Center for Campus Fire Safety to Host Campus Fire Forum 2010

Published: August 25, 2010

INDIANAPOLISThe Center for Campus Fire Safety invites all college stakeholders responsible for their institution’s fire protection programs to attend the Campus Fire Forum 2010 this fall. The conference is scheduled for Nov. 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis.

From educational sessions, technology exhibits, networking opportunities and the popular Town Meeting, attendees will gain new ideas and proven techniques to protect their campus communities. The forum includes:

  • 2 1/2 days of educational sessions with a technology exhibit.
  • Breakfast, lunch and networking receptions throughout the conference.
  • Annual member business meeting and luncheon.

Campus Fire Forum is the only national conference that focuses exclusively on campus fire safety issues and continues to offer the opportunity to learn from experts and interact with campus fire safety professionals.

The forum will discuss, compare and celebrate achievements and improvements in campus and fire safety.  Along with showcasing advancements in products that provide solutions to campus fire safety enhancements, the event will offer a host of educational workshops to be conducted by some of the nation’s leading fire safety and industry leaders.  And … don’t forget the Town Meeting! This  “open mic” session has always been a successful sharing of group ideas.

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Educational sessions include the Campus Fire Safety Right-to-Know Act, CO Detection Technology & Updates to NFPA 720, Campus Based AFG Grant Funded Programs, Dealing with Attitudes in a College Environment and a presentation on effectively spreading the fire safety message to foreign language students. It also offers panel discussions that include a Greek Housing Panel, A Firewise Campus Instructors Panel and a Fire Protection Engineer’s Panel.

Keynote Speaker – Robin Gaby Fisher

Robin Gaby Fisher is a news feature writer for The Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey’s largest daily newspaper. She specializes in telling stories about regular people living through extraordinary circumstances. Her series “After the Fire,” about two students who were critically burned in the Seton Hall dormitory fire, was a finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. Little Brown published the book in August 2008. “After the Fire” was also on the New York Times bestseller list.  See reviews and more about “After the Fire” at http://www.robingabyfisher.com

To attend, register before September 30 to receive early bird pricing. For additional information, list of speakers, registration and accommodation information and more … simply visit http://www.campusfiresafety.org/campus-fire-forum or contact the Center for Campus Fire Safety at (978) 961-0410 or SupportTeam@campusfiresafety.org.

Information from the Center for Campus Fire Safety press release.

The Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to protecting life and property from fire at our nation’s institutions of higher learning. Based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, CCFS provides public education and support to the professionals who spend their life’s work making our campuses and communities safer. For more information about fire and life safety on- and off-campus, visit www.campusfiresafety.org.

 

 

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