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World’s Leading Thinkers on High Rise Firefighting coming to London Conference in May 2020

19th May 2020 will see the Tall Building/High Rise Conference come to London alongside FIREX at the Excel exhibition centre. Speakers from Canada, Australia, Germany and US will provide valuable insights into current best practice and firefighting innovation. The conference will be chaired by Roy Wilshire of the UK National Fire Chiefs Council. Highlights of the programme include; detailed feedback on a major High Rise firefighting exercise undertaken by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, Firefighting jet nozzle techniques from an expert speaker from Canada, new procedures for ‘ascending exterior façade fires’ from Australia. Fighting fires in electric cars, in underground car parks will highlight an emerging hazard and seek to provide answers.

Conference Director Russ Timpson of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network commented ‘This is a very timely meeting of Firefighters from across the UK, Europe and Internationally. The procedures for fighting fires in high rise buildings must be reviewed and improved’. The conference will be the largest gathering of firefighters working on High Rise Firefighting in recent years. There will be time during the conference for open question and answer sessions.

Serving Firefighters can benefit from a specially discounted delegate rate of £95. The normal delegate fee is £395. To claim the discount, simply book via the link: https://event.bookitbee.com/24501/high-rise-firefighting-one-day-conference  and enter the discount code FIREFIGHTER when prompted. Limited to 50.

Anyone else interested in attending the conference can benefit from an ‘Early Bird Discount’ if they book before end of Jan 2020. To claim the discount, simply book via the link: https://event.bookitbee.com/24501/high-rise-firefighting-one-day-conference  and enter the discount code EBIRD2020 when prompted.


More details of IFSEC & FIREX 2020 can be found www.ifsec.events/international & www.firex.co.uk