FIRE SAFETY KNOWLEDGE FOR THE FUTURE – Challenges and opportunities 22-23 maj 2019


FIRE SAFETY KNOWLEDGE FOR THE FUTURE – Challenges and opportunities

Theme 1 – Fire in a Sustainable Society

Friend or Foe?
Margaret McNamee, Professor, Professor in Fire Safety Engineering with a focus on Fire and Sustainability

The new Norwegian Fire Research and Innovation CentreFRIC – a great step towards a sustainable fire safe society
Anne Steen Hansen, Chief Research Scientist and CentreDirector FRIC, RISE Norway

Theme 2 – Fire and the Future Energy Systems

Design, evaluate and optimize the future in a digital environment
Angel Velez/Pete Thompson, Autodesk

Future alarm and dispatch systems; trends and needs
Maria Khorsand, CEO, SOS Alarm AB

Fire Safety in a data driven world
Birgitte Messerschmidt, Director Applied Research, NFPA

Theme 3 – Fire and Demography

Who are at risk?
Ragnar Andersson, Senior Professor, Karlstad University Changing

Demographics – Implications for Design and Management
Karen Boyce, Dr and Senior Lecturer, University of Ulster

Demography: is it a buzzword or necessary Information for the rescue service to use to efficiently prevent the next accident
Lynn Ranåker, Ph.D., Analyst Strategist, Region South Fire and Rescue Service

Theme 4: Fire and the Future Energy

Systems Safeguard future technologies towards fire hazard
Thomas Korssell, CEO, SEK Swedish Electrotechnical Standardisation Organisation

Fire protection approaches for large format lithium-ion battery packs
Celina Mikolajczak, Director of Engineering, Energy Storage Systems, UBER Technologies

Fire and explosion hazards of alternative fuel buses
Max Rosengren, Project Manager, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden