Nordic Fire & Safety Days 2017

The Nordic Fire & Safety Days has grown to the largest conference on Fire and Safety in the Nordic countries. NFSD is an annual event carried out by the Nordic universities and research institutes involved in risk and fire safety.

RISE: Nordic Fire & Safety Days 2017
The Nordic Fire & Safety Days is a meeting point for all with interest in different aspects of fire and safety. (Photo: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden)

June 2017. The conference (August 17th and 18th 2017) is held by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, former SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, in collaboration with Aalborg University in Copenhagen  and the Technical University of Denmark, Lund University, Aalto University, Luleå University, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University of Stavanger University College Haugesund and Iceland University as well as VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and the Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology.

The days put focus on risk and fire research in the Nordic countries. Contributions from other countries are more than welcome. The conference language is English. The topics cover but are not limited to:

  • Fire dynamics
  • Fire chemistry
  • Fire detection and suppression
  • Forensics
  • Structural fire safety
  • Off shore fires
  • Transportation
  • Management of rescue service
  • Safety management
  • Health and environmental risks
  • Societal activities and resilience
  • Risk and innovations
  • Residential fires
  • Decision-making
  • Evacuation
  • Crowd management
  • Human behavior

Two Keynote lectures have been appointed:

Dr. Jürgen Troitzsch from Fire and Environment Protection Service FEPS, Switzerland will hold the first keynote lecture. The titel of the lecture is "Furniture fire properties and their importance for domestic fire safety". 

The second keynote lecture, "Fire brigade intervention method – accounting for the actions of the fire service", will be held on August 18th by Ed Claridge, Principal Fire Engineer, Auckland, New Zealand. 

Brokerage event

The Nordic Fire & Safety Days shall be a meeting point for all with interest in different aspects of fire and safety. The days will give a lot of opportunities and tie band between fire industry, municipalities and research institutes and universities. NFSD has become a platform for project development and this is why the NFSD consortium has decided to launch the organization of two brokerage events for the NFSD 2017. Here we will invite all delegates of the NFSD 2017 and funders. If you have topics, which could involve different aspects of fire and safety, please submit a 1-page description February 20th, 2017 at the latest.

More information can be found on the conference web site: , which is open for registration and abstract submission.  

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

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