For the very first time, anyone not able to be in attendance at this year’s NFPA Conference & Expo being held June 11-14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas will be able to witness the general session as it happens right online. Beginning at 1:00 p.m. pacific standard time on Monday, June 11, NFPA will broadcast the Opening General Session live at http://nfpa.typepad.com/conference.
The event will open with welcoming remarks by the Chair, Thomas W. Jaeger, P.E., followed by the President’s Report by James M. Shannon and the Nominating Committee Report by Peter McMahon. In addition to sharing the latest industry information, several awards will be presented to honor special achievements. The awards include:
- the Industrial Fire Protection Section's Best Fire Prevention Week Program Award
- the 2012 Life Safety Educator of the Year Award
- the Fire Protection Research Foundation Medal
- the Standards Medal
To close the event, Gordie Brown, an impressionist, comedian and musician will provide special entertainment. This is an unprecedented, not-to-be-missed online event by NFPA and should be taken advantage of by everyone in the fire and life safety industry not able to join us at the 2012 NFPA Conference & Expo.
Join us Monday, June 11 at 1:00 pm Pacific Time at http://nfpa.typepad.com/conference