FIREX CONFERENCE

The most powerful Fire safety conference is now at FIREX EGYPT, the conference set around Fire Alarm, Fighting and Smoke Management in nontraditional buildings.

Sessions are FREE to attend, but seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis so arrive early to secure your place. .

FIREX EXHIBITON CONFERENCE AGENDA, 4th November


11:30AM

REGISTRATION( Coffee and networking)


11:45AM

Chairman’s welcome remarks

Eng. Seif El Nasr Inan, Chairman, Giza Projects; Board Member, Egyptian Fire Protection Association (EFPA)


12:00AM

Global developments in the firefighting field
Eng. Hatem Kheir, General Manager, Kheir Group; Chair, Confederation of Fire Protection Associations – International (CFPA-I); Board Member, EFPA

Exterior Wall Construction , Code Demands & Fire Testing in Highrise Buildings

1.     Understand fire concern needs of exterior walls and façades

2.     Identify US Code requirements, Middle East Code requirements related to exterior walls
and façades

3.     Understand large scale fire tests for exterior walls used globally.

4.      Provide an overview of UL’s Certification Program for exterior wall components and systems 

 Ghaith Bakir, CFPS, Tech IOSH Underwriters Laboratory (UL ) 


12:30PM

High rise Buildings :

a) Fire Fighting :

  • Introduction & Definitions  
  • High-Rise Buildings Requirements
  • Super High-Rise Buildings Requirements 
  • Conclusion.

 Eng. Tarek Zaher managing partner –Global Design Group .

  • Protection for steel structure in High-Rise
    Buildings

               Passive fire protection fundamentals

               General overview of types of passive fire protection

               Intumescent coatings

Mr.David Baron, Fire Engineering  Subject  Matter Expert for HEMPEL 

b)Smoke Control:

  • The matrix of fixed smoke management systems and positive-pressure ventilation (PPV) 
  • Regulations to consider when deciding on a smoke management system
  • How much smoke, toxic gas and heat can you expect, in the worst-case scenario? 
  • Strategic installation of systems to save lives and create easier pathways for fire fighters 

Eng. Ahmed Abdel Ghany, Chairman, Allied Consultants

c) Fire Alarm :

The challenges for designing fire alarm system in high-rise buildings

Introduction

  • System components 

Design considerations:

  • Life and safety report 
  • Governing code for fire alarm system 
  • Avoiding False Alarms 

Interface with other main systems

  • Voice Evacuation system 
  • Elevator Occupant Evacuation Operation (OEO).
  • Security System 
  • Smoke management system 
  • Sprinkler system Water flow Alarm
  • Cause and effect Matrix 

Emergency Command Center

Eng. Nabil El-Gendy Consultant Electrical Engineer


14:00PM

Networking break

14:30PM

Museums and Historical Buildings :

a) Fire Fighting : Water mist application on large scale projects

  • Why water mist application is efficient in large areas 
  •  Simple provision of system 
  • Cost-wise suitability 

Eng. Eng.Bahaa Abdel-Salam Operations Director  Giza Projects Company

b)Smoke Control: HVAC & smoke management on large scale projects 

  •  Design principals & regulations 
  • Understanding the operational matrix 
  • Assessing the suitability of system components

 Dr. Ahmed Medhat, Professor of Mechanical Power Engineering, Housing & Building



16:00PM

Tunnels

a) Fire Fighting: Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Inspection & Testing

  • Sprinkler system 
  • Standpipe & hose systems 
  • Private fire service mains 
  • Water supplies

Eng. Uzair Ghazi . Business Development Manager Johnson Controls.

b)Smoke Control:

  • Examining types of smoke management systems 
  • Understanding the operation matrix 
  • Assessing the suitability of system components 

Eng. Ahmed Abdel Ghany, Chairman, Allied Consultants 

c) Fire Alarm

Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) optical fibres cables, Linear Heat Series: 

About Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS)

  •  Measurement Principle
  •  Classification of Linear Heat Detection Systems
  • DTS Application Areas
  • Products & Solutions offered
  • Certifications 

Eng.Hasan El-Hoseany Marketing &Sails Director Giza Projects Company

 


17:30PM

Closing panel discussion & remarks 

  • Remaining requirements of large scale firefighting projects Research & development topics to explore for improved safety  
  • Training considerations for the next generation of firefighters 
  • Summary of conference findings 

Moderator: Eng. Seif El Nasr Inan, Chairman & CEO, Giza Projects; Treasurer & Board Member, EFPA


18:00PM

End of conference

 

N.B - Agenda subject to change

Sponsor the conference

We are various options for companies to sponsor the conference varying from 

  • Backdrops 
  • Badges 
  • lanyards 
  • onsite branding 
  • online expusure 
  • branding on collaterals distributed 

FIREX can tailor a sponsorship ackage to suit your objectives and budget to guarantee maximum exposure for your brand.

For more information please contact our Sales Manager Ramy Boushra on ramy.boushra@informa.com