Call for papers    

Interested presenters are asked to submit an extended abstract (2- 3 pages) by email not later than February 4, 2017 to

Submitted abstracts must include the full title, and name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), telephone number(s), and email address(es)
of the author(s), with the presenter identified (underlined).
Abstracts must be original work and will be accepted on the basis of their quality and originality in the field of automatic fire detection,
security systems and their applications. Abstracts should be absent of commercial overtones, be based on good science, present objective and
credible results, and be without inherent bias. Abstracts that do not meet these criteria will not be accepted.
Abstracts will be reviewed by the technical program committee.

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Papers are sought on new developments with a focus on the following topics. Case studies are always welcome:


  • Advancements in protection of high hazard commodities
  • Developments to address environmental factors
  • Special suppression applications/case studies
  • Advancements with gaseous and clean agents
  • Wildfire applications
  • Wildfire fighting
  • New suppression technology
  • Reliability and maintenance of systems
  • Regulations and their impact
  • Modeling and computer simulation
  • Electrical energy storage: lithium ion batteries
  • Improving effectiveness and efficiency of systems

Detection and Signaling:

  • Multiple sensor & multiple criteria based fire detection: Design, technical set-up and testing
  • Toxic gases and gas detection
  • Smoke aerosol characterisation
  • Detection by radiated emission
  • Flame detection, video-detection and image processing
  • Fire detection in aircraft
  • Special applications: Detection in cable traces, clean rooms, tunnels, trains and ships, power plants, photovoltaic systems, wind turbines, aspiration systems
  • Electrical energy storage: Lithium ion batteries
  • Forest and wildland fires
  • Wildfire fighting
  • Advancements in detection and signaling technology
  • Domestic fire detection / Home smoke alarm applications
  • Development in emergency notifications
  • Integrated systems and smart buildings
  • Integrated danger detection, building management
  • Smart firefighting
  • Improving effectiveness of systems
  • Fire detection algorithms: Theory, design and testing
  • Modeling and computer simulation in fire protection
  • Testing procedures in fire protection
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Wireless detection & alarm systems
  • Robots in fire protection
  • International situation and future aspects concerning standards, testing methods and certification
  • Regulations and their impact on fire protection
  • Reliability, availability, service & remote maintenance