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Presentation Archive

Take a look through the presentations below and click any to download them. We will be adding to this page and our tall building fires page regularly in future to make it a useful reference point for those in the industry.

Presentations from the 2020 Conference

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  • Tall Timber Buildings - The US Experience - Download
  • The Role of Building and Fire Inspectors During Construction - The US Perspective - Download

Construction Fire Safety

  • Construction Site Evacuation Safety Evacuation Strategies for Tall Construction Sites, Professor Ed Galea, Director FSEG, University of Greenwich, UK - Download
  • Fire Safety in Construction, Sandra Tomlinson, HSE - Download
  • High-Rise Fire & Life Safety During Major Redevelopment at the Willis Tower - Download
  • Insurance Aspects of Construction Fire Safety - Download

Crisis Management in Tall Buildings

  • Extending Security to the Airspace, Amit Samani - Download
  • Virtual and Mixed Reality Training Environments for First Responders, Professor Ed Galea, Director FSEG, University of Greenwich, UK - Download
  • Practical Pandemic Planning, Shane McMahon - Download
  • Security & Risk Mindedness in Corporate Organisations, Stuart Osborne QPM MSc - Download
  • Crisis Management in Tall Buildings Major Water Damage, Sam Dawson, BELFOR UK - Download

High Rise Firefighting

  • Tactics for Dealing With Electric Car Fires in High Rise and/or Covered Car Parks, Adam Course - Download
  • High Rise Building Safety Regime, Mark Hardingham QFSM - Download
  • Smoke Controlin High Rise Fires, Prof. Dr. Ing. Michael Reick - Download
  • High Rise Firefighting Conference, Gary Oakford - Download
  • Tactics for Dealing with External Ascending Wall Fires, Mark Reilly - Download

Presentations from the 2019 Conference

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  • A Concept Map for Fire Safety Management - Dr. Kathryn O'Brien - Download
  • A Glogal Unified Fire Safety Approach - Gary Strong, RICS - Download
  • Building Safety Presentation June 2019 Neil O'Connor - Download
  • Carl Petterson - FIRE SAFETY IN HIGH-RISE TIMBER BUILDINGS - Download
  • Cladding Toxicity - Dr Jim Glockling FPA - Download
  • Defining Combustibility - MC Hui RED - Download
  • Fire Safety Engineering Design for High Rise Building - Download
  • High Rise Construction Site Eveacuation Research - Dr. Ed Galea - Download
  • High Rise Firefighting in Santiago, Chile - Sergio Hasbun - Download
  • High Rise Firefighting in Toronto - Brent Brooks - Download
  • High Rise Firefighting, RICE System - Paul Grimwood, Kent FRS - Download
  • Hoarding - Petra Duvanna, LFB - Download
  • Hyde Housing Fire Safety Task Force - Brent O'Halloran - Download
  • Impact of Grenfell on US Codes and Standards - Beth Tubbs - Download
  • Making Compliance Digital - Matt Hodges-Long - Download
  • Procuring Fire Safety for High Rise Social Housing - Mathew Baxter - Download
  • Tall Building Fire Database - Michael Spearpoint, OFR - Download
  • Tall Buildings Safety Management Information Process - Anthony Taylor - Download
  • Tall Timber Buildings - Carl Petterson, RED - Download
  • The Future of Building Control - Geoff Wilkinson - Download
  • UK National Alerting Scheme - Nigel Brown - Download
  • Water Mist for Tall Building Use - Gary Howe, Zurich - Download

Presentations from the 2018 Conference

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  • Arup Presentation on Tall Building Fire Engineering - Download
  • Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) on "The Past, Present and Future of the European Skyscraper - Download
  • London Fire Brigade Presentation on Tall Building Firefighting - Download
  • Tall Building Insurance Issues - Download

Presentations from the 2017 Conference

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  • ETICS - Download
  • Considerations for elevator evacuation KONE - Download
  • Doug Evans - Exterior Facade Fires Handout B&W - Download
  • Frank Leeb Tall Building - FDNY - Download
  • Groner - Occupant Movement Design and Management - Download
  • Michael Schroeder High-Rise Conference 2017 - Download
  • Russ Timpson New Realities - Download

Presentations from the 2016 Conference

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  • A Forensic Examination of Tall Building Facade Fires - Download
  • Fighting Full Height Fires in Tall Buildings - Mark Fishlock - Download
  • Stayput in High Rise Residential - Download
  • Tall Building Passive Fire Issues - Download
  • Tall Building Design Fires Eoin O'Loughlin - Download
  • Use of Lifts Elevators for Evacuation - KONE - Download