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AFOA update

Vice-chair of AFOA John Purdy highlights what the Airport Fire Officers Association has been working on during the last quarter.

Kuwait Fire and Safety Summit

The Kuwait Fire and Safety Summit will be held on 5-6 December 2018 at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa in Kuwait.

International Fire Safety Standards Summit

The International Fire Safety Standards Summit will be held on 2 October 2018, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Oman.

Healthy CAFS

A CAFS-themed conference has announced a new speaker who will discuss the reduction of carcinogens when using compressed air foam.

Countdown begins to the ESS

PREVIEW: The Emergency Services Show, 19-20 September – what’s on?

ESS 2018 offers new challenges and workshops

This September sees the return of The Emergency Services Show at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, from 19-20 September.

CBRNe community to gather in the Netherlands next month

In addition to a conference, workshops and exhibition, NCT Europe 2018 will feature daily live demonstrations as well as CBRNe training with teams from Ukraine, Italy, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic and Spain.

Firex – because life safety is a right, not a privilege.

Event preview  Be part of the largest global gathering of fire safety professionals, 19-21 June, London.

First compressed air foam conference launched

On 19-20 September 2018, specialists in the field of compressed air foam from all over the world will gather at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for the International Compressed Air Foam Symposium (iCAFS). It is the first time that such a large-scale independent knowledge-sharing event has been organised on this subject.

Registration now open for the Emergency Services Show

The Liverpool Echo Arena multi-storey carpark fire and the Didcot Power Station collapse are just some of the incidents to be discussed at the Lessons Learnt seminar theatre.

Highlights from AFOA 2018

The AFOA Annual Conference 2018 highlighted the rapid way in which the aircraft rescue and firefighting sector is evolving. 

Future Fleet goes live!

Fire & Rescue magazine has teamed up with LAPV to launch Future Fleet Live, two driving experience and demo days to take place at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire on 27-28 June 2018.

Fire protection of high-rise buildings using a water mist system

Places are still available for the International Water Mist Association’s next seminar, which takes place in northwest London on 1 March 2018.

Call for Papers for IWMC 2018

The 18th International Water Mist Conference takes place in London 19-20 September at the Grange City Hotel; deadline for abstracts is 16 April.

Calling fire service aficionados

At the 112 Exhibition enthusiasts can find a plethora of fire service memorabilia and collection items: it will be held at the Kulturhus in Nunspeet, The Netherlands on October 14.

Firefighting foam - a crisis or a crossroads

The Firefighting Foam Summit will review the current situation related to the selection, use and management of firefighting foam, highlighting a holistic approach to lifetime foam management that balances fire performance and potential environmental liabilities.

Italian trade show REAS joins forces with Interschutz

The revamped exhibition and conference aims to become Italy’s flagship exhibition for rescue services, civil defence and fire prevention.

Command and control

The UK Chief Fire Officers Association's NFCC 2017 Command and Control Conference takes place 25-26 September at Oulton Hall, Leeds.

Tall building fires at the Emergency Services Show

Processes and procedures for fire safety and firefighting in tall buildings will be a focus for this year’s ESS.

Emergency Management for Airports Summit

How to prepare for and avoid emergencies at airports will be the focus of the 2017 Emergency Management for Airports Summit from 10-13 October. The event will also cover how to provide support for affected passengers and airport stakeholders as well as how to resume airport operations as quickly as possible after an incident.

Flood expo
Fire & Rescue partners with Flood Expo 2017

Fire & Rescue magazine has joined forces with the Flood Expo 2017 as an official partner ahead of the event’s highly anticipated return on 27-28 September at ExCeL London.

Aviation-based risk assessment tool

A free-of-charge, analytical risk-assessment system is to be presented by the Airport Fire Officers Association and Simtrainer UK during a one-day workshop.

Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels Conference, 19-21 September, Norway

Event programme now published exploring minimisation strategies, technical advances and fire safety regulations.

Dan Stephens, CFO Merseyside FRS
UK fire services to share knowledge from industrial incidents at ESS 2017

The Emergency Services Show returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20 to 21 September 2017, with over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations of vehicles and equipment and a programme of CPD-accredited seminars.

