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James Moore is the Editor of IFSEC Global, the leading resource for security and fire news in the industry. James was previously Editor of Professional Heating & Plumbing Installer magazine.
August 10, 2020

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Fire 2020 sets theme of ‘Modern Methods of Construction’

Designed to “drive change in fire safety”, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) have collaborated to launch the inaugural Fire 2020 conference.

The one-day conference, set to take place on 4th November at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, London, will provide “a packed programme covering the latest issues in fire and essential networking opportunities,” according to the organisers.

Those interested in going will be able to attend in person or virtually. A drinks reception for networking will conclude the day.

Talks and workshops will be held by leading fire professionals, running in conjunction with the overall theme for Fire 2020 – Modern Methods of Construction. Speakers are said to come from a variety of roles, including research, operations, fire engineering, risk assessment and prevention. Stephen Greenhalgh, Minister of State for Fire, will start the day’s agenda discussing The Fire Safety Bill.

Speaking about Fire 2020, Jonathan O’Neill, Managing Director of the FPA, explains: “The timely addition of IFE and NFCC as partner organisations will ensure that both the programme and the audience of Fire 2020 represents a much broader spectrum of fire enabling all stakeholders to influence and participate in the agenda for change.”

Roy Bishop, IFE Chief Executive, adds: “…By adopting this joined up approach, we can offer a comprehensive programme and provide a forum for fire professionals from all corners of the sector, to come together and exchange knowledge.”

Book your place at Fire 2020, here.

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