BSI BIM Conference 2018

5 November 2018
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP

BSI's 10th Annual Fire Conference - Manchester

Fire and Construction Industry Conference 2018

Our Fire and Construction Industry Conference is the must-attend event filled with the latest fire safety updates and an insight into the standardization within the fire safety sector. Speakers from all aspects of the fire safety community will provide cutting edge opinions and commentary on the major issues facing the industry today. 

By attending the conference you will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the forthcoming changes to key fire safety standards and hear about the impact they will have on you, your organization, and the fire safety industry
  • Understand how standards development encourages best practice
  • Enhance your knowledge about fire safety and ensure that you have successful fire safety practices in place
  • Network with your peers and have your questions answered by fire safety experts and standard makers

Conference Topics:

Fire safety engineering, Fire risk assessment, Building regulations, Fire suppression systems, Implications of Brexit.

Join us for the BSI BIM Conference as we celebrate the past and look to the future. 




08:30 Registration Opens

09:15 Chairman's Opening Remarks

09:25 Opening Keynote: BIM Level 2 - UK transition to international standard

9:45 Plenary Session 1:

         CDE - BS 1192 to ISO 19650-1

         CAPEX - PAS 1192-2 to ISO 19650-2

         UK Guidance - PD 19650-0

10:45 Break 

11:05 Plenary Session 2:

          BIM Standards Update (CEN, ISO + BSI)

11:50 Breakout 1: Health & Safety

          Breakout 2: Product data

          Breakout 3: Smart CE marking

12:25 Moderators' Feedback from Interactive Workshops

12:45  Chairman's Summary of the Morning

12:50 Lunch

13:50 Plenary Session 3: BIM standards - A view from industry

14:35 Breakout 1: Collaboration (Supply chain (MD)

          Breakout 2: Fire safety (JS)

          Breakout 3: Data exchange (NN) 

15:10 Moderators' Feedback from Interactive Workshops

15:30 Coffee and Networking

15:50 Plenary Session 4: The future of the digital built environment in the UK

16:35 Summary of the Day from the Chairperson


16:40 End of Conference
16:45 Drinks & Networking


17:35 End

Who should attend?

The conference will be of interest to all those responsible for fire safety including:

  • Head of Fire Engineering
  • Commercial Manager
  • Fire Consultant
  • Fire Officer
  • Fire & Safety Officer
  • Managing Consultant
  • Principal Fire Surveyor
  • Senior H&S Manager
  • Fire Safety Advisor

Event sponsor





The Tall Buildings Fire Safety Network (TBFSN) has over 1000 members in 22 Countries. It provides a forum to share best practice and disseminate information.
In June 2018, TBFSN will hold its 5th International Conference in London, with three days of World Class speakers; Fire Engineering, Fire Testing, Fire Risk Management, Insurance, Construction, and Firefighting in Tall Buildings. It has also pioneered the Tall Building Fire Safety Management Qualification which is recognised by the Institute of Fire Engineers

Supporting Organization





Means of Escape is a leading online fire safety resource dedicated to providing information and guidance relating to fire, health and safety matters.

Sponsoring the Fire Safety Conference or taking an exhibition stand is an excellent way of increasing your company’s profile within the fire safety market and creates greater awareness of your brand.

We tailor our sponsorship and exhibition packages to help you meet and influence the people who are going to ensure the growth of your business. We will work in partnership with you to develop a bespoke package that meets your objectives. Ensuring you achieve all the benefits of sponsoring our conference. For more details please email

Book now

* The BSI Fire & Construction Industry conference is now fully booked. Please contact customer services on 0345 086 9001, if you have any questions. 

Fire & Construction Industry Conference
10 April 2018 

  • Members* £75.00
  • Non-Members £150.00                                                                


*BSI Membership is an annual subscription which entitles you up to a 50% discount on various BSI products and services.  Please ensure you have register your details, including your membership number for the discounts and benefits to be applied at the checkout stage.

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