FIRE SAFETY SUMMIT

“A new era of fire safety providing new policy, regulation and safety"

2018 AGENDA COMING SOON

CPD Conference & Training Workshops

Chairperson: 

Graham Green FIFireE FIFSM, FRACS, President of The Institute of Fire Safety Managers, Rail Tunnel Fire Engineer, London Bridge Associates Ltd

10.00am The Future of Fire Safety and Regulation

  • Ensuring no matter what the cost the Grenfell Tower disaster is never repeated

  • An assessment of how the current building regulation system has failed

  • The future outlook for building safety in London and the UK: what can we expect?

Speaker: 

Niall Rowan, COO, Association for Specialist Fire Protection

10.30am  PANEL DISCUSSION: The Role of Local Authorities and Housing Associations

  • Newly defined roles and expectation of local government

  • What changes and new measures can be expected?

  • Lessons from Grenfell

  • A new era or accountability

  • Case studies

Speakers:

Cllr Khevyn Limbajee, Cabinet Member for Housing, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Cllr Katherine Dunne, Cabinet Member for Housing, London Borough of Hounslow

Cllr Farah Hussain, Cabinet Member for Housing, London Borough of Redbridge

11.00am Tall Building Construction Fire Safety

  • New realities of construction fire safety

  • Grenfell issues

  • Possible solutions

  • Looking to the future

Speaker:

Russ Timpson CEng BEng(hons) FIFireE AMBCI, Director, Tall Buildings Fire Safety Network 

11.30am Benefits & Retrofitting AFSS in Social Housing Highrises

  • Compensation for non compliant cladding and other materials

  • Compensation for ineffective fire compartmentation

  • Impact of fire containment in evacuation procedures

  • Life safety implications including firefighters

  • AD-B5 benefits

  • Property protection and business continuity implications

  • Lessons of Lakanal House fire

  • The Callow Mount Proposal

  • Design and installation of AFSS at Callow Mount

  • Costs and related matters

  • Outcome of Project and its Implications

Speaker:

Stewart Kidd, Loss Consultant and BAFSA’s Special Projects Adviser, British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association

12.10pm Professional Fire Engineering –  What? Why and how?

  • Fire engineering has become a critical aspect of built environment but what is it?

  • Why is it so important?

  • How does it benefit those that have already learned to use this relatively young engineering discipline to bring benefits to construction projects and management of change to existing operations?

Speaker:

Al Brown, Member, Fire Industry Association

12.40pm Design in Fire Safety, Design Out Problems

  • A lighting product that incorporates fire safety elements 

  • No more competing for the same ceiling space

  • Lower installation and lower running costs

  • Brand new, British made lighting and fire safety product

Speakers:

Bob Ward MIFireE, Lumi Plugin

Archie Chandler MIFireE, Lumi Plugin

John Hughes, Lumi Plugin

1.10pm WORKSHOP 1: Understanding Sprinkler Systems

  • Standards and third party certification
  • Specifications and tendering
  • Water supplies
  • Costs
  • Impacts on tenants

Speaker:

Stewart Kidd, Loss Consultant and BAFSA’s Special Projects Adviser, British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association

Note: The Off-Site Construction Summit will be held in the afternoon of this conference room from 2.00pm - 5.00pm.

CPD CONFERENCE & TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Note: The Off-Site Construction Summit will be held in the morning of this conference room from 10.00am - 12.30pm.

Chairperson: 

Graham Green FIFireE FIFSM, FRACS, President of The Institute of Fire Safety Managers, Rail Tunnel Fire Engineer, London Bridge Associates Ltd

12.30pm British Standards Institute (BSI) – National Standards Body

  • Background to BSI
  • National Standards Body (NSB)
  • What are standards
  • How are standards developed them
  • Standards and regulations
  • Benefits and impact of standards

Speaker:

Kieran Parkinson BSc (Hons), Market Development Manager - Built Environment British Standards Institution 

1.00pm Construction Phase Fire Safety

  • Challenges
  • Fire safety during fit-out stage
  • Fire brigade intervention shafts
  • Lessons learned

Speaker:

Graham Green FIFireE FIFSM, FRACS, President of The Institute of Fire Safety Managers, Rail Tunnel Fire Engineer, London Bridge Associates Ltd

1.30pm Fire Curtains in Tall Buildings

  • Fires on tall buildings
  • How and why fires can develop on tall buildings
  • Boundary protection
  • How fire curtains can help
  • What fire curtains look like
  • Fire curtain applications

Speaker: 

Mike Ward, Director of Sales, Coopers Fire

2.00pm WORKSHOP 1: EvacChute, a proven High-Rise Evacuation Chute for up to 120 metre in length

  • What is an evacuation chute? How does it work? Examples. Inviting listeners to come to D71 to take a test slide.
  • When is the installation of an evacuation chute recommended?
  • Technical details
  • Installation process
  • Repeat invite for a test slide
Speaker: 

Harry Dewick-Eisele, Managing Director, Safelincs Ltd

3.00pm WORKSHOP 2: PUCK – Domestic Water Mist Fire Suppression

  • The problems domestic/residential sprinkler systems
  • Water mist as a method to suppress fire
  • The PUCK Water Mist Fire Suppression System
  • Using fire statistics to effectively reduce fire risk

Speaker: 

Guy Briscoe, Managing Director/Owner, Puck Fire Ltd

Kostas Fanopoulos, Technical Manager, Mist Fire Suppression

4.00pm Close