DAY 1 (27 March 2018) Tuesday
Time Programme
7:00 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:15 am – 10.30 am Official Opening of IFCEM 2018 Conference
11.00 am Official Opening ofIFCEM 2018 Exhibition
11:30 am Exhibition Visit
12.30 pm Lunch

Ir. Wong See FoongCouncil Member,
The Institution of Fire Engineers (Malaysia)

SESSION THEME: Fire & Rescue – Operational Challenges

02:00 pm KEYNOTE : YAS Dato’ Sri Hj. Wan Mohd Nor bin Hj. Ibrahim Director General, Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia
02:30 pm Paper 1 – Learning the Lessons from an Unprecedented Threat – How LFB Meets the Operational Challenges DC Steve Apter Director of Safety and Assurance London Fire Brigade (LFB)
03:15 pm Paper 2 – Operational ResponseChallenges and Innovations in Singapore AC Ling Young Ern Director, Operations Department Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)
04:00 pm Paper 3 – Sabah Earthquake – High Altitude Search & Rescue SAC Hj. Nordin bin Pauzi Director, Fire and Rescue Department of Sabah, Malaysia
04.45 pm Question and Answer
05:30 pm Tea Break & Exhibition
07:30 pm IFCEM 2018 Dinner
DAY 2 (28 March 2018) Wednesday
Time Programme


SAC Mohammad Hamdan bin Haji Wahid
Assistant Director General, Training Division,
Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia

SESSION THEME: Fire Safety – Issues & Solutions

09:00 am KEYNOTE :
Mr. Russ Leavitt
Executive Chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc
09:30 am

Paper 4 – Are Façade Fires an Unavoidable Feature of Modern Architecture?

Prof. Jose’ L. Torero
Center for Disaster Resilience,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Maryland

10:15 am Tea Break
10:45 am

Paper 5 – High Rise Building Disaster: Lesson Learnt

Mr Tay Hao Giang
Vice President,
The Institution of Fire Engineers (Malaysia)

11:30 am

Paper 6 – Passive & Active Fire Strategies for Super Tall Building Design

AC Hamdan bin Ali
Fire Safety Division,
Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia


Ir. Chen Thiam Leong
Past President,
Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM)

12:15 pm Question & Answer
12:45 pm Lunch


YBhg. Datuk Dr. Soh Chai HockChairman
Fire Prevention Council Malaysia (FIPCOM)

SESSION THEME: Fire – Science & Engineering

02:00 pm

Paper 7 – The Design and Reality Disconnect

SAC Edwin Galan Teruki
Assistant Director General Fire Investigation Division
Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia

& Ar. Chee Soo Teng
Council Member,
The Institution of Fire Engineers (Malaysia)

02:45 pm

Paper 8 – Electrical Causes of Fire in the UK – The Changes Achieved Following Thorough Evidence – Based Fire Investigations

Dr. Nick Carey – Hawkins and Associates Limited

03:30 pm

Paper 9: Fire Protection Technician Accreditation

Mr. Rob Llewellyn
Chairman Confederation of Fire Protection Associations – Asia

04:15 pm Question and Answer
04:45 pm End of IFCEM 2018 Conference
05:00 pm Tea Break
DAY 3 (29 March 2018) Thursday
Time Programme
09:00 am– 12:00 pm Technical Visit and Demonstration
09:30 am – 06:00 pm Exhibition