Events



Upcoming events

    • 11 Dec 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • 800 Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca. 90015
    • 36
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    Topic

    SFPE-Socal Holiday Party 

    We're Back - SFPE-Socal Holiday Party at Lucky Strikes Bowling - at LA Live Downtown.

    For the cost of our normal lunch meetings, you will get food, soft drinks, and two hours of unlimited bowling including your shoes. This year a Grand Prize will also be given out so don't miss out.

    Please Pay/RSVP on line ASAP since we are limited to 40 Bowlers/Guests for this event.

    Date:   December 11, 2017

    Schedule

    11:30AM: Open Bowling Begin

    1:30PM:  Open Bowling Ends 


    Address: 

    800 Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca. 90015


    Refund Policy

    There are no Refunds since fees are still paid by SFPE-Socal to restaurant even if you don't attend.







     


     



    • 08 Jan 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Monterey Hill Restaurant, 3700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
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    Topic:  Energy Storage Systems

    Date: January 8, 2018

    Schedule

    11:30AM: Networking

    12:00PM: Introductions and lunch

    12:30PM: Presentation

    1:30PM: Conclusion of Meeting

    Speaker

    Howard Hopper, UL


    Summary 

    Details forthcoming...

    Biography

    Details forthcoming...

    Refund Policy

    There are no Refunds since fees are still paid by SFPE Socal to restaurant even if you don't attend.


    • 12 Feb 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Monterey Hill Restaurant, 3700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
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    Topic:  Vacuum System

    Date: February 12, 2018

    Schedule

    11:30AM: Networking

    12:00PM: Introductions and lunch

    12:30PM: Presentation

    1:30PM: Conclusion of Meeting

    Speaker

    Gregg Vlahakis, Viking


    Summary 

    Details forthcoming...

    Biography

    Details forthcoming...

    Refund Policy

    There are no Refunds since fees are still paid by SFPE Socal to restaurant even if you don't attend.


    • 12 Mar 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Monterey Hill Restaurant, 3700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
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    Topic: Prescriptive versus Performance-Based Fire Safety for Super High-Rise Buildings

    Date: March 12, 2018

    Schedule

    11:30AM: Networking

    12:00PM: Introductions and lunch

    12:30PM: Presentation

    1:30PM: Conclusion of Meeting

    Speaker

    Daniel N. Bak, Ph.D., P.E., FSE - Sr. Forensic Fire Protection Consultant with Ivey Engineering, Inc.

    Biography

    Presently, Daniel N. Bak is a Senior Forensic Fire Engineer at Ivey Engineering Inc.’s San Diego, California Office.  Prior to that Daniel was also a Senior Forensic Fire Engineer at SEA Limited’ s Columbus office.

    He earned his Bachelor of Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering.  He also earned a Master of Science from Texas A&M University in Safety Engineering, and Doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering.  His research work for his thesis and dissertation were both focused in fire engineering.

    His role of forensic engineer brings together over 37 years of cumulated experience in fire protection engineering and performance-approach (fire and smoke modeling) to be applied in the most testing and challenging environment of the litigation world.  Prior of his return to the States, Dr. Bak did an engineering circuit that included New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and Thailand where performance-based approaches are rather the norm.  He also practiced extensively in Japan.

    Dr. Bak has had extensive experience in Code Consultation in various jurisdictions in the United States and around the world as well as hands-on practice of designs of all type of fire suppression, fire alarm, and mass notification systems globally.  Dr. Bak has, historically, combined his acquired academic and practical experience to serve clients nationally and internationally with the best cost-effective fire engineering and risk sensible solutions.  The presentation that he will share with you is just one example of many demanding projects he spearheaded.  Dr. Bak is a past president of the SFPE Singapore Chapter.


    Refund Policy

    There are no Refunds since fees are still paid by SFPE Socal to restaurant even if you don't attend.


