3rd FIRE-IN Annual Dissemination Conference in Marseille

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3rd FIRE-IN Annual Dissemination Conference in Marseille

14 October 2021 @ 8 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min CEST

The third annual FIRE-IN Dissemination Workshop will be held on 14 October 2021 and is open to everyone!

You will have a chance to learn about the latest results from FIRE-IN project, explore the solutions to your Fire&Rescue challenges, get the first glimpse of the e-FIRE-IN platform and meet other relevant projects and solution providers.

On October 14, 2021, FIRE-IN partners organised the first hybrid (physical/digital) meeting since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic. The Annual Dissemination Event with 60 participants, approximately half of which were present at the event in person, was held during the 127th French Fire Association Conference in Marseille, France. The agenda of the event reflected the main focus areas of the project: network building, engaging with other relevant networks and organisations, showcasing promising technologies and innovative Fire & Rescue solutions and stimulating knowledge exchange on the latest issues in the international Fire & Rescue community.

After a brief overview of the project’s progress, the participants had a chance to familiarise themselves with the activities of the International Association of Fire and Rescue Services (CTIF), presented by its former president, Tore Erikson, learned about the benefits of joining the Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE) (Presentation PDF) an online hub for crisis management professionals – from John Hall and explored possibilities of standardisation support for FIRE-IN together with Patricia Compard, chair of CEN/TC 391, Societal and Citizen Security (Presentation PDF)
Four technology providers presented their Fire & Rescue related innovations, ranging from from drones to mobile applications:

And finally, the lessons learned from the latest disasters in Europe were presented to the participants:

  • Gjierdrum landslide in Norway – by Ole Anders Hoilmvaag from the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) (Presentation PDF)
  • Eastern Mediterranean catastrophic forest fire season – by Dr. Gavriil Xanthopoulos from the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, Greece (Presentation PDF)


14 October 2021
8 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min CEST
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