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4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

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Conference Programme:

Tuesday 20th June 2017

Day 1 – Fire Engineering and Design in Tall Buildings
Gold Day Sponsor - Horizonscan

10:00 Official opening – London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton

10:10 New Realities of Tall Building Fire Safety – Russ Timpson

10:50 Structural - Prof. Luke Bisby, Arup Chair of Fire & Structures, Univ of Edinburgh

11:20 Facades - Douglas Evans, Las Vegas, US

11:50 Lift evacuation strategies - Romain Hourqueig, WSP

12:20 Fire detection – Aston Bowles, Advanced

14:00 Designing and managing the movement of occupants in tall building

– Prof. Norman Groner, Emeritus Professor, City University of New York

14:40 Stair Pressurisation – Armin Wolski

15:10 Tall Timber – Danny Hopkin, Olsson Fire

15:40 Tall Buildings – The Role of the Fire Engineer, Eoin O’Loughlin, Arup Fire

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Day 2 – Fire Safety Management and Insurance in Tall Buildings
Gold Day Sponsor - Crisisboardroom

10:00 Official opening – John Scott

10:10 Case study – Wellesley Street High Rise Fire, Toronto, Canada
Chief William A. Stewart (Ret.) FIFireE, CFO, CM

10:50 Management - Tom Gilbert

11:20 Invacuation – Shane McMahon, Citypoint

11:50 Insurance Aspects - Dr. Jim Glockling, FPA (TBC)

12:20 Gaseous Fire Suppression systems – Dr. Carl Hunter, Coltraco Ultrasonics

14:00 Working with Fire Safety Stakeholders in the Willis Tower, Chicago – Michael Schroeder

14:40 The Joint Code, High Rise Construction Sites – Robert Bacon, Chubb

15:10 High Rise Construction Fire Safety – Andrew Furness, Salvus

15:40 Reflections on a 50 year career in High Rise Fire Safety – Jake Pauls

Thursday 22nd June 2017

Day 3 – Firefighting in Tall Buildings
Gold Sponsor - TBC

10:00 Official opening

10:10 Use of lifts/elevators for evacuation – Prof.Ed Galea, Greenwich University

10:50 Arup

11:20 Dr. Katherine Lamb, Command decision making in a Tall Building Fire Context

11:50 Adam Course, Firefighter Safety in Tall Building Fires

12:20 Frank Leeb, Fire Department of New York

14:00 Kevin Hughes, London Fire Brigade - Fire Engineering: when theory is truly tested by practice London Fire Brigade

14:40 Dave Payton, West Midlands Fire Service, Training for fighting fires in tall buildings - options and tactical choices.

15:10 Niall Rowan, ASFP, (TBC)

15:40 Presentation 7: TBC

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