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Comprehensive seminar programme announced for Fire & Rescue 2009

Published on 21 April 2009

Fire & Rescue 2009, to be held in Birmingham alongside International Firex this year, has announced a three-day programme of educational seminars
Fire & Rescue 2009 has announced a seminar programme on industry topics
Leading UK event to hold series of seminars on critical industry issues

Fire & Rescue 2009 has announced a high-level three-day educational seminar programme covering the most prominent issues faced by the fire and rescue industry today. With numerous industry specialists speaking, the free-of-charge seminars promise to deliver invaluable expertise.

The seminar programme will run alongside the Fire & Rescue exhibition when it takes place from 12-14 May at the NEC Birmingham. Taking place in the Fire & Rescue Learning Zone, the educational sessions will focus on the following topics:

  • The Potential of Rapidly Evolving Technology to Transform the Implementation of ICS, Mutual Aid and Interoperability - hosted by VectorCommand.
  • Incident Command - hosted by The Fire Service College.
  • Road Safety - hosted by Alan Pellowe and Trudi Maybury, West Midlands Fire Service.
  • Passenger Evacuation Management System (PEMS) followed by Ballistic Parachute Systems - hosted by John Armson, DCFO, Robin Hood Airport.
  • Delivering Diversity in the Fire Service - hosted by SFL.
  • Dynamic Risk Assessment - Different Things to Different People - hosted by Bill Gough, Operational Intelligence Manager, West Midlands Fire Service.
  • Trauma Care in the Modern Fire Service - Doing the Simple Things Well - hosted by Darren North, Watch Commander, West Midlands Fire Service.

Gerry Dunphy, Event Manager of Fire & Rescue 2009, comments: "We have always prided ourselves on delivering a cutting-edge complimentary seminar programme at Fire & Rescue and 2009 is set to continue this trend. With various organisations speaking on the most important issues faced by the industry, this programme will ensure visitors feel up-to-date with the latest developments."

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