Upcoming events

    • June 27, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • San Marcos City Park Rec Hall 170 Charles Austin Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666
    Register

    Video Imaging for Flame and Smoke Detection

    Presented and Sponsored by Fike Corporation

      Registration for this event is FREE to all and includes lunch.  Non-members are encouraged to join TFPA either online or at the upcoming symposium for the low price of $20. Our members enjoy access to numerous educational opportunities each year, visibility within our established network of fire and building safety professionals, and the prestige of being part of the premier fire and building safety organization in Central Texas!

      Location: San Marcos City Park Rec Hall, 170 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos, TX

      NOTE THAT THIS IS A NEW LOCATION DOWN THE STREET FROM THE COMMUNITY CENTER

      Schedule: NOTE THAT THIS IS A THURSDAY MEETING

      • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Register and networking
      • 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch and business meeting (Chapter Leadership Election)
      • 12:45 p.m. -  2:00 p.m. -  Presentation

      Program:  This program will discuss the latest technological advances and code adoption for video analytics and video image detection of flames and smoke.

        Speaker: Rick Jeffress ARM, CET, CFPS, Director, Global Business Development – Fike Video Analytics.  Mr. Jeffress has over 24 years of experience in the fire protection industry, including technical services, sales and business development. He is currently Director of Global Business Development at Fike Corporation for video analytics and marine and has held positions as International Construction Manager- Tyco Fire and Security; Business Development Manager, North America: Special Hazards, Marine and Offshore- Tyco Fire and Security;  Americas Sales Manager, Fire Protection Services - Total Safety US Inc.

        Mr. Jeffress is NICET certified at Level III in Fire Alarm Systems and Special Hazards Suppression Systems, holds Planner’s licenses in the State of Texas for Fire Alarm Systems and Extinguishing Systems, has a Certified Fire Protection Specialist certification from the National Fire Protection Association.

        Registration Fee (includes lunch):

        Free, but attendees must register to attend

        RSVP DEADLINE IS 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019.  Space is limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

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        NEXT MEETING - September 2019 - TBA