Dublin Fire Brigade host Chief Fire Officers Conference

Date Published : May 2nd, 2017    Published By : admin

Expect the Unexpected – that’s the theme for this year’s Chief Fire Officers Conference which kicks off at Croke Park in Dublin tomorrow, hosted by Dublin Fire Brigade.

Business intelligence within the fire service, an overview of the UK fire service and the Paris Terrorist attacks will form part of the agenda on the opening day at the annual Chief Fire Officers conference in Dublin tomorrow.

Dozens of shiny red fire appliances from various suppliers are already lined up at the outdoor vehicle display area and inside, the final touches are also being made to the internal exhibition area.

Damien English T.D, Minister of State, Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government is expected to open the conference which will lead to an address by Dublin Chief Fire Officer Pat Fleming before delegates hear from the first invited speaker who will speak about the Paris Terrorists Attacks.

International speakers on day one will include Brigadier General Philippe Boutinaud, Commander of the Paris Fire Brigade, Fire and EMS Chief Gregory Dean, Washington DC and Peter Holland, Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser at the UK’s Home Office.

TechTalks will also take place by Hunters Apparel and Respro Ltd.

(Photo: Declan Keogh / Emergency Times)

Sean Hogan, National Director, Fire and Emergency Management opens Day Two of the conference which will also hear from speakers on Irish Fire Service Environment, Sprinklers, Fire Service challenges and opportunities in the US, Rembrand, Fire Safety and Media Communications in a crisis.

Speakers on day two include Christian Hadfield, Group Manager, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Fire and EMS Chief Gregory Dean, Washington DC, Elie Van Strien, Ex Chief Fire Officer of Eindhoven, Rotterdam & Amsterdam, Dr Robert MacFarlane, UK, Cabinet Office and Alan Breen, Media Relations and Marketing Manager.

Mallon Technology will also deliver a TechTalk on Day two.

Emergency Times will join Fire-Ireland at the conference and you can follow updates on out Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @emergencytimes

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