Calling for end-users and systems integrators with life safety expertise. Increase your company's visibility and enhance your credibility by participating as a conference presenter during the 15th Annual NFPA Americas' Fire & Security Expo 2009, July 28-30, 2009 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, Fla.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and ROC Exhibitions, Inc., invite industry professionals to submit a proposal in the form of a case study, story or best practice as it relates to premise security, safety or fire protection. Innovators and individuals who have found a better way to do their jobs are encouraged to participate. Suggested topics include access control, building automation, alarm systems/mass notification, convergence, crisis management, fire detection/suppression, electrical safety, and fire and emergency services.

The expo is the most important fire, security and life safety event of the year for thousands of industry professionals from Latin America, the Caribbean and Southeastern United States. More than 4,000 professionals attended in 2008.

AFSE offers unique, international networking opportunities and as many as 50 cutting-edge education seminars, workshops and certification programs organized by NFPA, International Fire Safety Training (IFST) and Latin American Security Association (ALAS), an event co-sponsor. Attendees are specialists in fire protection systems and equipment, chemical and hazardous material handling, life safety and security products, systems and services.

In addition to education sessions and networking opportunities, AFSE brings together a culturally-rich marketplace featuring more than 250 exhibitors demonstrating state-of-the-art fire, security and life safety products, systems and services. Into this arena come thousands of buyers, end-users, manufacturers, dealers and distributors who define the industry in the Western hemisphere.

Submit your presentation to Jerry Carter, jcarter@rocexhibitions.com, by Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009. Mention you read it in Zalud’s Blog. All speakers receive complementary conference registration. For information about attending or exhibiting, visit www.nfpa.org/afse or send an email to info@rocexhibitions.com.