Grenfell fire presentations added to FIREX 2017 programme

Two seminars examining the Grenfell tower tragedy have been added to the FIREX Expertise & Guidance Theatre.

Details are as follows:

Tuesday 20 June, 12.00-12.50

Grenfell  Tower: Why building regulations need to be reviewed

Speakers:

  • Steve Seaber – British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association
  • Tom Roche – Fire Sector Federation Built Environment Issues & Affairs Workstream Chair
  • Martin Harvey – Fire Industry Association
  • Niall Rowan – Association for Specialist Fire Protection
  • Stephen MacKenzie – International Fire Risk, Security Aspects and Emergency Planning Independent Consultant

Thursday 22 June, 15.00-15.50

Reflections on the FIREX community’s reactions to Grenfell Tower

Speakers:

  • Stephen MacKenzie, International Fire Risk, Security Aspects and Emergency Planning Independent Consultant
  • Plus a panel of senior industry stakeholders

For the second session, which is the final seminar of FIREX 2017, the audience will be asked to write down their 5-10 key priorities for the fire sector. IFSEC Global will collate the results, write a feature and send it to the public enquiry.

There will also be a drop-in session in the FPA Infozone where people can ask the experts about anything about the Grenfell fire and fire safety in general. This runs on Thursday 22 June between 12.00-14.00.

View the full FIREX agenda here