Safety and Prevention 2022 Conference and Expo was a two-day congress event that combined various stakeholders from occupational health & safety, rescue operations to fire safety. It was held at the Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ljubljana from the 13th to the 14th of October. In two days, there were over forty events attended by over five hundred participants, thirty-five exhibitors, and many interesting displays.
Since the vision of the FRISSBE project is to place fire research in Slovenia on the world map and improve fire safety in Slovenia and beyond our presence at the event was held strong. Andrea Lucherini and Ulises Rojas Alva presented their work and view on the currently pressing matters in fire safety at the International Conference: »Safety and Prevention 2022« that was taking place on the second day of the event. Andrea's presentation titled Structural fire safety challenges in timber buildings focused on explaining how to address the fire safety of buildings that use wood as a structural element and what are the obstacles that this area is currently facing. Managing fire risks associated with lithium-ion batteries in the built environment was the name of Ulises' presentation and it presented the listeners with a wide range of risks introduced to people and the built environemnt by the abundant use of Li-ion batteries.
Grunde Jomaas also contributed his fair share, he was invited by the Congress and expo's organizing committee, to give a talk on Spacecraft Fire Safety during the gala dinner.