may, 2019

21mayalldayFire Safety Conference in Manchester

Event Details

The popular RICS Fire Safety Conference is coming to the North of England and will be held at The Principal, Manchester on 21 May.

Our expert speakers, including Dame Judith Hackitt DBE, will address the key fire safety considerations, building regulations, identify best practice, and provide expert knowledge to best advise your clients.

Key sessions include:

  • The Independent Review on Building Regulations and Fire Safety – Hear from Dame Judith Hackitt DBE on the Final Report of The Independent Review on Building Regulations and Fire Safety.
  • The Golden Thread – Accountability throughout the building lifecycle – Chaired by Martin Conlon (Chair, RICS Building Control Professional Group), a panel of experts will explore the different types and stages of fire management and effective integration of fire safety technology.
  • Fire-related building defects – Understand façade cladding defects and failures, including an examination of different cladding materials, penetration through walls, cavity barriers and compartmentation.
  • Remediation – Not as straight forward as it seems – A series of relevant case studies will examine who is responsible for remediation works, discuss worst case scenarios, as well as top tips to avoiding exposure and limiting liability for duty holders.
  • International Fire Safety Standards – Gary Strong (RICS) will deliver an update on how this standard will bring greater consistency by setting minimum levels of fire safety and professionalism across the world.




All Day (Tuesday)


Principal Manchester

Oxford Street


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