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International Fire Safety Update: Post-Grenfell

Fire safety update post-Grenfell, will enable professionals to hear about the detail of the Grenfell Tower fire in London in June 2017, and the work that has been going on in the period since.

Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:00 PM - 07:15 PM
RICS, Office B303, The Design House, Sufouh Gardens, Dubai, UAE
1 hour formal CPD
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The Grenfell Tower fire in London in June 2017, was a tragic event which led to the deaths of 72 people. Learn about the events on the night, the lessons learned, and what has been happening in the UK to try & ensure this never happens again. RICS has formed an international coalition of bodies around the world to develop, for the first time, consistent international fire safety standards in the public interest, and hear an update about the work of the Coalition.

Meet the speaker

Gary Strong BSc (Hons) FRICS FCIArb C.BuildE FCABE FCILA FUEDI-ELAE - RICS Global Building Standards Director. Gary leads the Global Building Standards department of RICS. As a Chartered Building Surveyor, Arbitrator, Chartered Loss Adjuster and Chartered Building Engineer, he has over 38 years’ experience in residential, commercial and industrial property matters.

In his role, Gary oversees the creation of international standards, RICS standards, guidance, and technical information together with the APC and Associate pathways to membership. His team comprise mostly Chartered Surveyors in various specialisms who work with the Professional Groups member boards to develop these standards and maintain the highest levels of professionalism for RICS members.


18:00 - 18:15    Coffee, networking & registration
18:15 - 19:00    Presentation
19:00 - 19:15    Q&A

Please note

  • The presentation will start promptly at 18:15. If you have not checked in by this time (18:15), you will not be able to claim your 1.0 CPD hours.
  • Just a gentle reminder that your recorded CPD hours are monitored by our Regulation team and you are unable to claim Formal CPD hours if you did not attend the event.
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