NFPA to host Aviation Fire Safety Symposium

Published on March 3, 2010
Sunday, June 6, 2010, Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

March 3, 2010 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Aviation Section is bringing many of the foremost experts in the field together for a day-long symposium on aviation fire safety.  The symposium will highlight the latest information on important changes and new technologies in aviation fire safety. Hear from international experts on the latest in aircraft facilities fire protection, the fire protection challenges of composite aircraft, proposed fire safety improvements to heliports, the development and application of aircraft rescue and firefighting requirements, and real-world aircraft incident case studies.

If you have an interest in the field of aviation fire safety, this is a “must attend” event. The symposium is taking place on Sunday, June 6th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, the day before the opening of the annual NFPA Conference & Expo.

Continuing Education Units will be provided for this symposium: 0.1 CEU for each hour of learning time will be awarded. The total credits awarded for this symposium are 0.7 CEUs (7 PDHs)

Visit the conference Web site  for more information.

For further information, please contact:

Richard P. Bielen, PE
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: +1 617 770-3000
E-mail: rbielen@nfpa.org

NFPA has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, electrical, building, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization 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.

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Contact: Lorraine Carli, Public Affairs Office: +1 617 984-7275 

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