SFPE schedules 2024 Fire Safety Conference & Expo on Performance-Based Design


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SFPE announces 2024 conference details

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) has announced that its 2024 Fire Safety Conference & Expo on Performance-Based Design will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 17-19 April.

This biennial event, hosted every other year, is recognized globally for its contributions to advancements in performance-based fire protection design.

Conference to feature global experts and a wide range of topics

The conference will feature over 45 presentations and 6 case study team presentations.

Topics include evacuation, timber structures, performance-based design framework and applications, sustainability design, digitalization, fire dynamics, battery fire hazards, and the latest research and innovation projects in the field.

Wojciech Węgrzyński, PhD, will deliver the opening keynote.

Pre-conference seminars and unique opportunities for attendees

Two pre-conference seminars are planned: ‘Introduction to Fire Risk Assessment’ and ‘Substantiating the Suitability of a Fire Model’.

Attendees also have the opportunity to visit The Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology (DBI) in Copenhagen, where they can witness a live fire test.

Expo to showcase latest products and innovations

The conference will also feature an expo where leading companies will showcase their latest products and services.

IFSJ Comment

The 2024 SFPE Fire Safety Conference & Expo presents an important opportunity for professionals in fire protection and safety engineering to gather, share knowledge, and discuss the latest advancements in the field.

The range of topics and the inclusion of global experts highlight the conference’s commitment to addressing current and future challenges in fire safety and protection.

This event is a platform for learning and collaboration and underscores the continuous evolution and importance of performance-based design in fire safety.

Such conferences play a pivotal role in shaping the future of fire safety practices and policies, benefiting both professionals and the broader community.

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