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Looking ahead!

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

FIRE SAFETY KNOWLEDGE FOR THE FUTURE - Challenges and opportunities

Theme 1 - Fire in a Sustainable Society

Friend or Foe?
Margaret McNamee, Professor, Professor in Fire Safety Engineering with a focus on Fire and Sustainability

The new Norwegian Fire Research and Innovation CentreFRIC – a great step towards a sustainable fire safe society.
Anne Steen Hansen, Chief Research Scientist and CentreDirector FRIC, RISE Norway

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Theme 2 - Fire and the Future Energy Systems

Design, evaluate and optimize the future in a digital environment

Angel Velez/Pete Thompson, Autodesk

Future alarm and dispatch systems; trends and needs.
Maria Khorsand, CEO, SOS Alarm AB

Fire Safety in a data driven world.
Birgitte Messerschmidt, Director Applied Research, NFPA

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Theme 3 - Fire and Demography

Who are at risk?
Ragnar Andersson, Senior Professor, Karlstad University Changing

Demographics - Implications for Design and Management.
Karen Boyce, Dr and Senior Lecturer, University of Ulster

Demography: is it a buzzword or necessary Information for the rescue service to use to efficiently prevent the next accident.
Lynn Ranåker, Ph.D., Analyst Strategist, Region South Fire and Rescue Service

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Theme 4: Fire and the Future Energy

Systems Safeguard future technologies towards fire hazard.
Thomas Korssell, CEO, SEK Swedish Electrotechnical Standardisation Organisation

Fire protection approaches for large format lithium-ion battery packs.
Celina Mikolajczak, Director of Engineering, Energy Storage Systems, UBER Technologies

Fire and explosion hazards of alternative fuel buses.
Max Rosengren, Project Manager, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

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