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CFAA Ontario Chapter 2015 Annual Symposium

“Understanding the Changes and Updates”

Wednesday May 13, 2015

Schedule
7:30 – 8:30am                      Registration and Complimentary Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 am                     Welcome and Introductions
                                                John MacDonald, CFAA Ontario Chapter President
                                                 
8:45 – 9:00 am                     An Update on CFAA activities
                                                By:  Steve Clemens, CFAA Executive Director      
 
9:00 – 9:45 am                     "What to expect from the AHJ during on-site inspections and related  fire code changes"
                                                By: Gary Laframboise, CFPO Oakville Fire Department

9:45 – 10:00 am                      Coffee Break
 
10:00 – 12:00 pm                 Breakout Sessions
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Technicians
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AHJs
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Building Owners
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"Testing and Documenting power supplies & batteries, isolators & smoke detectors as per CAN/ULC-S536-04 and CAN/ULC-S537-04."
By : Louis-Philippe Gagnon, ULC
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"Understanding Proper Standards Application and Proper Documentation."
By:  Al Bastien, I Consult Life Safety Systems


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"What You Should Expect from Your Service Company (Proper Documentation, Time Estimates, etc…)"
By:  Frank Faroni, Manager of Fire Safety & Emergency Management  at Western University  

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12:00 – 1:00 pm                      Buffet Lunch

1:00 – 2:45 pm                        Breakout Sessions
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Technicians
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AHJs
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Building Owners
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"New Technician Registration Requirements & Proper Documentation."
By:  John MacDonald, Mac1 Industries and,
Al Bastien, I Consult Life Safety Systems
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"CAN/ULC-S561 Monitoring requirements (New and Retrofit)."
By:  Alan Caver, ULC




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"Owner Responsibilities and Case Studies – Ontario Fire Code"
By:  John Percy, PFLSE, CFEI, CMM II
Public Education Officer, Fire Rescue Services
Community Services, City of Waterlo


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2:45 – 3:00 pm                        Coffee Break
                                               
3:00 – 4:00 pm                    "Fire Alarm System Purchasing for Dummies:                                                  By:   Michael Hugh, Simplex Grinnell

4:00 – 4:25 pm                     Closing Remarks, Evaluations and Lucky Draw