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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!
Just a brief reminder that we will not have a monthly meeting in April, but we are excited about the full day technical seminar on May 3, 2016. You can see the latest lineup (9 different sessions) of speakers and presentations as well as register all on our Seminar page.
Mark Chrisman, an Associate & Fire Protection Engineer with Fire Dynamics (a division of Henderson Engineers), will be presenting an overview on passive fire protection systems, including common misnomers associated with the practice. The presentation will begin at noon at Cinzetti’s in Overland Park. See all registration and RSVP information on our Calendar page. You can also add this to your outlook calendar here.
We are excited to announce that the Missouri-Kansas Chapter of Society of Fire Protection Engineers will once again host a Regional Technical Seminar on May 3, 2016. Registration for the event includes a light breakfast, catered lunch, attendance and professional development hours for up to seven different presentations, networking opportunities with industry, and the opportunity to have a table display.
Cost of the all-day event will be $175 for members, $225 for non-members, and free for current students and event speakers. Interested in speaking at the big event? We have a long list of potential topics we would be happy to host as part of this seminar: See here for a list of all currently available speaking topics for the event. Example topics include historical case studies, common installation issues, value engineering opportunities, current technologies for fire alarm monitoring, common issues in design documents, and fundamental training for various systems.
We already have seven speakers lined up, and are looking for representatives from each of our local design firms, contractors, departments, and companies to participate.
Lunch & Table Representatives
Alongside our catered lunch will be open table displays for companies interested in marketing and/or networking. The cost of hosting the table display is included for registered participants.
We are very thankful for our five Platinum Chapter Sponsors for 2015-2016, which includes American Fire Sprinkler, Ferguson Fire & Fabrication, George Butler & Associates, Fire Dynamics of Henderson Engineers, and Victaulic. If your company is interested in joining our chapter platinum sponsors for this seminar and into 2017, please contact us.
See the latest topics and speakers with registration information on our Seminar page.
Do you have a topic you would like to present at our Spring Technical Seminar? Would you like to see your company represented in our full-day training seminar to dozens of fire protection professionals in the greater Kansas City area? Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information about presentation opportunities. We are gathering topics and speakers at this time.
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