FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference - ECA 2016

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Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

May 3-6, 2016

The FCIA Education and Committee Action Conference brings together the brightest professionals from the Firestop Industry for a dynamic educational event focused on cultivating a highly-trained specialty contractor network all focused on working together to help revolutionize the Firestopping industry.

This May, turn the City of Lights into your classroom, and Earn while you Learn!

At ECA 2016, earn Continuing Education Credit attending sessions covering the latest from leading experts on topics like the Firestop Accreditation programs, Code Development Cycle and Proposal Updates, Technical Programs and more.

Then, participate in the FCIA Committee Updates and Meetings.  Explore the various committees, and learn more about each one's unique goals and initiatives.  Join the group that is best suited to your talents, and interests, and then put your skills to work growing and developing the Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation Industry!  The change starts with YOU!

Opportunity is knocking...will you answer?


ECA 2016

Inform. Engage. Inspire.

In Vegas!




May 3 May 4 May 5 May 6

12:30 - 1:00 pm

FCIA New Member Session - Who is FCIA? What does it do?

1:00 - 3:45 pm

FCIA Education for FM & UL/ULC Firestop Exams

3:45 - 5:00 pm

FCIA Management System Manual Development Education


8:30 am - 12:00 PM

FM and UL/ULC Firestop Exams

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

President's Welcome Address

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Partnership Program Updates

  • FM
  • UL/ULC
  • IAS

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

FCIA Committee Reports & Committee Action Sessions

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


8:15 am - 9:00 am

ICC/NFPA Code Update

9:15 am - 10:30 am

High-Rise Facade Fires: A Worldwide Concern

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Show Bus The Stars! Guest Tour**

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Interpreting the UL Guide & UL's Standards Technical Panel Issues

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hospital Accreditation - What does the HFAP Process Look Like?

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

The FCIA Containment Worker Education Program

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Building a Growth Driven Organization

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

FCIA Contractors ONLY Session

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

FCIA Reception

8:30 am - 9:15 am

How to Overcome GC Objections to Firestop Contractors (Panel)

9:15 am - 10:00 am

DIIM - Maintenance & Management

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Firestop Manufacturer New Systems & Products Panel

11:00 am - 11:45 am

FCIA Conference Open Mic Session

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Conference Ends


Early Registration has ended, but there's still time to register!



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SHOW BUS THE STARS! - 2016 Annual ECA Guest Tour

Experience the lights and sights of The Entertainment Capital of the world like you've never done before at the 2016 Annual ECA Guest Tour, "Show Bus The Stars!"

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Escape to the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, located on the famous Strip, where you find unpretentions luxury accommodations combined with unparalleled customer service, singular Dining options, an unrivaled Nightlife, a wide variety of phenomenal once-in-a-lifetime Entertainment options, Amenities galore and so much more. 

Looking for more excitement?  Test your luck in the Poker Room, or at one of the High Limit Tables in the Monte Carlo Casino.  Or maybe Slots and the Race & Sports Book are more your speed.  The Monte Carlo Casino has something for every level of risktaker.

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FCIA Rates as low as $85/night + Resort Fee & Taxes.

FCIA Rate extended to April 8th, 2016! Book today!

Monte Carlo Resort & Casino

3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV   89109


Travel through the McCarran International Airport (LAS). Most major airlines are serviced here.  McCarran International Airport is less than 3 miles from Monte Carlo Resort & Casino.


Transportation to and from the airport is available from several providers.  More than ten taxi companies provide service to and from the airport, in addition to a shuttle service.  For a listing of service providers, click here.

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