3rd Edition Conference

Conference on Fire in vehicles

01 - 02 Oct 2014
Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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The Conference on Fire in vehicles, organized by the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden will take place from 1st October to the 2nd October 2014 at the Seminaris Campus Hotel Berlin in Berlin, Germany. The conference will cover areas like Regulations and standards, fire statistics, insurance issues, fire development in vehicles, fire detection in vehicles, fire suppression in vehicles, fire mitigation strategies in vehicles, case studies, first res-ponder strategies, fire risks in vehicles with alternative fuels or alternative drives, new materials in vehicles. Some prominent speakers include Serge Metral, Steve Hodges, Michael Forsth.


08:00 AM - 07:00 PM (Oct 01) (General)
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM (Oct 02) (General)

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100 - 500
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Auto & Automotive


01 - 02 Oct 2014 3rd Edition

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Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 01 Oct 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Wed, 01 Oct 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Opening ceremony
Bju00f6rn Sundstru00f6m Head SP Fire Research
Wed, 01 Oct 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Regulation and standardisation - Application of EN45545 in SNCF Serge Métral, SNCF Centre d'Ingénierie du Matériel, France
Wed, 01 Oct 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Vehicle Fire Research u2013 A review Steve Hodges, Alion Science and Technology, USA
Wed, 01 Oct 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Coffee break
Wed, 01 Oct 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Vehicle fire investigations statistical study Celia Rich, Laboratoire Central de la Pru00e9fecture de Police France
Wed, 01 Oct 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Minimisingdamage due to fire in vehicles u2013 An India perspective Ashu Mahajan & Rohanjit Menon, Allison Transmission India, India
Wed, 01 Oct 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Investigation of a fire with two biogas buses in city traffic in Helsingborg, Sweden the 14th of February 2012 Patrik Dahlberg, Swedish Accident Investigation Authority, Sweden
Wed, 01 Oct 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Fire in a CNG bus Ellen Berends, Dutch Safety Board, The Netherlands
Wed, 01 Oct 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Means of escape in the event of bus coach fires Mike Hagen, Fire Safety Platform, UK
Wed, 01 Oct 12:40 PM - 01:00 PM
787 Dreamliner Battery Fire Investigation Joseph Panagiotou, National Transportation Safety Board, USA
Wed, 01 Oct 01:00 PM - 01:10 PM
Wed, 01 Oct 01:10 PM - 02:30 PM
Lunch and exhibits
Wed, 01 Oct 02:30 PM - 02:50 PM
Evaluation of the thermal decomposition of solid materials in tunnel related conditions with a controlled atmosphere cone calorimeter Fabien Hermouet LNE, France
Wed, 01 Oct 02:50 PM - 03:10 PM
Fire safety of rail vehicles u2013 The significance of luggage Julian Bulk, University of Wuppertal, Germany
Wed, 01 Oct 03:10 PM - 03:30 PM
Achieving higher fire safety in vehicles: the potential of phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen flame retardants Jerome De Boysere, PINFA Germany
Wed, 01 Oct 03:30 PM - 03:40 PM
Wed, 01 Oct 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM
Coffee break
Wed, 01 Oct 04:10 PM - 04:30 PM
Computational analysis of ignition source characteristics on fire development in rapid transit vehicles Adrian Milford, Sereca, Canada
Wed, 01 Oct 04:30 PM - 04:50 PM
An investigation of the electrical and thermal characteristics of common electrical faults within a fuse protected transit vehicle P D Smith, SIS - Kidde Graviner, UK
Wed, 01 Oct 04:50 PM - 05:00 PM
Wed, 01 Oct 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Banquet dinner
Thu, 02 Oct 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Experience with fire safety measures in public transport busses Horst Schauerte, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), Germany
Thu, 02 Oct 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Bus fire safety u2013 state of the art and new challenges Michael Fu00f6rsth SP, Sweden
Thu, 02 Oct 09:30 AM - 09:50 AM
Fire experiments of carrier loaded FCV in full-scale model tunnel u2013 Estimation of heat release rate and smoke generation rate Miho Seike, Kanazawa University, Graduate School of Natural Scie
Thu, 02 Oct 09:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Rapid fire spread in a bus depot fire Anja Hofmann, BAM, Germany
Thu, 02 Oct 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Simplified approach to predict heat release rate curves from multiple vehicle fires in car parking buildings Mohd Zahirasri Mohd Tohir, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Thu, 02 Oct 10:30 AM - 10:40 AM
Thu, 02 Oct 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Coffee break with poster session
Thu, 02 Oct 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Motorcoach fire safety evaluation Jason Huczek, SwRI, USA
Thu, 02 Oct 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Vulcan u2013 the next step in fire suppression integration Anders Gulliksson, Dafo Brand, Sweden
Thu, 02 Oct 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Detection of fires in heavy duty vehicles Rau00fal Ochoterena, SP Fire Research, Sweden
Thu, 02 Oct 12:40 PM - 12:50 PM
Thu, 02 Oct 12:50 PM - 02:20 PM
Lunch and exhibits
Thu, 02 Oct 02:20 PM - 02:40 PM
Battery aspects on fires in electrified vehicles. Fredrik Larsson, SP Electronics, Sweden
Thu, 02 Oct 02:40 PM - 03:00 PM
Fire Fighting of battery electric vehicle fires Markus Egelhaaf, DEKRA, Germany
Thu, 02 Oct 03:00 PM - 03:20 PM
Responding to electric vehicle battery fires Casey Grant, Fire Protection Research Foundation, USA
Thu, 02 Oct 03:20 PM - 03:40 PM
EVERSAFE u2013 Overview of battery safety and safe handling of damaged electric vehicles Robert Thomson, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Sweden
Thu, 02 Oct 03:40 PM - 04:00 PM
E-Vehicle safe rescue - Investigation of risk factors and rescue tactics in a traffic accident event involving an E-vehicle David Sturk, AutolivDevelopment AB, Sweden
Thu, 02 Oct 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Discussion and concluding remarks

Visitor Ticket Price

60 EURPrinted copy of the proceedings after August 31
110 EURHotel accommodation on the venue, single after August 31
130 EURHotel accommodation on the venue, double after August 31
775 EURConference registration after August 31
Banquet dinner
115 EUR before August 31
115 EUR after August 31
One day registration October 1
400 EUR before August 31
550 EUR after August 31
One day registration October 2
400 EUR before August 31
550 EUR after August 31
650 EURConference registration, before August 31
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