8th International High Rise/Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

The 'Go To' High Rise / Tall Building Conference for 2022

Monday April 15th – Wednesday April 17th 2024 – Doors open at 8:15am
Indiana Convention Centre

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Full Delegate Ticket + CPD Cert + entry to sponsor events + entry to FDIC EXPO
$1,150.00 + $29.94 fees
15 - 17th April 2024 (note: ticket price does NOT include lunch refreshments)

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8th International High Rise/Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will focus on Innovation and Solutions

The 8th International High Rise/Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 15–17 April 2024 in Indianapolis, US, alongside FDIC, supported by organisers Clarion.

Chairperson: Steve Hamm (CEO IFE)

07:30 Sponsored breakfast.

08:45 Delegate to be seated for conference. 08:50 Housekeeping announcement.

10:00 Official opening – IFE International President Hayley Burgess.

10:10 Keynote 1 – Frank Leeb: ‘Case Study – The Bronx Fire 2022’.

10:50 Presentation 1 – Suzanne Johnson: ‘Use of Smoke Hoods in High-Rise Residential Blocks’.

11:20 Presentation 2 – Jack Murphy: ‘If These Walls Could Talk’.

11:50 Coffee and networking.

12:20 Presentation 3 – Dr. Gabrielle Peck: ‘Flammability of Modern Facades’.

12:50 Presentation 4 – Reserved for sponsor.

13:20 Break – various options for lunch are available. (Note: lunch refreshments are not included in delegate fee).

Chairperson: Sponsor TBC

14:00 Keynote 2 – Reserved for sponsor

14:40 Presentation 5 – Jerry Tracy: ‘Repurposing Vacant Tall Office Buildings and Spaces’.

15:10 Presentation 6 – Terin Hopkin: The World of Pressure-Regulating Devices.

15:40 Presentation 7 – Radek Sikorski: ‘The Efficiency of Pressurization Systems During Simultaneous Evacuation’.

16:10 Day – 1 Debate with expert panel: ‘Have Lessons Been Learnt from Grenfell Tower and Bronx Fire Tragedies?’

17:00 Conference Day 1 ends.

Book signing with Jerry Tracy and Jack Murphy. ‘High Rise Buildings – Understanding the Vertical Challenges’


Day 2: Tuesday 16th April 2024

Chairperson: Sean De Crane (IAFF) 07:30 Sponsored breakfast.

08:45 Delegate to be seated for conference.

08:50 Housekeeping announcement.

10:00 Official opening – Dr Lori Moore-Merrell, US Fire Administrator.

10:10 Keynote 3 – Reserved for Headline Sponsor.

10:50 Presentation 8 – Sharon Halpert: ‘Fire Stopping – The Hidden Liability and 5 Steps to Reduce Them’.

11:20 Presentation 9 – Sreenivas Narayanan: ‘Façade Fire Testing’.

11:50 Coffee and networking.

12:20 Presentation 10 – Peter McBride: ‘Who Has Seen the Wind’.

12:50 Presentation 11 – Reserved for Sponsor Presentation.

13:20 Break – various options for lunch are available. (Note: lunch refreshments are not included in delegate fee).

Chairperson: John Esposito (FDNY)

14:00 Keynote 4 – Prof Ed Galea: ‘Fire Hazard of Green Walls in High Rise’.

14:40 Presentation 12 – Russ Timpson: ‘The Case for Two Staircases in High Rise’.

15:10 Presentation 13 – Jimmy Davis: ‘When Buildings Fail Us: Lessons Learnt’.

15:40 Presentation 14 – Anthony Kastro: ‘Mastering Fireground Command – Calm the Chaos for High Rise Fires’.

16:10 Day 2 – Debate with Expert Panel – ‘Are We Ready for Green Walls, Tall Timber in High Rise?’

17:00 Conference Day 2 closes

Book signing with Russ Timpson. ‘A Guide to Fire Safety Management in Tall & High-Rise Buildings’


Day 3: Wednesday 17th April 2024

Chairperson: Dr. Katherine Lamb (KLA)

07:30 Sponsored breakfast.

08:45 Delegate to be seated for conference.

08:50 Housekeeping announcement.

10:00 Official opening – Mark Hardingham, NFCC (TBC).

10:10 Keynote 5 – Steve Hamm: ‘The Need for Demonstrable Competency’.

10:50 Presentation 15 – Justin Francis: ‘Firefighter Safety’.

11:20 Presentation 16 – Reserved for Sponsor Presentation’.

11:50 Coffee and Networking.

12:20 Presentation 17 – Gerard Mann: ‘Tactical Decision Making for High?Rise Firefighting”.

12:50 Presentation 18 – Dr. Michael Reick: ‘Firefighting Smoke Control’.

13:20 Break – various options for lunch are available. (Note: lunch refreshments are not included in delegate fee) Chairperson: Sponsor TBC

14:00 Keynote 6 – Jim Glockling: ‘Insurance Perspectives on Green Fire Safety’.

14:40 Presentation 19 – TBC

15:10 Presentation 20 – Reserved for Sponsor Presentation.

15:40 Presentation 21 – Brent Brooks: From Practical to Tactical. Enhancing High-Rise Operations’.

16:10 Day 3 – Debate with expert panel – ‘How is Changing Occupant Behaviour and Characteristics Affecting Fire Safety in High-Rise Residential Buildings?’.

17:00 Conference Day 3 closes – Summary: Russ Timpson.


An archive of previous conference presentations can be found at www.tallbuildingfiresafety.com


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When

Starts: Monday, April 15th 2024 at 8:15am
Doors open: 8:15am
Ends: Wednesday, April 17th 2024 at 5:00pm

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Bookings close: April 15th 2024

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Indiana Convention Centre
100 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis
IN
46225
United States
 

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This event is organized by Tall Building Fire Safety Network.

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