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Date(s) - November 25, 2019
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Scott's Seafood Jack London Square



Fire Disasters and Prevention
Monday Symposium
November 25, 2019

SCOTT’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT #2 Broadway, Jack London Square Oakland, CA 94612

Continuing Education Credits:
TOTAL 4 LU / 4 HSW AIA Credits

Registration Fee: Attendee $125

CSI/ AIA Members $90

Students $30


Schedule and Program

7:30AM- 8:00AM Registration and Networking

8:00AM- 9:00AM –Lonnie Haughton, Senior Partner with Richard Avelar & Associates:
“Fire Containment In Design, During Construction, and Occupancy”
The upcoming 2019 edition of the statewide CBC similarly will be modeled on the 2018 IBC
and will become effective on January 1, 2020.
Happily, the overt political wars between the State’s fire chiefs and building officials have
ended — in part, because the model International Building Code addresses many of these
fire officials’ safety concerns (e.g., with increased requirements for the installation of fire
sprinklers) compared to the old model Uniform Building Code.
The International Code Council’s nationwide IBC and IFC models (and, therefore, the
associated International Building Code addresses many of these fire officials’ safety
(This educational brief is general and introductory in nature and is not intended or
authorized for any project-specific use by attorneys, building professionals, or other
participants in the construction, codes, or litigation fields.)

Lonnie Haughton is a principal codes/construction consultant with Richard Avelar &
Associates in Oakland, CA (www.RAvelar.com) and is one of about 900 individuals
nationwide who have been certified by the International Code Council as a Master Code
Professional. His additional ICC certifications include California Commercial Building
Inspector, California Residential Building Inspector, Certified Code Official, Certified Building
Code Official, and Fire Inspector I.

9:00AM- 9:10 AM Break

9:10AM- 10:10AM – Wayne Dutchover and Nick Bartlett of Lawrence Berkeley Lab:
“Oakland Ghostship Fire: – Tragic Loss of Life & Lessons Learned”
In December 2016, a tragic warehouse fire claimed the lives of 36 individuals in Oakland. This
presentation will provide an overview of the fire, including the response and lessons learned. Fire
inspectors from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory provided subsequent
investigations of the causes and effects. It will also provide attendees with information on how they
may become more aware of fire safety in their daily lives.
Wayne Dutchover is a senior fire inspector for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with over 25 years of
experience with fire investigations and inspections. He has been the lead investigator in over 100 fires.
Nicholas Bartlett is a senior fire protection engineer for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His experience
is in design and testing of fire protection systems, inspections and commissioning and fire monitoring.

10:10AM- 10:20AM Break

10:20AM- 11:20AM – Diana San Diego: “Designing with Fire Rated Glass
Designing with Fire Rated Glass is a must-have for all design professionals. This program
empowers you to choose the correct code compliant glazing product for every fire-rated
application and identify the difference between fire protective vs. fire resistive products.
Diana San Diego has 13 years of experience in the architectural glazing industry and over 15
years of experience in public relations and marketing.  As the Vice President of Marketing at
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of fire rated glass and framing systems, she oversees
the advertising, content management, media relations, promotional activities and
communication initiatives for the company.

11:20AM- 11:30AM Break

11:30AM- 12:30PM – Brandon Powers:
Your First Line of Defense From Wildfire & Embers
An advanced, wildfire resistant vent designed to self-close! An ember catching screen blocks
embers during ember attacks before the fire arrives. When wildfire nears, the intumescent
coating on the matrix structure expands when it reaches critical temperature, creating a
‘firewall’. This helps to protect your home from wildfire intrusion through your outside vents.
Brandon Powers, Director Sales/Marketing New Cal Metals, Placer county resident. and Cal
Fire Wild land firefighter. Residential and commercial construction experience. Sales Director for
Vulcan Vents.

12:30 PM Revisit Product Displays 


Want to promote your product and company to construction industry professionals at the Symposium?


Product Tabletop Display: $500 includes table, Symposium registration, and your logo displayed on the CSI East Bay-Oakland website and social media.

For sponsorship, contact Jerry Veiluva at jerry@hayashida-architects.com 



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