Watch the general session, navigate the conference, and keep up to date on conference news
June 6, 2013 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is providing several digital additions to its Conference & Expo. These will allow for greater access to the conference for attendees, non-attendees and press, as well as an enhanced experience for those present.
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The general session, including the keynote address by Doris Kearns Goodwin, will be broadcast live from the NFPA conference blog
on Monday, June 10, at 1:00 pm (CST). Goodwin, author of “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln,” the basis of Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” will be sharing lessons in leadership and team-building in the midst of trying circumstances.
A mobile conference app has been made available, complete with an onsite guide. The app offers a fully opt-in Friends feature, which allows attendees to view the complete list of other attendees and invite them to be a "Friend." Friends can send messages and view each other's schedule. Among other app components, the enhanced Maps feature offers directions on the expo floor, and the session schedule tool allows attendees to build their conference schedule based on the sessions and special meetings that they select. Download the NFPA 2013 C&E mobile app from any app store.
News and information from the conference will be available on a virtual press room at www.nfpa.org/ConfPressRoom. All NFPA conference news will be available at this site, as well as news from exhibitors. In addition, NFPA social media feeds for Twitter, Facebook and the blog rolls will be live through the press room, including images from the conference.
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. NFPA develops more than 300 codes and standards to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other hazards. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed at no cost at www.nfpa.org/freeaccess.
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Contact: Lorraine Carli, Public Affairs Office: +1 617 984-7275