08 Jun MARK HOPKINS, PE, FSFPE SELECTED TO PRESENT AT 2023 NFPA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO ON JUNE 20th IN LAS VEGAS
TERPconsulting’s Mark Hopkins, PE, FSFPE has been selected to present during the 2023 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo being held June 19 – 21 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Mark’s 60-minute seminar is titled “Sprinkler System Corrosion Management and Mitigation” and will be presented on Tuesday, June 20 from 2 – 3 p.m.
“I’m very much looking forward to sharing my knowledge of corrosion issues that arise in sprinkler systems with NFPA attendees,” explained Mark of his NFPA presentation. “Essential discussion points that I will cover are best practices to minimize corrosion risk as well as emerging corrosion mitigation technologies.”
An expert in the field of fire sprinkler corrosion, Mark’s highly anticipated NPFA presentation will also include the basic framework for conducting corrosion investigations, factors for consideration in determining whether to salvage or replace a system and possible corrosion mitigation strategies. Additionally, his presentation will review several case studies of sprinkler system corrosion and he will discuss remedial measures applied, others considered, and new solutions available.
Upon completion of this essential seminar on the growing topic of corrosion, NFPA attendees will be able to explain the basic framework for conducting a corrosion investigation, identify the benefits and drawbacks of different corrosion remedial measures, and incorporate corrosion prevention and protection concepts in design.
Programming during the 2023 NFPA Conference & Expo will feature four days of technical seminars filled with education, training, and networking led by industry experts. More than 110 live educational sessions, workshops, and on-demand educational opportunities will be available. To register, visit nfpa.org/conference.