Industry events

Browse our regularly updated listing of UK and international fire protection industry events and exhibitions, including those attended or sponsored by the FIA


We Rail Presents: Rolling Stock Fire Safety Innovation Webinar Series 2020

7 December – 15 December, 2020

The ignition and spread of fire in rail applications is one of the most important considerations for rolling stock designers and manufacturers. For this reason, rail engineers and technologists are always actively looking for materials that are flame-retardant in nature, but also able to reduce the spread of flames when the ignition has already taken place. WeRail Group have partnered in partnership with the leading global manufacturers, this series of individual, content lead – technical webinars, takes an in-depth look at the biggest challenges regarding fire protection and safety in rolling stock today.


In summary, sessions provide insight and technical information on the latest fire safety and fire protection materials and systems available for all types of trains; including underground, metro transport services and rail freight, providing operators and manufacturers with the most comprehensive coverage of material and technology innovations, fire prevention, fire detection, fire suppression and fire alarm systems for all types of rail transport.

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20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC)

Like many other events, the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. Having initially been scheduled to take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020, the event has now been re-scheduled to take place on 21st and 22nd April 2021. The conference hotel will be the Regent Warsaw.

In 2020, the organizers would like to focus on the eco-friendliness of the technology (and would solicit especially abstracts with an affinity to that subject to at least a certain extent).

The call for papers as well as the abstract template are available from the IWMA webpage»