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Fire Protection Research Foundation 40th Anniversary Webinar Series
The Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF), the research affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. In support of celebrating four decades of facilitating research in support of the fire and life safety community, the FPRF will conduct a two-day free webinar series on August 24th and 25th, 2022, covering research topic areas and themes that are aligned with FPRF’s Research Priorities. This 2-day webinar series consists of presentations by subject matter experts using a condensed format addressing the following themes:
Day 1: August 24, 2022, 11 AM - 3 PM US EST

Reduce Residential Fire Losses
o Fire Safety in the US since 1980
o Cooking fires
o Impact of Medications on Older
Adult Fall and Fire Risk

Strategies for Community Resilience
o Wildland & Wildland Urban Interface Fires
o CAREDEX: Disaster Resilience in Aging Communities via a Secure Data Exchange
o Global Community Resilience

Data Collection and Data Analytics to Inform Policy
o Global Fire data standardization
o Insurance Data – openIDL
o CRAIG 1300TM
o National Firefighter Cancer Registry

Day 2: August 25, 2022, 11 AM– 3 PM US Eastern Time

Hazards of New Materials and Systems
o Fire Safety Challenges of Green Buildings
o Energy Storage Systems
o Modern Vehicle Hazard

Increase Effectiveness and Reliability of Safety Systems
o Impact of Research on NFPA 13
o Impact of Research on NFPA 72
o Effectiveness of fluorine-free firefighting foams

Fire Fighting Safety & Effectiveness
o Fire Service Contamination control & PPE Cleaning validation
o Firefighting foams: fire service roadmap
o Firefighter immersive learning training

**CEUs will be provided only to live attendees and will be available upon email request post webinar series.
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