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Conference on fire suppression, detection and signaling research
Published:  19 September, 2013

The Fire Protection Research Foundation is accepting papers for its annual Fire Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Conference, SupDet 2014, scheduled for March 4 -7, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.

The conference will address the latest developments in research, technology, and applications for the fire protection community. This year, the event is co-locating with the International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference (ICRC Conference), which is hosted by the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and being held March 3-5.

Industry professionals, researchers and academics are encouraged to submit papers focusing on new developments in the following areas:

Detection and Signaling:

  • Multiple Sensor-Based Fire Detection
  • Smoke Characterization
  • Human Response and Emergency Communications
  • Wayfinding and Signaling
  • Wildfire Applications
  • Computer Modeling of Detection Applications

Suppression:

  • Advancements in Protection of High Hazard Commodities
  • Environmental Regulation and Suppression Technologies
  • Performance of New Technologies and Systems
  • Computer Modeling of Suppression Applications
  • Wildfire Applications

All abstracts must be received by e-mail (epeterson@nfpa.org) no later than October 15, 2013. A special edition of NFPA’s peer reviewed journal Fire Technology will publish selected papers from the conference. Visit the Foundation website at http://www.nfpa.org/2014SUPDET for submission details and event updates.