Free seminar: Environmental Impact of Fluorinated Fire Fighting Foams

Published:  05 July, 2010

The seminar will take place on Wednesday August 25 (0900-1300) at Copenhagen Airport’s administration building’s auditorium.

This Conference highlights current environmental concerns surrounding the use of firefighting foam and addresses the ongoing industry debate on fluorine-free versus fluorosurfactant and fluoropolymer-containing foams. 

Topics to be covered will be of interest to the oil and chemical process industries, environmental regulators, water and waste undertakings, fire fighting foam manufactures and formulators, as well as environmental chemists from academia and industry. 


  • Kim T. Olsen: Asst. Fire Chief Copenhagen Airport, Board Member in the ARFFWG and IAFPA
  • Steve Smith: Formerly Fire Chief, Coryton refinery, UK
  • Roger A. Klein: Cambridge, UK, medic and physical chemist, nearly 40 years experience of working with fire departments worldwide, Affiliated Research Faculty Christian Regenhard Centre for Emergency Response Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University New York (CUNY).
  • Mike Allcorn: Managing Director, Alert Disaster Control, Singapore
  • Jan M. Solberg: Solberg Scandinavian, Norway, AFFF and fluorine-free foam manufacturer.

Delegates need to register by August 20th. To see the full programme and register click on the below pdf.

File: seminar.pdf (140k)
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