November 20th NCNSFPE meeting in Walnut Creek, CA

Please join us in Walnut Creek for the November 20th, 2015 meeting and luncheon at Fuddrucker’s in Walnut Creek, CA.

Please note the new location!

Fuddrucker’s, 1940 N Main St., Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Mark R. Mannex, P.E. , Operations Chief Engineer, Northwest United States, FM Global

Mark R. Mannex, P.E. is the Operations Chief Engineer for the Northwest United States for FM Global. With over 30 years of experience in fire protection, he is the main liaison between NW field operations and FM Global corporate Research. Prior to joining FM Global, Mark was a consulting engineer for fifteen years, and is a professional member of SFPE.


The Role of Testing and Certification in the Built Environment

Mark will discuss “Special Application In-Rack Sprinkler Schemes”, which includes new fire protection alternatives for high-piled rack storage recently developed by FM Global Research and now included in FM Global Data Sheet guidelines. These new schemes utilize modern large orifice storage sprinklers, are less expensive, and provide better fire protection than traditional arrangements.


11:40 – 12:00    Doors Open and Lunch is Served

12:05 – 12:50     Presentation

12:50 – 1:05       Open Discussion – Time allocated for members/attendees to contribute in an open discussion and provide information on “what is happening in FPE world.”


Member: $45.00     Non-Member: $50.00/Non-Member     Student/Retired/Fire Service/Bldg. Official: $20.00

Receive a $10.00 discount if you register before Friday, November 13, 2015

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As always, we look forward to your participation and attendance at this month’s local Chapter event.