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2016

 

 

12/31/16: The Winter 2016 issue of Life Safety Digest is here!  Check it out today!

12/21/16: The webinar 'FCIA: A Firestop Year in Review and More' was well attended. Thanks to all on the webinar for taking time to be there.

12/6/16: Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) Membership Mourns the Oakland Warehouse Fire

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11/17/16: Thank you to all who participated on today's webinar program, 'Barrier Management Systems- New Construction to Existing Buildings'.  Couldn't attend?  Check out the Presentation Here.

11/17/16: Attention Facility Management Personnel for Educational and Healthcare occupancies in the Northeast: the FCIA Barrier Management Symposium program is coming to MD!

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11/16/16: ONE DAY LEFT to register for this month's featured session, 'Barrier Management Systems - New Construction to Existing Buildings', in the 2016 FCIA FREE Educational Webinar Series.

When: Thursday, Nov 17

Time: 10:00 am CST

Register Today!

11/14/16: Just got back from Isle of Palms, SC and the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show.  All enjoyed an excellent week of education, exploration, advocacy and networking!  Special thanks to all who contributed to make the week a success, including all who attended, tested, sponsored, presented and exhibited!

11/01/16: FCIA's FIC opens next week, but there's still time to register!  Who's so excited for it?  We are!  Learn more

10/24/16: FCIA's FIC 2016 opens in two weeks!  Test. Golf. Learn. Network. Be there!  Learn more

10/16/16: FCIA is present at the ICC Annual Conference and Building Safety & Design Expo this week.  Thanks to all who stopped by the FCIA booth!

10/14/16: Time to grab your travel buddy!  See Who's Coming to FIC 2016!

10/12/16: Looking for the most recent FIC 2016 Agenda?  Check it out here.

10/11/16: Four weeks until the opening of FCIA's FIC 2016Early Registration Pricing Discounts have been exended to October 14Take advantage today!

10/08/16: FCIA's Middle East Education Sessions for the FM and UL Firestop Exams for Contractor and Inspector Personnel are being well received. We had 20+ in attendance in Doha and more to come in Dubai this week. 

10/05/16: Did You Know Early Bird Registration discounts for FCIA's FIC 2016 end soonGrab your spot today!  So far, the hotel has not reported issues from Hurricane Matthew. More next week!

09/29/16: ANNOUNCEMENT - Due to scheduling conflicts with key delegates in the region, the Symposium portion of the upcoming events in the Middle East have been postponed.  The FM & UL Firestop Exams WILL STILL TAKE PLACE.  For more information, contact Cathy.

09/28/16: Interested in today's webinar?  Check it out here!  *Members can view the recorded presentation in the Members Only section.*

09/28/16: Planning to attend today's webinar, 'To Inspect or Not To Inspect? That Is the Question...'?  See you there!

09/27/16: The latest edition of the FCIA Newsletter is here!  Check out all that's happening at FCIA.

09/22/16: Thanks to all who attended the FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation 'DIIM' Symposium CanadaThe group in Edmonton had great discussions, enjoyed friendships both old and new and LOTS of industry education! Missed it?  Check back for photos soon!

09/07/16: Registration is NOW OPEN for 'To Inspect or Not To Inspect? That Is the Question...', the September chapter in the FCIA 2016 FREE Educational Webinar Series.

When: Wednesday, Sept 28

Time: 10:00 am CDT

Register Today!

09/06/16: The FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium Canada opens in two weeks!  Will we see you there?  There's still time to register.

09/06/16: Calling all Healthcare personnel in Canada: the 36th Annual Conference of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) opens in Vancouver, BC next week!  Look for FCIA and Life Safety Digest there.  Proud to partner with such a great organization!

09/01/16: OFSEC, Oman Fire, Safety & Security Expo, is set to open September 5-7 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre.  FCIA and Life Safety Digest will be there.  Will you? Learn more

08/31/16: Did you know the FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium Canada opens in 3 weeks!  There's still time to register. (Early Registration and Hotel discounts have expired.) 

Register today!

08/18/16: This November 8-11, FCIA heads to the Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, SC for FIC 2016, the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show. Secure your spot today. Registration is NOW OPEN 

08/18/16: Thanks to all who participated on the webinar today, 'Shining the Light on Gypsum: What Is It, How Do You Repair It and More'.  Great presentation by Nestor Sanchez, USG, and great participation from the group.  Stay tuned for info on the next installment in the FCIA 2016 FREE Educational Webinar Series.

08/11/16: One week left to register for the August webinar, 'Shining the Light on Gypsum: What Is It, How Do You Repair It and More'.

When: Thursday, August 18

When: 10:00 am CDT

Register Today!

08/10/16: Registration NOW OPEN for FCIA Programs in the Middle East.  The group heads to Doha and Dubai this October with critical education for the region.   Learn more today!

