Date 2017: 6th/7th December 2017

Knowledge that will help you grow
VdS-conferences

Our technical conferences are one or two day events, which serve to provide practical information and a transfer of know-how as well as an exchange of opinions.

  • You can expect extensive knowledge about the conference topics
  • You will meet skilled experts for preventive fire protection
  • The Exhibition and Forum serve as an attractive additional offer for you

VdS Conference Structural Fire Protection

6th December 2017

The regulations for building products – both German and European – their interpretation and application are as sophisticated and extensive as they have ever been. The installation and the proof of proper installation means building contractors as well as examiners / inspectors are constantly facing new implementation problems.

The aim of this event is, therefore, to give an overview of the current status and trends in the major regulations and in particular in the selection and installation of building products. Specifically, how to deal with the details and background of essential fire safety requirements and the possibilities in the planning, approval and execution practice will be covered. The focus is on component-specific solutions.

Alongside the presentations, as with any other VdS conference, there is an extensive opportunity to exchange experiences and opinions with experts, manufacturers of construction products and experienced installers.

The conference will be held in German language.


Topics:

  • The topics of the conference will be published shortly

Target groups:

  • Architects, planners and consulting engineers
  • Fire protection experts
  • Building inspection staff, fire departments and fire protection services
  • Manufacturers of structural fire protection products
  • Building maintenance staff for real estate companies and facility management
  • As well as for all parties dealing with matters of fire protection

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VdS Conference Fire Extinguishing Systems

6th December 2017

Steigende Wertkonzentration und neue Gefahrenquellen in Produktion, Lagerung und bei Sonderbauten sowie der Wunsch nach kostengünstigen Lösungen sind der Motor für die Entwicklung neuer Techniken. Dies gilt auch für Feuerlöschanlagen und die Weiterentwicklung von maßgeschneiderten Brandschutzkonzepten.

Auf der Fachtagung werden Schutzkonzepte für interessante Anwendungsfälle und Ergebnisse von Brandversuchen ebenso wie aktuelle Entwicklungen im Bereich der Technik, Normung und Anwendung von Wasser- und Gaslöschanlagen sowie für Schaum-Löschanlagen vorgestellt.


Topics:

  • The topics of the conference will be published shortly

Target groups:

  • Planer, Hersteller, Errichter und Betreiber von Feuerlöschanlagen
  • Brandschutz- und Sicherheitsingenieure, Sachverständige und Brandschutzbeauftragte in Industrie
  • Behörden und Dienstleistungsunternehmen
  • Schadenverhütungsingenieure der Versicherungswirtschaft
  • Sowie alle Personen, die sich mit Fragen des Brandschutzes befassen

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VdS-Fachtagung Wärmedämmung von Gebäuden

6. Dezember 2017

Im Rahmen der VdS-BrandSchutzTage 2017 präsentiert das VdS-Bildungszentrum erstmals die Fachtagung „Wärmedämmung von Gebäuden – traditionelle Bauweisen, aktuelle Dämmstoffanwendungen und innovative Lösungen für die Zukunft“ an. Die Tagung wendet sich an Fachleute, die sich mit dem Thema Gebäudedämmung auseinandersetzen, z. B. aus Architektur- und Ingenieurbüros, aus der Energie- und Umweltberatung, aus Baugenossenschaften, Kommunen und Versicherungen. Sie erhalten hier aktuelles, breit gefächertes Expertenwissen, beispielsweise zu unterschiedlichen Außenwandkonstruktionen, zu typischen Brandschäden an gedämmten Fassaden, zu neuen Entwicklungen bei den Materialien und zu Empfehlungen für eine realistischere Prüfung.

Im Anschluss an die Veranstaltung findet ein Get‐together im Rahmen der Brandschutz‐Messe statt.


Topics:

  • Wärmedämmung – wo stehen wir wirklich
  • Schadenursachen: Triviale Gründe, besondere Umstände, Kuriositäten
  • Fassadensysteme im internationalen Vergleich ‐ Wie bauen die Anderen
  • Dämmstoffe als Teil der Baukonstruktion – effizient und sicher im System
  • Risikobewertung und Qualitätssicherung bei der Materialwahl
  • Brandverhalten von WärmeDämmVerbundSystemen mit Polystyroldämmung
  • Schadensanierung: Mineralwolle vs. geschäumte Kunststoffe
  • Entsorgung / Verwertung von WärmeDämmVerbundSystemen
  • Brennbare Dämmstoffe in der Risikobewertung der Feuerversicherer

Target groups:

  • Architektur- und Ingenieurbüros
  • Energie- und Umweltberatung
  • Baugenossenschaften
  • Kommunen
  • Versicherungen
  • Sowie alle Personen, die sich mit Fragen des Brandschutzes befassen

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42nd Professional Development Seminar for Fire Protection Managers

6th and 7th December 2017

By completing the VdS course for fire protection managers, the participants will have achieved the qualifications required to carry out the functions of fire protection in their company. A precondition for this responsible position is, however, a constant refreshing, updating and expansion of the knowledge acquired.

