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Fire Safety and Cladding

Disaster is often the catalyst for change to bring learning and awareness across the industry, The Grenfell Tower fire, London, Lacrosse Tower fire, Australia are examples of that. It has sprung government bodies and associations to work on specific measures to address the fire safety risks associated with external wall cladding.

In Victoria, a special taskforce was created to make Victorian buildings safer. The taskforce concluded nearly1,400 Victorian buildings could be at risk with combustible cladding. That is 1400 buildings too many.

Corpolinx, therefore, is hosting the Fire Safety and Cladding Conference scheduled for 21-22 August in Melbourne, Australia. The event has been designed to bring together fire and construction industry mainly focus in fire safety practice, engineering and risk management involved in cladding by exclusive networking sessions, professional and interactive panel discussions as well as topical case studies addressing the challenges faced and to assess solutions and services in this space to help achieve business outcomes.

Event Features:

  • Highly interactive summits involving all stakeholders involving all stakeholders

  • Focus on on-ground implementation of policies and standards

  • Panel on who will bear the cost of rectification

  • Open Discussion on adopting new technologies and mitigating Risks

Key Takeaway:

  • Better protect residents and civilians from Non-Conforming Building Product-related incidents

  • Learn to protect existing buildings by implementing best practises for fire safety

  • Risk mitigation through BIM and Parametric Modelling

  • New design approaches to ensure quality and safety without affecting cost Translate policies into practises

Speakers.

Sue Eddy
Sue EddyCEO - Victorian Building Authority
Dr. Jonathan Barnett
Dr. Jonathan BarnettManaging Director - Basic Expert Pty Ltd
Matthew Bell
Matthew BellSenior Lecturer and Co-Director of Studies - Construction Law - The University of Melbourne
Peter Johnson FTSE
Peter Johnson FTSEArup Fellow | Fire Engineering - Arup
Hank Van Ravenstein
Hank Van RavensteinPrincipal Advisor - Health and Human Services
Kim Lovegrove RML, FAIB
Kim Lovegrove RML, FAIBSenior Consultant, Lovegrove & Cotton Lawyers
Karl Sullivan
Karl SullivanGeneral Manager Policy Risk & Disaster, Insurance Council of Australia
Charles Fortin
Charles FortinManaging Director CM+A
Blair Stratton
Blair StrattonManager – Major Projects RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd
Alex Webb
Alex Webb Group Leader - Infrastucture Technologies and Fire Safety Engineer
Roland Burt
Roland BurtConsulting Principal - Keypoint Law
Lee Wilson
Lee WilsonDirector - Egress Group Pty Ltd
MATHEW SIGMUND
MATHEW SIGMUND STATION OFFICER -TEAM LEADER | BUILDING CLADDING TASKFORCE
Alan Ferre
Alan FerreRegional Manager - CHU Underwriting Agencies Pty Ltd
Natasha Stojanovich
Natasha StojanovichSpecial Counsel Lander & Rogers Lawyers
Yvonne Pengilly
Yvonne PengillyBTech Engineering, MACID
Pelle Zetterström
Pelle ZetterströmTechnical Director - Olsson Fire & Risk
Douglas White
Douglas WhiteBusiness Development Manager - Johnson Controls

Who Should Attend:

  • Government and industry regulatory bodies and associations
  • Building owners and asset managers
  • Developers and construction companies
  • Fire and rescue services
  • Certifiers, accreditors and surveyors
  • Building material importers and suppliers
  • Designers and architects
  • Insurers, lawyers and strata bodies
  • Fire safety and risk officials, engineers and technical managers
  • Fire protection companies and solution providers
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