VIRTUAL

Six Virtual International Best Practice Conferences
From 3rd Mar – 7th Apr 2021

The Fire Safety Forum presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers GCC UAE Branch launches an international industry dialogue through six virtual Best Practice Panels.

Taking up the Forum’s theme “A Global Approach to Fire & Life Safety” Best Practice Panels review industry sectors for advancement and technical insights into safety aspects.

Best Practice Panels are made up of Subject Matter Experts who represent different industry groups and process stakeholders. The Panels share insights, Research & Development and industry best practice advice in collaboration with the Fire Safety Forum Committee.


What to expect?

6 WEEKS of continuous industry dialogues and UNLIMITED networking

Adjusting to the new realities and adopting the virtual meeting and lead-generating platform technologies, this event offers global participation, networking and exhibition opportunities:

  • Conference: The virtual auditorium will provide you access to live or on-demand conference content. Engage with the speakers, including the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions, polls and surveys.
  • B2B Networking: View and filter the list of registered attendees (by name & company) and invite those delegates for one-to-one chats or video meetings. Moreover, the platform’s smart networking feature will help you locate attendees, matching your pre-defined preferences.
  • Exhibition: Engage with the exhibitors, either via chat or video call. Feel free to drop them your business card, download their corporate brochures and videos into your virtual briefcase.

Program


Fire Safety in the Built Environment: Testing & Certification Protocols

March 24th 2021 | 14.00 to 17.00 (Gulf Standard Time - Abu Dhabi)

Attendance of this session entitles to a 2 hours IFE Approved Continuing Professional Development Certificate.


Opening Remarks by Chairman

by Edward Gaynor, Regional Manager Middle East | for LPCB & BRE Global

14:00 - 14.05
Chairman

Evolution of Conformity Assessment requirements by UAE Civil Defense

The presentation provides the audience with an understanding of conformity assessment mechanisms and how UAE Fire & Life Safety Code is setting Global Precedence to elevate the standards of testing and certification across the UAE, prior to and post introduction of the UAE Fire & Life Safety Code.

by Abhishek Chhabra, Market Development Manager | Thomas Bell-Wright

14:05 - 14.20
Panellist

Towards liberty in design and fire safety assurance in practice

Ongoing development in both materials of construction as well as constructional techniques has enabled engineers to explore designing land mark constructions using advanced constructional methods. However, since those methods are new, it sometimes raises concerns regarding the fire safety of those types of constructions.
In this presentation, I will talk about the factors that we would need to consider with respect to those new areas in order to be ensured about their fire safety.

by Dr. Mostafa Jafarian, Principal Certification Engineer – Facades and Structures | Warringtonfire

14:20 - 14.35
Panellist

Installer Approval Scheme: is now the time?

by David Ferguson, Head of Installer scheme | BRE

  • What installer schemes are
  • How they work
  • Why are they needed
  • Key benefits to stakeholders (client, consultant, contractor, sub-contractor)

14:35 - 14.50
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

14.50 - 15.05

Networking & Exhibition

15.05 - 15.20

Remarks by Co-Chairman

by Peter Stephenson, Business Development Manager | Warringtonfire & President | IFE GCC

15:20 - 15.35
Co-Chairman

Importance of Testing and Certification - Insurance Industry

The presentation provides the audience with an understanding Testing practices and certifications that are looked at by Risk Engineers in the Insurance Industry to understand and manage the risk.

by Arun Sasi, Property and Casualty Risk Manager | AXA Insurance (Gulf) B.S.C

15:35 - 15.50
Panellist

Product certification: Expectations and misconceptions.
  • Key certification requirements.
  • The role of product certification in fire safety and the built environment.
  • Misconceptions.

by Charles Meyers, Director, Product Certification Building & Construction | Intertek

15:50 - 16.05
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

16:05 - 16.20

Networking & Exhibition

16:20 - 17:00

Fire Safety in the Built Environment: Active Fire Protection Systems

March 31st 2021 | 14.00 to 17.00 (Gulf Standard Time - Abu Dhabi)

Attendance of this session entitles to a 2 hours IFE Approved Continuing Professional Development Certificate.


Opening Remarks by Chairman

by Ian Moore, CEO | Fire Industry Association (FIA)

14:00 - 14.15
Chairman

Smarter Connectivity for Safer Systems

A look at how today’s IOT & Cloud connectivity can enhance fire detection systems, their maintenance, operability, end-user experience and Civil Defence response.

by Philip Witts, Chief Operating Officer | Ateis Middle East

14:15 - 14.30
Panellist

Panellist 2

by TBA

14:30 - 14.45
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

14.45 - 15.00

Networking & Exhibition

15.00 - 15.15

Remarks by Co-Chairman

by Tony Hanley, Managing Director | Fire Pro UK

15:15 - 15.30
Co-Chairman

Managing Unwanted Alarms

The presentation provides the audience with an understanding of ways of reducing unwanted alarms, the technology available and whose responsibility it is.

by Jason Mather, Senior Global Product Manager - Fire Detection | Johnson Controls

15:30 - 15.45
Panellist

Fire Protection Systems - Perception versus Reality

The presentation provides the audience with an overview of how the lack of understanding of simple factors may affect the performance of fire protection systems despite a perception that installed fire protection systems meet the design intent.

by Vinay DeshpandePrincipal Engineer/Senior Fire Systems Manager | Warringtonfire

15:45 - 16.00
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

16:00 - 16.15

Networking & Exhibition

16:15 - 17:00

Fire Safety in the Built Environment: Passive Fire Protection Systems

April 7th 2021 | 14.00 to 17.00 (Gulf Standard Time - Abu Dhabi)

Attendance of this session entitles to a 2 hours IFE Approved Continuing Professional Development Certificate.


Chairman

by Dr. Peter Wilkinson, Technical Director | Institution of Fire Engineers

14:00 - 14.15
Chairman

Past, Present and Future – New Zealand’s Passive Journey

Passive Fire protection in New Zealand shares many of the issues that have been observed internationally. Until recently, little meaningful work had been undertaken to change industry behaviour or the delivery of passive fire protection. This presentation will outline the journey that has taken place from a long-standing recognition of the problem to implementation of a range of industry changes that have brought about meaningful improvements to the successful delivery of passive fire protection.

by Ed Claridge, Principal Fire Engineer | Auckland Council, New Zealand

14:15 - 14.30
Panellist

Fire Resistant Glass and underlying fire safety technologies
  • Why use of Fire resistant glass
  • Standards and building regulations
  • Fire resistant glass technologies
  • Fire resistant glass combined performances

by Camélia Matean, Product Manager Fire Resistant Glass Pyrobel | AGC Pyrobel

14:30 - 14.45
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

14.45 - 15.00

Networking & Exhibition

15.00 - 15.15

Remarks by Co-Chairman

15:15 - 15.30
Co-Chairman

Code compliance: Requirements for installation and inspection of passive fire safety products and systems.
  • Code requirements.
  • The importance of proper installation and qualified inspection.
  • How to resolve site issues.
  • Benefits for stakeholders.

by Cristina Perez Domper, Regional Operations Manager – MEA Product Testing and Certification Building & Construction | Intertek

15:30 - 15.45
Panellist

Panellist 4

by TBA

15:45 - 16.00
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

16:00 - 16.15

Networking & Exhibition

16:15 - 17:00

Fire & Rescue Tactical Initiatives: Safety & Skills

March 03rd 2021 | 14.00 to 17.00 (Gulf Standard Time - Abu Dhabi)

Attendance of this session entitles to a 2 hours IFE Approved Continuing Professional Development Certificate.


Welcome Note and IFE accredited Continuous Professional Development

by Steve Hamm, CFO | Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)

14.00 – 14.20
Chairman

Chairman

by Des Tidbury, Former Principal Fire Advisor | Bahrain Ministry of Interior

14:20 - 14.30
Chairman

The role of service design and what we can learn from the customer experience sector.
  • The importance and benefits of adopting user-centred design for emergency services.
  • Why the public experience an emergency very differently to professional responders and how to bridge the gap.
  • A case study considering the journey of the burn survivor.

