AFAA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Codes Conference

      Schedule of Events and Educational Program Descriptions

All educational sessions are underlined and each educational program description is listed below based upon the number identified after each topic


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 am - 11:30 am Business Meeting

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Education Session: Hospital Fire Alarm System Analysis and Design - A Case Study

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Education Session: Fire Alarm Interface of Smoke Dampers

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Education Session: NFPA 241

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Education Session: The Impact that NFPA Water Based Standards Will Have on Fire Alarm Systems

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Evening Reception with Exhibitors


Wednesday, May 23, 2018


8:00 am - 9:00 am Education Session: Leadership and Team Building: How Can One Degree of Change Save an Organization?

9:00 am - 10:00 am Education Session: Fire Alarm System Fundamentals

10:00 am - 10:15 am Break

10:15 am - 11:15 am Education Session: Surviving Survivability - A User's Guide to Survivable Fire Alarm Circuits 

11:15 am - 12:15 pm Education Session: Reducing Unwanted Alarms Through Plan Review and Inspection - an AHJ Perspective

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch 

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Panel Discussion: Purposefully Delayed Fire Alarm Notification 

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Education Session: The National Disability Rights Network and the Fire Alarm Industry / Updates

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break 

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Education Session: Fire Protection Systems in the International Existing Building Code (IEBC)


Thursday, May 24, 2018

8:00 am – 9:00 am Education Session: Using the IoT Concept

9:00 am - 10:00 am Education Session: Changes to the 2018 ICC and NFPA Models Codes

10:00 am - 10:15 am Break

10:15 am - 12:15 pm Panel Discussion: NFPA 72 Changes


                Conference Program Descriptions Forthcoming...

1. 
Hospital Fire Alarm System Analysis and Design - A Case Study
Presented by: Justin Biller

2. 
Fire Alarm Interface of Smoke Dampers
Presented by: Jason Lupa

3. 
NFPA 241
Presented by: Eric Camiel 

4. 
The Impact that NFPA Water Based Standards Will Have on Fire Alarm Systems
Presented by: Terry Victor

5. 
Leadership and Team Building: How Can One Degree of Change Save an Organization?
Presented by: Tom Dickey

6. Fire Alarm System Fundamentals
Presented By: Michael Baker

7. Surviving Survivability - A User's Guide to Survivable Fire Alarm Circuits
Presented by: Larry Rietz

8. 
Reducing Unwanted Alarms Through Plan Review and Inspection - an AHJ Perspective
Presented By: Tim Knisely

9. Purposefully Delayed Fire Alarm Notification
Panel Discussion

10. 
The National Disability Rights Network and the Fire Alarm Industry / Updates
Presented by: Mark Larson

11. Fire Protection Systems in the International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
Presented by: Jeffrey Hugo

12. Using the IoT Concept
Presented By: Raj Arora and Wayne Moore

13. Changes to the 2018 ICC and NFPA Models Codes
Presented By: Richard Roberts

14. NFPA 72 Changes
Panel Discussion


 
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