32nd Annual Symposium – October 29, 2019

The FSDA will hold its 32nd Annual Symposium on October 29, 2019. 

Host:  JPMorgan Chase – 4 Chase Metro Tech Center (near Fire HQ)

8:00 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Agenda

Transportation: Subway A, C, F, R to Jay Street



High-Rise Building Emergency Incidents

Welcome: John O’Grady, FLSDA President

Award Presentations: Jack J. Murphy, FLSDA Chairman

Opening Remarks: TBD

Guest Speakers:

Peter Van Dorpe, Chicago District Chief (Ret.)

Chicago Cooke County Administration Office Building Fire

Six Civilians Perish

Michael Gala, FDNY Deputy Assistant Chief

High Rise Office Building Helicopter Incident

City Incident Command System Implementation & Control

Joseph Carlsen, FDNY 3rd Division Deputy Chief

Interaction with Fire/Life Safety Director