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Kate Greene
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Leon Katcharian, NFPA's Director of Certification Certification matters. At NFPA, we understand how important your credibility is to your employers, your peers, and the public you serve. That’s why, as the code and standard developer and publisher, we offer Certification Programs that signify you have the experience, education, and knowledge it takes to handle the responsibilities of your job. Our Certification holders provide evidence of their education and experience by passing a rigorous examination required by NFPA as the certifying body. Use this catalog as a guide to develop your career path. Inside this PDF, you’ll find a comprehensive profile... Continue reading
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Do you have knowledge to share? Would you like to increase you exposure and visibility in your industry? Maybe add to your resume and list of achievements? How would you like a complimentary registration for the NFPA Conference & Expo... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Do you have knowledge to share? Would you like to increase you exposure and visibility in your industry? Maybe add to your resume and list of achievements? How would you like a complimentary registration for the NFPA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, June 13-16, 2016? Then we want to hear from you! We are seeking the industry's best and brightest to share perspectives, best practices, and case studies at our conference. So, we invite you to submit a proposal detailing the topic(s) you would like to address. Tracks for the conference include: Electrical, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire and Emergency... Continue reading
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Plan your training with NFPA’s 2015-2016 Training Catalog. Download the catalog for a quick reference to the NEW 2016 edition classroom and online training available this fall. New training includes: 2016 NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems; 2016 NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling; 2016 NFPA 20 and NFPA 350. As we head into the second half of the year, don’t lose your valuable budget dollars—register now for fall training or any of the NEW 2016 spring dates and locations. 2016 locations include: Houston, Baltimore, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Chicago and more! Earn CEUs and train with the code experts... Continue reading
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We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations at the 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo. We invite you to share your knowledge with your peers as a presenter in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 13-16, 2016. Please complete this application by Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm EDT. Topics may include: Electrical, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire and Emergency Services, Emergency Preparedness/Business Continuity, Building and Life Safety, Health Care, Loss Control/Prevention, Detection and Notification, Fire Suppression, Codes and Standards, Public Education and Wildland Fire. NFPA will review all presentation proposals. Selections will be made based on quality, relevance, focus, practical application,... Continue reading
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We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations at the 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo. We invite you to share your knowledge with your peers as a presenter in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 13-16, 2016. Please complete this application by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
These are the top 5 downloaded presentations from the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo® education sessions. The presentations are available to download on the website and on the C&E mobile app. If the conference session title is underlined, a PDF... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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If you attended NFPA's Conference & Expo in Chicago this June be sure to keep an eye out for the link you will receive via email so that you can access a record of the CEU (continuing education units) you earned. CEU records will be available approximately one month after the conference. 2015 NFPA Conference CEUs are applicable toward the education requirements of many professional boards and licensing organizations. Eligibility and reporting procedures vary; for more information, contact your professional organization. Outlined below are instructions for some of the most popular requests. American Institute of Architects (AIA) To receive continuing... Continue reading
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If you attended NFPA's Conference & Expo in Chicago this June be sure to keep an eye out for the link you will receive via email so that you can access a record of the CEU (continuing education units) you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations at the 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo®. We invite you to share your knowledge with your peers as a presenter in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 13-16, 2016. Please complete this application and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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If you weren't able to attend one of the conference sessions or if there is one in particular that you'd like to hear again, the audio recordings of all the education sessions are available for purchase via Fleetwood Media. All of the education sessions were captured live during the conference. Alternatively, you may prefer to have all the conference recordings synchronized with the slides and the complete package offers just that -- all in one place. Complete NFPA 2015 Conference Recordings Available on CD-ROM or USB Flash Drive This package features PowerPoint slides with Synchronized live Audio for selected sessions,... Continue reading
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The CFPS Board of Directors election results were announced at the Annual CFPS Certificate Holders General Meeting on Monday, June 22, 2015 during NFPA’s Conference and Expo at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. There were 14 candidates vying... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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If you weren't able to attend one of the conference sessions or if there is one in particular that you'd like to hear again, the audio recordings of all the education sessions are available for purchase via Fleetwood Media. All... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Many of the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo® education session presentations are now available to download on the website and on the C&E mobile app. When the conference session title is underlined, the presentation is available for immediate download. Simply click on the session title. The education sessions are searchable by date, type, track, speaker, and more. Here is a screenshot as an example: Continue reading
At the NFPA Conference & Expo in Chicago in June, members considered changes to 11 NFPA documents, including NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, and NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. See the final results of the 2015... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Many of the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo® education session presentations are now available to download on the website and on the C&E mobile app. When the conference session title is underlined, the presentation is available for immediate download. Simply... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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The CFPS Board of Directors election results were announced at the Annual CFPS Certificate Holders General Meeting on Monday, June 22, 2015 during NFPA’s Conference and Expo at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. There were 14 candidates vying for 4 open positions. Re-elected was Ralph Bless; elected were Robert Moore, Janet Washburn and Matthew Witt. The Board of Directors reorganized and re-elected the Executive Committee, to the position of Chairman – David Ward; to the position of Vice Chairman – Ralph Bless; and elected to the position of Secretary/Treasurer – Anthony Cole. Special thanks go to the 10... Continue reading
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We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations at the 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo. We invite you to share your knowledge with your peers as a presenter in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 13-16, 2016. Please complete this application and submit by Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm EDT. Submissions emphasizing a specific product, process or manufacturer will not be considered. NFPA will review all presentation proposals. Selections will be made based on quality, relevance, focus, practical application, and on the presenter’s experience and credentials. If your proposal is accepted, you will be required to submit a handout by... Continue reading
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We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations at the 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo. We invite you to share your knowledge with your peers as a presenter in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 13-16, 2016. Please complete this application and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers for making this year's Conference & Expo a successful event! Make sure you check out the C&E blog for a recap of the event in case you missed anything. Save the date for next year in Las Vegas from June 13-16 as well! We are accepting proposals for educational presentations at the 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo. We invite you to share your knowledge with your peers. Please complete this application and submit by Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm EDT. Submissions emphasizing a specific product, process or manufacturer will... Continue reading
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The story of the Lac Mégantic incident represents an important chapter in the modern era of risk management. On July 6, 2013, a runaway train composed of 72 tank cars transporting crude oil from North Dakota to the east coast... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
Posted by NFPA's Nancy Pearce, June 18 - Anyone out there as passionate about confined space safety as I am? If you are at all involved with confined space entry then come hear about the new NFPA 350 Guide to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Stay connected at the expo by accessing WiFi, compliments of NAPCO Security Technologies. All it takes is 4 easy steps: 1. Locate the network: NFPA NAPCO STARLINK 2. Enter password: BOOTH139 3. Agree to McCormick Place’s Terms and Conditions 4.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Office Hours is a live, interactive, monthly video presentation for NFPA Members featuring NFPA technical staff discussing NFPA codes and standards topics. Members are encouraged to ask questions throughout the presentation and be a part of the discussion. Usually, Office... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo