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AFTER GRENFELL - Fire Safety Seminar

28 Jun 16:00 by Ieshia Thaper



A Seminar sponsored jointly by Claremont Consulting

             & MDM Publishing Ltd              


Tuesday 17th July 2018



Venue: Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PY


This is an invitation only seminar, please contact info@claremonconsulting.com if you would like an invite or for more details. 





0830   Coffee and Registration



0900   Keynote Address: A View on the Hackett Report into Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Brian Robinson, CBE QFSM  OStJ  FIFireE

Former Commissioner and Chief Executive of the London Fire Brigade

President of the Fire Sector Federation (FSF)



0930  Lessons from the Grenfell Tower Fire - the Missed Opportunities

Stewart Kidd, MA MSc FIFireE FIFSM  FSyI  FSA(Scot)  CPP                     

Former Secretary General, British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA) 



1000   The Importance of Fire Engineering Qualifications & Accreditations

Gary Daniels, BSc(Hon) MPhil CEng AIFireE PMSFPE

Board Member of The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)

Associate Director, Hoare Lee

1030  Coffee Break



1100  Benefits of Blue Light Collaboration: The Hampshire Experience

Rob Cole, Head of Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service Community Safety



1130  Understanding the Implications of Framing and Blame Gaming in Grenfell 

Professor Lee Miles, PhD, Professor of Crisis and Disaster Management, Bournemouth University Disaster Management Centre (BUDMC)



1200   An Industry View of Advanced Fire Safety Technology

Dr. Carl Hunter,  BA (Dunelm)  Hon.DSc  FRINA  AFNI  MRAes

CEO and Managing Director, Coltraco Electronics Ltd 



1230  Speakers Forum and Points from the Floor



1300  Close and Buffet Lunch in the Churchill Room and Bar



This Seminar at the RAF Club takes place in the centenary year of the Royal Air Force.  128 Piccadilly is the London home of the RAF and is adjacent to the impressive World War II Bomber Command Memorial. Throughout the RAF Club are striking examples of aviation artwork across 100 years commemorating aircrew, and innovative aircraft design. A unique RAF Squadron Badge corridor with air space Battle Honours are amongst other features.