SCHEDULE

TUE., 10/1

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tour 1

Brew It and They Will Come

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Optional

Train the Trainer Workshop

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seminars

  • Antifreeze Rules Revisited and Compared to New UL Listed LFP Antifreeze for Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Proper Use of BIM Terminology & RTS for Improved Contracts & Installations

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Seminars

  • Air Vents & Corrosion: New Requirements of NFPA 13, 2016 Ed.
  • Understanding the Obstruction Rules 

WED., 10/2

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Meal

Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Seminars

  • Avoiding Inspection Issues: Coordinating Fire Protection Design, Plan Submittal, Final Inspections
  • Creating Multiplatform Training and Technical Services to Promote Durable Learning
  • NFPA 13, 2019 Ed.: Installing, Acceptance Testing, and the New Layout
  • NFPA 20 Fire Pumps: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

10:00 am - Noon

Seminars

  • Choosing a Dry Pipe System Filling Solution: Air, Dry Air or Nitrogen
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 1: Improving Productivity
  • Leadership Forum: Solving the Skilled Labor Problem 
  • NFPA 25, the Property Owner and You: What, Why and How

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Meal

Networking Lunch

1:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Tour 2

Electric Bike Tour of La Jolla

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seminars

  • Finding Your Why
  • New Storage Protection Criteria in NFPA 13, 2019 Ed., & FM Data Sheet 8-9
  • NFPA 3 & 4: When Are They Required and What's Involved
  • Spot the Dot: Sprinkler Design Using the NFPA 13, 2019 Edition

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Seminars

  • Critical Contract Clauses to Avoid Getting Burned
  • Dry-Pipe, Preaction, and Deluge Valves: What They Can Do, How They Do It, & Why It Matters
  • Pressure Regulating Devices, Pressure-Reducing Valves, and Pressure Control Valves: Why and Where Do We Use Them?
  • Improving the U.S. Workforce Development System

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Special Event

Next Generation Reception (Invitation Only)

THU., 10/3

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Meal

Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Seminars

  • Fire Pump Acceptance Testing and NFPA 25 Testing
  • Freeze Protection: Requirements, Allowances, and a Cost Comparison
  • Succeed & Thrive as a Contractor in Today's Market
  • Utilizing Third Party Designers

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tour 3

Coronado Walking Tour

10:00 am - Noon

Seminars

  • Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 2: Planning for Success
  • How to Improve Customer Service & Grow Sales
  • Special Hazards Fire Protection: A New Look at System Design & Fire Fighting Foam

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Meal

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Special Event

General Session

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Special Event

Exhibitor Appreciation Event

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibition Grand Opening Reception

FRI., 10/4

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Meal

Networking Breakfast

7:00 am - 11:00 am

AHJ Seminar

Fire Sprinkler Systems Plan Review (AHJs Only)

8:00 am - 10:00 am

 Meeting  Manufacturer/Supplier Council (Associate Members Only)

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Seminars

  • IBC and Residential Requirements & NFPA 13, 13R, 13D
  • Money for Nothing: How an Online Engagement Strategy Earns More Pay for Less Work
  • NFPA 14: 2019 Update and 2022 Preview
  • What's the Exit Value of Fire Sprinkler Installation & Service Companies?

10:00 am - Noon

Seminars

  • Design Management: The Least Expensive Profit Enhancement
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 3: Leadership Skills
  • Storage Requirements: NFPA 13 (2019 Ed.) and IFC
  • NFPA 25, 2020 Ed.: ITM Challenges and Training

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Meal

Networking Lunch

11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Competition

National Apprentice Competition Finals

Noon - 2:00 pm

AHJ Seminar

AHJs Only: Rough-In Inspection & Final Acceptance Tests

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibits Open

12:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Tour 4

Catamaran Sailing

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Special Event

Awards Party at Seaworld San Diego  (Depart Hotel at 6:30 pm)