2017 NCNSFPE Fire Protection Engineering Seminar

2017 NCNSFPE Fire Protection Engineering Seminar

Existing Buildings: The Challenges of Assessment Protection Enforcement and Maintenance

San Ramon Valley Conference Center

3301 Crow Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583

March 29, 2017, 8 am – 4:30 pm

The Northern California-Nevada Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers is hosting the 2017 Fire Protection Engineering Seminar. The seminar includes a variety of educational presentations based around the topics of existing buildings and the challenges of assessment, protection, enforcement, and maintenance. A panel discussion including fire protection experts from California will conclude the seminar. In addition, the seminar will host a fire safety technology fair showcasing new technologies in the fire protection engineering industry.


8:00 to 9:00 am        Registration

9:00 to 10:10 am      Existing buildings and Passive Fire Protection

                       Lawrence Ruiz, Senior Field Inspector, Intertek

10:10 to 10:55 am    Fire Alarm in Existing Buildings Assessment and New Products to Increase Fire Safety

                      Shane M. Clary, Ph.D. Vice President, Codes and Standards Compliance Bay Alarm Company

10:55 to 11:10 am    Break

11:10 to 11:50 am    State of California, Office of the State Fire Marshal – Code Update

                      Greg Andersen, Division Chief, Code Development and Analysis         

11:50 to 1:00 pm      Lunch Provided

Fire safety technology fair will take place during lunch and throughout the day

1:00 to 2:00pm         Challenges with assessment and fire safety strategy for changing occupancies or renovating existing buildings.
                      Richard Emberley, PhD, Assistant Professor of Fire Protection Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  

2:00 to 2:10 pm        Break

2:10 to 3:05 pm        Challenges of Enforcing Existing Building Fire Safety

                      Miles Massone, City of Hayward Fire Marshal Hayward

3:05 to 3:15 pm        Break

3:15 to 4:25 pm        Panel Discussion. Existing Buildings

4:25 to 4:30 pm        Closing remarks

Proceeds from the Seminar fund Chapter Scholarships for Fire Protection Engineering students.

Registration includes the seminar, breakfast and lunch Pre-Register by March 15, 2017 Register after March 15, 2017
General Public $150 $200
NCN-SFPE Chapter Member $125 $175
AHJ/Professional Fire Department Official or Retired $110 $160
Student $80 $130

Please visit the Chapter web site at www.ncnsfpe.org to register using PayPal or complete the information below and mail a check made out to NCN SFPE at 1839 Ygnacio Valley Road, Box 240, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. Questions? Contact Connor McGill at cmcgill@jensenhughes.com or Cheryl Domnitch at cdomnitch@wondoor.com.