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We are in the process of creating the 2022 education program for Boston! The program will offer over 110 live education sessions along with the General Session. New sessions will be added as they are confirmed. Continue to check back for updates.

We are excited to be offering 110+ education sessions addressing a wide range of topics, including the Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem™; code compliance; emergency preparedness and response; emerging technologies; global issues; public education; building and life safety and construction; fire protection systems; industrial hazards; informed public; electrical safety; and many more. Register before January 30 and SAVE!

We are excited this year to offer educational opportunities to help you design a unique experience geared towards your specific needs. A sampling of some of education sessions for 2022 are highlighted below. Please continue to check back as more will be added.

 

  • Developing ESS Response Training—A Collaborative Approach
  • Permitting and Inspection of Professional Fireworks Displays
  • Examining The Great Boston Fire of 1872 Through the Lens of the NFPA Ecosystem
  • Fire and Explosion Investigation: A Strategic Vision for Moving Forward
  • Fire and Life Safety Education: Developing  Programs That Meet Community Needs and Reduce Risks 
  • Believe in Safety—An Arc-Flash Survivor's Perspective
  • Lithium-Ion Energy Storage: A Panel Discussion of Lessons Learned from the Surprise, AZ Incident 
  • The Role of Consumer Product Safety Standards in Fire Safety
  • Hot Work Safety—Learning from the Past as We Look Toward the Future 
  • Fire and Life Safety in the Middle East: The Role of Codes and Standards in Shaping Strategy
  • The Effect of Door Gap Size on the Efficacy of Swinging Fire Doors 
  • Engage to Advance: Recognizing the Opportunities 
  • A Vicarious Position: The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on First Responders
  • Identifying and Reducing Explosion Risks in Energy Storage Systems
  • The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Plans Review 
  • Developing A Comprehensive Electrical Safety Program—Nine Key Components
  • NFPA 70E® and Electrical Risk Assessment: The Human Factor
  • Going Fluorine-Free—Converting a Legacy AFFF Foam System to Fluorine-Free Foam
  • Sewer Pipe Repair Sites—Anticipating the Hazards 
  • Investigating the Connection Between Wildfires and Drinking Water Contamination 
  • Understanding the Cost and Impact of Fire Protection in Buildings
  • Analyzing Ignition Risks from Electrostatic Sources:  Practical Methods to Reduce Ignition Hazards
  • Pandemic Response to Training—Making the Transition to Virtual and Online Classes
  • Expanding CRR Efforts to Build Equity and Efficiency—Lessons Learned
  • Effect of High Airflow and Aisle Containment on Clean Agent System Performance in Data Centers
  • NFPA 25—An Interactive Evaluation of Inspection and Test ResultsApplying Performance-Based Codes and Design to Address Emerging Issues
  • Understanding T-Code Requirements in the NEC®  
  • Fire Scenarios in Performace-Based Design—Best Practices
  • Evaluating Toxicant Exposures at the Wildland-Urban Interface 
  • Natural Gas Liquid Storage Systems—NFPA 58 and Industrywide Best Practices 
  • Emergency Responder Professional Development—The Value of Codes and Standards and the Fire and Life Safety Ecosystem 
  • Recognizing and Communicating the Value of Fire Protection Licensure  
  • Managing Hydrogen Hazards: Risk Mitigation Strategies for a Critical Component of the Clean Energy Economy
  • Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance: What the Data Tell Us 
  • Fires in Buildings under Construction—Closing the Insurance and Fire Protection Gap
  • Performance Criteria for Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection Systems
  • Community Risk Reduction in a Developing Country—A Case Study in Nepal 
  • Educational Messaging in Schools: Best Practices from the NFPA Educational Message Advisory Committee 
  • Using Virtual Reality to Communicate the Benefits of Home Fire Sprinklers 
  • Firefighter Deaths and Injuries in the US
  • Analysis of Fire Risk in Informal Settlements 
  • The Future of Health Care Regulations
  • Trouble and Supervisory Signals—Keeping Up with Changing Times and Terms 
  • Best Practices in Youth Firesetting Education and Intervention—Creating a "No-Fear Zone"
  • Code Compliance in the Age of Information, Automation, and Integration
  • Fire Safety in the United States since 1980
  • Hazard and Commodity Classification in Sprinkler System Design—Why and How 
  • Carbon Monoxide Detection Requirements: Do You Feel Safe?
  • Fire Risks of Composite IBCs: Examining Past Incidents and Identifying New Strategies
  • Evaluating Data and Voice Signals in Pathway Survivable Cables for Life Safety Systems
  • Maintaining Fire Alarm Systems in a COVID World
  • Simplifying—and Improving—Code Compliance via IoT Technology
  • Fuel Gas Detection Equipment—Full Scale Dispersion Testing
  • Firefighting Foams: Transition Roadmap for the Fire Service
  • Electrical Circuit Data Collection
  • The Dangers of Wildland Fire Smoke Inhalation
  • Improving Fireground Operations: Integrating Technology to Enhance Situational Awareness
  • NFPA 25, 2023 Edition Proposed Changes
  • Ending Wildfire Destruction with Sound Policy
  • Gaining Global Perspective on Wildfire Risk Perceptions—A Panel Discussion 
  • Fire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Identifying  and Mitigating the Growing Threat to Single-Family Homes 
  • The NFPA Process—Understanding Code Development and How You Can Participate 
  • Are Your Qualified Electrical Workers Truly Qualified?
  • Applying Community Risk Assessment Data in Unexpected and Extraordinary Ways
  • Fire Alarm Inspections—25 Steps to Failure
  • Explosive Gas Response—Lessons Learned and Training Gaps Identified
  • The Role of the Fire Service During Active Shooter/Hostile Events 
  • NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code: Past, Present, and Future Requirements
  • Balancing Human Health and Fire Safety in the Built Environment
  • Fire Prevention Organizations of the 21st Century: Ready—Steady—Extraordinary
  • The Future of SMART Fire Protection
  • Final Extinguishment for Top-Load Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems
  • Open-Top Combustible Containers and Fire Protection Options
  • Electric Vehicle Power Transfer Equipment: Regulations, Challenges, and Resources
  • An AHJ's Guide to Energy Storage System (ESS) Listings and Fire Propagation Testing
  • Risk Management for Ignitible Liquid Use and Storage  
  • Flammable Refrigerants—Understanding their Environmental Benefits, Product Characteristics, and First Responder Safety Concerns
  • Arc-Flash and Arc-Resistant Rated Equipment—Testing and Application
  • Short-Term Rentals—The Challenge of Maintaining Safety in the Most Dangerous Hospitality Segment 
  • 3D-Printed Building Construction—Evaluating Code Compliance and Safety 
  • Fire Alarm Systems—An Analysis of Addressable Fire Alarm Notification Appliances
  • Additive Manufacturing—Identifying Pertinent Fire Protection Standards 
  • Cybersecurity of Electrical Infrastructure
  • Safety and Performance Indicators in Renewable Energy Installations
  • NFPA 915, Standard on Remote Inspections: A Proposed Standard to Take Remote Inspections to the Next Level
  • The Future of PoE and Packet Energy Transfer Technologies
  • Protective Clothing and Equipment—A Panel Discussion of Cleaning Validation and Exposure Reduction
  • Situational Awareness: Understanding the Value and Identifying Best Practices
  • The Impact of Drugs on Fire Risk 
  • Codes and Standards for Electrical Installation—Beyond the NEC® 

General Session will include presentations by NFPA President Jim Pauley, Board of Directors Chair Amy Acton, and Keynote Speaker Admiral William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.). Learn more.