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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

FSSA Technical Committee Meeting
Location: Atlantic Ballroom

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FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Vilano Room

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration
Location: Hammock Beach Resort

12:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Golf Tournament
Location: Ocean Golf Course
*Additional Registration Required

Golf Refreshment Cart Sponsored by:

Golf Luncheon Sponsored by:


5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Forum First Timer Reception
Location: Ocean Ballroom

Sponsored by:

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

80s Themed Welcome Reception & Dinner
Location: Ocean Ballroom

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Entertainment Sponsored by:

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast
Location: Atlantic Ballroom

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Partner Expo
Location: Ballroom Foyer

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Spouse Breakfast
Location: Atlantic Ballroom

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8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony: John Lawlor, FSSA President

Location:  Ocean Ballroom

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Committee Updates
Location: Ocean Ballroom

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m

FSSA Technical Committee Update
Presented by: Dan Hubert, FSSA Technical Committee Chair and Tom Wysocki, FSSA Technical Director
Location:  Ocean Ballroom

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Break
Location:  Ballroom Foyer

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10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Partner Expo Presentations

Location:  Ocean Ballroom

10:45 a.m - 12:15 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Will Bowen, A Complaint Free World

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12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch for all attendees

Location:  Atlantic Ballroom

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Code Updates, IBC Changes
Presented by: Frank Savino, United Fire Protection Corp.

Location: Ocean Ballroom

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Contractor EHS Management from an Industrial Manufacturer's Perspective
Presented by: Dan Sanborn, CSP, 3M Company
Location: Ocean Ballroom

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
Location: Ballroom Foyer

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3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Showcasing Challenging Applications
Presented by: Bob Ballard, Victaulic; Jose Brett, Det-Tronics; Nick Johnson, 3M Company

Location: Ocean Ballroom

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closing Comments
Presented by: John Lawlor, FSSA President

Location:Ocean Ballroom

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception with the Partner Expo
Location: Ballroom Foyer

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 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Open Evening - Dinner on Your Own

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast
Location:  Atlantic Ballroom

Sponsored by: 

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

President's Council Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Partner Expo
Location: Ballroom Foyer

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. New Technologies
Presented by: Bob Ballard, Victaulic; Anthony Gee, Stat-X; Paul Harris, Honeywell Security & Fire; Rick Jeffress, Fike Corporation

Location: Ocean Ballroom

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Break
Location: Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by: 

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Business Session: Most Challenging Business Opportunities
Presented by: Lee Kaiser, Orr Protection Systems, Inc.; John Lawlor, Keystone Fire Protection Co.

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Technical Session: Fire Suppression for Lithium Ion Batteries
Presented by: Jonathan Ingram, Kidde Fire Systems

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Break
Location: Ballroom Foyer

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11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Business Session: Accounts Receivable / Collections
Presented by: Pam Boyer, BFPE International; Eric Dowell, BFPE International
Lunch will be provided during this session.

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Technical Session: Detection for Special Hazards
Presented by: Wayne Aho, Johnson Controls
Lunch will be provided during this session.

2:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Wiffle Ball Tournament

Location: Champions Event Lawn

The fire suppression’s finest wiffle ball teams will battle it out for the 3rd Annual Wiffle Ball World Series title during this year’s Forum!  We invite you to play ball or just attend as a spectator on the beach.

There is no cost for this event and everyone will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Donations will be accepted for the FSSA Educational Foundation during the game. All donations received are 100% tax deductible and benefit the FSSA scholarship program and foundation.

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Open

6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. President's Reception

Location: Atlantic Ballroom

7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. President's Banquet

Location: Atlantic Ballroom

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MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Installer Division Breakfast Meeting
Facilitated by: Steve Foulk, FSSA Installer Chair
Location: 

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Manufacturer Division Breakfast Meeting
Facilitated by: Bob Ballard, FSSA Manufacturer Chair
Location: 

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10:00 a.m. -  10:15 a.m. Break
Location:  Ballroom Foyer

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10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Combined Session
Location:  Ocean Ballroom

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Closing Comments
Location: Ocean Ballroom

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
Location:  Vilano Room