'In a World Post the Grenfell Tower Tragedy - What has Changed?' – Join us for our latest conference as we explore this extensive topic.

This year’s FIA Conference takes place on Wednesday 14th September at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Join us as we delve into how our industry has changed in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Our Conference, titled 'In a World Post the Grenfell Tower Tragedy - What has Changed?' focuses on a poignant subject that impacts everyone within our industry. Our conference will highlight the developments we have made in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Tragedy and focus on how we can continue to put our best foot forward as an industry.

Our conference will contain presentations from industry experts such as Iain Bowker on the impact of the Fire Safety Act and the Building Safety Act on Fire Risk Assessment and the Fire and Rescue service. In addition to this FIA CEO Ian Moore will be presenting on the Building Safety Information Portal as well as a presentation from FIA Technical Manager Will Lloyd on Documentation and Special Inspection. 

As well as all of this, our conference will contain a host of CPD seminars from FIA members, Advanced Electronics, C-TEC, Tio Fire Safety and Aico. These seminars will cover a range of topics including emergency lighting, BS 5839 Part 6 Grade C, digital logbooks and remote access to data.

Take this fantastic opportunity to further your knowledge on how the fire industry has implemented crucial changes in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy while also looking to the future, learning how innovation across the industry will play a crucial role in enabling us to consistently improve how we operate in the fire sector.

Take a look at the provisional Conference Agenda below:

10:00 – 10:15

Introduction to the FIA Conference.  Ian Moore, Fire Industry Association

10:15 – 10:45

The impact of the Fire Safety Act and the Building Safety Act on Fire Risk Assessment.  Iain Bowker, Ensure Safety & Compliance

10:45 – 11:15

Beyond compliance – achieving greater safety with integrated fire and emergency lighting systems.  Matthew Jones, Advanced Electronics

11:15 – 11:45

Fire and Rescue Service – Confirm Full Title and Speaker

11:45 – 12:15

Raising the Grade, based around BS5839 Pt6 Grade C and integration. Speaker TBC, C-TEC

12:15 - 12:45


12:45 - 13:15

FIA on Building Safety Information Portal. Ian Moore, Fire Industry Association

13.15 – 13:45

The Importance of Digital Fire Logbooks to Service Companies and End Users. Speaker TBC, Tio Fire Safety

13:45 – 14:15

Documentation and Special Inspection. Will Lloyd, Fire Industry Association

14:15 – 14:45

Smart Home – The Link provides building owners with remote access to data (non-intrusive maintenance of flats)   Speaker TBC, Aico

14:45 – 15:00

Conference Summary.  Ian Moore, Fire Industry Association

At the FIA we understand the importance of growing and maintaining a strong network. Take advantage of this brilliant opportunity for networking with key industry stakeholders from across the fire industry such as installers, designers, maintainers, commissioners, local government, standard bodies, fire rescue service professionals, colleges, and universities.

Our Conference is free to attend and includes a delicious buffet lunch so don’t miss out! Join us in Cardiff to expand both your knowledge on key areas of the industry, as well as your network.

Make sure to register your place now!