On behalf of the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), you are invited to participate in an outstanding day of professional development and industry networking – the 2021 Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Chapter Fire Safety Conference.
This year’s Conference offers another exceptional program of current fire protection topics by industry specialists. Proceeds benefit the Chapter’s scholarship fund which supports students from the Southeast enrolled in fire protection engineering and other worthy fire safety activities of the Chapter.Attendee Registration Download Brochure Download Exhibitor Brochure
Lineup of Seminars and Class Sessions for 2021
Tuesday Seminars March 16
Lithium Ion Battery Panel Discussion 8:30 – 11:45
– Scott Stookey, Lee Kaiser, Jonathan Ingram, Casey Grant & William Sudah
Bi-Directional Amplification Panel Discussion 1:30-2:30
VESDA: Beyond the Typical Application 2:45-4:15
8:30am – 4:30pm
NFPA 101 Life Safety Evaluation (Chapter 12)
Usha Tyson, Larry Labbe, Matt Shannon, Nick Dawe
8:30am – 4:30pm
8:30am – 4:30pm
NICET Level I & Level II Fire Alarm – Tuesday & Wednesday
Keith Morris, SET – NICET Level IV Fire Alarm Systems since 2001 System Sales and design with Virginia Sprinkler Company, (VSC) Fire & Security Atlanta Division
Kevin L. Biando, P.E. President of The Biando Group, LLC and General Manager of All-Star Fire, LLC
Wednesday Sessions – March 17
Spaceports and the Development of NFPA 461
– Doug Fisher Principal Fisher Engineering, Inc.
Test, Verify, Decument-What’s in Your Integrated Testing Playbook?
– Robert Solomon, Chief Development Officer SLS Consulting, Inc.
Covid – 19 AHJ Discussion
– Matthew Phillips – Gwinnett County Fire, Rock Toller – Cobb County, Chief Young – Baldwin County
Fire Hazards and Protection Research Group, FM Global
Addressing Fire Alarm Systems Compliance Methodologies
-Todd Iaeger Alarm System Auditor Underwriter’s Laboratories
Data Center/Special Suppression
– Lee Kaiser Orr Protection Systems
Sprinklered California Warehouse Destroyed By Fire
–Robert Duval New England Regional Director/Senior Fire Investigator NFPA
Tall Timber Buildings: A US Perspective
– Sean DeCrane Manager Industry Relations Building & L/S Technologies Underwriters Laboratory
Additive Manufacturing Combustible Dust Hazards: Properly Protecting 3D Printers & Makerspaces
Protecting Boats without Scuttling the Ship (dry stacked boat storage)
-Tracy Bellamy Cheif Engineering Officer Tegain Holdings, Inc. & Tom Gardner Harrington Group, Inc.
– Bill Koffel President Koffel Associates
The Role of Sprinkler Protection for Engergy Storage Systems
-Ben Ditch Sr. Lead Reserach Engineer/Engineering & Research Tech. Team Leader FM Global
Reaction to COVID Pandemic
Navigating the “New Normal” Covid-19 Social Distancing Simulation for Public Spaces & Buildings
-Robert Gerard, PE Sr Fire Protection Engineer Coffman.
Hanger Foam Systems: Recent Field Experience, Environmental Concerns, and the Search for Alternatives
-Jim Milke, PhD, Professor/Chair UMD and Doug Fisher, Principal Fisher Engineering
Fire Pumps and the 2022 Edition of NFPA 20
Enjoy the Conference!