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Chapter Meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings, usually featuring a technical presentation relating to fire protection engineering, are scheduled from September through June each year and normally held on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Lunch is typically provided for a nominal fee; if you plan to attend, please let us know ahead of time if you would like a lunch. Register for chapter meetings via the list below or the Events page.

Past Meetings & Presentations

  • May 09, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    TN State Fire Marshal's Office, 500 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! David Stacy and Austin Grant (Performance Based Fire Protection Engineering) will be presenting "Clearing the Air on Smoke Control".
  • Apr 11, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    TN State Fire Marshal's Office, 500 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! **This month we are meeting AT THE TN STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE**
  • Mar 14, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    TN State Fire Marshal's Office, 500 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! **This month we are meeting AT THE TN STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE**
  • Feb 08, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    TN State Fire Marshal's Office, 500 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! **This month we are meeting AT THE TN STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE** Our speaker this month is Scott Golly with Jensen Hughes on AFFF replacement options.
  • Jan 11, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    TN State Fire Marshal's Office, 500 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! **This month we are meeting AT THE TN STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE**
  • Nov 09, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    Century Fire Protection, 1508 Elm Hill Pike #108, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! David Rowe, Design Manager with Century Fire Protection, will be presenting on the basics of NFPA 20 design and sizing of fire pumps. **This month we are meeting AT CENTURY FIRE PROTECTION**
  • Oct 12, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! This month Bill Crowley of Space Age Electronics will be presenting on fire risk during construction and NFPA 241.
  • Sep 14, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Our presenter this month will be Kenneth Shultz, PE, RCDD discussing the professional engineer seals, the weak security tactics we use, and the potential for blockchain technology to protect our licenses.
  • May 11, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Our presenter this month will be Dr. Naser, PE from Clemson University discussing the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Fire Protection.
  • Apr 13, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Our presentation this month will be from FireFlex introducing their Vactec technology for corrosion and ice plug prevention.
  • Mar 09, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Our presenter this month is David Fremont with General Air Products and introducing their new corrosion mitigation device Vapor Pipe Shield.
  • Feb 09, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Our presenters this month will be Virginia Charter, PhD, PE from Oklahoma State University and Leslie Marshall, PhD with SFPE Foundation on the topic of Climate Change, Public Water Supplies, and the Implications for Fire Protection Systems.
  • Jan 12, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Andrew Roberts with Victaulic will present on the topic of Vortex Hybrid Fire Extinguishing system.
  • Nov 10, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM CST
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! Our presenter this month will be Dennis Phillips with JCI to discuss rapid installation sprinklers.
  • Nov 02, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    Topgolf, 500 Cowan St, Nashville, TN 37207, USA
  • Oct 13, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! This month's presentation will be on F500 encapsulating agent from Hazard Control Technologies.
  • Sep 08, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith, Suite 1400, 222 Second Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us for this month's chapter meeting! This month's presenter will be Jerry Schultz from The FPI Consortium on the topic of Retroactive Requirements and NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Designs.
  • May 12, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Gresham Smith - Suite 1400, 222 2nd Ave S Suite 1400, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
    Join us IN PERSON (or remote) for this month's chapter meeting! Our presenters this month will be Brian Ryglewicz from SLTNS Engineered Systems and Tim McNulty from R.M. Manifold Group on the topic of stairwell pressurization controls.

Upcoming Meetings

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