Brig. Eng. Mubarak Juma Al- Ghailani to open Fire Safety Technology Forum Oman
Published on 14 February 2013
Brig. Eng. Mubarak Juma Al- Ghailani, Director General of civil defence (The Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance), Royal Oman Police has confirmed to officially open the Fire Safety Technology Forum Oman – an international forum and exhibition dedicated to showcasing state-of-the-art technologies and strategies to reduce the risk and spread of fire; and ensure the response to fire incidents is more effective.
This is the first time the Public Authority for Civil Defense and Ambulance, have partnered with IQPC to run an event, Annie Jeffcoat, Divisional Director – Oman comments “We are delighted to partner with the Public Authority for Civil Defense and Ambulance for this important event. The need for a forum to discuss innovative fire safety technology solutions is imperative to the region; it is commendable that the ministries are responding to their responsibilities in such a beneficial way.”
The forum is expected to attract 100 Fire Chief Officers and Engineers and will be the first cross-industry, fire-specific event tailored to address the challenges faced by the fire safety industry within Oman. Held between 2 – 5 March at the prestigious Al Bustan Palace in Muscat, the four day event will directly follow the World Civil Defence Day celebrations on Friday, 1st of March 2013.
The Fire Safety Technology Forum Oman will bring together local, regional and international fire safety professionals and experts from across the construction, oil and gas, power and water, defence, infrastructure and tourism sectors. Key Omani speakers include : Major Harib Zahran Al Nabhani, Assistant Director of Fire Prevention, Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance; Micheal Huggins, HSE Manager, Public Authority for Electricity and Water; Sultan Al Maskri, Director- Senior Fire Engineer, Tenable Fire Engineering Consultancy; Issam Al Mukhaini, Senior HSSE Manager, Oman Dry Dock Company; and Ashraf Sameh, QHSE Manager, Haya Water. Key international speakers include: Vij Randeniya, President, Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) and Thibaut Comte, Senior Fire Brigade Officer, Antwerp Harbour.
In addition, fire safety consultants, manufacturers and technology providers will be invited to showcase the latest fire safety products and solutions. The forum will serve as an interactive platform for all stakeholders to address the existing challenges and discuss key strategies to develop and implement a successful fire safety strategy within Oman.
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