catalog for quick reference to all of the courses scheduled for 2015. Plus preview Self-Guided courses based on the 2015 Editions of NFPA 70E®, NFPA 101®, and NFPA 99! Earn CEUs and train with the code experts from NFPA. Download NFPA's 2015 Winter - Fire Protection Training Catalog Download NFPA's 2015 Winter - Electrical Safety Training_Catalog 2015 LOCATIONS FEBRUARY ... New Orleans, LA ... Houston, TX MARCH ... Quincy, MA ...... Continue reading
Summer has come and gone, it seems we have skipped right over fall into winter conditions, and we have exciting new activity going on at the CFPS® Board. In the previous Chairman’s Update I reported how the work of our Testing Transition Committee would be of paramount focus this Board year. That committee, with the invaluable support of the NFPA Staff has already been hard at work, and the picture is beginning to come more into focus as to how the future, digital Fire Protection Handbook will impact both our knowledge base and the testing process. In fact, this committee’s... Continue reading
Mark Stevens, CFPS Mark Stevens is a Fire Inspector/Plans Examiner with the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office. He lives in Oakland, a town of about 6,500 people located in the Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine. Staff of 15 covers the state of Maine Currently, Mark works in the field of fire prevention with an emphasis on code enforcement. His major responsibilities are conducting fire and life safety inspections in all state licensed facilities ranging from hospitals and detention/correctional facilities to single family dwellings. As supervisor of the plans review section of the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office, he also oversees... Continue reading
REMINDER - NFPA is accepting proposals for educational presentations at its 2015 Conference & Expo. Share your knowledge with your peers as a presenter in Chicago, June 22-25. Submit your session ideas by Monday, September 15, 2014. The 2015 NFPA... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Hello, fellow fire protection professionals. As CFPS Chair I bring greetings from the entire Board, with hopes that you are having a fire-safe summer, and are having an opportunity to enjoy some vacation time. We held our annual meeting at the NFPA Conference & Expo® in early June, and I have some news and developments from that meeting to share with you. The immediate past-chair, Bruce Clarke has previously informed us all of the election results, and the addition of two new Directors to the Board. But this is important information worth repeating: We would like to extend our deepest... Continue reading
Now open! Submit your session proposals online now through Monday, September 15 for the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo® in Chicago. The event will be held June 22-25, 2014 at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Download a calendar reminder -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at NFPA Conference & Expo