RE18 - fire related research and developments

The popular fire related research and developments conference (RE18) returns for its 22nd year on 13th November 2018 taking place at West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters.

This event showcases current research studies and innovative projects and reflects on initiatives that have helped to shape today's evidence base, policies and practice as well as look ahead to the future direction of fire related research and development. This year we have an action packed programme featuring an international speaker line-up including STS Defence Ltd, Vancouver Island University, the National Fire Chiefs Council, University of Central Lancashire, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service along with many others covering subjects including:

•Understanding and addressing preventable fire deaths and injury
•Governance and regulation in the UK Fire and Rescue Service
•Fire safety: techniques and knowledge
•Improving fire and rescue services' operational and organisational learning
•Community safety considerations for specific groups
•Firefighter health, safety and wellbeing
•FRS Governance: the local and strategic landscape
•Situational awareness and incident command
•Firefighters' wellbeing and psychology
•Operational working practices to increase firefighter wellbeing
•Enhancing FRS communication

View the full event programme here (details subject to change)


Tickets are priced at £192 (includes VAT) and for those in full time education, student tickets are available at a discounted rate of £108 (includes VAT). When applying for a student ticket, please enclose a copy of your current academic year enrollment letter.

The online booking system has now closed but bookings are being taken until midday Friday 2nd November. To purchase a ticket, please contact before this date.

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Tue 13 Nov 2018
  • Fri 26 Oct 2018
  • West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, ,