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The Fire Safety Event

30 April - 2 May 2024
NEC, Birmingham

Innovation & Compliance Theatre

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Innovation & Compliance Theatre

Innovation and regulation theatre

 

The Innovation & Compliance Theatre, sponsored by BSI will showcase presentations on important industry updates and guidance for practitioners and business owners. With a focus on standards, regulations and industry best practice, these sessions will be vital to ensure businesses remain compliant and are best equipped to meet the needs of their clients.

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10:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    This informative presentation will give a basic overview of the uses and legislative and design requirements of pressurisation systems in residential and commercial buildings.
11:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    When considering smoke protection for stairwells, we rarely associate it with an intelligent system. Join our presentation for a journey through myths about pressure differential systems and the design case studies. Discover how it contributes to building safety worldwide. This speech is for those who know that reliability and innovation can go hand in hand.
11:50
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Fike will discuss thermal runaway dangers with energy storage systems & how this hazard has hindered ESS deployment in populated areas and renewable energy progress.
12:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Craig from Quelfire will be presenting “Effective Passive Fire Protection for Service Penetrations”. This informative presentation will highlight the often overlooked key considerations when designing and installing service penetration seals in accordance with available test evidence to maintain compartmentation. 
13:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    In recent years, the number of fires caused by lithium batteries has rapidly increased. Join experts from BSI to understand its interim solution whilst standards are in development, including drawing on our global experience, and the future best practice for fire suppression products.
13:50
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre

    Discover how CCS has led the way in digital fire door management in-line with Dame Judith Hackitt’s review and recommendations to the creation of a Digital Golden Thread of information.

    The changing landscape of building safety legislation has required the “Responsible Person” to adapt quickly to new fire door laws, learn how CCS helps to ensure compliance is met throughout the stages of the construction process.

14:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Covering everything you need to know about the use of Internet of Things technology to combat the challenges faced by the social housing sector.
15:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Mike will discuss the competency requirements of amendments to the Building Regulations 2023. The work being carried out by Working Group 2 on competency frameworks for our sector and how this group reports into the Building Safety Regulator. Andy will take the audience through developments in the FESS ECS card scheme, how the scheme aligns with the requirements and demonstrates compliance using the latest smart technology solutions for verification.
15:45
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    In the construction industry's journey towards adopting the Golden Thread principles, the evolution of 3rd party certification schemes is paramount. This keynote delves into how 3rd party certification can align with the Golden Thread's core principles to ensure the integrity of construction projects now and in the future.
10:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    This presentation will discuss how we guide and develop the risk management system and help understand the risk. This promotes the need for competence in developing the safety case, by using our expertise to develop the clients’ solutions. The relationship based on trust of our level of competence, gives our clients reassurance that they have fire safety risks articulated well and mitigated appropriately. We will use case study material from projects we have supported to show our approach.
11:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    The critical strategies of vertical and horizontal fire compartmentalisation, integral to building design and firefighting. Methods to effectively limit fire and smoke spread, safeguarding lives and property. With emphasis on doors as key barriers, we explore their pivotal role in containing fires, enabling safe evacuation, and fortifying overall fire safety measures.
11:50
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Join experts from BSI & BAFE to learn what's next for fire detection and building safety including: awareness of new regulations, the importance of dedicated evacuation systems and BS 86929 compliance.
12:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    In the wake of the Building Safety Act and the scrutiny of fire system engineer competence, experienced workers without formal qualifications face uncertainty. Tom Brookes delves into strategies for adaptation and empowerment. From ECS Fire Gold Card challenges to redefining worth, gain actionable insights to thrive in the evolving industry landscape.
13:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Discover how sustainability is reshaping the fire safety industry. We’ll explore core principles and driving factors, with a focus on practical steps for making fire detectors and alarm systems more environmentally responsible. Be part of the conversation that’s pushing the industry toward a greener, more sustainable future. In this session, we will cover responsible sourcing, carbon management, circular economy practices, and material compliance.
13:50
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Gateway 1 has been in place since August 2021. Gateways 2 and 3 came into effect in October 2023. These are the biggest changes to fire regulations in a generation. This presentation will give an overview of the key issues that fire engineers should be aware of.
14:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre

    David Keeble, the Head of UK Sales at Coopers Fire will be discussing passive fire protection, regulations, using fire curtains as a solution from compartmentation to protecting means of escape, performance classifications, and applications where and when a fire curtain can be specified in the built environment. 

15:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    This session will highlight some of the most common mistakes made in the installation of smoke ventilation systems and will examine the current guidelines and how to ensure compliance.
15:45
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    In the construction industry's journey towards adopting the Golden Thread principles, the evolution of 3rd party certification schemes is paramount. This keynote delves into how 3rd party certification can align with the Golden Thread's core principles to ensure the integrity of construction projects now and in the future.
10:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    This session will demonstrate the importance of a fully compliant emergency lighting system, what is required of the property manager to ensure the installation is maintained throughout the year to avoid prosecution, but most importantly you will learn how the introduction of IoT technology can remove almost all risk of manual error and reduce costs at the same time.
11:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre

    The session focuses on the upcoming legislation impacting manufacturers and importers of smart products being placed onto the UK markets. You will learn about the requirements of the PSTI Act coming into force on 29 April 2024 as well as the Cyber Security Delegated Act for RED and ETSI EN 303 645.

11:50
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    Speaking through the eyes of a Resident, what Housing Associations are doing well, and where resources have a better use. With direct experience in the Building Safety Crisis post-Grenfell. 
12:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre

    Operations Driven Safety & Reliability At IRISS, we provide our customers unsurpassed safety & quality at every touch point. We focus on what we do best by continuously improving visual overtemperature indicators, inspection infrared (IR) windows, online monitoring devices and Ultrasound test equipment technology. As solution providers, the team at IRISS brings a multitude of experience from world class maintenance programs together to meet the individual needs of commercial, industrial, marine, power generation and government maintenance programs. Our accredited training programs were developed by Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) professionals to ensure that the latest CBM technology and techniques can be easily deployed by our clients.

13:10
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    While our system had vast real world-experience providing unique and reliable fire protection, we felt strongly that it required 3rd party validation using recognised design standards and practices. This would give confidence to those not familiar with the system, and open doors to customers and markets that required an independent, globally recognised listing on their safety equipment.
13:50
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    This presentation will examine the impact of stack effect and discuss the areas of specific importance, the requirements of the applicable standards and implications on system design.
14:30
  1. Innovation & Compliance Theatre
    30 mins
    • Innovation & Compliance Theatre

    With over a million assessments on their platform, RiskBase has long been a leader in risk assessment software. 

    This half-hour session is a demonstration of our FRA, compartmentation, and door survey tools and how simple it is to develop small-scale asset management that works with floorplans, basic building models, and QR codes.

    Whether or not you already use RiskBase, or are just selecting the right tools for your organisation, we’ll talk about selection criteria and how to get a winning edge by providing clients not just with slick PDF reports, but an unbeatable selection of data outputs and integration with other platforms/software. 

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