Day 1
26 Sep 2019
08:30 - 09:15

Welcome Refreshments

Setting the scene

Opening monologue from Sir Ken Knight, briefing delegates on the morning’s events.
Sir Ken Knight

Dame Hackett Report – The need for industry change

The tragic fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 had a profound effect on public and political awareness of fire in high rise buildings in particular. The fire continues...
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Sir Ken Knight

After the fire: the post Grenfell trials and tribulations of the composite fire door industry

An on-going and continuously unfolding event, Andrew Fowlds, as CEO of Distinction Doors, Britain’s largest door manufacturer and Chair of the Association of Composite Door Manufacturers, has been at the...
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Andrew Fowlds
10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

Jaguar Manufacturing Tour

As a special gift for taking part in the Fire Safety & Digital Security Summit you will get the opportunity to experience a tour of the manufacturing area at Castle...
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Jaguar Experience

Welcome back

Sir Ken Knight briefs delegates, following the Factory Tour, on the afternoon’s events.
Sir Ken Knight

A leading manufacturer’s response to the MHCLG Building a Safer Future Implementation Plan

In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, it became apparent that a complete review and reform of the building and fire safety regulatory system was needed. The results of...
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Brian Sofley
15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break


Sir Ken Knight summarises the day’s events and closes the summit.
Sir Ken Knight

Evening Reception

Castle Bromwich Hall, Birmingham Pre-dinner drinks 3 Course meal After dinner speaker – Rusty Firmin Hotel rooms available
Rusty Firmin