The seminar will be held in German language.


Topics:

  • The topics of the conference will be published shortly

Target groups:

  • Fire Protection Managers in companies, service companies, industry, hospitals, etc.
  • Employees of company, operating and service fire brigades
  • Building inspection staff, fire departments and fire protection services
  • For the building maintenance responsible for real estate companies and facility management
  • As well as for all parties dealing with matters of fire protection

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VdS Conference Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

7th December 2017

At the conference Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, innovations and significant discoveries in the field of fire alarm systems are presented.

The conference will be held in German language.


Topics:

  • The topics of the conference will be published shortly

Target groups:

  • Manufacturers and installers of fire detection and alarm systems and fire extinguishing systems
  • Designers and users of fire detection and alarm systems
  • Fire and safety engineers, experts and fire officers in industry administration, authorities and service providing companies for loss prevention
  • Officers of the insurance industry
  • As well as for all parties dealing with matters of fire protection

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VdS Conference Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation Systems

7th December 2017

Also in 2016 VdS offers all interested in an exciting series of lectures. There are also lectures on various subject areas and applications.

The conference will be held in German language.


Topics:

  • The topics of the conference will be published shortly

Target groups:

  • Manufacturers and installers of Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation Systems
  • Fire and security planners, experts, engineers
  • Fire protection managers and officers from industry, service providers and public authorities
  • Fire departments and approval authorities
  • Loss prevention experts from insurance
  • As well as for all parties dealing with matters of fire protection

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VdS-Kompaktseminar Bauordnung NRW

7. Dezember 2017

Weitere Informationen zur Veranstaltung folgen in Kürze.


Topics:

  • Die Themen des Kompaktseminars werden in Kürze veröffentlicht

Target groups:

  • Die Zielgruppen des Kompaktseminars werden in Kürze veröffentlicht

Feedback on the VdS Conferences

Raiko Morales

Abteilung Konzern Arbeitssicherheit, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

The event concept of the BrandSchutzTage including the trade fair was really felicitous and additionaly of high benefit to me. The "advanced training course for safety officers" by VdS, which I attended for the first time, was a personal gain in knowledge in the field of fire protection. The contents of the conference as well as the speakers were well selected and sent me on my way with lots of stimuli. The practical approach and the consequential learning effect are the determining factors that I will visit this event again. As I got my safety officer training at VdS Schadenverhütung and appreciated the quality, I will return to the conference and participate in other training courses, too. (E.g. drawing-up of ground plans for fire brigade use). For my active work in the company, the expert conference has delivered lots of stimuli and ideas that I implemented in workaday life (to be precise regarding Li-batteries).

Manfred Hirt

Sachverständiger für gebäudetechnischen Brandschutz (EIPOS/IHK), Fachplaner für technische Brandschutzanlagen, Fraport AG

For several years I have visited almost regularly the Technical Conference "Brandmeldeanlagen" given in the Maternushaus so far. In my opinion the organiser's decision to present this Technical Conference within the scope of the exhibition VdS-BrandSchutzTage in Koelnmesse is really reasonable and felicitous. The lectures were very interesting and properly selected in view of topicality. My favourite was the lecture on testing of the control matrix held by Mr. Lucka. The visit of the fire protection fair polished off my participation in the BrandSchutzTage. Furthermore, I used the opportunity to exchange experiences with participants in the expert conference for safety officers, which took place there at the same time. The visit of the next VdS-BrandSchutzTage is a fixture in my calendar and I feel free to recommend this event.

Andreas Koch

Dipl.-Ing (FH), Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Zentrales Baumanagement - Betrieblicher Brandschutz Werkerhaltung, Sachverständiger für vorbeugenden Brandschutz und Lehrbeauftragter der Hochschule Esslingen

Since I finished my training at VdS Schadenverhütung to become a safety officer in 1998, I have visited further education events and conferences of VdS at regular intervals. Even in my present professional activity of a fire protection expert and as a member of the technical committee of the chamber of commerce and industry to give expert opinions on applicants for the license to work as expert inspector on fire extinguishing systems as required by building law I still benefit from the participation in VdS events. Especially the VdS Conference on fire extinguishing systems with its topicality imparts precious stimuli for practical use. In addition to the topics of the expert conference, the surroundings are of importance to me. Whether this is the annual meeting with colleagues on the eve of the event or communication during the breaks - the overall concept of an expert conference with corresponding trade fair leaves nothing to be desired. In my calendar the expert conference on fire extinguishing systems will always be a fixture.

Ulrich Schacht

Team FIT-Technik, Eternit Flachdach GmbH

Last year I visited the VdS Conference on smoke and heat exhaust ventilation systems for the first time and was perfectly satisfied. Several lectures had been so impressive that I promoted them in our company with the result that the speakers Mr. Goertz and Mr. Hegger got the opportunity to hold their lectures once again on the occasion of our sales conference. I would be pleased to participate again this year.