95th AGM, International Conference & Centenary Dinner

To celebrate our centennial year the IFE will return to Edinburgh, a city of great importance in the IFE's history, to host our AGM, International Conference and Centenary Dinner. 

Please note: Tickets must be purchased in advance via the online booking system which is accessed via the book now buttons in the event information below. In order to book your place you will be required to log into the MyIFE portal using your registered username and password. If you are a member and haven't yet registered for the portal please contact us for your unique link to set-up an account. Non-members accessing the MyIFE portal for the first time will need to register first before proceeding to the booking.

95th AGM (voting members only)

About: Registration opens at 9.30am with the AGM commencing at 10am on 31st October 2018. To attend, tickets must be booked in advance (closing date 12th October 2018). Delegates wishing to add International Conference and/or Centenary Dinner tickets should do so seperately via the book now button located in the 95th International Conference section below.

Venue: The Lomond Suite, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE.

Date & timings: 31st October 2018, 10.00am - 11.00am

Ticket price: Free of charge (voting members only)


International Conference - sponsored by UL

About: Focusing on 'Young people and fire; reducing risks and saving lives', the conference will feature seminars and bookable parallel workshops and carries 9.5 CPD hours. We are delighted to announce that Dame Judith Hackitt will deliver the keynote presentation. NB: Limited workshop places are available and delegates must register for workshops on the online booking system when purchasing conference tickets (booking deadline 12th October 2018).

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Venue: Lomond Suite at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, Edinburgh. EH3 8EE.

Date & timings: 31st October 2018, registration from 11.30am with the conference running from 12.00 - 17.00pm. 1st November 2018, 9.00am - 16.30pm

Ticket price: IFE member - £200 + VAT   IFE non member - £250 + VAT.
Students in full time education qualify for a discounted ticket of £60. If you would like to attend this conference please contact kate.charman@ife.org.uk and include a copy of your current academic year enrolment letter.


Centenary Dinner - sponsored by UL

About: Enjoy a drinks reception in the stunning Entrance Hall, before dining amongst ancient artefacts for a 1920s inspired four-course menu in the Grand Gallery. The event takes place on the exact date the IFE was formed 100 years ago and will round off the year's celebrations. Please note: Centenary Dinner tickets can be purchased on their own or as an additional item to an International Conference booking on the online booking system

Venue: The National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. EH1 1JF.

Date & timings: 31st October 2018, 7pm. Carriages at midnight 

Ticket price: £120 + VAT


Sponsorship and exhibitor packages

Click here to view remaining packages available, starting from just £500

Book your sponsorship or exhibitor package here  

For further information or for any queries about the event or sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities please contact Kate Charman, Marketing & Communications Manager.

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Wed 31 Oct 2018
  • Fri 12 Oct 2018
  • Signet Library, EICC, National Museum of Scotland, ,