08/02/16: Early registration deadline approaching for the FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium Canada in Edmonton, AB this Sept. 20-22Click here to learn more and register

07/20/16: You asked, and we listened! It seems that there is a lot of interest in the topic of gypsum, so the August session in the popular FCIA Educational Webinar Series will be a repeat of the program, 'Shining the Light on Gypsum: What Is It, How Do You Repair It and More'.

When: Thursday, August 18

Time: 10:00 am CDT

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07/19/16: Today's webinar, 'Shining the Light on Gypsum: What Is It, How Do You Repair It and More' was a huge success.  Find the Presentations here.

07/13/2016: FCIA had a great time at the APPA Annual Meeting and Expo talking about Barrier Mangement Systems with more facility directors. Knowing that fire-resistance is a system is the first step. Check out the Presentation

07/11/2016: FCIA's Booth at the ASHE Annual Convention in Denver had great traffic.  Penetrations and barriers were discussed again at the TJC Update session with George Mills.  More than 2,000+ ASHE Members were in attendance for the session.

07/06/16: The DRAFT AGENDA has been released for the FCIA's Canada Symposium. Register today.

07/05/16: Your monthly FCIA Newsletter is here!  Check it out today!

07/04/16: Happy Birthday America!  Best Wishes for a Safe and Happy 4th of July from FCIA!

07/01/16: Happy Canada Day from FCIA!

06/29/16: FCIA and the FCIA Educational Webinar Series announces the July session, 'Shining the Light on Gypsum: What Is It, How Do You Repair It and More'.

When: Tuesday, July 19

Time: 10:00 am CDT

Register Today

06/25/16: Did You Know: The 2016 BOMA International Conference & Expo opens today!  Be sure to grab your copy of Life Safety Digest.

06/13/16: FCIA moderated and presented today, "Barrier Management, an Executive Summary" at NFPA's Expo.  Always great to work wtih the faculty of Jonathan Flannery, ASHE, Anne Guglielmo of The Joint Commission, and Bill Koffel, Koffel Associates.

06/12/16: FCIA is proud to be a Marketing Partner at the NFPA C&E promoting the Firestop industry.

06/10/16: Registration for the FCIA 'DIIM' Symposium Canada is NOW OPENLearn more today

06/09/16: FCIA participates at the President's Welcome at the Royal Architects Institute of Canada (RAIC) Festival of Architecture.

06/08/16: Thanks to all who participated on today's webinar, 'Special Inspection for Firestop Systems - The Ins and Outs You Need to Know'.  Missed it?  Check out the Presentation Here.

06/07/16: FCIA recently awarded two Bob LeClair Memorial Scholarships to Fire Protection Engineering students.  Congratulations to Selena Chin and Young-Geun You on all of your accomplishments!

06/02/16: The monthly FCIA Newsletter is here!  Catch up on important industry news today.

05/31/2016: FCIA's Booth at the CHES Ontario Conference & Trade Show  in Kitchener, ON was well attended. Missed it? That's ok! You can still check out FCIA's Presentation here, The Barrier Management Symposium Summary on Fire Separations and Barriers

05/30/16: The Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) gave money to Special Olympics Canada in lieu of speaker gifts at their conference.  Well done CHES Ontario Chapter!

05/27/16: FCIA's Bill McHugh participates at the International Accreditation Services (IAS) Board meeting in Washington, DC.  The Board thanked the IAS Staff while working on key issues that will assure IAS' future growth.

05/26/16: Registration is open for the June session in the 2016 FREE Webinar Series, 'Special Inspection for Firestop Systems - The Ins and Outs You Need to Know'.

When: Wednesday, June 8

Time: 10:00am CDT

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05/18/16: Want to be an FCIA InsiderSubscribe to the mailing list today and stay current on all FCIA and Industry related news and events.

05/12/16: Thanks to all who participated on today's webinar, 'The ICC Committee Action Hearings'. Stay tuned for details on the June program.

05/10/2016: FCIA's Committees met at the ECA Conference last week. The Committees all came out with action items. Watch FCIA's Enews and Life Safety Digest for details.

04/29/16: Your monthly Member Newsletter is here!  Check out all that's happening at FCIA!

04/27/16: Registration NOW OPEN for 'The ICC Committee Action Hearings', the May session in the 2016 FCIA FREE Educational Webinar Series.

When: Thursday, May 12, 2016

Time: 10:00 am CDT

Register Today

04/20/16: Treat guests to an unforgettable experience at Show Bus The Stars!, the ECA 2016 Guest Tour.  Learn more

04/14/16: Thanks to all who attended today's webinar, "The Two-Hour Barrier Management Symposium"Check out the presentation here.

04/13/16: Three weeks until FCIA's ECA 2016Opportunity is knocking. Will you answer? Find out who's going.

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04/12/16: ECA 2016 - Spotlight On: Safety "High-Rise Facade Fires: A Worldwide Concern"  Check out the presentation by Douglas Evans, P.E., FSFPE at ECA 2016!

Register TODAY!

04/07/16: FCIA Membership drops to $965* USD for the balance of 2016.  Full value, discounted dues!  Learn more today!

