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May 30, 2023


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FIRE Conference returns for 2023

The annual FIRE Conference will return on Tuesday 17 October at The Institution of Engineering and Technology in London. This year’s instalment is set to address sustainability, new legislation and leading the future of fire safety in a time of unprecedented change.

FireConference1-2022The FIRE Conference is organised by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), the Fire Protection Association (FPA), the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and the Fire Sector Federation (FSF).

The one-day event is designed to provide key updates and drive momentum in evolving best practices, offering a host of seminars and workshops delivered by industry experts.

Looking ahead to future developments in fire safety

The hybrid conference will address the new scope of meeting building safety expectations, the future of certification, and keeping pace with new legislative change and sustainable developments.

It will also provide an update on the progress of the national fire strategy whitepaper, produced by the Fire Sector Federation Fire Strategy Board and launched at FIRE 2022. The whitepaper seeks a framework to effectively manage fire risk to help achieve a sustainable and safer society.

This year’s conference will be chaired by Broadcaster, Sima Kotecha.

Commenting on FIRE Conference 2023, Sima said: “Events like this are pivotal to professionals working in fire and showcases developments and a hopeful future in the sector.

This year’s format will focus on the future and key developments from the four leading organisations in fire safety; I’m really looking forward to being part of these conversations.”

Delegates will hear from conference leaders and each party will provide a comprehensive update on developments in place to ensure a future safer from fire.

FIRE Conference 2023 tickets are now on sale at Eventbrite and further details of the event, including the programme and sponsorship opportunities, will be released on the organisers’ websites in due course.


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