2nd conference Performance-Based Fire Safety Design
Portuguese fire code is prescriptive but performance based approach is allowed in unusual or heritage buildings. Fire Safety Engineering is slowly being accepted in Portugal and there is a lot to be done concerning technical knowledge and proper regulatory framework. This conference intends to take a step forward promoting the PBD approach.
The conference will be bilingual (Portuguese and English) without simultaneous translation.
The conference is hosted by Ordem dos Arquitectos (Portuguese regulatory body for Architects) and co-organized by SFPE Portugal. The conference will be held in Ordem dos Arquitectos headquarters in Lisbon.
Jimmy Jönsson, Bsc Fire, MSc Rissk, MSFPE, MIFE, Director of JVVA (Spain)
Daniel Nilsson, Ph.D., FSE, Department of Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety, Lund University
9:45 Opening session – José Manuel Pedreirinho, President of Ordem dos Arquitectos
10:00 1st Technical Session – Performance-based codes and standards
10:45 Keynote presentation – Jimmy Jönsson
11:15 Coffee Break
11:45 2nd Technical Session – Tools and methods for the performance-based approach
12:45 Lunch (not included)
14:15 3rd Technical Session – The importance of research and full scale test as a scientific support to performance-based design
15:00 Keynote presentation – Daniel Nilsson
15:30 Coffee Break
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16:00 4th Technical Session – Case studies
17:00 Conference adjourns
Conference fee is 75€. Registration is made online here
You are invited to submit a paper that will be accepted on the basis of their quality by the Conference Program Committee. Papers must be submitted by email to email@example.com until May 5th using the conference template (download link in the bottom of the page). Presentations must be made by one of the authors in English or Portuguese. There will be no simultaneous translation.
May 5th - Papers submission
May 12th - Authors notification
May 26th - Presentation submission (PPT)
June 2nd – Conference
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