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Hollywood Conference 2007

Firestop Industry Conference and Trade Show

November 6 - November 9, 2007
Hollywood Beach Mariott, Hollywood, Florida
Our agenda will look like past programs with seminars, trade show and education programs.

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Hollywood Beach Mariott
2501 North Ocean Drive
Hollywood, Florida 33019
Located beachfront on Hollywood’s famous two-and-a-half mile Oceanfront Broadwalk with cafés, restaurants and jazz clubs


Tue, Nov6 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat



1:00p – 6:00p Quality Manual Development Seminar
Free to FCIA Members – (Non Members - $350 Extra Fee)
5:00p – 8:30p FCIA Board Meeting
Wed, Nov 7 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat



7:00a - 4:00p Conference Registration Open
(Coffee, Cont.Bkfst)
8:30a – 9:30a

FCIA Presidents Welcome - Ballroom All Day

FCIA Association 2007 Report

9:30a – 9:45a Break
Sponsored by Hilti, Inc.
9:45a – 10:30a

FM 4991 Update – Jeff Gould
UL Qualified Firestop Contractor Program Update – Betsy Titus

10:30a – 10:45a Break
Sponsored by Thermafiber, Inc.
10:45a – 11:30a

“Compartmentation and Firestopping in the IBC Code” Jerry Sanzone, Former ICC Board Member, City of Pompano Beach, FL & Building Officials Association of Florida

11:30a – 12:00p Luncheon - Welcome to Florida!
Sponsored by 3M Fire Protection Products
12:30p –6:00p

FCIA Ray Usher Memorial Golf Outing
(Box Lunch provided from Hotel)

12:30p – 5:00p

Firestopping Test Prep - Ballroom
UL & FM DRI Exam

6:30p – 7:30p FCIA Welcome Reception & Golf Awards
Thu, Nov 8 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat



7:30a - 11:30a FCIA Check In
7:30a - 8:00a FCIA Continental Breakfast
8:00a - 8:30a FCIA Election Candidate Presentations - ballroom
8:30a – 8:40a Break
Sponsored byUnifrax, LLC
8:40a – 9:30a FCIA Marketing Tools & FCIA Contractor Survey for and about the Specialty Firestop Contractor Bill Hoos, Don Murphy, Mike Wellons, FCIA Directors
9:30a – 9:45a

Sponsored by W.R. Grace & Co.

9:45a – 10:30a FCIA Firestop / Containment Worker Apprenticeship Program “How this affects Union and Non-Union Specialty Firestop Contracting Industry “Think National, Act Local” Bob Hasting, Specialty Firestop Systems, Inc.
10:30a – 10:45a Break
Sponsored by Hilti, Inc.
10:45a – 12:15p

Education Session – Legal Issues – Warranties and the contractors’ risk Stephen Phillips, Hendrick, Phillips

12:15p - 1:00p Luncheon - Sponsored by Specified Technologies Inc. IFC & AFSCC Update
1:00p – 2:00p Firestopping & Compartmentation Systems Technical and Code Issues…
2:00p – 2:15p Break
Sponsored Thermafiber, Inc.
2:15p – 3:45p Building Information Modeling, Specs & Contractors What it means to the Firestopping & Industry Diane Davis, AEC Infosystems
3:45p – 5:30p FCIA Firestop Industry & Effective Compartmentation Trade Show FCIA Exhibitor Presentations - Open to all FCIA Conference Attendees
6:00p FCIA Annual Awards Reception
7:00p – 10:00p FCIA Annual Awards Dinner FCIA Full Conference & Paid Dinner Attendees Only FCIA Awards & FCIA Presidents Gavel Passing
Sport Jacket Recommended
Fri, Nov 9 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat



7:30a - 8:00a FCIA Continental Breakfast - Trade Show Area Open
8:30a – 9:30a Firestopping Tools & Equipment Graco – Mike McGowan, Graco, Inc.
9:30a – 9:45a Break
Sponsored by Unifrax, LLC
10:00a – 10:45a Firestopping & Safe Scaffolding from Scaffold Industry Leaders Ballroom All Day
Jeff Stachowiak, Sunbelt Rentals
10:45a Conference Concludes -- Enjoy the beach
Sat, Nov 10 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat




Local Tour -- or other fun - Optional

Trade Show is Wednesday/Thursday - Casual Dress for the meeting


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