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FCIA Fire Code and Fire & Smoke Barrier
‘DIIM’ Symposium Doha

*Due to travel restrictions still in place due to the global coronavirus outbreak, this event is postponed.
New dates will be announced as soon as they are available.

Oryx Rotana
Doha, Qatar

TBD 2020

Registration is postponed for the FCIA Fire Code and Fire & Smoke Barrier (FSB) ‘DIIM’ Symposium and the FM & UL Firestop Exams in Doha due to continued travel restrictions as a result of the global pandemic, COVID-19.  To accommodate for the loss of education and testing opportunities so far this year, FCIA will be posting a schedule of VIRTUAL FCIA Education and FM & UL-ULC Firestop Exam opportunities in the near future.  These virtual opportunities are meant to supplement the FCIA FSB ‘DIIM’ Symposium Doha, which FCIA plans to reschedule for later in the year after concerns over COVID-19 have subsided.

The full-day symposium will return to the Oryx Rotana Hotel with technical sessions on a variety of topics like Barriers, the Contractor Qualification Programs, Special Inspection for Firestop Systems, and more.

FCIA Fire Code
Firestop & Effective Compartmentation
Membership Meeting

*Due to travel restrictions still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak, this event is postponed. 
The new dates for the rescheduled event will be announced as soon as they are released.

InterContinental Dubai Marina
Dubai, UAE

TBD 2020

FCIA will be heading to Dubai, UAE and the InterContinental Dubai Marina for the FCIA Fire Code and Firestop & Effective Compartmentation Membership Meeting and the FM & UL Firestop Exams.  Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, COVID-19, this event has been postponed to a future 2020 date because of continued travel restrictions in place around the globe.

To accommodate for the loss of education and testing opportunities so far this year, FCIA will be posting a schedule of VIRTUAL FCIA Education and FM & UL-ULC Firestop Exam opportunities in the near future.  These virtual opportunities are meant to supplement the FCIA Fire Code and Firestop & Effective Compartmentation Membership Meeting, which FCIA plans to reschedule for later in the year after concerns over COVID-19 have subsided.

Attend the FCIA Fire Code and Firestop & Effective Compartmentation Membership Meeting for a full-day of technical education focused on all aspects of the fire- and smoke-resistance industry.

FCIA Firestop & Effective
Compartmentation ‘DIIM’ Symposium
Canada

TBD
Halifax, NS

September 23-25, 2020

FCIA’s Firestop & Effective Compartmentation ‘DIIM’ Symposium Canada is the premier event in Canada for those involved in the ‘D’esign, ‘I’nstallation, ‘I’nspection, and ‘M’aintenance of firestop and effective compartmentation systems.

The FCIA ‘DIIM’ Symposium Canada is packed with a full-day of education focused on the various elements of firestopping, including the ‘DIIM’ of Firestopping – ‘D’esign, ‘I’nstallation, ‘I’nspection, and ‘M’aintenance and ‘M’anagement – as specifically related to the firestop industry in Canada.

Then, Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies can enhance their expertise and establish their company as a leader in the field with third-party accreditation by attending the follow-up program – the FCIA Firestop Education for the Firestop Exams – and the ULC Firestop Exam(AHJs write this exam for no fee.)

Stay tuned for more information COMING SOON!

FIC ’20

FCIA Firestop Industry
Conference & Trade Show

Rancho Bernardo Inn
San Diego, CA

November 10-13, 2020

FIC ’20, the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show, brings together industry leaders and change makers for three immersive days focused on developing and improving the firestop industry.

The event features

  • FCIA Firestop Education for the Firestop Exams
  • FM & UL-ULC Firestop Exams
  • Technical Education tailored to cultivate expertise
  • FCIA Memorial Golf Tournament
  • Various networking opportunities and events
  • And so much more!

Stay tuned for more information and registration COMING SOON!

FM Firestop Exam

Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies interested in the FM 4991 Approved or IAS AC 291 Accreditation Programs can begin the process by writing – and passing – the FM Firestop Exam.

The FM Firestop Exam is offered at all FCIA Conferences and Symposiums and will be available at:

  • May 12, 2020 – Kansas City, MO – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
  • 4 June 2020 – Doha, Qatar – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
  • 8 June 2020 – Dubai, UAE – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
  • November 10, 2020 – San Diego, California

UL-ULC Firestop Exam

         

Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies seeking third-party Accreditation can begin the process by writing – and passing – the UL-ULC Firestop Examination.

The UL-ULC Firestop Exams will be offered at:

  • May 12, 2020 – Kansas City, MO – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
  • 4 June 2020 – Doha, Qatar – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
  • 8 June 2020 – Dubai, UAE – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
  • September 25, 2020 – Halifax, Canada
  • November 10, 2020 – San Diego, California
  • Online – Contact FCIA

ECA ’21

FCIA Education & Committee Action
Conference

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza
Kansas City, MO

May 10-13, 2021*
*Note: This event has a Monday-Thursday pattern.  Plan your travel and stay accordingly.

ECA ’21– the FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference– is a three-and-a-half-day event focused on educating and engaging the firestop & effective compartmentation industry.

Hone your firestop expertise with FCIA at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza in Kansas City, MO. 

Filled with technical industry education, FCIA Education for and the FM & UL-ULC Firestop Exams, the FCIA Committee round table meetings, and various networking events, ECA ’21 is the ideal opportunity to expand your knowledge and contribute to the development of the firestop industry.

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