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FCIA Conferences and Symposiums bring together industry experts, industry professionals, and industry end-users for synergistic educational events around the globe all for the goal of improved fire and life safety in buildings worldwide.

Learn more about upcoming FCIA Events here!



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FCIA-NFCA Passive Fire Protection Symposium Dubai

Intercontinental Dubai Marina
Dubai, UAE

4-6 June 2024

FCIA and NFCA partner this year for the FCIA-NFCA Passive Fire Protection Symposium Dubai and the FM & UL Firestop Exams.

Attend this event for two full days of technical education focused on all aspects of the structural fire-resistance and effective compartmentation industries.

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FCIA-NFCA Passive Fire Protection Symposium Doha


Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha
Doha, Qatar

9-10 June 2024

For the first time ever, FCIA and NFCA partner for the newly reimagined Passive Fire Protection Symposium Doha.

The full-day symposium features technical sessions on a variety of topics focused on all aspects of structural fire-resistance and effective compartmentation, like Codes, the Contractor Qualification Programs, Special Inspection, and more.  Plus, Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors and Special Inspection Agency personnel can enhance their Symposium experience with the FM & UL Firestop Education & Exams.

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FCIA-NFCA Existing Building Fire-Resistance
Symposium Canada

Best Western Calgary Plaza Hotel
Calgary, AB

September 11-13, 2024

The FCIA-NFCA Passive Fire Protection Symposium Canada features two-days of education sessions focused on the critical life safety systems in the firestop, structural fire-resistance, and effective compartmentation industry in Canada.  Sessions cover a variety of topics including the ‘DIIM’ of Firestopping, Canadian Code development and requirements, Standards, Ratings, and more. This is the premier education event for those all over Canada who regulate, design, install, inspect, and maintain the passive fire protection industry.

More Info Coming Soon!

FIC ’24

FCIA Firestop Industry
Conference & Trade Show

Omni Rancho Las Palmas
Palm Springs, CA

November 5-8, 2024

FIC ’24, the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show, is the leading educational firestop conference in the world.  This year celebrates 25 years of FCIA.  The event brings together Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors, Special Inspection Agency personnel, AHJs, Manufacturers, and industry leaders for three collaborative days focused on educating, developing, and improving the firestop industry.  FIC ’24 is the place for solutions-driven learning.

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FM Firestop Exam

Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies interested in the FM 4991 Approved or IAS AC 291 Accreditation Programs can begin the process by writing – and passing – the FM Firestop Exam.

Take the FM Firestop Exam at:

UL-ULC Firestop Exam


Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies seeking third-party Accreditation can begin the process by writing – and passing – the UL-ULC Firestop Examination.

Take the UL-ULC Firestop Exams in-person at:

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FIC ’23

FCIA Firestop Industry
Conference & Trade Show