*$965 Membership dues applies to NEW Members ONLY.  Does not apply for membership renewals.

04/06/16: One week until 'The Two-Hour Barrier Management Symposium', the April webinar.

When: Thursday, April 14

Time:  10:00 am CDT

Register Today!

04/05/16: One week until IFMA Facility Fusion US opens in Indy (April 12-14) !  Grab your copy of Life Safety Digest while there!

04/1/16: Still need ECA Hotel Reservations? FCIA discounted rate extended to Friday, April 8th!

03/31/16: ECA 2016 brings the FM and UL/ULC Firestop Exams to Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection AgenciesLearn more about ECA 2016.

03/29/16: It's here!  It's here! It's finally here!  *excited clapping and huge grins*  Announcing the newest issue of Life Safety Digest!  We are celebrating our 10th Anniversary with a whole new lookCheck it out today!

Like what you see?  Tell us!

03/29/16: Thanks to all who participated on today's webinar, 'Solving the Riddle of F, T, L, H and W Ratings'Find the presentation here.

03/24/16: Announcing the April installment in the FCIA FREE 2016 Educational Webinar Series, 'The Two-Hour Barrier Management Symposium'.

When: Thursday, April 14

Time: 10:00am CDT

Register Today!

03/23/16: Thinking of attending ECA 2016?  This year's agenda provides both Technical AND practical Business Education.  Make sure to check out the Draft Agenda and Register TODAY

03/22/16: Want to know what's happening at FCIA?  Check out the latest Newsletter!

03/18/26: FCIA's Code Proposal for the International Fire Code was published late last week. Don't miss FCIA Code Consultant Bill Koffel, Koffel Associates, presentation at the FCIA's ECA Conference to hear how this and other proposals fared.

03/10/16: Join FCIA's next session in the 2016 FCIA FREE Educational Webinar Series, 'Solving the Riddle of F, T, L, H and W Ratings'.

When: Tuesday, March 29

Time: 10:00am CDT

Register today

03/08/16: Haven't registered for ECA 2016 yet?  Early Bird and Hotel Discounts End April 1st!

Register today!

02/24/16: Thanks to all who attended today's session in the 2016 Educational Webinar Series, 'Protecting the Perimeter - Critical to Fire and Life Safety?'.  Missed it? Check it out here!

02/24/16: The FM and UL Firestop Exams are ready to head to Doha (2-3 March) and Abu Dhabi (6-7 March).  View the Schedule of Events - Doha, Abu Dhabi

02/18/16: ASHE will be conducting a series of five webinars to prepare for the adoption of the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101. The first webinar, "The 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 and Its Impact on Existing Health Care Facilities" is scheduled for February 24th. Learn more.

02/17/16: Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies in the Middle East - do you need CEU's?  Come to the FCIA Education for the Firestop Exams in Doha and Abu Dhabi this March

Register today!

02/16/16: One Week Left to Register for 'Protecting the Perimeter - Critical to Fire- and Life-Safety?'

When: February 24

Time: 10:00am CST

Register Today

02/10/16: Today, leaders from the Firestop Industry, consisting of Contractors, Consultants, Manufacturers, Architects and Engineers came together at UL's Standards Technical Panel Meeting at the Northbrook, IL UL Headquarters.

02/09/16: Make your plans, 'cause Registration is NOW OPEN for ECA 2016Hotel and Early Bird Registration discounts end April 1st. 

Register early and SAVE!

02/04/16: Registration Open for the FM and UL Firestop Exams in the Middle EastRegister Today

02/01/16: FCIA is partnering with the CHES Ontario Chapter Conference to educate healthcare facilities personnel in Canada this May!  Learn more here

01/28/16: The FM and UL Firestop Exams are heading back to the Middle East.  Join FCIA March 2-3 in Doha and March 6-7 in Abu Dhabi for FCIA Education and the Firestop Exams.

Register Here!

01/27/16: Thanks to all who attended today's webinar, 'A Study on the 'DIIM' of Firestopping'.  Did you miss it?  Find the presentation here.

01/25/16: ECA 2016 and FIC 2016 Announcements, FM and UL Firestop Exams in the Middle East, Webinars and so much more! Learn more in this month's FCIA Newsletter!

01/20/16: One Week Left to Register for the opening session in the 2016 FCIA Educational Webinar Series, 'A Study on the DIIMof Firestopping'.

When: Wed, January 27

Time: 10:00 am CST

Register Today

01/16/16: Are you ready for Intersec 2016?  FCIA is!  Pick up your issue of Life Safety Digest while there!

01/06/16: Registration is NOW OPEN for the opening chapter in the 2016 FREE Educational Webinar Series, 'A Study on the DIIM of Firestopping'.

When: Wed, January 27

Time: 10:00 am CST

Register Today

01/05/16: The newest issue of Life Safety Digest is here!  Check it out today!

01/04/16: Happy New Year from FCIA!

 

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