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Kate Greene
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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 following... 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
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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 is the way to go. There are over 132 sessions being offered at the Conference & Expo June... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Dew Tour returns to Chicago after a five year hiatus, coming to the beautiful new Grant Park Skate Plaza for skate and BMX street and streetstyle competitions. This Sunday coincides with international Go Skate Day, and will feature special activities... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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In addition to the hotel and travel discounts, the following discounts and promotions are available to NFPA Conference & Expo attendees: Tony Award-winning comedy Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Goodman Theatre is proud to offer attendees of the NFPA Conference & Expo... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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If you wish to make a reservation at a local restaurant, the free Restaurant Reservation Service provided by Choose Chicago will be located in the NFPA Conference & Expo Registration Area during the following hours: Sunday, June 21 12:00 -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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A Complimentary Shuttle Service is available to/from NFPA C&E Hotels and McCormick Place. The schedule will also be posted outside McCormick Place and at the hotels. Friday, June 19 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, every 30 minutes Saturday, June 20... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Conference attendees -- preview and download the conference papers for the education sessions that you are planning to attend! Many of the papers are now available to download. You must first register and log into NFPA's website. If a conference... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Special NFPA® Office Hours event: Tuesday, 6/23/15 @ 2pm CDT (3pm EDT) at NFPA Booth 471 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 Hours is broadcast from a studio near NFPA Headquarters and is for Members only, but on June 23 we'll be LIVE from Chicago and all Conference attendees are welcome to join! Dick Roux, Senior Electrical Specialist at NFPA, will discuss the 2016 edition of... Continue reading
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Special NFPA® Office Hours event: Tuesday, 6/23/15 @ 2pm CDT (3pm EDT) at NFPA Booth 471 Office Hours is a live, interactive, monthly video presentation for NFPA Members featuring NFPA technical staff discussing NFPA codes and standards topics. Members are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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You probably know that there are 3 main components of the C&E: The Conference (the educational sessions), the Expo (featuring an Exhibit Hall filled with over 300 exhibitors), and the Technical Meeting (in which NFPA members vote on revisions to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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As you approach the exhibit hall floor at the NFPA Conference & Expo, check out the 2015 Product Showcase. Located at the entrance to the exhibit hall floor, several of our exhibiting companies will be featuring their products and services... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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The Accessibility Showcase will co-locate with the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois from June 22 to 25, 2015. This showcase, first begun in 2013, features products specifically designed to empower people with disabilities and their families, friends, and caregivers, as well as building managers, supervisors, and first responders to help improve not only their safety, but the quality of life for people with disabilities far beyond those specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Accessibility Showcase at past NFPA Conference & Expos has been a huge success. To see a list of this... Continue reading
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The Accessibility Showcase will co-locate with the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois from June 22 to 25, 2015. This showcase, first begun in 2013, features products specifically designed to empower people with disabilities and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Next week Chicago will see an influx of countless professionals — from architects, engineers, contractors, and building managers to public and private fire service, enforcement agencies, insurers, and utilities. NFPA Conference & Expo opens on Monday, June 22 with educational... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
As we continue to enhance our standards development site, NFPA looks for ways to make it easier for the public to get involved and participate in our standards development process. A feature in the standard development site is the capability... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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The 2016 edition of NFPA 11 Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam will be presented for action during the 2015 NFPA Technical Meeting, which will take place during the NFPA Conference and Expo in Chicago on June 22-25. In... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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NFPA’s President, Jim Pauley shares some exciting NFPA Conference & Expo updates. The General Session sponsored by UL, will be held in the Arie Crown Theater from 1:30-3:30 pm on Monday, June 22. The General Session will begin with a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at NFPA Conference & Expo