Society of Fire Safety 25th Anniversary

To commemorate this milestone, the National Executive of the SFS is hosting a Seminar at Engineers Australia’s Melbourne office followed by a Celebration Dinner.
Society of Fire Safety 25th Anniversary

The Society of Fire Safety (SFS) is Celebrating Its 25th anniversary  on 19 August 2019

To commemorate this milestone, the National Executive of the SFS is hosting a Seminar at Engineers Australia’s Melbourne office followed by a Celebration Dinner. 

The Seminar will showcase presentations themed as “SFS 25 Years On - Where is Fire Safety Engineering in Australia Heading ?”

Join us and some of the SFS founding members and past Presidents along with our expert presenters for an informative seminar. The seminars focus will be on education, dissemination of knowledge CPD pathways and professional development for all fire safety engineers and building designers, architects, certifiers and engineers who are using the new NCC 2019. 

A 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner is being held following the conclusion of the Seminar at the Intercontinental Melbourne.

CELEBRATION Dinner

(6.30 pm to 9.30 pm) 

Dinner tickets: $120 per person

SEMINAR Program Overview

8.00 am - 5.00 pm (Please arrive by 7.30 am for registration & refreshments) Seminar tickets SFS and EA members FOC - Non members $150 per person (Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included) 

Stephen Burton CPEng National Deputy Chairman and Master of Ceremonies (MC)

Presentations By:

Dr Martin Cole (the first SFS President, FIEAust, retired) –

The initial concept, product development and evolution of VESDA, an Australian invention.

Peter Johnson, Arup Fellow –

The Role, Competencies and Accreditation of Fire Safety Engineers – How It Has Changed Over 25 Years.

M.C. Hui, Technical Director, RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd –

Single point of failure in fire safety measure and what can we do about it?.

Andre Mierzwa, Operations Chief Engineer, FM Global –

Numeric modelling for fire safety engineering – friend or foe?.

Jack Kilavuz, PERIM Property - Engineering Risk & Insurance Management –

Fire safety engineering perspectives on combustible cladding fires.

Vince Dowling, Independent Research Professional –

Materials and fire test methods and how fire engineers need to understand the limitations of fire test data.

Ulf Johansson, Chartered Professional Engineer, RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd –

Fire safety issues on modern sustainable designs associated with more air-tight building envelopes.

Graham Timms, Associate, Omnii –

Fire safety on the floor of fire origin vs height of building vs fire safety systems.

Jack Kilavuz, PERIM Property - Engineering Risk & Insurance Management –

Emerging trends in fire safety engineering in other countries, particularly in Middle East.

Andre Mierzwa, Operations Chief Engineer, FM Global –

Material Group Number testing.

Paul England, EFT Consulting –

Evolution of fire engineering in Australia.

Jonathan Barnett, Managing Director, Basic Expert, (current SFS National Chair) –

The NEO200 Fire. This talk will focus on the fire, and the role of a fire safety engineer in assisting the council to allow the building to safely be reoccupied.

Dr Cristian Maluk, Senior Lecturer University of Queensland –

Fire safety engineering education in Australia: Past, Present, and Future.

 

Q&A session - Presented by Stephen Burton

A panel discussion with a hypothetical project – putting the current SFS National Executives to task by the audience with a topical approach to performance codes and ethical dilemma.

Who should attend?

This event is for all Fire Safety Engineers and Building designers, Architects, Certifiers and Engineers who are using the new NCC 2019 and need to connect with fire safety professionals. This full day seminar contains significant help on the new changes, how to calculate and document fire systems, Performance Solutions, structures and fire protection within a building, which involves Architects, Engineers, Certifiers in a collaborative approach. 

CPD 

Eligible for 6.5 hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) CPD certificates of attendance can be obtained on request. 

 

Date
19 / 08 / 2019 - 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Registration Closes
15 / 08 / 2019 05:00 pm
Venue
Seminar - Engineers Australia Level 31, 600 Bourke Street
Dinner - InterContinental Melbourne, Laneway 2 & 3 Room, 495 Collins Street
Melbourne
,
VIC
,
3000
Cost
  • Members:
    Seminar FOC - Dinner $120
  • Non Members:
    Seminar $150 - Dinner $120
Host(s)
Society of Fire Safety
Event Contact