MN SFPE Fire Protection Symposium

  • 16 May 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
  • Courtyard by Marriott Edina Bloomington


Registration is closed

 MN SFPE Fire Protection Symposium 

We are both thrilled and sorry to announce that this event has completely sold out! Registrations are turned off, however sponsors are still welcome.

NOTE: We have reached our maximum for exhibitors with the space we have available. Thank you to all that have signed up and we look forward to seeing you there! For those who weren't able to sign up to exhibit we'd love to have a chance to thank you for sponsoring our chapter and those are unlimited!

We are thrilled to announce the 1st inaugural Fire Protection Symposium put on the MN chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers! The event will be held on Tuesday, May 16.

Topics include:

  • NFPA 20 - A Design Professional's Perspective - John Denhardt, PE, AFSA
  • How SFPE is Advancing the Practice of Performance-Based Design Globally - Chris Jelenewicz, PE, SFPE
  • Grandfathering and Partial Sprinkler Systems - Jeffrey M. Hugo, NFSA
  • Differentiating PFAS - Paul Rivers, PE
  • Upcoming state and federal changes to PFAS regulations - Tony Schoenecker, PE & Kinsey Kurtenbach, PE, Burns & McDonnell
  • NFPA 75, Active Fire Protection for IT Equipment - Mark Fessenden, JCI

Attendees will receive a certificate for up to 6 hours* of CE credit for: 

  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler Contractor License - Managing Employee
  • Commercial Building Inspector Certification
  • Journeyman Automatic Fire Sprinkler Fitter License
  • NICET Certifications
  • Professional Engineer
  • UDC - Construction Inspector Certification

*Credits depend on your license

Please contact us if you need a room and will utilize our group rate.


We will be hosting this session at the Courtyard by Marriott Edina Bloomington, so make sure to plan arrival and drive time accordingly. 


Membership is not mandatory for this program, but always encouraged.  See you there!



Registration, Coffee and Rolls - 7:00-8:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks - 8:00-8:15 a.m.

Morning sessions - 8:15-11:30 a.m.

Lunch - 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Afternoon sessions - 12:30-4 p.m.

(There will be breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon)


Courtyard by Marriott Edina Bloomington

4460 W 78th St Cir.

Bloomington, MN 55435


Meeting, Program, and Lunch Costs

$110.00 (Members of MN SFPE)

$150.00 (Non-members of MN SFPE)


Please make sure to register by Monday, May 8th.

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