The Fire Protection Research Foundation has posted a report on a meeting it held last Nov. that featured experts who discussed topics they believe will be most important in the next 25 years. This White Paper Report documents and summarizes the conference findings as well as pre- and post- conference input on the topic.

The Fire Protection Research Foundation has posted a report on a meeting it held last Nov. that featured experts who discussed topics they believe will be most important in the next 25 years. On Nov. 17-18, 2008, approximately 130 fire protection and safety professionals gathered in Washington, DC, for this meeting in celebration of the Foundation’s 25th anniversary. Nationally recognized keynote speakers challenged the leadership of the fire protection community in attendance on the emerging demographic, technological, and environmental issues facing us. This White Paper Report documents and summarizes the conference findings as well as pre- and post- conference input on the topic. To read the report, copy the following url in your web broswer: http://www.nfpa.org/itemDetail.asp?categoryID=993&itemID=41504&URL=Research/Fire%20Protection%20Research%20Foundation/Proceedings