Fire Sector Summit 2019

 

Programme

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5 November 2019 | One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA

 

The Fire Sector Summit 2019 will be chaired by Jonathan O'Neill OBE and will see experts from leading cladding association MCRMA, government figures and an immunogeneticist, who will discuss contemporary issues shaping our future.

 

Morning Sessions

Event Chair

Jonathan O'Neill OBE, Managing Director, The Fire Protection Association

John Smeaton, Chairman, The Fire Protection Association

The cladding industry post Hackitt, the competence piece and toxicity in Building Regulations

Jonathan Evans, Chair of the Technical Committee, Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association (MCRMA)

Assessing the toxic risks from warehouse fires

Graham Atkinson, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)

The health effects of toxins

Vitalina Kirgizova, Immunogeneticist, University of Cambridge

Panel session

 

Workshops

Construction

Howard Passey, Principal Consultant, The Fire Protection Association

Thought leadership

John Bonney, former Fire Chief, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Services

Chris Hasbrook, Vice President and General Manager, UL

Peter Holland CBE, Chief Inspector Crown Premises Fire Safety, The Home Office

Luke Edwards, Director of Fire and Resilience, The Home Office

Are life safety codes enough when protecting, critical national assets, our heritage and our schools?

Stewart Kidd, Managing Director, Loss Prevention Consultancy

Dr Jim Glockling, Technical Director, The Fire Protection Association

 

Afternoon Sessions

Reflection of 40 years in the fire industry

Jim Fitzpatrick, Former Fire Minister and current MP of Poplar and Limehouse

Summary of the Construction workshop

Howard Passey, Principal Consultant, The Fire Protection Association

Summary of the thought leadership workshop

John Bonney, former Fire Chief, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Services

Summary of life safety codes workshop

Stuart Kidd, former Managing Director, The Fire Protection Association

Closing summary

Jonathan O'Neill, Managing Director, The Fire Protection Association