Fire Safety Day 2015

This is the announcement for the fifth Fire Safety Day on Tuesday June 9th 2015 at the Technical University of Denmark.

The Fire Safety Day is an event carried by the Fire Safety Group at the Technical University of Denmark.
The day will put focus on fire research in Scandinavia. Contributions from other countries are more than welcome. The conference language is English.
Fire Safety Day shall be a meeting point for all of you who are interested in and work with different aspects of fire. The day shall give a lot of opportunities to tie band between fire industry, municipalities and University.
At Fire Safety Day you will have the opportunity to get information on different aspects within fire research. The topic of this years event is fire risk management. Michael Havbro Faber, professor at DTU BYG will give the key lecture. Fire risk management will also be topic for one of the two workshops.


The objective of the Fire Safety Day is to put focus on fire research in Scandinavia and the Nordic countries. However, contributions from other countries are more than welcome. All topics within Fire Safety are of interest.
The conference comprehends a poster session and parallel sessions.

The topics range from fire safety aspects concerning:

  • fire dynamics,
  • fire chemistry,
  • forensics,
  • evacuation and human behavior,
  • fire risk management,
  • structural fire safety,
  • management of rescue service,
  • education.


Organizing committee

Anne Dederichs, Marlene Westmose, Luisa Giuliani, Kristian Herz, Grunde Jomaas,

Pierrick Anthony Mindykowski, Laurens van Gelderen, Rolff Ripke Leisted, Frank Markert, Ulises Rojas Alva



Technical University of Denmark. Email:


Scientific committee

Javad Barabady, UIT, Norway

Anne Dederichs, DTU, Denmark 

Bjarne Hagen, HSC, Norway 

Simo Hostikka, VTT, Finland

Björn Karlsson, IU, Island

Ulf Wickström, LTU, Sweden



Abstratcs of 1 A4 page are submitted to, please use the template. The deadline for submission and notification can be found below. Granted abstracts are presented as oral or poster presentations.


Key dates

1.03.15: Submission for abstracts (papers and posters)

14.03.15: Notification for abstracts (papers and posters)
15.04.15: Submission for student posters (as an abstract)

07.04.15: Early bird payment (800 DKK/110€) PhD students (480 DKK/65€)
30.05.15: Registration deadline (1100 DKK/150€) Registration deadline for ordinary student tickets limited number (300 DKK/40€).


Early bird registration, for registration before the 07.4.2015 800 DKK/110€

Thereafter 1100 DKK/150€

There are a number of student tickets avail- able for the price of 300 DKK/40€.


We are looking forward do see you at DTU!


Anne Dederichs and the Fire Safety Group

Technical University of Denmark, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Brovej Building 118, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark Tel.:+45 31 65 61 63 -

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