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18 September 2018
BRE Watford

The Fourth Annual BRE Fire Research Conference


Details :

The Fourth Fire Research Conference will be held on the 18th September 2018. Reflecting BRE’s standing in the field of fire behaviour research and fire performance testing, the programme will reveal the diversity and influence of BRE’s research activities, working with government and major stakeholders on pressing areas for investigation and improvement in fire protection and fire risk management.

Our fire experts carry out a wide range of research projects that are of great value to the industry.  The Fire Research Conference will disseminate this vital information and give delegates the opportunity to meet and network with like-minded professionals from across fire-related communities.

Event programme


Registration & Refreshments 


10:00 Welcome & Introduction

Dr Debbie Smith OBE

Managing Director, BRE Global


Keynote - International Standards and their relevance to the Modern Built Environment


Prof Patrick Van Hees

Chair of ISO TC92 Fire Safety

11:00 New Guidance for the Spill Plume in Smoke Control Design

Roger Harrison

Technical Director, Fire Safety, BRE Global


Networking Break

11:50 Fire Statistics – an overview

Jeremy Fraser-Mitchell

Senior Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global

12:15 Security Assessment of Buildings

Gavin Jones

Product Development Manager, Sabre, BRE Global


Networking Lunch & Innovation Park tours

13:45 Fire Performance of Tunnel Linings

Tom Lennon

Principal Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global

14:10 Using the multi-sensor research findings to reduce false alarms

Raman Chagger

Principal Consultant, Fire Safety, BRE Global


Networking Break


The Behaviour of External Thermal Insulated Composite Systems

Octavian Lalu

Scientist, Fire Safety, BRE Global

15:25 Urgent Research on Cladding Fires

Angus Law

Lecturer, University of Edinburgh


Event Close


Intended audience

Insurance, manufacturing, housing, transport, government, academic, emergency and other sectors

For more information:
0333 321 88 11