Charlotte Geoghegan

Head of Content, IFSEC and FIREX

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Charlotte Geoghegan (nee Wright) is Head of Content for the Protection & Management portfolio, which includes IFSEC and FIREX live events and IFSEC Global.com
June 19, 2017

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FIREX 2017

Grenfell fire presentation added to FIREX 2017 programme

A seminar examining the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been added to the FIREX Expertise & Guidance Theatre.

Details are as follows:

Tuesday 20 June, 12.00-12.50

Grenfell  Tower: Why building regulations need to be reviewed

Speakers:

  • Dennis Davis – Vice Chair, Fire Sector Federation (FSF)
  • Tom Roche – Fire Sector Federation Built Environment Issues & Affairs Workstream Chair (FSF)
  • Dr Jim Glockling – Technical Director, Fire Protection Association (FPA)
  • Martin Harvey – Chairman, Fire Industry Association (FIA)
  • Niall Rowan – Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)
  • Steve Seaber – Special Project Co-ordinator, British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA)
  • Stephen Mackenzie – Fire Safety Specialist

The Future of Fire Safety: download the eBook

Is the fire protection industry adapting to the post-Grenfell reality fast enough? At FIREX International 2019, Europe's only dedicated fire safety event, some of the world's leading fire safety experts covered this theme. This eBook covers the key insights from those discussions on the developments shaping the profession, with topics including:

  • Grenfell Inquiry must yield “bedrock change” – and soon
  • After Grenfell: Jonathan O’Neill OBE on how austerity and policy “on the hoof” are hampering progress
  • Hackitt’s Golden Thread: Fire, facilities and building safety
  • Fire safety community has to “get on board” with technological changes

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