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SFPE Dinner: Kathleen Almand, Director of NFPA Research Foundation

The presentation will review recent work by the Foundation to identify the emerging issues facing fire safety that are relevant to fire protection engineering. Recent projects to address those issues will be summarized, including work on lithium ion batteries and other storage protection challenges, data center detection, evacuation from tall buildings, and an overview of our fire service related research. An update on SFPE strategic initiatives will also be presented.

Kathleen Almand is a leading figure in international fire protection, former Executive Director of SFPE in Boston, and now director of the Fire Protection Research Foundation of NFPA.  

Date:  March 5, 2013

Time:  Registration and Reception 5:30

Location:  False Creek Yacht Club (1661 Granville Street)

Cost:  $25 Please bring cash or a cheque payable to BC Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Registration Deadline:  March 1, 2013

Free parking is available in the Yacht Club parking lot.

Start date: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 17:30

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