Schedule For NFPA 2007 Safety Conference Announced
Scheduled for June 3-7 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the 2007 event will feature multiple conference tracks, including building and life safety, disaster preparedness/business continuity, codes and standards, detection and suppression, industrial fire safety and security, premises security, fire and emergency response, necforum™, fire protection engineering and research.
In addition, several documents will be reported at the conference and expo. These include: NFPA 70-National Electrical Code®, NFPA 25-Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems; NFPA 58-Liquified Petroleum Gas Code; NFPA 402-Guide for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Operations; and NFPA1001-Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.
The keynote speaker will be David McCullough, who will present “Leadership and the History You Don’t Know.” A historian and renowned author of such best-selling books as “John Adams” and “1776”, McCullough has been widely acclaimed as a master of the art of narrative history.
The featured presentation will be “The Legacy of the Station Nightclub Fire” on June 5, from 2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. It will review the Station nightclub fire and the response of NFPA to this tragedy, the report and research completed by the NIST-National Construction Safety Team on the fire, as well as the changes made to state fire codes by the states of Rhode Island and Massachusetts as a result of the fire.
The grand opening reception will be held in the exhibit hall on June 3 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., allowing attendees plenty of time to mingle with other facility professionals, manufacturers, suppliers and industry experts. More than 230 exhibitors are expected to fill the show floor. Admission to the exhibit hall is free. For more details, visit www.nfpa.org.