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Programme 2024


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21.5.2024. Tuesday
9:30 - 16:25
9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:50 Welcome speeches, introduction  Organisers:                                                                                            Miodrag Drakulić, Croatian Association for Fire Protection (HUZOP), President                                                                    Ivana Banjad Pečur, University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering (UNIZG FCE), Professor                                                                                Partner:                                                                                                  Aleš Jug, Slovenian Fire Protection Association (SZPV), President
Zdravko Jurčec, Croatian Engineering Association (HIS), President
Tomislav Tomašević, City of Zagreb, Mayor, TBC
Nikola Turkalj, Ministry of Interior (MUP), Head of Sector for Inspection Affairs
Irena Križ Šelendić, Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets (MPGI), Head of Sector for Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Slavko Tucaković, Croatian Fire Fighting Association (HVZ), Chief fire commander
11:00 - 11:30 How to use the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem™ to ensure a safe green transition in EU Birgitte Messerschmidt, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), USA, Director of Research
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 - 12:30 Fire dynamics and explosion risks of
Li-ion batteries
Aleš Jug, Slovenian Fire Protection Association (SZPV), Slovenia, President
12:35 - 13:05 Guidelines for the fire protection of
battery energy storage systems
- Swedish experiences
Oskar Grönlund, The research institute of Sweden (RISE), Sweden, Research and development engineer
13:10 - 13:45 Panel discussion 1: Fire safety risks connected to battery storage application Panelists: Aleš Jug (SZPV), Oskar Grönlund (RISE), Victoria Hutchison (NFPA), Emil Obad (Rimac Technology), Paolo Migliavacca (ROCKWOOL)
Moderators: Nikica Mikulandra (Končar INEM) & Ognjen Truta (HUZOP)
13:45 - 14:45 Lunch
14:45 - 15:15 Advancing fire safety in electrified environments: Insights from the Fire Protection Research Foundation Victoria Hutchison, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), USA, Research project manager
15:20 - 15:50 Smart grids and PV in buildings: impacts in terms of fire safety Eric Guillaume, Efectis, France, General manager
15:55 - 16:25 PV fire safety on roofs - the need for a guideline Nik Rus, Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (FRISSBE, ZAG), Slovenia, Phd candidate
22.5.2024. Wednesday
9:30 - 16:00
9:30 - 10:00 Registration, coffee 
10:00 - 10:30 The importance of fire safety engineering
- SFPE from a local and global perspective
Robert Jansson McNamee, Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Chair of SFPE Europe
10:35 - 11:05 Impact of battery electric vehicles on operation and safety of underground structures and buildings Peter Sturm, Graz University of Technology (TUG), Austria, Professor 
11:10 - 11:40 On-line interview: How do science and education system tackle fire safety challenges connected to new technologies in buildings?  Grunde Jomaas, Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (FRISSBE, ZAG), Slovenia,
ERA Chair and Head of Department for Fire-safe Sustainable Built Environments

Jose Torero Cullen, University College London (UCL, UK), Professor & Head of UCL Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering
11:45 - 12:20 Panel discussion 2: Fire safety risks connected to e-mobility & PV panels  Panelists: Silvio Novak (Knauf Insulation), Jernej Blaj, (SolarEdge/Microline), Peter Sturm (TUG), Hrvoje Bašić (UNIZG FEEC), Hans Nieling (CFBT-NL)
Moderators: Marko Miletić (REGEA) & Miodrag Drakulić (HUZOP)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 The view of industrial risk insurers on fire risk with regards to the increased use of batteries, PV systems and ESS - energy storage systems Ludger Tegeler, FM Insurance Europe S.A., Germany, Operations Vice President
14:05 - 14:35 Potential dangers and fire risks in the use of alternative energy systems from the perspective of firefighting intervention Hans Nieling, CFBT-NL, Netherlands, Senior Instructor/Managing Director 
14:40 - 15:10 Challenges and difficulties in the
implementation of photovoltaic power plant projects in buildings
- Impact on fire safety
Hrvoje Bašić, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (UNIZG FEEC), Croatia, Professor
15:15 - 15:50 Panel discussion 3: Legislative framework related to new fire safety risks: status and perspective Panelists: Bruno Šuta (MUP), Nevena Štrbić (MPGI), Gordan Filinić (HVZ), Damir Miljački (Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers, HKIE), Oana Ozman (Romanian Parliament Member)
Moderators: Marija Jelčić Rukavina (UNIZG FCE)  & Milan Carević (HUZOP)
15:50 - 16:00 Conclusions and closing Miodrag Drakulić (HUZOP), Ivana Banjad Pečur (UNIZG FCE)