TEC 2016 has concluded, you will find powerpoint presentations available here:
Day 1: Tuesday, Oct. 18 ~ 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
AES Class (morning session)
Presented by Scott Dulaney, the Founder and Executive Vice President of Performance Systems Integration, LLC, a premier provider of Life Safety Systems and Services in Oregon and Washington. Scott oversees quality assurance, ensuring a consistent customer experience and code compliance in the delivery of Life Safety Services, such as facility inspection & test and central station monitoring. Scott has been in the industry since 1982, serving in many capacities from service, design, project management, sales engineer, branch office and executive management.This class will cover the abilities of the AES radio along with best practice for install, what to look for in a correct install, functionality, operations, testing and maintenance. There will also be a question and answer period and a demo model for review. The student should come away with a complete understanding as to the install, operations, testing and maintenance of the AES radio system.
Fire Alarm Annual Testing (morning session)
Larry Romaine is a founder and former Vice President of Performance Systems integration a premier provider of Life Safety Systems and Services in Oregon and Washington. Larry is the AHJ interface and trainer for PSIC, ensuring consistent code compliance in the delivery of Life Safety Services, such as facility inspection & test and central station monitoring. Larry has been in the industry since 1997, serving in many capacities from service, design, project management, sales engineer, branch office he is NICET III in fire alarm. In this class, Larry will cover all aspects of annual testing of fire alarm systems, including what is tested, when it is tested, how it should be tested, who should test, and will include tips and tricks to ensure compliance.
Peer-to-Peer Table Topics (afternoon session)
Few activities are as effective as face-to-face discussions in which participants are given the opportunity to exchange ideas and express concern about an issue or topic. You will have the chance to do so as you spend time with colleagues and peers discussing topics such as illegal occupancies, fire extinguisher certification acceptance for vendors, mobile food concession stands, and scope / application / intent of Chapter 11 with Oregon amendments (OFC 1101.1) and more during the Table Topics portion of Day 1. All topics slated for discussion were submitted by OFMA members. Attendees are encouraged to sit-in on any of the topics presented
At the 2016 TEC conference, OFMA offered Table Topic discussions on several topics. The facilitators captured each group’s input. The following are the summaries from those topics.
Day 2: Wednesday, Oct. 19 ~ 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cannabinoid Extraction Processing Safety (day-long session)
The legal cannabis market is predicted to see $21.8 billion in total annual sales by 2020*. This radical growth will have a direct impact on nearly every industry including public and private fire service. TEC will bring together extractors, code enforcers and plans reviewers to discuss the latest technology and regulatory issues related to cannabinoid extraction processing.
This day-long event will provide a holistic view of cannabinoid processing, examining all aspects including: regulatory issues, code review, code enforcement, third party peer review of processing equipment and facilities, and the CO2- and LPG-type extraction equipment itself.
* ArcView Market Research’s fourth edition of The State of Legal Marijuana Markets report
Featured presentations include:
- Oregon Health Authority Compliance Unit Program Manager Christopher Westfall and Oregon Liquor Control Commission Policy Analyst with the Recreational Marijuana Program Amanda Borup, will share their knowledge on emerging topics and regulatory issues surrounding Cannabis processing. POWERPOINT HERE
- City of Portland’s Life Safety Plans Examiner John Butler, Mechanical Plans Examiner Thomas Ng, and Code and Policy Analyst Mieke Keenan will take a close look at plan review of these facilities and equipment. POWERPOINT HERE
- Learn about code review and code enforcement for the Fire Official.
- Deputy Fire Marshal Austin Brushett from Eugene Springfield Fire talked about hash oil extraction and the Oregon fire code. POWERPOINT HERE
- Senior Fire Inspector Paul Jennings from the Portland Fire Marshal’s Office presented on code enforcement issues related to cannabinoid processors. POWERPOINT HERE CHECKLIST HERE
- Plans Examiner Chris Witherell, PE, will discuss third-party peer review of both extraction equipment and facilities. POWERPOINT HERE
- Apeks Supercritical President Andy Joseph will discuss CO2 systems in detail and will have a display system set up, as well as a fully functional trailer-mounted system with ventilation, monitoring, etc., available for attendees to look at, touch and ask questions about. POWERPOINT HERE
- Matthew Ellis, President and Lead Designer, and Sean Winfield, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ExtractionTek Solutions will present on LPG-type systems and have a full display to put your hands on and ask questions about.