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Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference (FEMTC) 2020

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Thunderhead Engineering is virtually hosting the 5th Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference (#FEMTC2020) on September 9-11, 2020.
Thought leaders from consulting firms, academia, and local jurisdictions will present a wide range of topics pertaining to the industry and research fields.
We welcome attendees from all over the world for this live digital event.

Learn more about this conference at www.femtc.com.

Schedule

· Stage
Introduction
· Sessions
Live Q&A - First Round of Talks
Bryan Klein
· Stage
Evacuation Modelling Cognitive Biases: Research, Development, And Application
Michael Kinsey
Michael Kinsey
· Stage
FIRIA – FDS Modelling Of A Large Underground Cavern Of CERN’s LHC Accelerator Complex
Berta Rubio Pascual
Berta Rubio Pascual
· Stage
Modeling Waiting Behavior at Train Stations with Cellular Automaton
Tobias Schrödter, Mohcine Chraibi, Armin Seyfried
Tobias Schrödter
· Stage
CFD Study On The Interaction Between The Water Sprays And Longitudinal Ventilation In Tunnel Fires
Patricio Valdés Gacitúa
Patricio Valdes
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Evacuation modelling and COVID-19
Enrico Ronchi
Enrico Ronchi
· Stage
Optimization Of The Evacuation Of The Music Festival Grounds Using A Numerical Model
Petra Okřinová
Petra Okrinova
· Stage
Some Effect Of Interpersonal Distance Constraints In Modeling Wayout Finding From An Exhibition Hall
Fabio Alaimo Ponziani
Fabio Alaimo Ponziani
· Stage
Numerical Modeling Of Scaled Down Fire Experiments
Mateusz Zimny
Mateusz Zimny
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
New Developments in FDS
Kevin McGrattan
Kevin McGrattan
· Stage
Fire Driven Flow within Cavities Behind Perforated Cladding
Rui Sun
Rui Sun
· Stage
Fire In A Naturally Ventilated Room: A Comparison Between Real-Scale Tests And FDS Simulation
Rugiada Scozzari
Rugiada Scozzari
· Stage
Heritage Implications In Egress And Modelling
Georgette Harun
Georgette Harun
· Stage
Thunderhead Engineering Research Update
Brian Hardeman
Brian Hardeman
· Sessions
Live Q&A Sessions - Day Two
· Stage
Modelling and Mapping People Movement In Hospitals
Steve Gwynne
Steve Gwynne
· Stage
Evacuation Simulation Modelling For A Deep Underground Subway Station
Benjamin J.J. Chan
Benjamin Chan
· Stage
Movement Through Fire Smoke – Developing A Technical Specification (TS) For Performance-Based Fire Safety Design
Daniel Nilsson
Daniel Nilsson
· Stage
Coupling Of Evacuation And Fire Modelling Through Soot Level Analysis
He-in Cheong
He-in Cheong
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Soft Target Protection Analysis Using Pedestrian Simulation
Tomas Apeltauer
Tomas Apeltauer
· Stage
Evacuation Strategy Planning – Special Requirements For Hospital Departments
Judit Rauscher
Judit Rauscher
· Sessions
Roundtable - Fire Modeling
Randall McDermott David Stacy Jason Floyd Simo Hostikka Gerald Grewolls Kevin McGrattan Bryan Klein
· Sessions
Roundtable - Evacuation Modeling
Aoife Hunt Kyle Perkuhn Enrico Ronchi Steve Gwynne Kathrin Grewolls Charlie Thornton
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Multiparametric CFD Analyses To Understand The Key Variables In Car Park Smoke Control
Wojciech Węgrzyński
Wojciech Wegrzynski
· Stage
Thermal Actions for Structural Analysis of Existing Buildings: Case Study and Developments
Eric Tonicello
Eric Tonicello
· Stage
Authenticating Crowd Simulation Software Models For Stadium Design
Julia Ferri
Julia Ferri
· Stage
Updates from the SFPE Research Roadmap and the Research Foundation
Chris Jelenewicz
Chris Jelenewicz
· Stage
Virtual And Augmented Reality Application For Human Behavior In Disasters
Ruggiero Lovreglio
Rino Lovreglio
· Stage
Experimental And Numerical Investigation Of A Car Fire With Fixed-Firefighting System
Stephan Klüh
Stephan Klüh
· Sessions
FEMTC Lightning Talks
Listen to your peers talk about ideas, concepts or other items of interest.
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Evacuation Modelling Of A Large Underground Cavern Of The CERN Accelerator Complex
Giordana Gai
Giordana Gai
· Stage
Recent Updates - Thunderhead Engineering
Brian Hardeman
Brian Hardeman
· Stage
Evacuation Modeling Of An Historical Casino In Case Of Fire
Monica Capobelli
Monica Capobelli
· Stage
Evacuation Modelling – Application To An Office Building Using Several Simulation Tools
Romain Hourqueig
Romain HOURQUEIG
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
The FDS Pressure Equation: Intuitive Understanding and Solution Strategies
Susanne Kilian
Susanne Kilian
· Stage
Social And Physical Pedestrian Sizes And Their Impact On The Decision-Based Modelling
Jana Vacková
Jana Vacková
· Stage
Intelligent Egress In A Historical Building
Matteo Pugnalin
Matteo Pugnalin
· Stage
Role Of The Cost Function For Material Parameter Determination
Patrick Lauer
Patrick Lauer

Speakers

Aoife Hunt

Movement Strategies

Kyle Perkuhn

Thunderhead Engineering

Kathrin Grewolls

Simtego

Gerald Grewolls

Simtego

Simo Hostikka

Aalto University

Jason Floyd

Jensen Hughes

David Stacy

Performance Based Fire Protection Engineering

Randall McDermott

NIST

Romain HOURQUEIG

Studio Fahrenheit

Chris Jelenewicz

SFPE

Charlie Thornton

Thunderhead Engineering

Bryan Klein

Thunderhead Engineering

Patrick Lauer

University of Wuppertal, Germany

Matteo Pugnalin

Guidi & Partners S.r.l.

Jana Vacková

FNSPE, Czech Technical University in Prague

Susanne Kilian

hhpberlin Ingenieure für Brandschutz GmbH

Monica Capobelli

Guidi & Partners S.r.l.

Giordana Gai

CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research

Stephan Klüh

FOGTEC Brandschutz GmbH, Cologne, Germany

Rino Lovreglio

Massey University

Julia Ferri

Fire and Civil Engineering, York University

Eric Tonicello

Ingénierie et Sécurité Incendie Sàrl - Lausanne, Switzerland

Wojciech Wegrzynski

Building Research Institute (ITB), Poland

Judit Rauscher

Doctoral School on Safety and Security Sciences, Óbudai University, Hungary

Tomas Apeltauer

Recognity s.r.o.

He-in Cheong

Imperial College London

Daniel Nilsson

University of Canterbuy, NZ

Benjamin Chan

AECOM Singapore Pte Ltd

Steve Gwynne

Movement Strategies

Georgette Harun

Fire and Civil Engineering, York University

Rugiada Scozzari

Cantene S.r.l

Rui Sun

Hydrock Consultants

Kevin McGrattan

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Mateusz Zimny

The Main School of Fire Service

Fabio Alaimo Ponziani

Ministry of the Interior - Italy

Petra Okrinova

Brno University Of Technology

Enrico Ronchi

Department of Fire Safety Engineering, Lund University

Patricio Valdes

IDIEM - Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación de Estructuras y Materiales

Tobias Schrödter

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Berta Rubio Pascual

CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research

Michael Kinsey

Arup Shanghai

Brian Hardeman

Thunderhead Engineering

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