5th Annual
Middle East FireSafe Conference

20 - 22 October 2014, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

5th Annual Middle East FireSafe 2014

Supported By


Directorate General of Civil Defence - Dubai

Inaugural Keynote

His Excellency Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi
H.E. Maj. General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi
Department of Civil Defence
Acting Commander in Chief

Fire Advocacy Leaders


National Fire Protection Association
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Featured Speaker

AC Christopher Tan - Singapore Civil Defence Force
AC Christopher Tan
Director Fire Safety & Shelter Department
Singapore Civil Defence Force

Featured Topic

Trends with Fire & Life Codes & Standards
  • GCC overview: A walk through on this comprehensive, integrated approach to fire code regulation and hazard management
  • Details on NFPA , Fire Code, fire and life safety for the public and first responders
  • Understand the Dynamics that defines theese codes

Drew Azzara | Executive Director, Middle East & Africa NFPA

More about the 2014 Edition

The forum takes learning’s from key takeaway sessions over the past editions to provide focus on new techniques employed in fire components, fire-safety analysis, investigation and reporting, and a look into active and passive safety measures for better fire safe implementation.

The platform will bring together dignitaries from government institutions, construction, oil & gas, transport, port authorities, utilities, financial institutions, manufacturing industry and solution providers to discuss fire safe issues that affect human life and property.



Key Topics:

  • Fire Code Uniformity: Vision for Fire Safety
  • Elemental fire safety analysis
  • Oil & Gas Industrial Premise for Fire Safety
  • Fire Safety Incident Management Strategies
  • Fire Incidents : Investigation & Reporting
  • Make Active & Passive Safety Measures


  • Waterless foam system for large storage tanks and high rised buildings
  • Inspection & maintenance of fire equipments & instrumentation
  • Emergency response fire safety planning & execution drills

Advisory Panel

  • James Dolan, Director, Fire Code Field Office, National Fire Protection Association(NFPA)
  • Morgan J. Hurley P.E., Technical Director, Society of Fire Protection Engineers
  • John Boyce,  Head of Fire - Technical Standards & Assurance, Heathrow Airport Limited
  • Mohammad Bidad, Group HSE Manager, Arabian Construction Company
  • Eng. Tay Hao Giang FIFireE, Deputy President, Institute of Fire Engineers IFE
  • Eid Alotaibi, Head of Fire Protection, Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemicals SATREP
  • Michael James Kelly, Director of Fire Safety & Incident Response, Emaar Malls Group
  • Eyad Sallam, General Manager Divisional QHSE, Leighton Middle East

2013 Highlights

His Excellency Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi
Acting Director General
UAE Directorate General of Civil Defence – Dubai

  • 30 Presentations
  • 2 Case Studies
  • 2 Panel Discussions
  • 2 Post Conference Workshops
  • Technical papers on fire safety issues across 2 days led by 32 established industry speakers

Comparitive Growth 2010-2013



 Who Should Attend?

Sector & Industry


Civil Defence Authorities, CEO's, Directors, Government Officials, Chiefs, Vice Presidents, Heads, Senior Managers, Managers, Regional Managers & Advisors from:
  • Aviation Port Authorities
  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Oil and Gas
  • Ministry
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Contact Us
Manohar Bharwani
Marketing | HSE
T:  + 971 4609 1570
F: + 971 4609 1589
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Key Speakers
  • David Charters

    David Charters

    British Standards Commitee (construction code 7736), United Arab Emirates

  • Nabeel  Ali

    Nabeel Ali

    Chief Fire And Safety Compliance Officer
    ENOC, United Arab Emirates

  • Morgan J. Hurley

    Morgan J. Hurley

    Technical Director
    Society of Fire Protection Engineers, United States

  • Vladimir Kuvshinov

    Vladimir Kuvshinov

    Secretary General
    International Civil Defence Organisation , Switzerland

Gold Sponsors
Workshop Leader
Fire Protection Maintenance Partner
Lunch Sponsor
Bronze Sponsors
MESC Cables: Bronze Sponsors
Associate Sponsor
Associate Sponsor Hempel Paints
Official Testing Partner
Thomas BellWright  International Consultants
Visiting Partner
Networking Partner
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