The NFPA Expo will feature more than 350 exhibitors.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

March 5, 2024

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NFPA Conference in June
David Pogue, an Emmy-winning CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and New York Times columnist is the keynote on how technology impacts our lives.Image courtesy of energyy / iStock via Getty Images

The National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA's) annual Conference & Expo will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on June 17-19, 2024.

The event includes 120+ educational sessions addressing the latest issues, challenges, and trends in fire, electrical, and life safety — including code compliance, emergency preparedness and response, emerging technologies, global issues, education, building and life safety, fire protection systems, industrial hazards, electrical safety, and more.

The Expo will feature 350 exhibitors showcasing the products and services needed to help meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of buildings and facilities of every kind. A series of presentations and special events will address specific topic areas, including electric vehicle safety, wildfire virtual reality, and CRAIG 1300, the digital tool that collects and analyzes community data in support of community risk reduction.

Events & programs include:

  • Keynote Speaker at opening general session: David Pogue, New York Times contributor and bestselling author, CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, and NOVA host on PBS. Pogue’s presentation will cover AI, autonomous vehicles, the future of technology in healthcare, a post-robot world and climate change, providing invaluable insights on how these issues impact our lives.

  • NFPA Spotlight on Public Education(SOPE) will include eight education sessions covering a wide range of public health topics and community risk reduction, along with two 4-hour workshops on Wednesday, June 19.

  • NFPA Spotlight on Latin America will offer eight comprehensive sessions addressing industry issues impacting Latin America. 

  • NFPA Learning Annex, which will feature three theaters highlighting the latest trends, resources, and learnings in building and life safety, with a focus on natural disaster preparedness and recovery; the latest issues facing today’s firefighters; and NFPA products and solutions.

  • NFPA Technical Meeting, which allows NFPA members and the public to express positions on each certified amending motion (CAM), takes place June 20 (based upon the number of CAMs, the meeting could continue on Friday, June 21). Final details to come on or before May 8.

Visit NFPA for more information.

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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