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Intersec Fire Agenda

Programme Day 1 | 20 January, 2020

10:00 Registrations and Refreshments
10:45 Opening Remarks from the Chairperson
Terry Johnson, Senior Fire Service Advisor, General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defense, UAE (Confirmed)
11:00 Opening Keynote Address by Dubai Civil Defense
11:10 Updates in UAE Fire Safety Code and Technological Upgradation
11:50 Recent regulatory updates and compliance with Dubai Civil Defense Code and Standards 
12:30 Regional Case Studies and Best Practices in Fire Protection
Lt. Gen. Yousef Al Ansari, Former Chief, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate and Honorary Board Member, Kuwait Fire Protection Association, Kuwait (Confirmed)
13:00 Lunch and Networking Break
Industrial Fire Safety and Control
14:00 Conducting Fire Adequacy Test of Firefighting Equipment
Nabeel Ali, Chief Fire & Safety Compliance Officer, ENOC, UAE (Confirmed)
14:30 Case Study on Storage Tank Fire Control and Prevention best practices
Rajab Zahrani, Engineering & Technical Services General Supervisor, Saudi Aramco, KSA (Confirmed)
15:00 Panel Discussion : Fire Safety in Vulnerable Sectors including Healthcare, Manufacturing and Education 
• Evacuation procedures
• Roles and Responsibilities for joint actions 
• Safety drills 
• Efficiency, Readiness, Preparedness, Capabilities and Communication 
Eng. Dana Kamal, Senior Manager, Facilities Systems & Programs Support, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Paul Slater, VP Health and Safety - GEMS Education, UAE (Confirmed)
Dr. Ing. Jef Snoeys, Director, EPTG, Research & Academy, Fike Corporation, UAE (Confirmed
15:30 Panel Discussion Airport Fires: Potential Hazards, Risks and Safety Management
Pieter Smit, Chief Fire Officer, Sharjah Airports (Confirmed)
15:45
Refreshments and Networking break 
16:15
Round Table Discussion: Fire Investigation at an industry level 
• Regulatory requirements 
• Industry best practices
• Qualifications
• Legal implications within the UAE
  Closing remarks from the Chair 
16:45
End of Intersec Fire Conference Day One

Programme Day 2 | 21 January, 2020

10:00 Registrations and Refreshments
10:45 Opening Remarks from the Chairperson
Sinclair Duffie, CFO, Nawah Energy Company (Confirmed)
11:00 Live Fire Case study and Learning Experiences in the Residential or Crowded Places 
11:40

Shared Learning : Complex Issues and Tomorrow’s Technology
Terry Johnson, Senior Fire Service Advisor, General Directorate of Dubai Civil Defense, UAE  (Confirmed)

 

12:20

Activating a Skilled Fire and Life Safety Workforce in a Digitally Disrupted World?

Bartholomew Jae, Director, Education and Development, NFPA, USA (Confirmed)

12:45 Lunch and Networking Break
13:45 Nawah Case Study: Hazards, Damages, Outcome and Lessons learned from Fire Protection in a Nuclear industry
Sinclair Duffie, CFO, Nawah Energy Company (Confirmed)
14:15 Panel Discussion: Human Behavior in the Fire Alert Environment
• Evacuation and thought processes
• Panic, reactions, behavior characteristics
• Leadership and control issues
Sinclair Duffie, CFO, Nawah Energy Company (Confirmed)
14:45 Technology Watch : Dust Explosion Protection
Dr. Ing. Jef Snoeys, Director, EPTG, Research & Academy, Fike Corporation, Belgium (Confirmed)
15:15
Refreshments and Networking break 
Rescue Operation and Fire Services
15:45
Safety Planning and Rescue strategy for Warehouse and Industrial Fires
16:15

Round table Discussions Fire and Rescue Operations: Lessons Learned from Fire Fighting Services 

• Safety procedures for firefighters

• Quality of fire-fighting and firefighters

• Training delivery standards

• Facilities

• Live fire, compartment fire training

 

16:45 Closing remarks from the chair
17:00
End of Intersec Fire Safety Conference