CPSE Summer Symposium 2024
August 5-7, 2024
Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway
Atlanta, Georgia

Plan today to attend CPSE’s Summer Symposium at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway, Atlanta, Georgia. The Summer Symposium combines education, credentialing, and accreditation opportunities.


The CPSE Summer Symposium provides an opportunity to attend in-person workshops focused on accreditation.

Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services – August 5-7

This course features three full days of instruction to help agencies prepare for accreditation under the 10th edition of the CFAI model.
For additional information and registration click here.

Advanced Accreditation – August 6

Be part of the beta group to attend the first Advanced Accreditation workshop. This 8-hour workshop is designed to enhance the skills and practices developed by accredited agencies and their accreditation teams during the application and management of the current CFAI fire and emergency services self-assessment model.
For additional information and registration click here.

CFAI Peer Assessor* – August 7

This 6-hour course prepares agency representatives to participate as a peer assessor on accreditation site visits.
For additional information and registration click here.

*Prerequisite Course – Completion of the Quality Improvement Through Accreditation or Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services workshop is required prior to attending this course. 


Are you looking to become credentialed through the Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC)? Subject matter experts will be on-site Tuesday  afternoon, August 6th, to answer questions about becoming credentialed and to review your application.

CFAI Hearings

The Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) will hold their summer hearings over the three days (August 5-7). The hearings are open to the public. Observing CFAI hearings is a great way to learn about the accreditation process and how agencies worldwide are using the CFAI model to continuously improve their outcomes.


Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway

The Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway is conveniently located two minutes away from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport via the complementary ATL Sky Train.  CPSE has contracted with Marriott for a block of rooms at a cost of $189.00 per night plus taxes and fees. Rates include complimentary in-room internet and the hotel’s complimentary fitness center.

Upon registration for the Symposium you will receive a link to book your hotel in the CPSE room block.

Reservations will be accepted until the room block is full or until the cutoff date of Sunday, July 7, 2024.

Air Travel

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport®