NFPA Conference Confronts Homeland Security

QUINCY, Mass. — The 2003 Fall Education Conference of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will focus on homeland security. According to NFPA, the conference will guide professionals in fire service, engineering, facility management, and safety in coping with the post-Sept. 11 world.

The conference’s program on “Homeland Security: Preparedness and Response” will include seminars on emergency-response planning, applying the lessons of Sept. 11 to emergency-management programs, and guidance in managing a chemical, biological, or nuclear incident affecting the commercial transportation industry.

A variety of seminars will also be presented, including a presentation on NFPA 5000™, Building Construction and Safety Code™.

The conference will be held Nov. 16-19 at the Reno Hilton in Reno, Nev. For more information, visit

Publication date: 08/18/2003

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