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SUNDAY, 10/16

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Desk

Registration Open

9:00 - 12:00 PM

Chapter Leader Event

Chapter Leadership Conference (Invitation Only)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session 1A: Seminars

  • AFSA Sprinkler Challenge
  • Annual Fire Pump Testing in NFPA 25-2013(CA)
  • NFPA 4 – The Debate Over the Inclusion of Passive Fire Protection Features in the Integrated Test
  • To List or Not to List? That is the Question!

2:30PM - 3:30 PM

Session 1B: Seminars

  • Dry Pipe Systems Be Trippin’
  • Responsibility of a Layout Technician and Installer
  • Update on Suppression Research from the Research Foundation
  • Updates to NFPA 25, 2023 Edition

4:00PM - 5:00 PM

Session 1C: Seminars

  • Fire Sprinkler System Monitoring, What Gets Connected to the Fire Alarm System?
  • Inspecting, Testing, and Maintaining Fire Pumps
  • What’s Shaking in Seismic Protection

4:00PM - 5:30 PM

Session 1D: Seminars

  • Career Possibilities for Sprinkler Technicians

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Special Event

AFSA41 Opening Party

MONDAY, 10/17

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Desk

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 2A: Seminars

  • Know Where Your Company Stands
  • NFPA 25 – An Analysis of Frequencies Based on ITM Reporting Data
  • NFPA 770 Standard for Hybrid-Extinguishing Systems
  • NICET Application Process
  • Paths to Progress: Powerhouse Professionals in the Industry
  • Updates to NFPA 14, 2023 Edition

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2B: Seminars

  • Building and Keeping a High-Performance Team
  • Contractual Communications – Business & Large Construction
  • NFPA 241 Buildings Under Construction
  • NFPA 915 - Will the Standard on Remote Inspections Include Periodic & Automated Inspections & Testing?
  • Pressure-Regulating Devices
  • 5-Year Standpipe Testing Requirements

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 2C: Seminars

  • Air Supply Decisions for Dry and Pre-Action Sprinkler Systems (New Updates)
  • Diesel Fire Pump Installations
  • Engaging your Leadership Team in Developing a Roadmap to Become Best in Class
  • ITM Contracting and Documentation
  • Switching Gears Special Sprinklers: Outside the Standard
  • The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected in Estimating & Sales

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Session 2D: Seminars

  • Ask the Experts
  • Basic Hydraulics for Fire Sprinkler System Design
  • Beyond the Pipe: Fire Sprinkler Corrosion
  • Building your Brand: How New and Growing Businesses Can Make Their Marks
  • The Story of Claim – What Happens After You Get a Notice Letter?
  • Where Does an NFPA 72 Inspection End?

TUESDAY, 10/18

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Desk

Registration Open

9:00 AM -10:30 AM

Session 3A: Seminars

  • New Antifreeze Products - Installation Limitations and Design Calculations
  • Sprinkler Monitoring – Past, Present, and Future
  • Sprinkler Types and Characteristics
  • The Elements of Effective Lobbying
  • The Key to Customer Relationships – Emotional Intelligence

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 3B: Seminars

  • A Unique Approach to Assessing Comprehension and Retention in Your
  • Training
  • Acceptance Testing Sprinkler Systems
  • Building a Training Program for Your Company
  • Installation of System Components
  • Updates to NFPA 20, 2022 Edition
  • Why Customer Resistance is a Good Thing: A New Approach to Responding to Customer Concerns

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Special Event

General Session

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Special Event

Exhibitor Appreciation Event

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Special Event

Exhibition Grand Opening Reception ( Exhibits Open )

WEDNESDAY, 10/19

7:30 AM9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Registration Desk

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Meeting

Manufacturer's & Supplier's Council Meeting

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 4A: Seminars

  • Commodity and Hazard Classification in the 21st Century
  • Corrosion Investigation Case Studies and Remediation
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 1: Improving Productivity
  • The Challenges of Mixed-Use Building Design
  • Understanding the Significant Changes to FM Global Data Sheet 2-0, Installation Guidelines for Automatic Sprinklers

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 4B: Seminars

  • Fire Sprinkler Systems Plan Review

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 4C: Seminars

  • Acceptance Testing Fire Pumps
  • Field Supervisor Training, Part 2: Planning for Success
  • & Leadership Skills
  • Fire Pump Controllers: Arc Flash Potential
  • Hydrant Flow Testing and Evaluating Your Water Supply
  • NFPA 25 and Classifying ITM Findings—New Guidance from the Standard

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Special Event

Exhibits Open & Apprentice Competition Finals

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Special Event

AFSA41 Awards Party at Bellagio Pool