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Conference – High-Rise Building Safety: Emerging Threats and Evacuation Challenges

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies will host a day-long high-rise building safety conference at John Jay College on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

Speakers will include Roger Sakowich, Assistant Chief, FDNY; Jake Pauls, occupant movement expert; Justin Francis, Australian Fire Service, and Churchill Fellow (on high-rise practices in world cities); Glenn Corbett of John Jay College, on active shooter threats in a high-rise environment; Norman Groner, of John Jay College, on occupant movement strategies and controls; James Quintiere of the University of Maryland, on post-flashover fires.

Other topics will include an update on Grenfell Tower inquiries and changes; updates on wood structural systems in tall buildings; and a forecast of the height and number of tall buildings globally in 2050.

The event is free. To register, please click here.

Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
899 Tenth Avenue
Room 630H (6th floor)
New York, NY 10019

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Date:
October 18
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

FF Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies
899 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY United States