2018 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium

  • 03 Oct 2018
  • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Porter Valley Country Club Conference Center - 11326 Porter Valley Drive Northridge, CA 91326
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  • AHJ/Code Official/Fire Service fee through September 19th
  • AHJ/Code Official/Fire Service fee after September 5th
  • Member fee thru September 19th.
  • Member fee after September 5th
  • Non-Member fee through September 19th
  • Non-Member fee after September 20th
  • Student fee through September 19th
  • Student fee after September 5th

Registration is closed

The Southern California Chapter of SFPE is hosting the 2018 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium. 

Invited speakers will present hot topics in the fire protection industry. 

Also, the newest fire safety technologies will be exhibited. 

Proceeds benefit the Southern California Chapter of SFPE Scholarship Fund. 

Come learn about fire protection engineering and support students. 

Check out the flyer (for complete details)


Porter Valley Country Club Conference Center

11326 Porter Valley Drive

Northridge, CA 91326 


Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 


7:00 – 8:00 Registration (Continental Breakfast)
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome
8:15 – 8:30 Cal Poly SLO Fire Protection Engineering Update
Dr. Rick Emberley, Cal Poly SLO
8:30 – 9:00 California State Fire Marshal Update
David Castillo, Cal Fire OSFM
9:00 – 9:45 Structural and Fire Performance of Engineered Timber
Dr. Rick Emberley, Cal Poly SLO
9:45 – 10:00 Break with Exhibitors (Refreshments)
10:00 – 11:00 FM Global Data Sheets & FM Approved Products in Design Specifications
Tony Braga, FM Global
11:00 – 12:00 UL Directory
Kelly Nicollelo, Underwriters Laboratories
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch with Exhibitors (Lunch)
1:00 – 1:30 Hazards of 3D Printing
Kelly Nicolello, Underwriters Laboratories 
1:30 – 2:30

2:30 – 2:45
Successful Hazardous Occupancies Design and Code Enforcement
Elley Klausbruckner, Klausbruckner & Associates, LLC
Break with Exhibitors (Refreshments)
2:45 – 4:15 Critical Safety Issues in Marijuana Manufacturing
Chris Witherell, Pressure Safety Inspectors, LLC

4:15 – 4:30 Final Thoughts
4:30 – 5:00 Last Chance with Exhibitors

FPE Symposium Registration Flyer.pdf

FPE Symposium Agenda.pdf

Lunch included with Symposium Fees

To Benefit SFPE Scholarship Fund 

Interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor?

Please contact one of the SFPE SoCal Board Members for additional information or refer to the following PDF flyer.    

FPE Symposium Exhibitors and Sponsors.pdf

Exhibitors and Sponsors so far include:

Facilities Protection Systems

Mainline Sales

Spears Manufacturing Company

JCH Inc.


Viking Group, Inc.

Daybreak Technologies

Smoke Guard California

Restaurant Technologies

DACS, Inc.

Rack Safety Products


Questions or Inquiries?  Feel free to e-mail us.

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