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Grenfell Tower Fire, Lacrosse Tower Court Judgement and IFSS Update

Hear from Gary Strong FRICS, Global Building Standards Director, RICS, about the major implications for built-environment professionals in the way we design, construct and manage buildings.

Date:
Tue 7 May 2019
Time:
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Venue:
To be confirmed, Singapore
CPD:
1 hours CPD

SGD20 + 7% GST

Overview

The Grenfell Tower fire in London in June 2017, the Lacrosse Tower fire in Melbourne in 2014, and others around the world have had major implications for built-environment professionals in the way we design, construct and manage buildings.

Hear the latest information about these cases and the international response from RICS' dedicated fire-safety team, which leads the UN-backed International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition and is chaired by RICS Global Building Standards Director Gary Strong FRICS.

The International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition was launched at the United Nations in Geneva on 9 July 2018. It aims to bring global consistency and improvements to fire safety.

Meet the trainer

Gary Strong FRICS FCIArb CBuildE FCABE FCILA FUEDI-ELAE

Gary is a qualified chartered building surveyor, chartered arbitrator, chartered loss adjuster and chartered building engineer. He practised as a surveyor, building engineer, expert witness and arbitrator for over 38 years, with career highlights that include the landmark House of Lords case of Delaware Mansions (Flecksun Ltd) versus the City of Westminster, and the Heathrow Tunnel collapse project.

Gary is an RICS media spokesman on technical-surveying subjects, particularly building surveying and fire where he draws on his experience as a building surveyor investigating and advising on fires. He has appeared on the BBC's 'One Show', and on international television and radio, and is a regular contributor to various journals and conferences. He is currently a consultant to the BBC, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), and, post-Grenfell Tower fire, leads the RICS fire advisory group, who advise government and is a member of the Construction Industry Council Expert Panel.

Price

  • RICS professionals & non-professionals SGD20 + 7% GST
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SGD20 + 7% GST