October 29, 2014, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST Fire Safety Challenges in Tall Wood Buildings This Fire Safety Challenges in Tall Wood Buildings Webinar will cover a Foundation Phase 1 project with the objective to gather relevant research on tall timber buildings and identify the knowledge gaps in the available information. Sponsored by: Fire Protection Research Foundation with support from the following:Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, American Fire Sprinkler Association, Department of Homeland Security, Idaho National Laboratories, National Fire Protection Association, National Fire Sprinkler Association, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Property Insurance Research Group, SimplexGrinnell, The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Tyco Fire Protection Products, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Transportation (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), and Viking Corporation.
December 4, 2014 The Smart Fire Fighter of the Future "The Smart Fire Fighter of the Future Webinar" provides a summary of a project to develop a research roadmap for smart fire fighting, which establishes the scientific and technical basis for achieving the vision for Smart Fire Fighting in the United States. The vision for smart firefighting is based on creating, storing, exchanging, analyzing, and integrating information from a wide range of databases and sensor networks. This project will seek to achieve this vision by addressing all the applicable topic areas of the fire service emergency responder community Sponsored by: Fire Protection Research Foundation with support from the following:Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers; Department of Homeland Security; Idaho National Laboratories; National Fire Protection Association; National Institute of Standards and Technology; Property Insurance Research Group; SimplexGrinnell; Tyco Fire Protection Products; U.S. Department of Energy; and Viking Corporation