Fire protection a hot topic at Dubai conference

American Institute of Architects ME supports conference initiative

Fire consultants, safety experts and designers will point out examples of fire-protection features and fire strategies.
Fire consultants, safety experts and designers will point out examples of fire-protection features and fire strategies.

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A 'Safety Design in Buildings' conference will be held on 13 November at the Dubai Investments House Auditorium in the Dubai Investment Park (DIP).

The conference has been designed as an educational platform for industry experts. It targets architects, engineers, regulators and related professionals of the construction and contracting industry.

Industry experts will offer insights through presentations and panel discussions for an improved protection of people and assets in the Gulf.

The conference aims to debate planning practices and benchmarks on a working level, addressing topics such as fire safety in façades, passive fire systems, specifications of certified materials, testing methods and more.

Fire consultants, safety experts and designers will point out examples of fire-protection features and fire strategies complying with the increased safety requirements specified in the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code by the Civil Defence.

The conference initiative, launched by Sesam Business Consultants, is supported by the Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF), the Society of Façade Engineering (SFE) and the American Institute of Architects Middle East (AIA).

The conference is sponsored by NAFFCO, Glass LLC, White Aluminium, Schott Glass and Forster Profile Systems.

More information can be found on www.sesam-uae.com/safety.

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