NFPA EuroCon 2012 fire and life safety conference slated for Amsterdam
July 2, 2012 -- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Marsh Risk Consulting Worldwide are teaming up to present 2012 EuroCon in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The three day conference is slated to take place at the Passengers Cruise Terminal, November 12 -14, 2012.
“NFPA is pleased to host NFPA EuroCon as way to provide our European audience with the latest information on fire and life safety codes and standards to advance their knowledge and careers,” said NFPA President Jim Shannon. “Attendees will also benefit from presentations on emerging trends and have an opportunity to network with peers from around the world.”
The conference offers more than 25 educational sessions focused on safeguarding lives and reducing property loss taught by experts in their fields including NFPA technical staff, technical code committee members, instructors, and experts from across Europe. Three tracks are offered to help participants enhance their understanding of the latest codes that relate directly to attendees specific area of work. They are: Fire & Life Safety, Property Protection, and Property Risk Management.
“Nowadays buildings are getting bigger and more complex. The need for up to date fire and life safety codes is critical,” said Ing. Tom de Nooij, CFPS, senior consultant, Property Risk Consulting, Marsh Risk Consulting. “For years, professionals all over Europe have used NFPA codes and standards and now this conference will provide a firsthand opportunity for them to hear directly from the code experts.”
About Marsh Risk Consulting Worldwide
Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. It has approximately 26,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.
About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Visit NFPA’s website at www.nfpa.org for more information.
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