DUBAI, UAE, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Developed in partnership with Dubai Civil Defence and IQPC Middle East, the first annual Fire Safety Technology Forum UAE and exhibition on the 7th July 2011 will host over one hundred and fifty regional and global industry experts.
Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General, UAE Civil Defence said, "The forum, hosted by the Ministry of Interior and General Directorate of Civil Defence, offers a further step towards investing in knowledge and the latest applied technologies to protect lives, properties and the environment. I am delighted to announce that we will be hosting a pre-event press conference on Sunday 19th June 2011 at 12:00 at The Yas Hotel, Abu Dhabi to discuss the details of this prestigious event."
In an exclusive forum, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirates Minister of Interior and Deputy Prime Minister, experts will officially discuss state-of-the-art fire safety technologies and solutions. The forum and exhibition will provide an essential platform for international and regional fire safety experts. The conference will be opened by Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi and he will be joined by international VIP panelists for an open forum panel discussion. VIP panelists include: Sir Ken Knight, His Majesty's Chief Inspector of Fire Services and Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser in England and Wales; Préfet Jean Paul Kihl, Director of French Civil Security; Commissioner Peter Benedict Lim Sin Pang Director General, Singapore Civil Defence Force; and Chief Lo Chun Hung Gregory, Director of Fire Services, Hong Kong Fire Services Department.
Director Generals and Commanders of GCC Civil Defence departments will also be in attendance.
Sponsors of the forum will include: NAFFCO, SFFECO, Lightstep Technologies and Thomas Bell-Wright. At the forum, there will be an exhibition area where attendees can network and learn more about the latest technologies available.
Symon Rubens, Managing Director, IQPC Middle East states, "We are delighted to have His Royal Highness as the Patron of this important event. The need for a forum to discuss innovative fire safety technology solutions is imperative to the region; it is commendable that the ministries are responding to their responsibilities in such a beneficial way."
About International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC) Middle East:
For over thirty years, IQPC has helped the world's leading corporations solve their business challenges through the sharing of practical industry solutions and global best practice. In the process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality and value. During this time, the Middle East's most progressive companies have benefited from IQPC's unrivalled global reach, which has connected international expertise with regional and local leaders. For more information, visit http://www.iqpc.ae
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