Las Vegas Conference 2003

FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference

April 30 - May 2, 2003
Embassy Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Preliminary Agenda as of February 20, 2003

Conference Registration Information

Embassy Suites Hotel Las Vegas
(across from Hard Rock Cafe & Casino)
4315 Swenson Street; Las Vegas, NV 89119;
T: 702-795-2800; F: 702-795-1520
Reservations: Call by April 1, 2003 to reserve your room, mention "FCIA", group rate is $119
Transportation: Free Embassy Suites Hotel shuttle to Las Vegas Strip and McCarran Airport
Call (702) 795-2800 for pickup. Look for White Embassy Suites Van

FCIA FAXBACK Form: Don't forget to register for the conference using this official form. Cost for each person to attend the conference is $345/member, $445/non member.

Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday, April 30 Wed, 4/30  Thu, 5/1  Fri, 5/2



8:00a - 12:00p FCIA Board Meeting (Board Members only)
8:15a - 12:00p FM 4991 DRI Review and Testing
10:00a - 12:45p Conference Registration
1:00p - 4:30p Welcome & Committee Update Session
Committee Meetings
Aedan Gleeson, Gleeson-Powers, Inc.
John Valiulus, HILTI, Inc.
(please contact FCIA Committee Chairpeople, contacts on this site)
6:00p Cocktail Reception, Dinner on own
Thurssday, May 1 Wed, 4/30  Thu, 5/1  Fri, 5/2



7:30a - 2:30p Registration
8:30a - 4:00p

General Education Session, speakers:

  • Firestopping requirements, Nevada - Dennis Nolan
  • Firestop Industry Code Issues - Bill Koffel, Koffel Assoc.
  • ASTM Standards for Inspection Firms - Aedan Gleeson
  • Fire Modeling Simulation Testing - John Valiulus
  • Tour: Carpenter & Insulator Education Curricula & Facilities
5:30p FCIA Reception and Dinner
Friday, May 2 Wed, 4/30  Thu, 5/1  Fri, 5/2



8:30a - 11:30a New NFPA 5000 Code - NFPA Staff Speaker
FCIA Issues Forum: ASME Firestop Installer Standard, Passive Fire Protection PR Campaign
(Box Lunch served)
Bus leaves

FCIA Golf Classic, Stallion Mountain Country Club - Citation Golf Course

Citation Course, $130 - golf, $25 - clubs

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