Past events

13 Nov 2017 Proliferation of Structural Fire Engineering in the USA
03 Oct 2017 2017 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium
11 Sep 2017 Technologies Related to Integrating Bldg. Lighting to Bldg. Emergency Systems
12 Jun 2017 DAS Fire Fighter Communications
15 May 2017 Field Trip to NETFLIX, Located at 5808 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
08 May 2017 Growing Pains: Fire Safety in the Budding Marijuana Industry
10 Apr 2017 Fire Fatalities - Know the Code
13 Mar 2017 Mass Notification Systems
27 Feb 2017 Golf Tournament - 2nd Annual - Charity
13 Feb 2017 Building and Comfort Sensors for Multi-Criteria Determination of Fire States
09 Jan 2017 Summary of the California Code Amendments for 2017 and proposed codes in the works
12 Dec 2016 SFPE-Socal Holiday Party
14 Nov 2016 Fixed Aerosol Fire-Extinguishing Systems – Application, Compliance and Live Demonstration
05 Oct 2016 2016 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium
12 Sep 2016 Time and the Tall Building: Time Saving Technologies that Preserve Lives and Enhance Safety in Recently Constructed Tall Buildings”
11 Jul 2016 No Lunch Meeting in July
13 Jun 2016 Field Trip - ARTIC - The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center Tour
09 May 2016 High-Rise Facade Fires: A World Wide Concern
11 Apr 2016 Ignitable Liquid Storage in Portable Containers
14 Mar 2016 Impact of Extinguisher Agents on Museum Collections
29 Feb 2016 Golf Tournament - First Annual - Charity
08 Feb 2016 Fire & Life Safety Challenges in Colleges & University Research Laboratories - 2/8/16 SFPE Socal Chapter Meeting
11 Jan 2016 Field Trip - Broad Museum Tour
14 Dec 2015 SFPE-Socal Holiday Party
09 Nov 2015 NFPA 13 - Silent Topics No One Talks About
12 Oct 2015 Lithium Ion Batteries – Hazards and Protection
08 Jun 2015 Roof Mounted Solar 6/8/2015 SFPE Socal Chapter Meeting
11 May 2015 Bangladesh Garment Facoties 5/11/2015 Chapter Meeting
13 Apr 2015 USS Iowa Field Trip 4/13/2015 Chapter Meeting
09 Mar 2015 Innovative approach to high piled storage protection 3/9/2015 Chapter Meeting
09 Feb 2015 NFPA 750 2/9/2015 Chapter Meeting
12 Jan 2015 Wireless Fire Alarm 1/12/2015 Chapter Meeting
08 Dec 2014 Holiday Party 12/8/2014
10 Nov 2014 Wharf Fire - Chapter Meeting 11/10/2014
08 Sep 2014 September 2014 Chapter Meeting
23 Jun 2014 June 2014 Chapter Meeting
12 May 2014 May 2014 Chapter Meeting
14 Apr 2014 April 2014 Chapter Meeting
10 Mar 2014 March 2014 Chapter Meeting
12 Feb 2014 February 2014 Chapter Meeting
20 Jan 2014 January 2014 Chapter Meeting
16 Dec 2013 December 2013 Chapter Meeting - Holiday Party
14 Oct 2013 October 2013 Chapter Meeting
10 Jun 2013 June 2013 Chapter Meeting
13 May 2013 May 2013 Chapter Meeting
08 Apr 2013 April 2013 Chapter Meeting - Cancelled
11 Mar 2013 March 2013 Meeting: Tour of Lawrence Doors Factory
11 Feb 2013 February 2013 Chapter Meeting - NFPA Process changes/Participation Opportunities
14 Jan 2013 January 2013 Meeting: Sprinkler Droplet Characterization
10 Dec 2012 December 2012 Chapter Meeting - Holiday Party
05 Nov 2012 November 2012 Chapter Meeting - El Segundo FD
08 Oct 2012 October 2012 Chapter Meeting
10 Sep 2012 September 2012 Chapter Meeting
19 Jul 2012 Chapter Board Meeting


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