The 17th International Water Mist Conference will – as has been announced already – take place on 25 and 26 October 2017 in Rome.

This year’s ESS will feature new learning opportunities including CPD-accredited seminars which are free to attend.

The 4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 20–22 June 2017 at Excel, London alongside the Firex International Exhibition.

Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon Weston CBE have been confirmed as keynote speakers.

Promotion: The one-day workshop on the use of drones for emergency response will take place on April 6, 2017 – book your place now.

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection of Queensland, Australia has published the final programme for its foam policy implementation seminar taking place this week in Brisbane.

Register for a free webinar on passive fire protection.

Tickets are now on sale for the Human Factors Conference 2017, which will be held at Manchester Airport on 22-23 June 2017. Set underneath the wings of the Concorde, the conference will bring together professionals from healthcare, the fire and rescue service and the aviation sectors.

The Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2017 will take place from 28-31 March 2017 in Singapore. Hemmingfire readers are eligible to a 10% discount when signing up for this event.

Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network to launch in the US.

The Department of Environment and Heritage of Queensland, Australia confirms a seminar for end users will take place in Brisbane 21-23 February 2017.

A three-day course will take place 11-13 April at Spinel Safety Centre in Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

The five-day Foam School has been organised by training specialist H2K in cooperation with foam manufacturer Dr Sthamer-Hamburg.

The Department of Environment and Heritage of Queensland, Australia is seeking expressions of interest for a seminar that aims to  provide fire-fighting foam end users and their direct service providers with information and guidance on the requirements of the operational policy, implementation issues, options and timelines.

There is still time to register for the Fires in Vehicles conference, 5-6 October, Baltimore.

OPEC secretary general Mohammed Barkindo to present world oil outlook to industry.

Tank Storage Asia 2016 returns to The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore next week, with an expanded show floor, improved conference programme and more international suppliers.

COMAH: The application of CLP and Aggregation in the COMAH 2015 Regulations, 19 October, Buxton, UK.

Fire safety in vehicles is an international problem and at FIVE (Fires in Vehicles) delegates can meet the experts.

Speakers announced for the Airport Fire Officers Association's annual conference, Hilton London Gatwick, 18-19 January 2017.

Oil and gas giants call for industry collaboration ahead of ADIPEC.

The International Water Mist Conference takes place at the Arcotel Wimberger in Vienna, Austria 21-22 September 2016.

The speakers for the Tall Building Fire Safety Network meeting taking place 22 June during the Firex exhibition in Excel, London have been announced.

Intelligent traffic signal solutions for ambulances and other emergency vehicles will be a focus of the Emergency Medical Services Congress, May 30 to 1 June, Copenhagen, Denmark. 

A few spaces still remain for the Tall Building Fire Safety Management Course, London 16-19 May 2016.

The National Fire Protection Association is hosting its annual extravaganza at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, 13-16 June

The Singapore Aviation Academy and the International Aviation Fire Protection Association launch a new firefighting foam seminar, 20-22 July.

The annual National Breathing Apparatus Challenge has been held every October for the last eight years and this year is no different, with fire teams from all over the UK expected to take part on Saturday 8 October at the Fire Service College.

NEW EVENT: Dates announced for inaugural conference in Manchester.

NEW EVENT: Foam manufacturer Dr Sthamer and fire training provider H2K organise the Foam School 2016, 4-8 April at the CNPP training facility in Vernon, France.

Single event will be held in Dubai in April 2016.

Barry Alderslade, Chairman of AFOA

The Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA) has confirmed that 150 delegates have already signed up for its annual conference, held at the Hilton at London Gatwick Airport on January 20-21, 2016.

EVENT LAUNCH: The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association, the Fire Industry Association and the International Water Mist Association have joined forces to increase understanding of the power of water mist. 

EVENT LAUNCH: A unique opportunity to prepare an effective PPE strategy that ensures firefighters are safe.

VdS is to hold a second international conference on risk management, loss prevention and fire protection.

Unmanned aerial vehicles will take centre stage at the Emergency Services Show, NEC, Birmingham (UK) on 23 and 24 September.

The annual IWMA Conference 2015 will take place at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 28-29 October 2015.

FOR YOUR DIARY PPE and Duty of Care Forum, 2nd of February 2016 (NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE, PREVIOUSLY 15 SEPTEMBER 2015), The Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, UK

EVENT What type of fire fighting foam concentrate will you be using in the next 10 years? Find out at the three-day workshop in Spain in October.

EVENT PREVIEW: FIREX International turns up the heat as it returns to London’s ExCeL June 16-18

EVENT REVIEW This year’s Aerial Firefighting Europe 2015 was held in Zadar, Croatia on April 29-30, 2015. Terry Loughran, conference chairman, reports on the proceedings.  

CONFERENCE: Fire Protection Association Australia is to host a two-day conference and exhibition aimed at creating a safer chemical management industry.

SEMINAR: The Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is organising a one-day technical seminar for users, responders and regulators aimed at improving understanding of the chemistry, actions and impacts of fire fighting foam on the environment.

Low oil prices leads to cancellation of exhibition and conference for the oil and gas industry in the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

A new seminar theatre dedicated to training will feature at The Emergency Services Show, which will return to the NEC in Birmingham from 23-24 September 2015. Free to attend, the new seminars will be led by experts who run specialist courses for emergency services personnel, and will expand the offering of free learning opportunities already available to visitors.

FOR YOUR DIARY: Prevention, management and response – what are the future capability needs of industrial fire fighters, especially with regard to the imminent changes to COMAH requirements; affecting nearly 1,000 sites?

During Interschutz – held from 8-13 June 2015 in Hannover, Germany - Holmatro will organize a special edition of the Holmatro Rescue Experience, called; ‘The 35,000 Euro Extrication Challenge.

From 8 to 13 June this year, the Hannover Exhibition Center, the world’s biggest tradeshow complex, is hosting Interschutz, the show for all matters innovative and ingenious that the world has to offer in the way of technology, services and ideas for the rescue, fire prevention, disaster relief, safety and security sectors. Hemming Fire will be located in hall 27, stand M26.

StocExpo 2015, the largest dedicated event for the world’s terminal operators, oil companies, traders and regulators, returns on 17-19 March at the Ahoy, Rotterdam, with over 200 leading international suppliers, all looking to showcase their latest innovations to the wider market.

FOR YOUR DIARY: The leaders of the global tank storage industry are preparing to visit Dubai for two days of expert strategic congress, CEO insight, practical case studies, in-depth discussion, technology launches and networking at Tank World Expo April 13-14 2015.

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