2017 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium

  • 03 Oct 2017
  • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Old Ranch Country Club - 3901 Lampson Avenue Seal Beach, CA 90740
  • 17


  • AHJ/Code Official/Fire Service fee through September 19th
  • AHJ/Code Official/Fire Service fee after September 5th
  • Member fee thru September 19th.
  • Member fee after September 5th
  • Non-Member fee through September 19th
  • Non-Member fee after September 5th
  • Student fee through September 19th
  • Student fee after September 5th

Registration is closed

The Southern California Chapter of SFPE is hosting the 2017 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium. 

Invited speakers will present hot topics in the fire protection industry. 

Also, the newest fire safety technologies will be exhibited. 

Proceeds benefit the Southern California Chapter of SFPE Scholarship Fund. 

Come learn about fire protection engineering and support students. 

Check out the flyer (for complete details)


Old Ranch Country Club 

3901 Lampson Avenue 

Seal Beach, CA 90740 


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 


7:00 – 8:00 Registration (Continental Breakfast)
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome
8:15 – 8:45 Cal Poly SLO Fire Protection Engineering
Dr. Frederick W. Mowrer, Cal Poly SLO
8:45 – 9:15 Code Official/Permit Applicant Relationship
Jeffrey Halpert, PE, Glendale Fire Department
9:15 – 9:45 Introduction to the California State Fire Marshal
Chief Dennis Mathisen, California State Fire Marshal
9:45 – 10:00 Break with Exhibitors (Refreshments)
10:00 – 11:30 Fire Pump Case Study: Fire Protection Water for the Wilshire Grand
Mark Chase, Los Angeles Fire Department
11:30 – 12:00 Fire Pump Testing: Best Practices for Water Management
Dan Perkins & Roland Gutierrez, DayBreak Technologies
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch with Exhibitors (Lunch)
12:45 – 2:15 Fire Alarm Systems and Smoke Control Sequencing
Mark McQuaid, C.A. Gamble & Associates
2:15 – 2:30 Break with Exhibitors (Refreshments)
2:30 – 3:30 Understanding Integrated Fire Protection System Testing
Dr. Shane Clary, Bay Alarm
3:30 – 4:15 Presenting Performance-Based Designs and Computer Modeling
Nate Wittasek, SGH
4:15 – 4:30 Final Thoughts
4:30 – 5:00 Last Chance with Exhibitors

Interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor?

See below for more information!

2017 SFPE Symposium Agenda.pdf

2017 FPE Symposium Registration Flyer.pdf

2017 SFPE Symposium Exhibitors and Sponsors.pdf

Lunch included with Symposium Fees

To Benefit SFPE Scholarship Fund 

Questions or Inquiries?  Feel free to e-mail us.

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