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2024 NCNSFPE Annual Seminar

  • April 12, 2024
  • 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Hayward City Hall Council Chambers, 777 B St, Hayward, CA 94541
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  • Member and member guests
  • Student rate-Must be full time student and not full time employee.
  • Includes Table at vendor showcase from 5pm to 7pm

Registration is closed

Join us on Friday, April 12th, 2024, for the 2024 NCN-SFPE Fire Protection Engineering Seminar, hosted by the Northern California-Nevada Chapter of SFPE. Proceeds from this seminar will benefit the Chapter Scholarship Fund for fire protection engineering students.


Hayward City Hall

777 B St, Hayward, CA 94541


7:30 AM


Enjoy a continental-style breakfast featuring coffee, orange juice, and tea.

8:15 - 8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks, Moment of Silence for Stephen Zimmerman 

Delivered by Matt Signes, NCNSFPE Chapter President.

8:30 -10:00 AM

NFSA-NFPA 14 Standpipe Code Updates, 
Delivered by Terrin Hopkins

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Smoke Control, The H.R. Kirkland Company
Delivered by Marc McQuaid

11:45 - 12:45 AM


Indulge in a signature gourmet sandwich, wraps, and salad buffet.

12:45 - 2:15 PM

2-way communication CBC-NFPA 72-UL2525-UL2196

Delivered by Joseph Cervantes

2:15 - 2:30 PM

2:30 - 4:00 PM

Lithium-Ion Batteries, Code Changes and Requirements

Delivered by Noah Ryder

4:00 - 4:45 PM

Round Table Discussion / Q&A

4:45 - 5:00 PM

Closing Thoughts

5:00-7:00 PM

Happy Hour and Vendor Showcase


To advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering and its allied fields, to maintain a high ethical standard among its members and to foster fire protection engineering education.



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