Conferences and Seminars

FIG UK Seminar celebrating the 31st Anniversary of The Fire Information Group UK

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 13.00 – 17.00 followed by a reception

Location: Caesar Room, Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London

This seminar is kindly sponsored by Lane, Jefferies & Associates Ltd and Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd. Other sponsors are being sought.

Programme

Timing includes Questions/Answers in each speaker’s session

12.15 – 13.00

Registration

13.00 – 13.30

Introduction by Chair Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP, IOSH Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2013
FIG UK – Looking back – Looking forward and New ways of working
Setting the scene.
Worldwide Fire, health and safety information sources – including new topics, research and developments.
Where to keep up to date.
Confirmed as speaker

13.30 – 14.15

Dr James L D Glockling, BEng PhD MIFireE, Technical Director, Fire Protection Association, Director RISCAuthority
Recent Fire Research including fires in thatched roofs. Also, where to keep up to date in information.
Confirmed as speaker

14.15 – 15.00

Chris Jones, Chairman Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH), Director of Risk Management and Compliance, Cory Environmental.
Waste Industry and fires – current and future work. Also, where to keep up to date in information.
Confirmed as speaker

15.00 – 15.20

Tea/Coffee Break

15.20 – 16.05

Steve McGuirk, CBE, QFSM, DL, MA BA (Hons), BSc, FIFireE, Chairman, Fire Service Research and Training Trust, formerly Chief Fire Officer, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services.
What the FSRTT does and how it can help those working in the fire industry – also where to keep up to date in information.
Confirmed as speaker

16.10 – 16.55

Member of London Fire Brigade, Fire research and investigations
- including new topics, different types of fires
- future ways of working using available technologies e.g. drones, robots
- and perhaps including reference to Sherlock, the LFB dog
- also where to keep up to date in information on these topics
Confirmed as speaker

16.55 – 17.00

Summing up – Chairman

17.00 – 18.00

Speakers and delegates are welcome to the free Networking drinks and nibbles party in The Imperial Hotel 1st Floor Bar.

Seminar Delegate Fees

Delegates – £60 each

FIG UK Members – £50 each less discount

FIG UK Retired members – £20 each less discount

CPD certificates will be available for those attending.

Bookings

Bookings NOW BEING TAKEN and further Information from FIG UK Co-ordinator:

Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP, IOSH Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2013 | Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd, 85 The Meadows, Todwick, Sheffield S26 1JG, UK | Tel: +44 (0) 1909 771024 | Email: sp@sheilapantry.com