by David Wales, Founder | SharedAim Ltd

14:30 - 14.45
Panellist

Learning from Incidents – The IFE Firefighter Safety Database

Adam will discuss learning from incidents and how the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) Firefighter Safety Database can assist not only firefighters, fire engineers and other fire professionals with understanding incidents but also other sectors related to emergency management, investigation, construction, regulation, guidance writers, transport, education, heritage and the environment.

by Adam Course BSc(Hons) MIFireE, Crew Manager | Avon Fire & Rescue Service

14:45 - 15.15
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

15.15 - 15.30

Networking & Exhibition

15.30 - 15.45

Remarks by Co-Chairman

by Peter Stephenson, Business Development Manager | Warringtonfire & President | IFE GCC

15:45 - 15.50
Co-Chairman

The dilemma between firefighters’ own safety and the mission of saving lives

Presenting two events in which firefighters took decisions to go into the fire to rescue children without all possible protection needed to go into the fire.

by Lt. Col. Meirav Samet, Head of operation Branch | Israel Fire and Rescue Authority

15:50 - 16.10
Panellist

Target Building Softening

An overview of an operational procedure designed to protect firefighters/rescuers during complex compartment fires.

by Matt Keogh, Private Consultant

16:10 - 16.25
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

16:25 - 16.40

Networking & Exhibition

16:40 - 17:00

Fire & Rescue Tactical Initiatives: Hazardous Materials

March 10th 2021 | 14.00 to 17.15 (Gulf Standard Time - Abu Dhabi)

Attendance of this session entitles to a 2 hours IFE Approved Continuing Professional Development Certificate.


Pre-incident Planning & Community Preparedness for Hazmat Incidents

by Robert Campbell, PE, President and CEO | Alliance Solutions Group (ASG)

14:00 - 14.15
Chairman

Lessons Learned from Major Industrial Accidents

In planning for any emergency as part of responder safety culture, two issues are of critical importance in the learning process:

Knowing what you don’t know and normalization of deviance.

This presentation will highlight the importance of recognizing the unknown aspects of an incident (e.g., unknown chemical hazards that are stored on site, chemical reactivity, potential for detonation) which could adversely affect the health and safety of responders. Second, this presentation will identify common points of deviation from “normal” response operations which have resulted in responder injuries and deaths. Managing unknown hazards and implementing standard response procedures will minimize the risk of unacceptable outcomes during response to Hazmat incidents.

by Manuel Ehrlich, Board Member US Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation & Managing Director | Responder LLC

14:15 - 14.30
Panellist

Incident Commander Perspective: Scene Size-Up, Incident Action Plans, and Competencies Needed for Success
  • Introduction and background on command of major incidents; large wildfires in urban populations, mass causality scenarios, civil unrest, COVID-19, Hazmat
  • Major Hazmat incident case study- Railroad Tank Car Crude Oil release and subsequent fire; scene size up and Incident Action Plan development and the successful response
  • Challenges and safety considerations identified that led to the need for mission specific competencies of first responders
  • Fundamental competencies needed for first responders– Incident Command System, Hazmat specialty courses, crisis leadership and decision making, emergency response planning

by Chad Hawkins, Assistant Chief | Oregon State Police, Fire Marshal Bureau

14:30 - 14.45
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

14.45 - 15.00

Networking & Exhibition

15.00 - 15.15

Remarks by Co-Chairman

by TBA,

15:15 - 15.30
Co-Chairman

Hazmat Scientific Support: Training and Incident Advice

During a hazardous material (hazmat) incident, access to accurate, up-to-date advice and expertise is critical to the emergency services and first responders. The foundation for this comes from having routinely trained hazmat advisers within the organisation but also specialist scientific support available.

This session will give an overview of international best practice and the growing trends in hazardous materials training. Focussing on the need for virtual delivery; in light of Covid-19 along with the growing pressures on officer numbers, their availability and training budgets; to maintain standards and qualifications as well as to increase the frequency of expert training to reduce skill fade.

It will also touch on how even after expert training, specialists’ can and should make use of globally available scientific expert support. Looking at how this support can help response organisations mitigate risk, by providing immediate, proportionate and actionable advice to help resolve a hazmat incident quickly and safely.

by Ed Sullivan, Hazardous Materials Lead & Hazmat Academy Manager | National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)

15:30 - 15.45
Panellist

The Future of Hazmat

In this presentation Nigel will introduce the role of CTIF and the Hazmat Commission, with a focus on hazmat and CBRNE tactics and knowledge exchange. The session will then explore the future of hazmat incidents from around the world and the role of technology to help us resolve them safely. It will also discuss how these modern technologies are complimentary to current knowledge and experience.

by Dr Nigel Blumire, CTIF Hazardous Materials Commission Secretary | International Association of Fire and Rescue Services (CTIF)

15:45 - 16.00
Panellist

Ammonium Nitrate Explosion in Beirut – implications to UAE – A case study for an explosives factory

The storage and handling of hazardous materials and more in particular explosives is a subject that is unknown to many people. This often leads to the formulation of requirements that are not tailored to the safety objectives. And when large incidents occur, such as the Beirut explosion incident, a whole wave of new requirements often get imposed in the aftermath.

The learning objectives of the presentation are to explain the characteristics of Ammonium Nitrate and how to safety store and handle it, to explain the difference between Ammonium Nitrate which is an oxidizer, Ammonium Nitrate Fuel Oil which is a blasting agent and the detonators which are used to initiate the blast.

Other learning objectives are the study approaches and risk assessment considerations required when dealing with the subject.

by Peter Van Gorp, Director Fire, Life Safety & Loss Prevention | MAB Environmental Consultants

16:00 - 16.15
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

16:15 - 16.30

Networking & Exhibition

16:30 - 17:15

This session is brought to you by:

Fire & Rescue Tactical Initiatives: Hydrocarbon Fires

March 17th 2021 | 14.00 to 17.00 (Gulf Standard Time - Abu Dhabi)

Attendance of this session entitles to a 2 hours IFE Approved Continuing Professional Development Certificate.


Opening Remarks by Chairman

by Nils Rosmuller, Applied Professor Energy & Transport Safety | Institute for Safety

Tactical approach to hydrocarbon storage firefighting in marine environments. A review of the Deer Park Storage Tank Fire, Houston and environmental impact and considerations

14:00 - 14.15
Chairman

Shell Deer Park Response to Third Party Tank Fire Event

Initial Response – Scene Size up and tactical decision making.
Preventing Escalation of the initiating event.
Site layout and contributing factors to escalation.

by Richard Philbrick, Sr Emergency Response Specialist | Shell Global Solutions US Inc Centre of Expertise for Emergency Response

14:15 - 14.30
Panellist

Tankbund Fires - The Rotterdam approach

by Arie Kleijwegt, Emergency Response Management | Unified Fire Department Rotterdam

14:30 - 14.45
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

14.45 - 15.00

Networking & Exhibition

15.00 - 15.15

Remarks by Co-Chairman

by TBA

15:15 - 15.30
Co-Chairman

Panellist 3

by TBA (EPPCO International Ltd)

15:30 - 15.45
Panellist

Comprehensive planning of emergency response for hydrocarbon atmospheric storage tank fires

The presentation discusses key preparatory elements of the emergency response for large hydrocarbon atmospheric storage tanks fires. It offers recommendations on the response strategy, selection of the foam concentrate grade, necessary calculations, emergency response arrangement, logistics, and provision of emergency post-fire security.

by Mariusz Wojciech Mikolajczyk, Specialist, Fire & Rescue GHSEF, Emergency Response & Crisis Management Division | ADNOC

15:45 - 16.00
Panellist

Findings and public Q & A

16:00 - 16.15

Networking & Exhibition

16:15 - 17:00

This session is brought to you by:

Speakers

Dr. Mostafa Jafarian

Principal Certification Engineer - Facades and Structures | Warringtonfire

Cristina Perez Domper

Regional Operations Manager Product Testing and Certification | Intertek

Abhishek Chhabra

Market Development Manager | Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants

Mariusz Wojciech Mikolajczyk

Specialist, Fire & Rescue GHSEF, Emergency Response & Crisis Management Division | ADNOC

Nils Rosmuller

Applied Professor Energy & Transport Safety | Institute for Safety

Robert Campbell

CEO | Alliance Solutions Group (ASG)

Ed Sullivan

Hazardous Materials Lead & Hazmat Academy Manager | National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)

