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Barrier Management Symposium -
Presentation Archive

Thank you for accessing the Presentation Archive for the previous Barrier Management Symposiums. If you have any comments or questions regarding the presentations, please contact the FCIA office.

FCIA Office - Bill McHugh

Phone: (708) 202-1108



Barrier Management Presentation - MOSHE SISCHE, O'Fallon, IL - August 2, 2017

Barrier Management Symposium - CASHE ASHE Arizone Chapter & Region 9, Phoenix, AZ - July 27, 2017

Barrier Management Symposium - APPA, College Park, MD - November 30, 2016

Barrier Management Symposium - ASHE Arkansas, Little Rock, AR - January 29, 2016

Barrier Management Symposium - Region 3, Bristol, TN - November 16-17, 2015


Barrier Management Symposium - Region 5, Indianapolis, IN - July 27, 28, 2015

  • Welcome & Introduction - T. Stewart,, B. McHugh
  • The Joint Commission Perspective 'Systems' - Anne Guglielmo (The Joint Commission)
  • Fire/Smoke Barrier Fundamentals For Health Care Facilities - Bill Koffel (Koffel Associates)
  • Testing of Fire Resistance and Smoke Resistant Assemblies - Jon Roberts, (UL)
  • Gypsum Fire Resistance - Nestor Sanchez (USG)
  • Firestopping: Penetrations and Joints - Bill McHugh (FCIA)
  • Inspecting Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware - Greg Drake, (Door and Hardware Institute)
  • Fire & Smoke Dampers - Marc Sorge (GREENHECK, Inc.)
  • Fire Rated Glazing & Framing - Rachel Hepner (Technical Glass Products)
  • Barrier Management Systems Options - A. Guglielmo, B. McHugh
  • Wrap-up - T. Stwart, B. McHugh


Barrier Management Symposium, Rochester, MN - April 14-15, 2015

Barrier Management Symposium, Long Beach, CA - September 17-18, 2014

Barrier Management Symposium, King of Prussia, PA - May 12-13, 2014

Barrier Management Symposium, Birmingham, AL - March 3-4, 2014