October 11, 2018
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
670 White Plains Rd
The SFPE NJ/NY Education Foundation and the AIA Westchester / Hudson Valley Chapter is pleased to announce our First Annual Technical Conference to be held at the Westchester Marriott, located at 670 White Plains Road in Tarrytown, NY on October 11, 2018. The event features a delicious hot breakfast and lunch buffets as well as coffee and water throughout the day. A cash bar reception will follow the event at Coopers Mill, located on property.
SFPE International President, J.C. Harrington will be our Key Note Speaker, and will be providing a preview of his State of the SFPE address planned for the SFPE North America Conference & Expo. He will also present “State of the Society, SFPE International”
7:30 - REGISTRATION OPENS
8:00 - BREAKFAST
8:15 - WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
8:30 - Kevin Morin, PE - CCI
Stadium Fire Protection and Life Safety Design Challenges
9:30 - Dan O’Connor, PE, FSPE - JensenHughes
Understanding Smoke Detection in Some Unique Environments
10:30 - Nick Ozog, PE, Douglas Stieve, AIA - WJE
Exterior Cladding Fire Protection
11:30 - Elizabeth Concha Schoonman - JCI
Evolution and Emerging Technologies of Fire Alarm Systems
12:30 - 1:30 - Lunch
1:00 - 1:20 - JC Harrington - SFPE President’s Address
1:30 - Hospitality FP & LS - Panel Discussion
R. Schmidt, PE - (Marriott),
P. Frederick, CPP - (Hospitality Security Advisors),
Michael J. Rzeznik, PE (WJE),
Moderator - T. Gardner, PE (GHD)
2:30 - Sharron Halpert - HLS
Passive Fire Protection
3:30 - Tricia Fratto, JD - Ethics Suite
Ethics for Engineers and Architects
4:30 - CLOSING REMARKS
4:45 - AFTER-CONFERENCE SOCIAL EVENT AT COOPER’S MILL
(cash bar event is offered within a PRIVATE SETTING sponsored by STAR FIRE PROTECTION)
Hotel Reservation Information:
For discounted hotel guest room rates please call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 or (914) 631-2200 directly, on or before Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Please identify yourself as part of the SFPE NJ NY Foundation Fall 2018 Room Block code SNNSNNA staying at the Westchester Marriott, located at 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5104. All reservations are subject to Marriott’s current cancellation policy. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by credit card.
Check our sponsorship opportunities page at http://sfpenjnyfoundation.org/sponsor.html, and remember to save the date for what is sure to be a fantastic event.
Note: Both engineering and architectural continuing education credits (CEU's) will be issued for all attendees.
You can also register by mail downloading our PDF form.