NFPA Journal features 2013 NFPA Conference and Expo preview

Published on May 15, 2013
Other topics include changes to the 2014 NEC, protecting the Willis Tower and the improved standards-development process

May 15, 2013 — The latest issue of NFPA Journal®, the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), previews the 2013 NFPA Conference & Expo (C&E) in Chicago.

The conference, June 10-13, contains 150 education sessions broken into 12 easy-to-navigate tracks. An array of C&E education sessions are examined in the issue, emphasizing NFPA’s presence across a range of occupancies, issues, and professions.

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This issue also contains a special report on the 40th anniversary of America Burning, the transformative report on the fire problem in the United States. Several videos are also available as part of this feature.

Video: NFPA's John Hall provides an overview of the historic America Burning report.  

Read the latest digital version of the May/June 2013 NFPA Journal with hot-linked content from the print version. The NFPA Journal mobile app is available through the Apple App Store.

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