The SFPE North America Conference & Expo provides you with two days dedicated to your professional development and networking. This annual event is frequently cited as the top source of the latest technical information on fire protection engineering issues and emerging trends, case studies, research, and codes and standards. With more than 400 leading professionals from around the globe participating in this annual event, it offers unparalleled opportunities for networking with peers and exploring new products, technologies and business opportunities.

Sunday, October 8, 2017
  • Board of Directors Meeting (board only)
  • SFPE 60th St. Laurent Chapter Anniversary Reception (invitation only)
Monday, October 9, 2017
  • Board of Directors Meeting (board only)
  • Committee Meetings (committee members only)
  • Chapter Leadership Forum (formerly senate meeting)
  • Annual Business Meeting (all members are invited)
  •  President's Welcome Reception and Expo Kick-Off (all invited: included in registration)
  • Young Engineers of SFPE (YES) Speed Networking (invite only)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • Sunrise Walk/Run (optional - no fee)
  • SFPE Membership Meeting: Everything you Need to Know from A-Z (breakfast is included)
  • Conference Program
  • Leadership Luncheon (invite only)
  • Featured Speaker - Markets, He Wrote: Looking for Clues into the Economy's Direction, Anirban Basu, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sage Policy Group, Inc.
  • Featured Speaker - Topic TBD, Philippe Schnobb, CEO, STM Montreal’s Public Transit
  • Fellows Ceremony and Reception (all invited: included in registration)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Sunrise Walk/Run (optional - no fee)
  • Past President's Breakfast (invite only)
  • Conference Program
  • Featured Speaker - Topic TBD - Armelle Muller, Director of Fire Laboratory, CNPP Entreprise
  • Featured Speaker - Topic TBD - Jean François Simard, Cirque du Soleil
  • Dine Around Town (included in registration)
Post-Conference Educational Courses
*Note: The educational courses and the optional tour are an additional fee and excludes the full-conference registration.

One Day Course: Thur. Oct. 12  ||  Two Day Courses: Thur.- Fri., Oct. 12-13  ||  Three Day Courses Thur.-Sat., Oct. 12-14
  • Application of Fire Risk Assessment (2 day)
  • Beyond Cause & Origin: Engineering Analysis of Building Fires (2 day)
  • Emergency Communications Systems, Design and Use (2 day)
  • Engineering Human Response in Fire: Principles, Models and Applications (2 day)
  • Fire Pumps (1 day)
  • Performance-Based Design and Codes (1 day)
  • Principles of Fire Protection Engineering (3 day)
  • Protection Flammable and Combustible Liquids (2 day)
  • Sprinkler Design for Engineers (3 day)


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