NSCA to Offer MNEC Training At InfoComm 2010

  • CEDAR RAPIDS, IA--Because recent changes to the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72) mean new opportunities for commercial electronic systems integrators, NSCA will host two training courses and one panel discussion at InfoComm 2010 for show attendees interested in entering and profiting from this emerging market.
  • Led by renowned experts on NFPA 72 and UL 2572, the sessions will include information about code changes and how they affect the electronic systems industry. These are must-attend events for anyone looking to expand their commercial audio and life safety offerings.
  • “Systems contractors have an opportunity to take the lead on intelligibility as the security and audio worlds converge,” said Chuck Wilson, NSCA executive director. “The recent revisions to NFPA 72 will open up a profitable new market and NSCA wants to help integrators get involved.”
  • Sessions include:
  • NFPA 72 – Real-World Application for 2010 and Beyond: Measurement and Verification of System Speech Intelligibility
  • 2:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 9
  • Understand how systems integrators will have to design and install systems according to the new provisions through STIPA requirements for intelligibility, measurement procedures and documentation requirements, among others.
  • NFPA 72 Changes for 2010: Profiting from Change
  • 8-10 a.m., Thursday, June 10
  • Understand the changes and how they affect your business ranging from personnel qualifications, technical fundamental knowledge to inspection and testing of mass notification systems.
  • Mass Notification & Emergency Communications (MNEC) Summit
  • 1-3 p.m., Thursday, June 10
  • Join industry trade associations, code-making officials, leading manufacturers, consultants and industry experts for this open roundtable discussion, which will explore how the 2010 code changes and new standards for fire and life safety systems will affect our entire industry.
  • Space is limited and seats are filling up fast, so register today. All sessions will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center. To register, or for more information on these sessions and other educational offerings from NSCA University during InfoComm 2010, visit or call 800.446.6722. For more information on Mass Notification & Emergency Communications, visit NSCA’s new site, .