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Register to attend free Research Foundation 40th anniversary webinar series

The Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF), research affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®), is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. In support of celebrating four decades of facilitating research in support of fire and life safety community, the FPRF will conduct a two-day free webinar series on August 24 and 25, 2022, which will cover research topic areas and themes that are aligned with research priorities of FPRF and the fire and life safety industry. This two-day webinar series consists of presentations by subject matter experts addressing the following themes:

Day 1: August 24, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET

  • Reduce Residential Fire Losses
    • Fire Safety in the US since 1980
    • Cooking fires
    • Impact of Medications on Older Adult Fall and Fire Risk
  • Strategies for Community Resilience
    • Wildland & Wildland Urban Interface Fires
    • CAREDEX: Disaster Resilience in Aging Communities via a Secure Data Exchange
    • Global Community Resilience
  • Data Collection and Data Analytics to Inform Policy
    • Global Fire data standardization
    • Insurance Data – openIDL
    • CRAIG 1300TM
    • National Firefighter Cancer Registry

Day 2: August 25, 11 a.m.– 3 p.m. ET

  • Hazards of New Materials and Systems
    • Fire Safety Challenges of Green Buildings
    • Energy Storage Systems
    • Hazards of Modern Vehicles in Parking Structures
  • Increase Effectiveness and Reliability of Safety Systems
    • Impact of Research on NFPA 13
    • Impact of Research on NFPA 72
    • Effectiveness of fluorine free firefighting foams
  • Fire Fighting Safety & Effectiveness
    • Fire Service Contamination control & PPE Cleaning validation
    • Firefighting foams: fire service roadmap
    • Firefighter immersive learning training

Read the full agenda here.

Registration is free and is required to attend the live webinar series. CEUs will only be provided to live attendees upon request. We look forward to you joining us for this webinar series. Register now!

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Sreenivasan Ranganathan
Director, Research Foundation, Mission to plan, manage and communicate research in support of the NFPA mission

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