The Fire Group at BRE is engaged in wide ranging research commissioned by both the government and private sector, into the issues of significance to the fire industry. On 11th June 2015, BRE will be holding a Fire Research Conference to present the outcomes from this leading edge research on a broad range of topics.

Professor Albert Simeoni, has been announced as the key note speaker and in this preview clip, the world leading expert on wildland fires outlines the importance of understanding how 'bush fires' spread:

Elsewhere at the event, Raman Chagger (BRE Global) will discuss the causes of false alarms in buildings and their mitigation, and Nigel Firkins (BRE Global) will look at the development of a standard for personal fire protection systems for life safety - watch a preview of this talk below and see the full lineup of speakers here see the full lineup of speakers here.

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