Peter Stephenson

Business Development Manager | Warringtonfire

Jonathan O’Neill

Managing Director | Fire Protection Association (FPA)

Ian Moore

CEO | Fire Industry Association (FIA)

Chad Hawkins

Assistant Chief | Oregon State Police, Fire Marshal Bureau

Manuel Ehrlich

Board Member US Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation & Managing Director | Responder LLC

Dr. Peter Wilkinson

Technical Director | Institution of Fire Engineers

Jason Mather

Senior Global Product Manager - Fire Detection | Johnson Controls

Richard Philbrick

Sr Emergency Response Specialist | Shell Global Solutions US Inc Centre of Expertise for Emergency Response

Arie Kleijwegt

Emergency Response Managment | Unified Fire Department Rotterdam

Vinay Deshpande

Principal Engineer/Senior Fire Systems Manager | Warringtonfire

Philip Witts

Chief Operating Officer | Ateis Middle East

David Wales

Founder | SharedAim Ltd

Charles Meyers

Director, Product Certification Building & Construction | Intertek

Camélia Matean

Product Manager Fire Resistant Glass Pyrobel | AGC Pyrobel

Arun Sasi

Property and Casualty Risk Manager | AXA Insurance (Gulf) B.S.C

Des Tidbury

Former Principal Fire Advisor | Bahrain Ministry of Interior

Ed Claridge

Principal Fire Engineer | Auckland Council, New Zealand

Dr Nigel Blumire

CTIF Hazardous Materials Commission Secretary | International Association of Fire and Rescue Services (CTIF)

Adam Course BSc(Hons) MIFireE

Crew Manager | Avon Fire & Rescue Service

Tony Hanley

Managing Director | Fire Pro UK

Lt. Col. Meirav Samet

Head of Operation Branch | Israel Fire and Rescue Authority

Matt Keogh

Private Consultant

Peter Van Gorp

Director Fire, Life Safety & Loss Prevention | MAB Environmental Consultants

David Ferguson

Head of Installer scheme | BRE

Edward Gaynor

Regional Manager Middle East | for LPCB & BRE Global

Steve Hamm

CFO | Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)

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Adjusting to the new reality, the Fire Safety Forum will be delivered in six virtual conferences:


  Series of Six Conference Panels (Online attendance)
Package Price: AED 110 / USD 30 (including 5% VAT)

    Fire & Rescue Tactical Initiatives
  • Safety & Skills (3rd March 2021)
  • Hazardous Materials (10th March 2021)
  • Hydrocarbon Fires (17th March 2021)
    Fire Safety In The Built Environment
  • Testing & Certification Protocols (24th March 2021)
  • Active Fire Protection Systems (31st March 2021)
  • Passive Fire Protection Systems (7th April 2021)

    ABOVE VIRTUAL REGISTRATION PACKAGE includes:
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  • Liaise with all participants through match-making capabilities
  • Communicate either via chat, video call, drop your business card and engage 1:1 with selected contacts
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  • Continuing Professional Development Approved Certificate of Attendance for each event


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General questions

The Fire Safety Forum presents six virtual conferences which will feature over 35 local and international Subject Matter Experts who share their views and insights on fire safety in the built environment and tactical operational planning.

More than 1,000 online participants are expected to engage with each other through 1:1 video and chat options that enable direct search and contact between delegates, speakers and exhibitors. The matchmaking function helps participants to pre-select and find people with matching interests. Exhibitors will introduce themselves using short product presentations.

Timing & Location
All panel timings are Gulf Standard Time. We advise you to adjust your calendar accordingly.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate from anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
The six virtual conferences start at 2pm and end at 5pm (UAE time).
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Pricing & Registration
Series of Six Conference Panels (Online attendance)
Package Price: AED 110 / USD 30 (including 5% VAT)

    Fire & Rescue Tactical Initiatives
  • Safety & Skills (3rd March 2021)
  • Hazardous Materials (10th March 2021)
  • Hydrocarbon Fires (17th March 2021)
    Fire Safety In The Built Environment
  • Testing & Certification Protocols (24th March 2021)
  • Active Fire Protection Systems (31st March 2021)
  • Passive Fire Protection Systems (7th April 2021)

