2019 Annual Meeting and Codes Conference Schedule

Join us in Orlando at the Hilton-Lake Buena Vista, May 14-17

All educational sessions are underlined

Tuesday May 14th

8 AM - 2 PM - AFAA Board of Director's Meeting

12 PM – 5 PM - Exhibitor set up & registration opens

5 PM – 8 PM - Welcome Reception with Exhibitors - Sponsored by Honeywell & SDi

Wednesday May 15th

7:30 AM - 3 PM - Registration Hours

8 AM – 9 AM - Business Meeting

9 AM – 9:30 AM - Break with Exhibitors - Sponsored by Gentex

9:30 AM – 11 AM - Keynote Speaker: Lou Mongello  “The Disney Difference: Achieving the Ultimate Customer Experience”

11 AM – 1 PM - Lunch with Exhibitors - Sponsored by Siemens 

1 PM – 2 PM - 15 Years of Research in Support of NFPA 72
Presented by: Kathleen Almand, NFPA

2 PM – 3 PM - What Keeps You Up at Night
Presented by: Ron Davis, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group

3 PM – 3:30 PM - Break with Exhibitors - Sponsored by Gentex

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM - AFAA Partnership in Education with the University of Maryland
Presented by: Ken Isman, University of Maryland

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM - Enforcement of ITM and 3rd Party Testing
Presented by: Bill Koffel, Koffel & Associates & Chief Michael O’Brian, Brighton Area Fire Authority

Thursday May 16th

8 AM – 9 AM - Money for Nothing-Using an Online Engagement Strategy
Presented by: Billy Marshall, ServiceTrade

9 AM – 10 AM - Detect, Notify, Prepare, and Exit
Presented by: Joshua Reichert, Eastern Kentucky University

10 AM – 10:30 AM - Break with Exhibitors - Sponsored by Rocky Mountain AFAA

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM - Fire Alarm Design Coordination with the Fire Department
Presented by: Tim Knisely, Centre Region Code Administration

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM - Improving Fire Alarm Intelligibility Through Technology
Presented by: Larry Rietz, Jensen Hughes

Friday May 17th

8 AM – 9 AM - Area of Refuge Emergency Communication Systems
Presented by: Jim Mongeau, Space Age Electronics

9 AM – 10 AM - Class N Pathways
Presented by: Dan Horon, Cadgraphics

10 AM – 10:15 AM - Break - Sponsored by Louisiana AFAA

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM - Employee Partner Safety: From Transactional to Transformational
Presented by: Alice McKinney, Cintas

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM - Occupant Evacuation Elevators
Presented by: Eric Camiel, Jensen Hughes

If you would like a copy of the schedule, please click here. We will post education session descriptions at a later date.


 For more information on our Annual Meeting and Codes Conference, please visit: 2019 Annual Meeting Information

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