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The Fire Safety Event

30 April - 2 May 2024
NEC, Birmingham

Fire Safety Leaders Summit

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Fire Safety Leaders Summit

Fire Safety Leaders Summit sponsored by Riskbase

The Fire Safety Leaders Summit presents a distinguished lineup of industry experts and keynote speakers. Gain valuable insights and expertise on best practices, regulatory updates, and current topics influencing the fire safety sector. Stay informed and inspired by leaders at the forefront of the industry.

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10:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    The legal obligations of the responsible person for fire safety has never been stronger than it stands today. This seminar will look at changes introduced to the Fire Safety Order late in 2023, how this affects the responsible person and their accountability. It will also outline the options available to appropriately determine contractor competence, which in turn can demonstrate the due diligence exercised by the Responsible Person. This seminar is suitable for anyone with fire safety responsibilities including premises managers and health and safety professionals.
11:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Safety Cases are new to most outside the energy, aviation and nuclear sectors. With very little guidance and some seemingly impossible deadlines from the Building Safety Regulator there's a lot to catch up on. This part-presentation, part-discussion covers how the structure of a safety case and how it should inform the report as well as required interaction with resident engagement strategies and mandatory occurrence reporting.
12:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    The session will explore the intricate relationship between the increasing complexity of fire safety challenges and the competence within the industry. Emphasising the importance of proactive compliance, it encourages professionals to bridge potential gaps through continuous learning and adaptability. With interactive discussions and real-world examples, this session aims to foster a renewed perspective and issue a call to action for professionals navigating the dynamic landscape of fire safety.
13:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
14:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    The fire safety industry is experiencing huge demand for its services.  How do organisations ensure they can recruit and retain the staff they need?  Hosted by Women Talking Fire, this panel discussio ...
10:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Discover the essential components of Tall Building Fire Safety Management in this technical session. Drawing from insights gained by instructing over 1500 high-rise managers since 2011, it provides practical tips for professionals. Elevate your expertise with a focused session aimed at improving operational efficiency and promoting strategic safety approaches in high-rise structures.
11:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    The Fire Safety (England) Regulations, along with the Building Safety Act and its countless other secondary legislation sets a much higher standard for HRBs. But what does this mean for lower-rise and apparently lower-risk residential buildings? We look at the general direction of travel and how new guidance and the BS9792 draft gives us an insight into the new 'suitable and sufficient'. A primary focus for everyone managing residential buildings will be transparency of information and engaging residents in elements fire safety and evacuation. How can we leverage technology to do this? And how does it differ between social housing and the private block management sectors?
12:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    All businesses are potential targets for deliberate fire raising. This talk aims to raise awareness of the issue and present a range of measures that may be considered to assist business and property ...
13:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Explore key obligations under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in this session. This session will dive into the latest legal developments under on the Fire Safety Act 2021 and Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022. Gain valuable insights into recent sentencing trends for both individuals and corporations, providing a comprehensive update on fire safety legislation.
14:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit

    The session will shed light on proactive approaches, continuous training, and collaborative efforts essential for staying ahead of emerging threats and evolving regulations. Join the IFE's Technical Director, Paul Trew, and gain a forward-looking perspective on safeguarding lives and property in complex environments.

15:15
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    In the aftermath of the Building Safety Act and intensified scrutiny in fire sector engineering, experienced workers who need formal qualifications find themselves navigating uncertainty. Join us for a dynamic session where Tom Brookes sheds light on how The British Fire Consortium can seamlessly guide your company through the maze of new regulations. Discover The British Fire Consortium as your dynamic compliance partner. Uncover strategies not just to meet but surpass new regulatory standards.
10:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Explore the expertise of Fire Risk Assessors in safeguarding tall buildings and high rises. Delve into their pivotal role in ensuring safety and gain insights into the crucial responsibilities of the Responsible Person. This session provides a comprehensive examination of the competence required to maintain security in towering structures.
11:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Risk assessments are the the cornerstone of fire safety but there's always room for improvement. We're talking about how AI and closed large language models can be used to make risk assessment better. Join us for critical analysis of the concerns pitted against the opportunity to make risk assessment faster, better and ultimately safer. ' ?Do we want AI to just inform and improve an FRA or write content from scratch? ' How can we ensure AI up-skills assessors, rather than de-skilling the sector? ' ?What regulation do we need and what should we be asking of our trade bodies? ' ?Can AI help clients move away from clunky dashboards and tasks lists to better manage FRAs and their remedial actions
12:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    This discussion will examine the diverse aspects of passive fire protection, leveraging insights from case studies and practitioners. The session will underscore the critical significance of competency, the essential requirements for accurate design, installation, and maintenance in passive fire protection. Engage in this crucial conversation to elevate safety practices and reinforce spaces against potential fire risks.
13:30
  1. Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Navigating conversations with our colleagues can be a bit tricky at times. Surprisingly, studies indicate that nearly 69% of us feel a twinge of unease when approaching team discussions. In this workshop James shares his unique performance management model ensuring that challenging conversations are approached in a supportive way with clarity and structure producing great outcomes for all involved.
14:30
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    30 mins
    • Fire Safety Leaders Summit
    Deep dive into the critical aspects of fire risk assessments (FRAs). This session aims to provide invaluable insights and key advice to ensure that competent individuals are at the forefront of carryi ...

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