Check out the conference tracks, the session descriptions and who will be speaking at this June's NFPA Conference & Expo in Chicago! More than 120 topics will be presented during the week, so use the conference tracks to help determine which sessions are most relevant to you. Preview the sessions via PDF for the following tracks:
Expert guidance on the practical application of NFPA codes and standards, as well as information on recent updates and changes.
Code requirements and design issues affecting the application of new technologies in alarm and signaling systems, and the impact of maintenance on system performance.
The importance of proper design, installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, and plan review to sprinkler system effectiveness.
New planning strategies and creative solutions for meeting the challenges of effective public fire and life safety education.
Best practices in the electrical industry and how they are influenced by new electrical design issues, successful maintenance programs, effective inspection techniques, and safety programs.
The latest methodologies for accurately assessing risks and consequences, emergency preparedness, contingency planning, and incident management and recovery capabilities.
Ideas for meeting fire protection challenges using computer modeling, field testing, post-incident analyses, and other methods for developing performance-based building solutions.
A look at what’s new in fire-fighting technology, safety preparedness for first responders, incident command strategies, and fire prevention and inspection techniques.
Technologies, best practices, and statistical data needed by designers, engineers, and building and fire officials responsible for plans review, inspections, and other building-related tasks.
Strategies for mitigating risk through accurate assessment of occupancy and commodity classification, enhanced reliability of fire protection systems, and other risk factors.
In recognition of the changing health care landscape, these sessions address the challenges facing those who design, develop, and maintain health care facilities.