31st Annual Symposium – October 30, 2018

The FSDA will hold its 31st Symposium on Tuesday, October 30, 2018

JPMorgan Chase, 4 Chase Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn (near FDNY Headquarters)

8:00 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Agenda


Building & Fire Codes Impacting High-Rise Buildings

Welcome: John O’Grady, FSDA President

Award Presentations: Jack Murphy, FSDA Chairman

Opening Remarks: FDNY/tbd

Keynote Speaker: Jerry Tracy, FDNY Batt. Chief (retired)

Guest Speakers:

Robert Solomon, P.E., NFPA

NFPA Standards Impacting Tall Building Environments


James Johnson, Vancouver Fire Dept. , FF/Rescue-1

Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) High-Rise Construction, Future Apprehensions?