The Polish Fire Suppression Systems Foundation and the European Fire Sprinkler Network cordially invite you to the POLIG 24 technical conference dedicated to fixed fire suppression systems and fire loss prevention, which will be held on January 31, 2024 in Warsaw at the Boss Hotel at Żwanowiecka 20.

The aim of the conference is to disseminate knowledge about fixed fire suppression systems, to present the latest technologies and solutions in this area, as well as to exchange information and views between interested communities. The conference is addressed primarily to designers, engineers and specialists in the field of fire protection, fire protection experts, officers of the State Fire Service, insurers, building managers and anybody else interested in this area.

So far, the following companies have decided to sponsor and exhibit during the conference. Thank you very much !!!

Lunch sponsor
Coffee breaks sponsor
Interpreter sponsor
Golden Sponsors
Welcome reception sponsor
Silver and brown sponsors

Conference program is presented below. Minor changes and additions are to be expected.

On January 30, from 20:00 to 22:00 a Welcome Networking Reception will be held in the conference hotel (most probably in the hotel’s Retro Club with bowling – link)

Time intervalSpeakerPresentation title
8.30 – 8.40OrganisersOfficial opening and welcome remarks
8.40-9.05dr Michał Chmiel
Current state of requirements regarding the assessment of compliance for the components of fire suppression systems – certification and approvals
9.05-9.30Tom Roche
(FM Global)
New FM Global guidelines for the interaction of sprinklers and smoke vents
9.30-9.55Christian Brandenbach
Classification of flammable liquids and protection of liquid storage areas
9.55-10.20Leszek Golachowski
Fire classification of non-standard goods and materials in the context of the selection of fire protection solutions and protection methods
10.20-10.50Coffee breakInteraction with expo, speakers and other attendees
10.50-11.35Adam Masłowski
(Akademia Projektanta)
Selected issues with designing sprinkler pump rooms
11.35-12.00Arjan Ten Broeke
(Tyco Netherlands)
Sprinkler protection of cold stores and other similar facilities
12.00-12.45Nicolas Lochet (ELEN Risk Consulting)Automated Storage Systems (ASRS, MFC, AMR): they are more than a combustible load regarding loss control
12.45-13.45LunchInteraction with expo, speakers and other attendees
13.45-14.10Bogdan Racięga
(Baltic Fire Laboratory)
Presenting opportunities for testing fixed fire suppression systems in the new Baltic Fire Laboratory.
14.10-14.35Guy Watson
(Reliable Sprinklers)
New solutions in sprinkler protection of lithium-ion batteries production and in reducing the distance between racks in high-bay warehouses according to NFPA 13
14.35-15.00Cedric Verstrynge
Optimizing fire suppression using an ecological low-pressure hybrid system
15.00-15.20Coffee breakInteraction with expo, speakers and other attendees
15.20-15.45Maciej Włodyga
Residential sprinklers in UK – applications, design, installation, costs
15.45-16.10Gniewosz Siemiątkowski
(VID FireKill)
Danish experience in fighting electric car fires on ships in relation to the design of water mist in underground car parks with EV charging stations
16.10-16.35Kamil Swietnicki
(VdS Polska)
Problems of designing water mist installations for various types of buildings
16.35-17.15All speakers and organisersPanel discussion
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