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Kate Greene
NFPA Headquarters
Responsible for marketing NFPA training and events.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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We congratulate Alan Burton of Atlanta, Georgia for earning his CFPE! Last year Alan Burton earned his Certified Fire Plan Examiner certification. To achieve this level, he has also dedicated himself to complete training and passing the exams for the Certified Fire Inspector-I, and Certified Fire Inspector-II. He is now the Section Chief of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department-Airport Division (Fire Prevention & Community Risks Reduction Section). As the Chief of Fire Prevention & Community Risk Reductions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Alan wears many hats. His duties and responsibilities are to: oversee Community Risk Reduction (i.e. fire extinguisher training,... Continue reading
Next week Las Vegas 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 9th with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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As you plan your NFPA Conference & Expo® itinerary, simply plan to travel with your "Passport" to NFPA Section locations and events. "Stamps" can be collected at any of the 8 Sections expo booths, the NFPA expo booth #857, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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NFPA Principal Life Safety Engineer, Ron Coté, P.E. discusses the proposed changes to NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® that received NITMAMs (challenges) for Association action at Conference & Expo in June in Las Vegas. These include: determining occupant load for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at NFPA Conference & Expo
The 2014 NFPA Conference & Expo announces that all conference sessions are eligible for continuing education units (CEUs). They will be available 30 days after the conference. CEUs earned for select sessions can be applied to the requirements for these... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2014 at NFPA Conference & Expo
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Bruce Clarke Greetings and well wishes once again from the CFPS Board of Directors. Welcome New Certificants We are pleased to announce that our program continues to enjoy very positive “smart” growth with 70 new certificants added to the CFPS ranks since January 1, 2014. The CFPS board joins me in extending congratulations and a warm welcome to our new certificants. You should all be very proud of this great achievement. The addition of these new certificants brings the total number of active CFPS holders to 2306. I know the required exam is not easy by any standards but I... Continue reading