University of Duisburg-Essen & NFPA co-host 21st annual symposium

The 21st annual event is delivered by the Fire Protection Research Foundation and the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)

The Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), announced it will be co-hosting the 21st annual Suppression, Detection and Signalling Symposium (SUPDET® 2017) with the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) as part of a joint conference with the 16th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection (AUBE ’17). The symposium will be held September 12-14, 2017 at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Centre in Hyattsville, M.D.
This year’s program will feature over 80 presentations over a three day period focused on the latest development in research, technology, and applications for the fire protection community, and how they can be put to use. SUPDET®/AUBE 2017 welcomes professionals and researchers in the fields of fire alarm, suppression, enforcement, insurance, and emergency communications to share their expertise and research, and to exchange ideas.
The symposium will feature a variety of topics including smoke aerosol characterisation for detection applications, new detection technologies, and detection of wild fires. Some other areas of focus are new suppression research, new statistics and tests related to unwanted alarms, relevant standard updates, smart applications, unique modelling investigations, research on oxygen reduction systems, and fire protection in aircraft, vehicles, and tunnels.
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