Program Committee

Program Committee

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers – the world’s leading professional society for fire protection and fire safety engineering – is pleased to host its 15th SFPE Fire Safety Conference & Expo on Performance-Based Design in Copenhagen 17-19 April 2024.  Hosted every other year, the conference features three days of presentations, case studies, live discussion, and networking with global experts on current and future trends in fire regulatory systems for performance-based design. 

Make plans to join your peers as the global fire protection and safety engineering community convenes in Denmark.

The program committee represents international members to ensure that highly relevant and engaging technical fire safety topics relative to performance-based design are presented at the conference.

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • Craig Hofmeister, PE, FSFPE, LEED AP: The Fire Consultants, United States
  • Karl Wallasch, Dipl-Ing, CEng, MIFireE, PMSFPE: Trigon Fire, United Kingdom

Committee Members:

  • Kieran Ager, MSc, PEng, CP, CEng, PMSFPE, CFPS: LMDG, Canada
  • Brian Ashe, Australian Government Innovation & Analysis, Australia
  • Martin Feeney, Holmes Fire, New Zealand
  • Kiyoshi Fukui, Japan
  • Lucia Ortega Gimenez, Denmark
  • Chris Jelenewicz, PE, FSFPE: SFPE, United States
  • William Koffel, PE, FSFPE, SASHE: Koffel Associates, United States
  • Robert McNamee, PhD: RISE, Sweden
  • Axel Mossberg, PhD: Bengt Dahlgren Brand & Risk, Sweden
  • Juho Pussinen, MsC: Jensen Hughes, Finland
  • Debbie Scott, FEngNZ, IntPE NZ, PMSFPE, FSFPE: OnFire, New Zealand
  • David Stacy, PE: Performance Based Fire Protection Engineering, United States
  • Joe Vaughn, PE, CET: Jensen Hughes, China

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