Webinars

SFPE webinars are live, interactive sessions that connect you to experts presenting on a variety of topics in an effort to enhance your knowledge of fire protection engineering industry trends. This exclusive online series of technical webinars are focused on helping fire protection engineers and allied professionals strengthen their technical skills and stay informed of the latest research findings. If you’re not already a member, join SFPE to ensure access and discounted pricing for all of our educational programs, including webinars, seminars, conferences, workshops, symposiums, and publications.

Upcoming Events List


  • Protecting the Process: Understanding Fire Protection Issues in the Cannabis Industry

    Premium Webinar Series

    Jun 17 - Jul 8, (ET)
    Increased access to cannabis and hemp oil extract products has led us to ask, "How do we protect this emerging trend?" Learn how in our upcoming webinar series starting June 17. Recordings of each session will be made available to attendees. Register for the full series to earn six professional development hours. FPEs who complete the series will: Understand the process involved in cannabis extraction Identify applicable codes and standards to the cannabis extraction process Gain knowledge on emerging trends surrounding cannabis and cannabis extractions, and their risks Apply fire protection concepts to case studies of cannabis extraction Discuss Performance-Based strategies to mitigate hazards June 17 Part 1: History of the Cannabis Industry and Code Requirements Jennifer Hoyt June 24 Part 2: Cannabis Cultivation: Transitioning from Traditional to Legal Markets Ronnie Thomas July 1 Code Compliance and Safety in Cannabis Extraction Facilities Todd LaBerge July 8 Power Hour Moderated by Jack Poole, 2021 SFPE President, Principal, Poole Fire Protection

  • Forensics and Fire Protection Engineering

    Premium Webinar Series

    Jul 16 - Aug 13, (ET)
    *More Details TBA* Part 1: Forensics and Fire Protection Engineering - July 16 Part 2: Application of Fire Science in Forensics - July 23 Part 3: Engineering Analysis of Building Fires - July 30 Part 4: Analysis of Selected Fire Protection System Failures - August 6 Part 5: Power Hour - August 13 All sessions take place from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET

  • Aviation Lithium-Ion Cell Fire Protection: Developing Standardized Fire Testing to Evaluate New Tech

    Member Webinar Series

    Jul 19, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
    Presented by: Kelly Opert, PE

  • Webinar Sponsored by SAFE

    Perspective Webinar Series

    Jul 27, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
    *Additional Details TBA*

  • Webinar Sponsored by Edwards

    Perspective Webinar Series

    Aug 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

  • Women in Fire Protection Engineering Conversation Circle

    Conversation Circle

    Aug 24, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (ET)
    Sponsored by FM Global Moderated by Leslie Marshal, SFPE Foundation Manager Women today in fire protection engineering are paving the way for future generations in a predominantly male industry. One of the best ways to pave this path is to ensure that women today have alignment with one another to increase awareness, diversity, and opportunities for all. There are no panels or programming planned for this session. This is a conversation with other women in a safe, thought-provoking environment. We will focus on ways to address bias and barriers in the profession.

  • Leveraging LinkedIn: Staying Close to Clients in a More Virtual World

    Conversation Circle

    Sep 14, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)
    Presented by Debra Jasper, Ph.D. Sponsored by FM Global People look you up before talking with you, especially now. So how do you effectively manage relationships and do business in a more virtual world? By increasing your virtual connections through LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. This webinar will show you how to: Build a 5-Star online presence Double online client touchpoints and stay top of mind Get the new skills you need to advance in a virtual world

  • Webinar Sponsored by SmokeGaurd

    Perspective Webinar Series

    Sep 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

  • Perspective Webinar Sponsored by Xylem

    Perspective Webinar Series

    Oct 5, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

Professional Development and Continuing Education

SFPE is proud to offer Professional Development Hours (PDH) and Continuing Education Units (CEU) for those who need them. Earning PDHs and CEUs are only granted to individuals who participate in any webinar.