Safety Design 2020 – Strategies and Implementation

SDiB is the leading debating platform for safety and fire professionals in the construction industry. Initiated in collaboration with Intersec in 2012, the Safety Design in Buildings Campaign debates safety standards and practices in the built environment. Expert Talks discuss improved protection of people and buildings by looking at trends in the GCC and construction sector.

The event brings leading Fire Safety Consultants, Architects, Engineers and Testing Experts together with Safety System Suppliers to give updates on industry standards and provide a debating platform for best practice.

The current cycle of events provides its participants with insights into:

  • Civil Defence on strategies for improving the efficiency of its firefighting crews emergencies response and achieving the concept of 'command and control'.
  • Summary of the findings from the Grenfell investigation and the actions the UK authorities have taken alongside industry stakeholders to try and prevent future tragedies.
  • Retrofitting for Fire Safety: Assessing operational and business risks and incentives of retrofitting cladding for improved fire safety.
  • Using tools and technologies of BIM, VR, AR & 3D modeling to create optimal fire safety strategies and building operations.
  • Achieving fire safety in the construction phase: How to best involve the design team to mitigate fire safety risks.
  • … and more
 

Event Schedules

  • 08:00 - 09:00

    Registration & Breakfast

  • 09:00 - 09:15

    “Welcome and Opening”

  • 10:15 - 11:00

    Panel Discussion: Assessing Operational and Business Risks and Incentives of Retrofitting Cladding for Improved Fire Safety

    • Chairman:
      Andy Dean, Head of Facades | WSP

      Panellists:
      Bassem Gamil Faragalle Khalil, Senior Fire Engineer | Abu Dhabi Civil Defence
      Shamim Rashid Sumar, Director Business Development | JENSEN HUGHES
      Benjamin Beer, Technical Director | Facades, Meinhardt
      Aaron Mc Daid, Principal | Design Confidence
  • 11:00 - 11:20

    Coffee Break


  • 12:15 - 12:40

    Looking to the Future of Technology and Fire Safety

    • Panellists:
      John Noone, Co-founder - Fire Engineering | Joule Group
      Charles Dunk, Civil BIM Manager | Aecom
      Altaf A. Afridi, Deputy Vice President Marketing, Middle East and Africa | dormakaba
      Majed Almejmaj, Senior Fire Engineer | Buro Happold
  • 12:40 - 13:20

    Panel Discussion: Involving the Design Team to Mitigate Fire Safety Risks in the Construction Phase

    • Panellists:
      Luay Salih, Vice Chairman | IIRSM
      Aziz Zerban, Regional HSE Manager | CH2M
      Ben Legg, Senior Vice President – HSE | AECOM
      Peter van Gorp, Director of Fire and Life Safety | AESG
      Mike Cairney, Managing Director | PMK Consult
      Prof. Abdul-Rahim Sabouni, President & CEO | Emirates College of Technology
  • 13:20 - 13:30

    Chairman’s Closing Remarks

  • 13:30 - 14:30

    Lunch

 

Event Speakers

Andy Dean
 

Head of Façade Engineering | WSP

Gary Strong

Global Director of Building Standards, Professional Standards Directorate | RICS

Shamim Rashid-Sumar
 

Director Business Development | JENSEN HUGHES

Charles Dunk

Civil BIM Manager | Aecom

John Noone

Co-founder - Fire Engineering | Joule Group

Altaf A. Afridi

Deputy Vice President Marketing, Middle East and Africa | dormakaba

Luay Salih

Vice Chairman | IIRSM

Aziz Zerban

Regional HSE Manager | CH2M

Ben Legg

Senior Vice President – HSE | AECOM
 

Peter van Gorp
 

Director of Fire and Life Safety | AESG

Mike Cairney
 

Managing Director | PMK Consult

Prof. Abdul-Rahim Sabouni

President & CEO | Emirates College of Technology

Benjamin Beer

Technical Director | Facades, Meinhardt

Aaron Mc Daid

Principal | Design Confidence

Ian Roy
 

Head of Property Risk Consulting (MENA) | Marsh

Scott Lambert

Head of Construction & Infrastructure | Al Tamimi

Majed Almejmaj

Senior Fire Engineer | Buro Happold
 

Registration


Early Bird Price From November 23

210 USD (765 AED) Payment by Credit Card
225 USD (820 AED) Payment by Bank Transfer

Regular Price from November 24




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