21 -22 MARCH 2018
PALAZZO VERSACE HOTEL, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Forum Agenda: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

8:00 am - 8:55 am Registration and morning refreshments

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

Lieutenant Rashid Ali  Bin Humidan, Head of Contracts Section at General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

Lieutenant Rashid Ali Bin Humidan

Head of Contracts Section
General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

9:05 am - 9:15 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 at General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defence

Colonel Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa FIFireE

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

9:15 am - 9:40 am Case study: Analysis of the problems with response resources and plan for their improvement as a consequence of a devastating fire in South Korea

Woo  Jae Bong, Deputy Fire Commissioner at  National Fire Agency of Korea

Woo Jae Bong

Deputy Fire Commissioner
National Fire Agency of Korea

Jin Jeonghee Jeonghee, Deputy Fire Chief at National Fire Agency of Korea

Jin Jeonghee Jeonghee

Deputy Fire Chief
National Fire Agency of Korea

9:40 am - 10:05 am Case study: Training strategy and professional development of Hong Kong Fire Services Department

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

Ir Yeung Yan-kin Andy

Assistant Director
Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Choi  Kwok-chung, Assistant Commandant at Hong Kong Fire and Ambulance Services Academy

Choi Kwok-chung

Assistant Commandant
Hong Kong Fire and Ambulance Services Academy

10:05 am - 10:45 am VIP exhibition tour and networking break

10:45 am - 11:10 am Case study: Performance-based design: Going beyond prescribed codes and practices

Adam Thiel, Commissioner at Philadelphia Fire Department, US

Adam Thiel

Commissioner
Philadelphia Fire Department, US

11:10 am - 11:35 am 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, Assistant Chief Fire Officer (Rtd) at Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, UK

Philip Martin

Assistant Chief Fire Officer (Rtd)
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, UK

Philip  Martin, Assistant Chief Fire Officer (Rtd) at Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, UK

Philip Martin

Assistant Chief Fire Officer (Rtd)
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, UK

Jin Jeonghee Jeonghee, Deputy Fire Chief at National Fire Agency of Korea

Jin Jeonghee Jeonghee

Deputy Fire Chief
National Fire Agency of Korea

Adam Thiel, Commissioner at Philadelphia Fire Department, US

Adam Thiel

Commissioner
Philadelphia Fire Department, US

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

Ir Yeung Yan-kin Andy

Assistant Director
Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Farha Al Naamani, Founder at Global Fire Engineering Consultant, Oman

Farha Al Naamani

Founder
Global Fire Engineering Consultant, Oman

Terry Johnson, Senior Fire Service Advisor at General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

Terry Johnson

Senior Fire Service Advisor
General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

11:55 am - 12:05 pm Innovation Tank Session 1

Molecular-nanotechnology in Fire Safety
Roy  Bishop, Chairman at Clarita Solutions Limited

Roy Bishop

Chairman
Clarita Solutions Limited

12:05 pm - 12:15 pm Innovation Tank Session 2

New technologies to ensure reliable detection and effective response in case of fire incidence
Sumeet  Rajpal, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Honeywell

Sumeet Rajpal

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Honeywell

12:15 pm - 12:25 pm Innovation Tank Session 3

How Victaulic will contribute to the effectiveness of Sprinkler systems by introducing revolutionary method for joining small diameter pipe as an alternative to threading
Adam Hicks, Regional Manager, Fire Protection, GCC Region at Victaulic

Adam Hicks

Regional Manager, Fire Protection, GCC Region
Victaulic

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Fire Safety Excellence Ceremony

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm Networking lunch

Panellists:
Terry Johnson, Senior Fire Service Advisor at General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

Terry Johnson

Senior Fire Service Advisor
General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

Capt. Eng. Taher Hassan  Al Taher, Head of Company Licensing & Approval Dept.  at General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

Capt. Eng. Taher Hassan Al Taher

Head of Company Licensing & Approval Dept.
General Directorate Dubai Civil Defence

Susan  Lamont, Associate Director at ARUP

Susan Lamont

Associate Director
ARUP

Peter Stephenson, Associate Director Fire Engineering at BuroHappold Engineering

Peter Stephenson

Associate Director Fire Engineering
BuroHappold Engineering

Jonathan  Gonzalez, Regional Technical Lead at UL

Jonathan Gonzalez

Regional Technical Lead
UL

Abhishek  Chhabra, Fire Compliance Manager at Thomas Bell-Wright

Abhishek Chhabra

Fire Compliance Manager
Thomas Bell-Wright

2:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tea and end of the forum