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Chicago Chapter - May Dinner Meeting

  • 31 May 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 12 N Broadway Ave. Aurora IL 60505

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The American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET) be holding the first chapter meeting and board member elections on May 31 to help revitalize the local Chicago chapter. 

Join ASCET Central VP, Jeffery Anderson, as he shares the benefits of ASCET membership and how it can help you earn Continuing Personal Development (CPD) points for maintaining your NICET certifications. Learn more about the Annual Conference and Expo (ACE) which will be held this November 1st at the Ameristar Casino in Blackhawk, CO. Attendance at the ACE is another great opportunity to earn up to 8 hours of CPD points.

This event we will be electing the board members for the Chicago chapter (if you are interested in a board position please send me an email at 

We will also have a guest speaker Mr. Cecil Bilbo - Topic NFPA 13 (CPD points will be provided)

The President and CEO of the Academy of Fire Sprinkler Technology, Inc.   He has thirty two years of experience in the fire sprinkler industry. He  started in the field, installing sprinkler pipe, in 1986. While working as a fire sprinkler design technician, I received national certification in 1992. I was formerly the Director of Technical Services for the National Fire Sprinkler Association.
He was named Fire Protection Contractor (FPC) Magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2011. 
He is a principal member of several NFPA Committees, including: Standpipes, Sprinkler System Installation, Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance, System Commissioning and Integrated System Testing. (NFPA 3,4,13,14,25,72,88A) He is
He is a member of the Building Commissioning Association’s Professional Development Committee. 
He is the author of or a contributing author to:
The Step-by-step Hydraulic Calculation supplement in the 2013 Sprinkler System Handbook (NFPA 13 Handbook) from NFPA. (Author)
"The Layout, Detailing, and Calculations of Fire Sprinkler Systems" from NFSA (contributing author)
"Handbook for the Commissioning and Integrated Testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems" from NFPA (contributing author) 
"The Hydraulic Calculations of Sprinkler Systems" from NFSA (contributing author) 
I have written articles for magazines and websites from: NFPA, SFPE, FPC, NFSA, AFSA, ASPE, CS Engineering, Plumbing Engineering, NIFSAB, and FFSA

ASCET meetings are open to certified and non-certified engineering technicians and guests of members. ASCET Members can earn up to 45 NICET CPD points by attending meetings and being active in a local chapter as an officer or committee chair.

5:30 - 6:00: Registration - Social Hour 
6:00 - 6:30: Election of Chicago Chapter Board Members 
6:30 -  6:45: Introduction to ASCET - Jeffery R. Anderson, SET Central Regional VP ASCET                 6:45 - 8:00: Mr. Cecil Bilbo - CEO of The Academy of Fire Sprinkler Technology, Inc. - Topic - NFPA 13

Meeting Location: 

12 N Broadway Ave. Aurora IL 60505

Formerly Estella’s Bridal (on the awning)


There is free street parking all around the area.

There are free parking lots around the area as well.


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Engineering Technicians

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