AFOA Conference report: part two

Fire & Rescue covers the topics addressed at the 18th annual conference of the Airport Fire Officers Association, held in January 2017, including the growing risk of lithium-ion batteries, changes in aerodrome regulations covering emergency planning, and strategies to improve the wellbeing of firefighters.

Disaster and Emergency Management Summit takes place in Singapore

Equip Global’s Disaster and Emergency Management Summit will be taking place on 22 – 25 August 2017 in Singapore.

New extrication and trauma challenges at the Emergency Services Show

This year’s Emergency Services Show will feature a host of new learning opportunities including CPD-accredited seminars, live demonstrations and new extrication and trauma challenges. Free-to-attend, it returns to Hall 5 at the NEC in Birmingham from 20 to 21 September 2017.

Speed networking at Stoc Expo Europe 2017

Tank terminal industry event sees 8% rise in visitors to Rotterdam’s Ahoy centre with nearly 3,000-strong attendance.

The countdown to Interschutz 2020 has commenced

Interschutz 2020 will open its gates from 15-20 June 2020 at Hanover Fair, in Germany.

International Water Mist Association announces key deadlines for the conference in Rome

The 17th International Water Mist Conference will – as has been announced already – take place on 25 and 26 October 2017 in Rome.

Emergency Services Show 2017 returns to the NEC

This year’s ESS will feature new learning opportunities including CPD-accredited seminars which are free to attend.

Dates announced for 4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

The 4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 20–22 June 2017 at Excel, London alongside the Firex International Exhibition.

Keynote speakers for IFSEC and Firex 2017

Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon Weston CBE have been confirmed as keynote speakers.

UAV Awareness Course for Emergency Services

Promotion: The one-day workshop on the use of drones for emergency response will take place on April 6, 2017 – book your place now.

Firefighting Foam Policy seminar – final programme

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection of Queensland, Australia has published the final programme for its foam policy implementation seminar taking place this week in Brisbane.

Passive fire protection – getting it right

Register for a free webinar on passive fire protection.

Human Factors Conference 2017, 22-23 June 2017, Manchester Airport

Tickets are now on sale for the Human Factors Conference 2017, which will be held at Manchester Airport on 22-23 June 2017. Set underneath the wings of the Concorde, the conference will bring together professionals from healthcare, the fire and rescue service and the aviation sectors.

Emergency Management Airport Summit launched in Singapore

The Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2017 will take place from 28-31 March 2017 in Singapore. Hemmingfire readers are eligible to a 10% discount when signing up for this event.

Raising standards in passive fire protection

Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network to launch in the US.

Seminar on the implementation of Queensland’s Environmental Management of Firefighting Foam Policy

The Department of Environment and Heritage of Queensland, Australia confirms a seminar for end users will take place in Brisbane 21-23 February 2017.

Integrated Fire Safety of IBCs and Intermodals

A three-day course will take place 11-13 April at Spinel Safety Centre in Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

Foam School
Foam School 2017

The five-day Foam School has been organised by training specialist H2K in cooperation with foam manufacturer Dr Sthamer-Hamburg.

Calls for expressions of interest for foam seminar

The Department of Environment and Heritage of Queensland, Australia is seeking expressions of interest for a seminar that aims to  provide fire-fighting foam end users and their direct service providers with information and guidance on the requirements of the operational policy, implementation issues, options and timelines.

Experts on vehicle fires meet in Baltimore this week

There is still time to register for the Fires in Vehicles conference, 5-6 October, Baltimore.

ADIPEC 2016 VIP Programme published

OPEC secretary general Mohammed Barkindo to present world oil outlook to industry.

Innovation at Tank Storage Asia, 27-28 September 2016

Tank Storage Asia 2016 returns to The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore next week, with an expanded show floor, improved conference programme and more international suppliers.

UK Health and Safety Laboratory announces one-day COMAH course

COMAH: The application of CLP and Aggregation in the COMAH 2015 Regulations, 19 October, Buxton, UK.

FIVE, October 5-6, Baltimore, USA

Fire safety in vehicles is an international problem and at FIVE (Fires in Vehicles) delegates can meet the experts.

AFOA annual conference

Speakers announced for the Airport Fire Officers Association's annual conference, Hilton London Gatwick, 18-19 January 2017.

Embrace the new energy landscape

Oil and gas giants call for industry collaboration ahead of ADIPEC.