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Conferences & Symposiums


FCIA Existing Building Fire-Resistance Symposium Doha

Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha
Doha, Qatar

5-6 February 2023

The full-day symposium will return to Doha, Qatar this 5-6 February 2023 with technical sessions on a variety of topics like Barriers, the Contractor Qualification Programs, Special Inspection for Firestop Systems, 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 Existing Building Fire-Resistance Symposium Dubai


InterContinental Dubai Marina
Dubai, UAE

14-15 February 2023

FCIA will be heading to Dubai, UAE and the InterContinental Dubai Marina for the FCIA Existing Building Fire-Resistance Symposium Dubai and the FM & UL Firestop Exams.

Attend this event for a full-day of technical education focused on all aspects of the fire- and smoke-resistance industry.

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ECA ’23

FCIA Education & Committee Action
Hybrid Conference


Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

May 9-12, 2023

ECA ’23 – the FCIA Education & Committee Action Hybrid Conference – is a two-and-a-half-day event focused on educating and engaging the firestop & effective compartmentation industry.

Filled with technical industry education, the FM & UL-ULC Firestop Exams, interactive FCIA Committee round table meetings, and FCIA Contractor and Special Inspection Agency Members Only sessions, ECA ’23 is the ideal opportunity to expand your knowledge and contribute to the development of the firestop industry.

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FCIA Existing Building Fire-Resistance
Symposium Canada

Ottawa, ON

September 2023

The FCIA Existing Building Fire-Resistance Symposium Canada - is a one-day series 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 ’23

FCIA Firestop Industry
HYBRID Conference & Trade Show

Hyatt Tamaya
Albuquerque, NM

October 24-27, 2023

FIC ’23, the FCIA Firestop Industry Hybrid Conference & Trade Show, 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.  Whether attending in-person or attending online, FIC ’23 is the place for solutions-driven learning.

More Info Coming Soon!

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: