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 - 09:05

    “Welcome and Opening”

  • 10:05 - 10:35

    Coffee Break

  • 10:45 - 11:15

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

    • Moderator:
      James Bychowski, Senior Vice President of Business Development | JENSEN HUGHES

      Panellists:
      Abhishek Chhabra, Market Development Manager | Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants
      Benjamin Beer, Head of Facades | Ramboll
      Tom Sagris, Group Principal | Design Confidence
      Susan Lamont, Fire Engineering Leader | ARUP
      Roy Weghorst, Head of Regulatory Affairs | Kingspan Group

  • 12:15 - 12:45

    Looking to the Future of Technology and Fire Safety

    • Moderator:
      David Black, Middle East Director and Principal Fire Safety Engineer | Joule Group

      Panellists:
      Harold S Dickenson, Founder & CEO | Kanousei
      Altaf A. Afridi, Deputy Vice President Marketing, Middle East and Africa | dormakaba
      Hilton Earl Campbell, Head of Systems Operations | MARTECH® Services
      Eng. Bassem Khalil FOSHA, CFPS, CFPE, CFi1, Expert Advisor, MOI Civil Defence G.H.Q & Regional President OSHA Association UK UAE Region MOI Civil Defence G.H.Q
  • 12:45 - 13:45

    Lunch

 

Event Speakers

Gary Strong

Global Director of Building Standards, Professional Standards Directorate | RICS

Benjamin Beer

Head of Facades | Ramboll

Tom Sagris

Group Principal | Design Confidence

Eng. Bassem Khalil FOSHA, CFPS, CFPE, CFi1, Expert Advisor

MOI Civil Defence G.H.Q & Regional

Peter van Gorp

Director of Fire and Life Safety | AESG

Hilton Earl Campbell

Head of Systems Operations | MARTECH® Services

Abhishek Chhabra

Market Development Manager | Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants

Susan Lamont
 

Fire Engineering Leader | ARUP

Andy Dean
 

Head of Façade Engineering | WSP

James Bychowski
 

Senior Vice President of Business Development | JENSEN HUGHES

Harold S Dickenson

Founder & CEO | Kanousei

Prof. Abdul-Rahim Sabouni

President & CEO | Emirates College of Technology

David Black

Middle East Director and Principal Fire Safety Engineer | Joule Group

Altaf A. Afridi

Deputy Vice President Marketing, Middle East and Africa | dormakaba

Luay Salih

Vice Chairman | IIRSM

Eng. Bassem Khalil FOSHA, CFPS, CFPE, CFi1, Expert Advisor

MOI Civil Defence G.H.Q & Regional

Roy Weghorst

Head of Regulatory Affairs | Kingspan Group
 

Registration


280 USD (1022 AED) Payment by Credit Card
295 USD (1076 AED) Payment by Bank Transfer