NFSA 2018 Annual Seminar Schedule of Events

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Wed, May 2
7:00am 5:00pm Registration Desk Open NFSA Registration Staff
 
7:00am 8:30am Continental Breakfast Your Company Name Could be Here!
 
8:30am 10:00am NFPA 25/72: Bridging the Divide
The "Why" Behind Inspection and Testing Requirements     
Varying So Widely Between NFPA 25 and NFPA 72     
Jim Lake / Jason Webb
8:30am 10:00am NFPA 13 Rules the Seismic Waves Russ Fleming
8:30am 10:00am Be a Better Leader - Not a Better Boss Tony Apfelbeck
 
10:00am 10:30am Coffee Break Sponsored by Johnson Controls
10:30am 12:00pm The Road to Integrated Fire Protection Systems Testing Jason Webb / Jeff Hugo
10:30am 12:00pm New Options for Protection of Storage Wes Baker / Steve Wolin
10:30am 12:00pm Sprinkler Products Showcase Panel Discussion Mark Hopkins / Bob Upson
 
12:00pm 1:00pm Lunch  
 
1:00pm 2:30pm Spouse's Event
 
 
1:00pm 2:30pm A Day In the Life of EOD Roland Asp
1:00pm 2:30pm Pressure Regulating Devices in Commercial Fire Protection Jack Carbone
1:00pm 2:30pm Stop, Don't Sign That Contract Alex Barthet
 
2:30pm 3:00pm Refreshment Break Sponsored by Johnson Controls
 
3:00pm 4:30pm What Should I Be Looking At to Tell If I'm On Track? Eric Morris
3:00pm 4:30pm New Updates From NFPA Matt Klaus
3:00pm 4:30pm Common Voices: Turning Tragedy Into Advocacy confirmed to date: Sher Grogg / Bonnie Woodruff
                               Pam Elliott / Justina Page
3:30pm 5:00pm Systems of the Future: The Benefits of Electric Sprinklers Manuel R. Silva Jr. P.E.
 
5:30pm 7:00pm Opening Reception Sponsored by Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company
 
    Dinner On Your Own  
 
Thu, May 3
 
7:00am 5:00pm Registration Desk Open NFSA Registration Staff
 
7:00am 8:30am Continental Breakfast Your Company Name Could be Here!
 
8:30am 10:00am      General Session
The Power of Positive Leadership:
Team, Culture, Sales
Jon Gordon
 
10:00am 10:30am Coffee Break Sponsored by Johnson Controls
 
10:30am 12:00pm Making the FPE Your Friend Zarko Ognjenovic
10:30am 12:00pm Tax Reform Includes Fire Sprinkler Incentives! Jim Dalton / Andy Quinn / Vickie Pritchett
10:30am 12:00pm What's Up In The Attic Karl Wiegand / Kevin Meughan
 
12:00pm 1:00pm Lunch
 
1:00pm 4:00pm Vollyball Tournament  On the Beach
 


Evening On Your Own  
 
Fri, May 4
 
7:00am 1:00pm Registration Desk Open NFSA Registration Staff
 
7:00am 8:30am Continental Breakfast Your Company Name Could be Here!
 
8:30am 10:00am General Session
Growing Our Industry: Marketing for You!
Future Forecast on our Economy
Engineering - Technical Update 
   
 Vickie Pritchett
JP Morgan Rep
Mark Hopkins
 
10:00am 10:30am Coffee Break Sponsored by Johnson Controls
 
10:30am 12:00pm General Session
Team NFSA Growing the Industry...
Operations that Focus On Mission,
Vision, Values
 Shane Ray
 
12:00pm 1:00pm Lunch On Your Own  
 
1:00pm 3:00pm Contractors Forum Sponsored by AGF Manufacturing
 
6:30pm 10:00pm

Dinner/Awards Banquet
Golden Sprinkler Award
Russell P Fleming Technical Services Award 
Hall of Fame Presentations
NFSA Presidents Award
NFSA Public Safety Leadership Award

Hosted by Buck Buchanan

Sponsored by Johnson Controls
 
Sat, May 5
 
7:00am 1:00pm Common Voices Golf Classic -Offsite- 
(Bus Transportation will be provided)
Lunch on Return To Harbor Beach 
for Golf Participants
 
    *Please note that this schedule is subject to change.*