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Kate Greene
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NFPA Conference & Expo has partnered with Experient to provide discounted rates with several Chicago hotels. The Sheraton Chicago, located at 301 E. North Water Street, offers a very special discounted rate of $259/night when booking a 3-night stay --... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
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The NFPA Journal Latinoamericano® will once again sponsor free Spanish education sessions to registered participants during NFPA’s Conference & Expo. Sessions will be held on Tuesday, June 23 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, in room S401A. If you are interested in attending, click here to see the program (in Spanish). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For more updates related to NFPA Conference & Expo, please subscribe to the NFPA Conference & Expo blog. To subscribe, find 'Read other NFPA blogs' in the right-hand column and click on Conference & Expo. Once on the Conference & Expo blog, enter your email address. You're done.... Continue reading
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The NFPA Journal Latinoamericano® will once again sponsor free Spanish education sessions to registered participants during NFPA’s Conference & Expo. Sessions will be held on Tuesday, June 23 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, in room S401A. If you are... Continue reading
Posted 17 hours ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
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The 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo mobile app is available to download on your smart phone or tablet. Navigate the event like a pro with the 2015 C&E mobile app, powered by core-apps.com With the 2015 C&E mobile app, you can: Stay organized with up-to-the-minute exhibitor, session, and event information Sync the app across all of your devices with Multi-Device Sync Receive important real-time communications from the NFPA Build a personalized schedule and bookmark exhibitors Take notes and download event handouts and presentations Rate the sessions you attend and comment on them, too Interactively locate sessions and exhibitors on the... Continue reading
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We’re heard it over and over again—one of the greatest benefits of attending the C&E is the opportunities to network—whether with others with similar interests, concerns, and experience or folks with expertise outside your own realm. Attendee ribbons allow you... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Start planning your trip to Chicago with this must-have guide that covers the city's best attractions and sightseeing. From event calendars and itineraries to restaurant spotlights and shopping tips, it's all included! Plus, discover Chicago's great hotels and decide where... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
At its April 2015 meeting, the NFPA Standards Council approved a new Technical Committee on Facilities for Fire Training and Associated Props and directed that a call for members be published. The Council voted to approve the request of the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
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The 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo mobile app is available to download on your smart phone or tablet. Navigate the event like a pro with the 2015 C&E mobile app, powered by core-apps.com With the 2015 C&E mobile app, you... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
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A new episode of NFPA Journal Podcast is out now and available to download on iTunes. The podcast takes a close look at a couple of major changes and additions slated for inclusion in the 2016 edition of NFPA 13,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Please join us for complimentary coffee at NFPA Conference & Expo®. The NFPA Certification Department is hosting a special meet-and-greet on Tuesday, June 23 from 7:00-8:00 a.m. Meet us in the Press Room at McCormick Place for your choice of beverage and for information on NFPA Certification programs. (An NFPA Conference & Expo registration is required.) Let us know if you’d like a reminder closer to the date. NFPA Certification Programs include: Certified Fire Protection Specialist, Certified Fire Plan Examiner, Certified Fire Inspector I, Certified Fire Inspector II, Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional, and Certified Electrical Safety Worker. The Certified... Continue reading
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Interested in hearing about the latest activities in codes and standards? The Standards Showcase is designed to be an interactive session giving attendees an opportunity to ask questions about the standards development process, hear about the new features of the... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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As editor of NFPA Journal, there’s always a special satisfaction that comes with the publication of the May/June conference issue—and not just because it happens to be the largest issue of the year. (The latest version clocks in at 136... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
The following two proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, are being published for public review and comment: NFPA 72, Proposed TIA No. 1188, referencing various sections on battery, of the 2013 edition... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
The following four proposed Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) for NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems are being published for public review and comment: NFPA 13, Proposed TIA No. 1180, referencing 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 3.11.9, A.3.11.9, 9.3.5.12, A.9.3.5.12, A.9.3.5.12.1... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Excerpt from the NFPA Journal article "Change Agents." "Awareness of a risk or hazard doesn't mean we'll change our behavior to make ourselves safer. It is not enough to simply be aware of the potential consequences of our actions. We... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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On the morning of July 1, 2014, in the Feltonville neighborhood of Philadelphia, gas from a leaking propane tank on the La Parrillada Chapina food truck ignited, resulting in a huge explosion that killed two people and injured 10 others.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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THE ARRIVAL OF SPRING here in New England signals the approach of the annual NFPA Conference & Expo, which will be held this June in Chicago. For me, the Conference & Expo brings about one of the key things I... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Author(s): Jesse Roman. Published on May 1, 2015, NFPA Journal THE LARGE WHITEBOARD mounted on Stacey Moriarty’s office wall is covered with 134 color-coded magnets, each neatly labeled and organized into a grid. It looks like an art project gone... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Last year, from June to September, 550 presentation proposals on topics as diverse as firefighting drones to motor coach fire safety streamed into NFPA from all over the globe. Each proposal was collected and sent to a group of nearly... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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While in Chicago, wear your most comfortable sneakers and check out the Chicago Lakefront Trail -- selected as one of the top 150 of the hottest healthy places in Chicago. "Every killer Instagram you’ve ever seen of a Chicago run... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Today is your last chance to save with early bird conference pricing. The full conference pass gives you access to the General Session, all conference education sessions (120+ sessions), the NFPA Technical Meeting, the expo, Accessibility Expo, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training. Register now! Call 1 800.344.3555. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For more updates related to NFPA Conference & Expo, please subscribe to the NFPA Conference & Expo blog. To subscribe, find 'Read other NFPA blogs' in the right-hand column and click on Conference & Expo. Once on the Conference & Expo blog, enter your email address. You're done. It's that simple!... Continue reading
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Today is your last chance to save with early bird conference pricing. The full conference pass gives you access to the General Session, all conference education sessions (120+ sessions), the NFPA Technical Meeting, the expo, Accessibility Expo, and Alternative Fuel... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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If you are looking for ways to earn CEUs in a short amount of time, attending NFPA's Conference & Expo in Chicago this June is the way to go. There are over 125 sessions being offered at the Conference &... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Friday, May 8th is your last chance to save with early bird conference pricing. The full conference pass gives you access to the General Session, all conference education sessions (120+ sessions), the NFPA Technical Meeting, the expo, Accessibility Expo, and... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Waiting anxiously for C&E? Here are some suggestions to transport you there a little early. If you love fiction, check out the Chicagoists's list of The 13 Best Chicago-Centric Books or CBS Local's list of Best Local Authors In Chicago.... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo