7th international High Rise / Tall Building Fire Safety Conference Programme

7th international High Rise / Tall Building Fire Safety Conference Programme

Tall Building Fire Safety Network have announced the programme for the 7th International High Rise / Tall Building Fire Safety Conference.

Taking place between 17 and 19 May 2022 at London’s Excel exhibition centre, the conference will feature many of the leading professionals in Tall Building Fire Safety from around the World.

Full details of the conference and training prospectus can be found at www.tallbuildingfiresafety.com

Programme outline:

Day 1 – Tuesday, 17 May 2022: Fire Engineering, Fire Testing, Fire Science in High Rise/Tall Buildings

Chairperson: Gary Strong (RICS)
10:00 Official opening – VIP TBC
10:10 Keynote 1 – Brian Meacham: Decade of Fire Safety
10:50 Presentation 1 – Maria Peacock: Fire Dynamics in Tall Buildings
11:20 Presentation 2 – Prof. Guillermo Rein: Facades
11:50 Presentation 3 – Helen Massey: Facades
12:20 Presentation 4 – Abhishek Chhabra: Facades

Chairperson: Karl Wallasch (Trigon Fire Safety & SFPE UK Chapter)
14:00 Keynote 2 – Fredrik Hiort: Using BIM in Fire Engineering
14:40 Presentation 5 – Beth Tubbs: Tall Building Fire Safety Post 9/11 and Looking to the Future
15:10 Presentation 6 – Jim Glocking: Tall Timber and Insurance
15:40 Presentation 7 – Chris Jelenewicz: Tall Building Code
16:10 The ‘Single Stair’ Debate

Day 2 – Wednesday, 18 May 2022: Fire Risk Management, Insurance, Construction in High Rise/Tall Buildings

Chairperson: Andy Frankum
10:00 Official opening – Peter Baker (HSE) TBC
10:10 Keynote 3 – UCLAN Research output Jim Fowler
10:50 Presentation 9 – Uni of Leeds Research output Stuart Hodkinson, Andy Turner, Phil Murphy
11:20 Presentation 10 – Nigel Deacon: Waste Management
11:50 Presentation 11 – Andy Scott: Fire Detection
12:20 Presentation 12 – Smoke Control Assoc: Smoke control in Tall Buildings
12:50 Tenants Perspective – Danielle Gregory/Elizabeth Lowe: Tower Blocks UK

Chairperson: Andrew Bulmer IRPM
14:00 Keynote 4 – Anthony Taylor: Building Safety Alliance
14:40 Presentation 13 – Chris Chesnell: Building Safety Case/Golden Thread development
15:10 Presentation 14 – TBC
15:40 Presentation 15 – Annie Panteli: ‘The 22 Bishopsgate Experience – Mobilising Fire Safety’
16:10 The ‘Stay Put’ Debate

Day 3 – Thursday, 19 May 2022: Firefighting in High Rise/Tall Buildings

Chairperson: John Roberts NFCC TBC
09:45 Delegate to be seated for conference
09:50 Housekeeping announcement
10:00 Official opening – VIP TBC
10:10 Keynote 5 – Brent Books: Cutting Edge High Rise Firefighting
10:50 Presentation 17 –PEEPS
11:20 Presentation 18 – Smoke Hoods
11:50 Presentation 19 – Paul Speight, Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service & Alex Harvey, RIVR
12:20 Presentation 20 – Electric cars

Chairperson: John Esposito FDNY (TBC)
14:00 Keynote 6 – Dr Michael Reick: Smoke Control in High Rise Fires
14:40 Presentation 21 – Adam Course: High Rise Firefighter Safety
15:20 Presentation 22 Gerard Mann: Establishing a High Rise Fire Response Programme
15:50 Presentation 23 Peter McBride: Wind driven fires
16:10 The ‘BA above the Fire’ Debate

Book your place at the 7th High Rise/Tall Building Fire Safety Conference
17–19 May 2022 at Excel, London at: 7th International High Rise/Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

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