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NFPA Conference & Expo Heads to Mandalay Bay June 11th

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QUINCY, MA -- The NFPA’s Conference & Expo will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, June 11 – 14. National Fire Protection Association in coordination with industry professionals addressing the latest issues, challenges and opportunities facing the world of fire, electrical and life safety.

Notable panels include:

  • Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (Tuesday, June 12 – 11 a.m.) – A panel of experts will explain the events that led to the creation of NFPA 3000, a new standard that helps communities best prepare for an active shooter/hostile event situation, including lessons learned from specific events. Panel members, including a representative from Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and a survivor from Pulse nightclub, will speak on the content within the standard and the roles and responsibilities of those working to implement it.
  • Cannabis Growing and Fire Safety: The AHJ Perspective (Monday, June 11 – 10 a.m.) – This roundtable discussion will address the challenges in fire and life safety facing growing and extraction houses and how to better prevent future incidents.
  • Fire and Life Safety for Large Festivals (Wednesday, June 13 – 3:30 p.m.) – Featuring the fire marshal of the Coachella and Stage Coach Festivals, as well as key staff from the Burning Man Festival, this panel discussion will address the types of fire and safety issues large festivals present, along with insights into the planning process that help ensure a safe event. Lessons learned and how they can be applied to small-scale events will also be discussed.

In addition, “The Building of Tomorrow,” a virtual reality simulation, will give attendees a glimpse into the future, complete with a smart building and vehicle electrification.

NFPA’s Conference & Expo is the most comprehensive educational event in the industry, bringing together thousands of leading professionals to address the latest issues, challenges and trends facing the world of fire protection and life safety  through 110 educational sessions and other special events. In addition, more than 350 exhibitors will showcase technology’s role in our future and how it is reshaping the world.      
WHEN:              Monday, June 11
                           8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

                           Tuesday, June 12
                           8 a.m. – 5 p.m.     
                                                                                 
                           Wednesday, June 13
                           8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:            Mandalay Bay Convention Center
                           3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
                           Las Vegas, NV. 89119

 

 

 

 

 

 

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