SCHEDULE

SAT, 9/18

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration

  Registration Open

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tournament

  Golf Tournament 

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Seminars

  

  • Basic Hydraulics for Fire Sprinkler System Design
  • What’s Up in The Attic?
  • Coordinating NFPA 25 and NFPA 72
  • Fire Pump Challenge: NFPA 20, 2019 Edition
  • ITM Contract Review: Waivers of Subrogation – Avoid Bad Contracts

 

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meeting

  Leadership Conference

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • Accelerating Recurring Revenue in the Ever-Changing World of ITM Compliance
  • Single Point Density
  • Ask the Experts
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 1: Improving Productivity & Communication
  • Working with Independent Designers

 

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Special Event

  AFSA40 Opening Party

SUN., 9/19

6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration

  Registration Open

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Meal

  Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Seminars

 

  • NFPA 25, 2020 Edition: Beyond the Annual Inspection; Common Pitfalls of 3-Year, 5-Year, and 10-Year Tasks
  • NFPA 20: Fire Pump Sizing, Selection, and Installation
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 2: Driving Success with Leadership Skills
  • Understanding the Obstruction Rules
  • What’s Next for NextGen: Pathways to Success
  • Choosing a Dry Pipe System Filling Solution: Air, Dry Air, or Nitrogen

 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Special Event

  Fredericksburg Wine Tour

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • NFPA 25, 2020 Edition: Significant Changes
  • NFPA 25: An Evaluation of Inspection and Test Results
  • NFPA 13, 2019 Edition: Reorganization Explained
  • Who Will Run Your Company When You Are Gone
  • Building your Brand: How New and Growing Businesses Can Make Their Mark
  • Nitrogen Use in Fire Sprinkler Systems: New Options

 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Meal

  Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • Updates to FM Data Sheets 8-9
  • Ask the Experts
  • Storage: Identifying the Hazard
  • Hiring and Retaining the Right People
  • Finding Your Why
  • Heat & Smoke Detectors for Preaction/Releasing Systems: Spacing & Detecting Technology

 

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • NFPA 13 Changes in 2022 Edition
  • NFPA 13: Storage Applications
  • Multistage Multiport Fire Pumps
  • How to Enhance the Value of Your Fire Protection Company
  • How to Prepare for Management before You're Management
  • Updates on NFPA 3 Commissioning and NFPA 4 Integrated Testing

 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Special Event

  Next Generation Mixer (RSVP Required)

MON., 9/20

6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration

  Registration Open

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Meal

  Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Seminars

 

  • NFPA 13 Changes in 2022 Edition
  • Fire Pump Controllers: Types and Starting Methods
  • NFPA 20: Diesel Fire Pump Installation Requirements
  • Common Air Compressor Types for Fire Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems

 

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Seminars

 

  • Updates on NFPA 915: Remote Inspections
  • NFPA Certification Programs

 

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Seminars

 

  • NICET Certification and the Fire Protection Advisory Committee
  • Building a Training Program for Your Company

 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • Standpipe Challenge: Understanding NFPA 14, 2019 Edition
  • Ask the Experts
  • Special Hazards Fire Protection: Update on Proposed Changes to NFPA 11 and 16; A New Look at Foam System Design and the Hazards They Protect
  • Fire Pump Acceptance Testing and NFPA 25 Testing

 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • NFPA 25: Sprinkler Testing
  • “The Engineer and the Engineering Technician Designing Fire Protection Systems” (SFPE Position Statement)

 

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 (Exhibitors and Board members Only)

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Exhibits Open

  Exhibition Grand Opening Reception

TUE., 9/21

6:30 am - 3:30 pm

Registration

  Registration Open

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Meal

  Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Seminars

 

  • NFPA 291 Water flow Testing
  • Comparing and Contrasting Residential Requirements in NFPA 13/13R/13D
  • ITM: What Can We Do Differently to Make a Difference?
  • Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Standpipe Systems
  • How to Become a Destination Employer
  • Compatibility of CPVC Fire Sprinkler Products with Building Materials

 

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Meeting

  Manufacturers & Suppliers Council Meeting

8:00 am - Noon

Seminars

  AHJ Seminar

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Seminars

 

  • Corrosion
  • Dry, Preaction, and Deluge Valves
  • Special Systems for Special Hazards

 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seminars

 

  • The Strategic Selling Series
  • Ask the Experts
  • Sprinkler Challenge: Commonly Misunderstood Sections of NFPA 13

 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Meal

  Networking Lunch

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Exhibits Open

  Exhibits Open & Apprentice Competition Viewing

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Special Event

  AFSA40 Awards & Closing Party