    ABOVE VIRTUAL REGISTRATION PACKAGE includes:
  • Access to live or on-demand conference content
  • Directly engage with speakers, exhibitors and fellow delegates
  • Liaise with all participants through match-making capabilities
  • Communicate either via chat, video call, drop your business card and engage 1:1 with selected contacts
  • Download session notes, media, and documents to your virtual briefcase
  • Certificate of Attendance
To make a group registration, please email info@fsfuae.com and one of our team members will get back to you.
If you don’t have a credit card, you can pay by bank transfer. Please note that bank charges are to be covered by the payee.
3 days before each event.
Online Access
All confirmed delegates will receive joining instructions with complete information on ‘How To?’ two weeks before the event. This will include how to build your virtual profile, save and download session notes, media, and documents, business card collection and how to make connections and requesting meetings.
Two (2) weeks before each event.
FOR AUDIENCE
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  • Strong, reliable WiFi connection
  • View in Landscape/Horizontal mode if you are viewing on a mobile device
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No. Some may have the ability to request a video chat, but a webcam is not required to participate.
Yes. The virtual event is accessible via smartphone or tablet. However, please note that for best visual experience and easy-of-use of certain features, we suggest you to access the event on a laptop or a desktop. If you are watching it on a smartphone or tablet, we recommend watching it in landscape mode or horizontally.
All conference sessions are recorded unless we have received any explicit instructions from any of the attending speakers not to record their sessions. The recorded sessions will be made available on the FSF YouTube channel and links will be emailed to you one week after the event.
Once a session has concluded, the video will be available on-demand for one month.
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Use of the Virtual Conference Platform
The platform re-imagines the live experience in a digital venue and it brings the dynamics of a face-to-face event with networking experiences in various spaces.
  • Lobby: The virtual lobby will serve as the central point of engagement where you receive a first impression of the event and move into other spaces.
  • Auditorium: The auditorium will provide you with access to live or on-demand conference content and also offer delegates the opportunity to participate in Q&A, polls, surveys, and other forms of real-time engagement with that content.
  • Expo Hall: Attendees are able to liaise with the delegates, sponsors and exhibitors through match-making capabilities via chat, a video call. You can also drop your business card and engage 1:1 with selected contacts.
You can also navigate to the agenda schedule by going to the ‘Auditorium’ and clicking on Agenda. During the conference, you will be able to view the actual schedule once you have logged onto the Virtual Event platform.
Go to the Main Menu bar “Auditorium“ Join Now button next to any session that is live at the time, to watch the livestream of the ongoing session.
All conference sessions are recorded unless we have received any explicit instructions from any of the attending speakers not to record their sessions. The recorded sessions will be made available on the FSF YouTube channel and links will be emailed to you one week after the event.
Switch tracks by selecting ‘Auditorium’ from the main toolbar and selecting a new session to watch. Switching tracks works only if there are parallel sessions running. Please check Event Agenda to know the session timings, and if there are any parallel tracks.
Use the ‘Attendee’ tab on the right to access the list of attendees where you can search and find other attendees to chat, exchange business cards and meet with.
In each session, there will be a Q&A tab where you can post questions to the speakers. You can also make a comment Feeds tab on the right.
Yes, you can by searching for the speaker and send in your query for them via the chat or video call function.
All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance after each event by completing the meeting survey.
Visiting Expo Hall
All passes have access to the Expo Hall. You can navigate to it by accessing Main Menu bar “Exhibition Hall”.
You can visit any of the exhibition booths by clicking on the exhibitor logo in the Lobby Page. Or by clicking on Expo Hall from the Main menu bar. Once you enter a booth, you can click on the chat button on the bottom right corner of the screen to start a private chat with the exhibitor representatives on a text chat/video/audio.
You can download your own copy of the product brochures by clicking on the ‘BROCHURE’ button located in each exhibition booth. Additionally, you can also access the product videos by clicking on the VIDEO button in each exhibitor booth. You can also visit the exhibitor website by clicking on the ‘WEBSITE’ button located on the top left corner of the exhibitor booth page.
Yes. You can add all of the documents available to your virtual briefcase and then email them to yourself or share items with friends and family by simply entering their email.