IMSA NEW ENGLAND September 2015 Meeting


IMSA NEW ENGLAND SECTION           September Meeting


Thursday 9/24/15:

  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Business Meeting.
  • Lunch – 12 Noon
  •  1:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Traffic Session Robert Blasi, PE Traffic Systems, Inc.

Vehicle Detection at its Finest – Jeff Neal – Econolite explores Tracking Radar, Video Detection and Wireless “PUCKS”, in an interactive format for applications of technology from presence and advanced detection at intersections, to Traffic Adaptive Applications such as SCOOTS, SCATTS and ACS LITE .

 Pedestrian Crosswalks  “STEPPING INTO THE FUTURE” – Chris Pagniello – Traffic Systems, Inc. discusses the technological advances in pedestrian crosswalk applications in accordance with MUTCD practices. Discussion will include the maintenance and design requirements for AC, solar powered and wireless control of this NEW pedestrian safety technology.

 ARE YOU STILL TURNING – GREEN_ YELLOW_RED – Richard Marsanico – President of Traffic Systems, Inc. will take a look into the past and future, touching on the first traffic controller (FIXED TIME ELECTROMECHANICAL) to where we are today with NEMA TS2/TYPE 1 to the latest ADVANCED TRAFFIC CONTROLLER that utilizes a LINUX based processor to transition us into the CONNECTED VEHICLE ERA.

  • 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Fire Session – Comtronics Wireless Communications & All-Comm Technologies, Inc. along with Jeff Knight, Supt. and Comm. Director Newton MA FD.

Emergency Responder In-Building Radio Systems. Specifically, what the AHJ, specifying engineer, installer and end user need to know. A moderated panel will conduct their overview and get into details with questions from the audience.

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Vermont to Adopt NFPA 72, 2013 Edition


We invite you to come learn about Vermont’s impending adoption of NFPA 72 (2013) with a chapter-by-chapter review. Our speaker, Mr. Jim Mongeau, is on the code committee and is a well known expert in the field. You will do nothing but benefit from his learned and experienced background. With Vermont’s impending adoption of this code revision, these changes can and will affect your daily business. Some of the points to be touched are:

  • The re-arrangement of the various Chapters of the code following the lead of the 2010 version of the code
  • Test and Inspection requirements
  • Software and firmware revision tracking
  • Documentation control
  • More…

These kinds of meetings always surprise us with one or more changes that we were not aware of. You will walk away with a greater understanding of the requirements and the reasoning behind the changes so you can apply them in your everyday business.

Register Now to reserve your seat. Date & Time: 10/7/2015 11:30 AM EDT – 2:00 PM EDT Place: Comfort Inn / 213 Paine Turnpike N. / Montpelier, VT 05602 Cost: $15 for Members & Non-Members We’re confident this will be an informative meeting on a very important topic. See you there! Click Here to Register for this Event Click to Tell a Friend

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Sincerely, The AFAA-NE Board of Directors

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