Fire and Materials 2013 (FM2013)
Venue: Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf
|Event Date/Time: Jan 28, 2013 / 9:15 am - (PST)||End Date/Time: Jan 30, 2013 / 4:00 pm - (PST)|
|Registration Date: Jan 28, 2013|
Fire and Materials Conference Series
Fire and Materials is a major international forum on fire performance of materials and products. The conference focuses the needs of manufacturers, their customers, designers and regulators, who require up-to-date information on fire issues, including new materials, applications, assessment techniques and regulatory requirements. The conference addresses specific issues and general updates in the fire safety field, and over the last decade, due to demand, has introduced significant parallel session on Fire Investigation, and Wild land / Urban interface. Papers on Flame Retardants, FR applications and Modelling are welcomed.
The US-based conference started in 1991 and is now held every 2 years in San Francisco.
More than 70 technical papers will be presented over 3 days of parallel session. Sessions include: Cables Codes and Regulations | Fire Engineering | Fire Investigation | Fire Resistance | Ignition | Pyrolysis and Flame Spread |Smoke and Combustion Products | Testing and Measurement Methods | Upholstered Furniture |Transportation | Wildland/Urban Interface |
2 short courses will be taught after the conference:-
31 January - 1 February: Principles of Electrical Fires and Explosions. Tutor: Dr Vytenis (Vyto) Babrauskas
31 January: Regulatory Fire Regulations - How Fire Testing is used in Codes and Regulations and Codes. Tutors: Dr Marc Janssens and Dr Marcelo Hirschler
The location for the 2013 conference will once again be the popular Fisherman's Wharf area in San Francisco, California. San Francisco has much to offer the visitor from visits to the famed Chinatown, Union Square, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz. City information will be sent out with the joining instructions.
The conference returns to the Hyatt Hotel located in the heart of the world-famous Fisherman'sWharf area on San Francisco waterfront. Major tourist attractions such as the Powell and Mason cable car line, Pier 39, the Cannery,Ghirardelli Square and harbour cruises across The Bay to Alcatraz or Sausalito and are all within a few minutes walk of the hotel.
Sponsors and Exhbitors are:
Fire Testing Technology
North American Flame Retardant Alliance