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Charleston Conference 2006

Firestop Industry Conference and Trade Show

November 8 - November 11, 2006
DoubleTree Guest Suites, Charleston, South Carolina
Our agenda will look like past programs with seminars, trade show and education programs.

  • Print out the conference brochure or the agenda
  • Get yourself recognized as a sponsor to one of our breaks or lunches
  • Show what your firm has to offer by exhibiting at the trade show.

Charleston DoubleTree Guest Suites
181 Church St
Charleston, South Carolina
877-408-8733
Located in the heart of the historic district and only blocks from the river.

Agenda

Tue, Nov7 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Time

Event

2:00p - 7:00p FCIA Board Meeting
Wed, Nov 8 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Time

Event

7:00a - 4:00p Conference Registration Open
(Coffee, Cont.Bkfst)
8:00a - 9:10a

FCIA Presidents Welcome & Address

FIRESTOP INDUSTRY UPDATE

  • Code – FCIA & Compartmentation Code Reports
  • Accreditation- FM/UL Updates – FM & UL
  • Education – FCIA Apprenticeship Development Report – Bob Hasting
  • Marketing – Gary Hamilton, Don Murphy, FCIA
  • Technical – MOP Updates - Mike Dominguez
  • Program– Scott Rankin
  • Membership –– Allen Rams
8:30a – 9:30a FM 4991 Update – Jeff Gould UL Qualified Firestop Contractor Program Announcement – Betsy Titus
9:30a - 9:45a Break
Sponsored by 3M Fire Protection Products
9:45a – 10:45a FCIA Firestop Worker Apprenticeship Program Bob Hasting & FCIA Committee
10:45a – 11:00a Break
Sponsored by HILTI, Inc.
Early Lunch served for Keynote Speaker Program
11:00a – 11:40a

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Bert Polk, National Association of State Fire Marshals Compartmentation and Firestopping “How do we get the word out & Code Development Process”

11:45a – 6:30p

FCIA Ray Usher Memorial Golf Outing
(Box Lunch provided from Hotel)

1:00p – 4:30p

FM & UL Test Prep & Exam

6:30p – 7:30p FCIA Welcome Reception
Thu, Nov 9 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Time

Event

7:30a - 11:30a FCIA Check In
7:30a - 8:00a FCIA Continental Breakfast
8:00a - 8:30a FCIA Election Candidate Presentations
8:30a - 9:00a FCIA Compartmentation Symposium Summary
9:30a - 9:45a Break
Passive Fire Protection Partners / JM
9:45a - 11:00a

Fire & Smoke Dampers – new UL 555 Testing & Maintenance Panel,
Fire Damper-Assoc., Manufacturer, Contractor SMACNA

11:00a - 11:10a

Break
Specified Technologies, Inc.

11:00a - 12:30p “What a firestopping contractor should expect”
Contractor Quality Programs & Firestopping Inspection Standards. Learn about FCIA, FM & UL, ASTM E 2174 & ASTM E 2393
Panel – Randy Bosscawen, Rob Hlady, Bill McHugh
12:30p - 1:30p

Luncheon Speaker – Dennis Hall, Hall Architects, on Specifying Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation

1:30p – 2:30p

Fire Doors & Maintenance of Openings in Compartmentation DHI’s new inspection program…a model for FCIA.
Kurt Roper, Ingersoll Rand, Representing the Door and Hardware Institute, Jerry Heppes, Executive Director, Door and Hardware Institute

2:30p - 2:45p Break
Sponsored by Thermafiber, Inc.
2:45p – 3:45p Perimeter Fire Protection Update – Mike Pautsch. Superl, Inc. & Jim Shriver, Thermafiber, LLC
3:45p –  5:30p

FCIA Firestop Industry & Effective Compartmentation Trade Show
Open to all FCIA Conference Attendees

6:00p FCIA Annual Awards Reception
7:00p - 10:00p FCIA Annual Awards Dinner -
FCIA Full Conference & Paid Dinner Attendees Only
FCIA Awards & FCIA Presidents Gavel Passing. Sport Jacket Recommended
Fri, Nov 10 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Time

Event

7:30a - 8:00a FCIA Continental Breakfast, Trade Show
8:00a - 9:00a

Firestopping Project Site Safety Program Jeff Cheek, United Rentals

9:00a - 9:15a Break
9:15a – 10:45a

Hospital Engineering Session Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation
George Mills, JCAHO - Most Common Type 1 Violations Firestopping, Fire Doors, Fire Dampers, Fire Glass

10:45a – 11:00a Break
Sponsored by Tremco, Inc.
11:00a – 12:00p

FCIA Code Consultant Report – Bill Koffel, Koffel Associates and Bill McHugh - What’s happened at ICC & NFPA Hearings,
what’s next for our industry?

12:00p – 12:45p Luncheon & IFC / AFSCC Update
1:00p – 4:00p

Afternoon Sessions   

  • UL Standards Development Program – UL’s STP Process Dan Ryan, Underwriters Laboratory (1:00-2:00)
  • FM 4991 DRI Renewal Testing (1:00-2:30)
  • UL QFC Contractor DRI Exam (1:00-4:00)
Sat, Nov 11 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Time

Event

9:30a

USS Yorktown Tour
REGISTRATION REQUIRED Front Desk Area

Trade Show is Thursday all day, Friday until Noon. Casual Dress for the meetings

 


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