FireNZ 2018 - 26 - 28 September 2018

This years FireNZ conference will be at ASB Baypark Stadium, Mt Maunganui

Theme: Evolution of Fire: Reflecting on the Past … Looking to the Future

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Call for papers for the FireNZ 2018 Conference on 26 - 28 September 2018 closes 8th April 2018
The call for papers forms can be downloaded from here .


Michael James

We are pleased to announce the release of our international keynote speakers for FireNZ 2018.

You can see the speakers and their Bios’ by downloading the flyer below.

This year we have been lucky enough to obtain Five Keynote speakers form the UK, USA and Australia. These speakers are experts in their fields and will offer some really diverse topics. Further details will be released in the delegates brochure in the next 2-3 weeks . Topics will include;

  • Grenfell Tower investigation
  • Combustible cladding
  • Passive protection, Certification, Training, Competence of contractors
  • Tunnel fire protection
  • LaSalle Hotel fire in Chicago,

Also planning for FireNZ is well underway and we are pleased to say the Exhibitor numbers are also ramping up, with just over 50% of the stands and sponsorship sold in just 3 weeks.

So lock the these dates in and stay tuned for more information as we release the next updates.

26 - 28 September - Mt Maunganui

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Hi All,

Our annual FireNZ conference is approaching fast. 26th to 28th September.

Early bird prices for the 3 days closes tomorrow (Tuesday 31st July) $899. After this it will be $999.

Still great value for a 3 day conference which ever way you look at it. Many conferences are up to $1,000 per day.

Day 1 is the site visits and the combined SFPE/FPA workshop where we will presenting and discussing the work streams that we have been working on this year.

  1. Fire Engineering Brief
  2. Alternative solutions
  3. Design Coordination
  4. Construction monitoring
  5. Cladding compliance
  6. Evacuation schemes
  7. Passive Fire
  8. Fire protection

Accommodation in hotels is filling up fast however there are still plenty of ‘book a bach’ opportunities at very good prices.

The registration forms can be downloaded from here

FireNZ is now only two weeks away on 26th to 28th September. If you are chasing CPD credits there are 3 x 8 = 24hrs up for grabs.

International Key note speakers are:

Dr David Crowder - Head of fire investigations and expert witness services BRE group

Niall Rowan - Chief executive officer Association for specialist fire protection (ASFP) UK.

Dr Jonathan Barnett - Chair of Society of Fire Protection (SFS) Australia

Sean DeCrane - Industry relations, Building and life safety technologies, UL (USA)

Arnold Dix - Risk Doctor technical and legal -ALARP Group of companies.

The registration forms can be downloaded from here