Joint conference on fire research, technology, and applications commences in Maryland

Blog Post created by amandakimball Employee on Sep 13, 2017
The 16th International Conference on Automatic Fire Protection & Suppression, Detection and the Signaling Research and Applications Conference (AUBE ’17/SUPDET® 2017) commenced this week in College Park, Maryland. This year's program for the joint conference features more than 80 presentations over a three-day period focused on the latest development in research, technology, and applications for the fire protection community, and how they can be put to use by this community.
AUBE ‘17/SUPDET 2017 features a variety of topics, including smoke aerosol characterization for detection applications, new detection technologies, and detection of wildfires. Other focus areas include new suppression research, new statistics and tests related to unwanted alarms, relevant standard updates, smart applications, unique modeling investigations, research on oxygen reduction systems, and fire protection in aircraft, vehicles, and tunnels.
Thank you to our sponsors: Siemens, Viking, Kidde, NEMA, Victaulic, UL, Zurich, and Hekatron.