Education sessions offer latest on fire and life safety code topics
August 10, 2011 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)’s Fire & Life Safety Conference will take place December 12-14. The meeting be held in Orlando, Fla. at the Hilton at Walt Disney World® Resort and will include three days of educational sessions, as well as two days of post-conference seminars.
More than 60 education sessions will be presented for attendees to learn the latest on fire and life safety code topics and receive continuing education units (CEUs). Presentations will be led by NFPA staff experts and technical committee members and will be organized in four tracks – building and life safety, detection and alarm, fire suppression, and codes and standards.
The conference program includes lunchtime presentations on recent Fire Protection Research Foundation projects, how September 11th and the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affected high rise design, and a panel discussion on emerging code issues.
The following post-conference seminars will be offered:
- Water Supply Analysis and Hydraulic Calculations (formerly known as Sprinkler Hydraulics)
- 2012 NFPA 1, Fire Code
- 2012 NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® Changes
- 2012 NFPA 99, Standard for Health Care Facilities Update
More information on the conference can be found at www.nfpa.org/FLSCONF.
About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Visit NFPA’s website at www.nfpa.org for more information.
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