11/10/2023: LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR, New Developments in the Practice of Structural Fire Protection in the U.S., Friday, November 10, 2023, 12pm-1pm Eastern
At the end of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Identify key differences between standard fire resistance design and structural fire engineering for structural fire safety and community safety.
Interpret the basis of fire resistance ratings within standard fire resistance design intended to promote community safety and welfare.
- Define the treatment of fire effects as a structural load within structural fire engineering for the benefit of community health and safety.
- Interpret new industry standardization as it applies to structural fire protection variances.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Kevin LaMalva, P.E.
Kevin LaMalva joined Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) in 2007 and is professionally registered as a Fire Protection Engineer and Civil Engineer. Referenced by industry as a “champion” and a “luminary,” he serves as Chair of the ASCE/SEI Fire Protection Committee, and is a member of numerous industry committees that conduct research and develop standards for structural fire safety. His work experience spans many areas of fire safety and structural engineering. He has been awarded the distinction of 2017 ENR Newsmaker for serving the “best interests of the construction industry and the public.”