Are you or one of your colleagues interested in speaking at one of our chapter meetings? We have openings in November and January for speakers and are interested in what you have to offer. Please Contact Us for more information.
Golf Signups will be available at Monday's meeting. You can pay by check or by card and qualify for early bird signup.
We are excited to announce that this year's golf tournament will be on Wednesday, September 28th at Prairie Highlands Golf Course in Olathe. You can view all of our early bird registration and sponsorship information on our Golf Tournament page.
Be sure to see us at our September monthly meeting (September 12th at Cinzetti's in Overland Park) where we'll have more information about the event.
Jason Webb of the National Fire Sprinkler Association will be speaking on 2017 updates to NFPA 25. He's a great reference and local expert on Inspection, Testing and Maintenance and we're happy to have him join us on Monday, September 12th at Cinzetti's in Overland Park. You can pay and RSVP online on our Calendar page.
We want to thank the many participants and speakers for this week's 2016 Technical Seminar held on Tuesday. The event supported 12 different presentations on a wide range of topics and raised $2,525 towards local fire protection scholarships for students.
The sessions included:
Risk Management in Critical Manufacturing Facilities by Ron Stein of AON Risk Solutions
Understanding Commissioning and System Acceptance Testing by Jack Poole of Poole Fire Protection
Common Installation Challenges for Firestopping by Mark Chrisman of Henderson Engineers
Challenges & Opportunities of Flexible Sprinkler Armovers by Jordan Van Loon of Victaulic
Fire & Life Safety Challenges in College and University Labs by Jeff Schumacher, Rocky Edwards, and Andy Thul of Cosentini Associates
Significant Changes in the 2016 Edition of NFPA 13 by Christopher Culp of Henderson Engineers
Challenges & Applications of Low Pressure CO2 Systems by Mark Harris and Courtney Santmire of Tyco
Environmental & Health Considerations in Clean Agent Technology by Luis F. Gonzalez of 3M
Challenges & Applications for Large Dry Chemical Systems by Mark Harris and Courtney Santmire of Tyco
Understanding Survivability by Jack Poole of Poole Fire Protection
Incident Management System Intelligibility and Feasibility by Morris Stoops of Edwards Technology
Code & Industry: Fire alarm Monitoring Trends & Technology by Paul Bridges of Notifier
We are very thankful to the participants, speakers, our platinum sponsors American Fire Sprinkler, Ferguson Fire & Fabrication, George Butler & Associates, Henderson Engineers, Victaulic, and our host Henderson Engineers. The feedback we have received thus far has been positive and we hope that it was a worthwhile event for those who attended.
For those who requested PDH certificates, please monitor your email for further details.
Thank you again for your help in making this a very successful event! We look forward to starting up chapter meetings again in the fall. Have comments? Feel free to post below.
We are very excited to be bringing back the 2016 full day technical seminar on May 3, 2016. The lineup includes:
+ Risk management in Critical Manufacturing Facilities, by Ron Stein of Aon Risk Solutions
+ Challenges and Opportunities of Flexible Sprinkler Armovers, by Jordan Van Loon of Victaulic
+ Common Installation Challenges for Firestopping, by Mark Chrisman of Henderson Engineers
+ Challenges and Opportunities with Height and Slope of Pipe Routing, by Chris Culp of Henderson Engineers
+ Fire & Life Safety Challenges Encountered in College and University Laboratories, by Jeff Schumacher of Cosentini
+ Challenges and Applications of Low Pressure CO2 Systems, by Mark Harris of Tyco
+ Environmental and Health Considerations in Clean Agent Technology, by Luis F. Gonzales of 3M
+ Challenges and Applications for Large Dry Chemical Sytems, by Mark Harris of Tyco
+ Code & Industry: Available Fire Alarm Monitoring Trends and Technologies, by Paul Bridges of Notifier
+ Catered Breakfast & Lunch
Registration can be completed online: http://www.mokansfpe.org/seminar.html
Register before Friday, April 22nd for early registration. See you May 3rd!
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