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FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium Ottawa 2015


The Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa, ON

September 8-10, 2015


The FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium is an interactive learning and networking event for professionals who support and are interested in the Firestop Industry.

What's 'DIIM'?
When Firestop Systems are installed by Specialty Firestop Contractors who practice the the 'DIIM' of Firestopping - proper Design, Installation, Inspection and Maintain/Management - the reliability of Firestop Systems as a critical component of Effective Compartmentation is improved. 


Who Attends?
The FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium focuses on educating not only the Contractors who install these systems, but also the Architects and Specifiers who design and specify, the Building, Fire Code and Government Officials who are inspecting these systems and the Facility Engineers who maintain and manage the systems in buidlings. Qualified Building, Fire Code, Governmental, Specifier Guests are welcome! 

Don't Miss This Symposium!
Join FCIA Members and other like-minded, solution focused individuals at The Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa, ON September 8-10, 2015 for this exciting two-day Event.  Delegates will have the opportunity to participate in:



September 8 September 9 September 10

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

FCIA Education & Management System Review for Firestop Exams

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

FM and UL/ULC Firestop Exams

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tabletop Exhibits Open

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Education Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Education Sessions

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tour National Research Council of Canada's Almonte Fire Testing Facility

1:30 PM

Symposium Closes


*Agenda subject to change without notice.



The Brookstreet Hotel is a Four-Diamond Hotel, Conference, Golf, Spa and Dining destination.  Guests will enjoy luxurious guestrooms and suites, mouth-watering culinary creations, award-winning golf, a full-service Au Naturel Spa and more. 


The Brookstreet

525 Legget Drive

Ottawa, ON  K2K 2W2


Travel through the Ottawa International Airport (YOW).  Most major airlines are serviced here.  The Ottawa International Airport is 21 miles from The Brookstreet Hotel.


Transportation to and from the airport is available from several providers.  A few options are:

Millenium Limo offers a VIP transportation service experience for the flat-rate of CA$106 (Arrivals) and CA$92 (Departures).  Call 613-860-5466 to make your reservation.

Capital Taxi offers competitive rates for Airport Transfers.  Call 913-744-3333 to make your reservation.


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