European Fire Safety Week 2019

26 July 2019

Agenda and Registration

For the very first time, a European Fire Safety Week will take place. Organised by the European Fire Safety Alliance, Modern Building Alliance is part of the organisation and will co-organise the Building Day on the 19th November 2019.

Fire safety of buildings: holistic regulatory approach

Date:

19th November 2019

Venue:

To be confirmed

Registration:

More information about the week and registration:  here

Draft Agenda:

To be presented: required elements to be considered in regulations for fire safety in residential buildings.

Structured on a holistic approach, the event will address

  • rules from the European standards to national regulations of the building design,
  • fire safety equipment  and installations,
  • organizational aspects

The conference will bring together different stakeholders, experts and policy makers to exchange on key questions to improve fire safety of residential buildings.

Introduction:

Welcome and opening with European Fire Safety Alliance and European Commission

Session 1: How European Standards are benefitting fire safety?

    • Presentations of different perspectives on the role of the EU Construction Product Regulation and European Standards
    • Panel debate

Session 2: Fire safety in building design, focus on facades

    • Presentations on fire safety of facades, large scale tests and modelling
    • Panel debate: the way forward for safe and sustainable facades

Session 3: Building installations for fire safety, focus on smoke alarms and sprinklers

    • Presentations on smoke alarms and sprinklers
    • Panel debate: Should detection and sprinklers be more widely applied in Europe?

Session 4: Organizational aspects for fire safety, focus on enforcement

    • Presentations
    • Panel debate: How can the value chain work together to improve construction quality and enforcement of fire safety regulations?

 

 

Organiser of the European Fire Safety Week:

 

Co-organisers of the Building Day:

 

 

 

 

 

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