Forum Agenda: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

8:30 AM - 8:55 AM Registration and morning refreshments

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Recitation from the Holy Quran and UAE National Anthem


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Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matroushi FIFireE

Director General
General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM Chairman’s keynote address: Strategic perspective on the UAE fire safety and life protection codes

Colonel Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa FIFireE, Assistant General Director for Smart Services, General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

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Colonel Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa FIFireE

Assistant General Director for Smart Services
General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

9:20 AM - 9:50 AM Case study: Creating a fire strategy for your building design

Senior Representative, , National Fire Agency, South Korea

Senior Representative


National Fire Agency, South Korea

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM Case study: Best practices and innovations in fire safety from Hong Kong

Ir Yeung Yan-kin, Andy, Assistant Director, Hong Kong Fire Services Department

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Ir Yeung Yan-kin, Andy

Assistant Director
Hong Kong Fire Services Department

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM VIP exhibition tour and networking break

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Case study: Performance-based design: Going beyond prescribed codes and practices

Adam Thiel, Commissioner, Philadelphia Fire Department, US

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Adam Thiel

Commissioner
Philadelphia Fire Department, US

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM Case study: Fire incident challenges - The greatest petrochemical terminal fire in Brazil

Colonel Cassio Roberto Armani, Fire Chief, Sao Paulo State Fire Department, Brazil

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Colonel Cassio Roberto Armani

Fire Chief
Sao Paulo State Fire Department, Brazil

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM VIP exhibition tour and networking break

12:20 PM - 12:50 PM Case study: Major collision on a highway – A case study of a major incident involving multiple fatalities, rescues, casualties and vehicle fires on the M5 Motorway in Somerset, England on 4th November 2011

Philip Martin DMS, FIFireE, Digital Editor, MDM Publishing, UK

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Philip Martin DMS, FIFireE

Digital Editor
MDM Publishing, UK

12:50 PM - 1:20 PM Open Q&A session

1:20 PM - 1:50 PM Special session on amendments to the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code

Senior Representative, , National Fire Agency, South Korea

Senior Representative


National Fire Agency, South Korea

1:50 PM - 2:30 PM Recognition ceremony

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Networking lunch

The Shark Tank allows fire safety technology service or equipment providers to have a limited time to demonstrate their products and capabilities to the most influential and topical players – the ‘sharks’ – in the fire safety market. Such an opportunity has never before been presented to interact with senior representatives from Dubai Civil Defence. To learn how you can participate in the Fire Safety Forum Shark Tank, contact enquiry@iqpc.com before spots fill up.

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Colonel Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa FIFireE

Assistant General Director for Smart Services
General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

Mohammed Saif Bufaroosha

Head of Technical Equipment Evaluation
General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

Terry Johnson

Senior Fire Service Advisor
General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Panel discussion: Creating a fireproof city – fire safety codes and regulations outlined

Terry Johnson, Senior Fire Service Advisor, General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence Farha Al Naamani, Founder, Global Fire Engineering Consultant, Oman
Panellists:

Terry Johnson

Senior Fire Service Advisor
General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence
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Farha Al Naamani

Founder
Global Fire Engineering Consultant, Oman

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Product demonstration on advanced fire safety technologies

5:30 PM - 5:30 PM Tea and end of the forum