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Symposium on “Lessons from Recent Large-Scale Fires and Future Directions”

Part 1: Improving safety of buildings and urban areas based on the experience of large-scale fires

Moderator: Mamoru KOHNO (Professor, Tokyo University of Science)


Tatsuya IWAMI (Senior Research Engineer, Dept. of Housing and Urban Planning, BRI)

“Lessons from large-scale fire in Itoigawa and measures taken”

Tensei MIZUKAMI (Senior Research Engineer, Fire Standards Division, NILIM)

“Lessons from Large-scale warehouse fire and measures taken”

Atsuo FUKAI (Director, Building Disaster Prevention Office, Housing Bureau, MLIT)

“Recent development of building codes for fire safety”



Part 2: Towards realizing resilient buildings and cities

Moderator: Mamoru KOHNO (Professor, Tokyo University of Science)


Paul EVERALL (Chief Executive, Local Authority Building Control, England and Wales)

“Review of building regulatory system based on lessons from residential tower fire in London”

Yuji HASEMI (Professor, Waseda University)

“A new fire safety system – change in mindset to break a deadlock”



Please send your name and affiliation to by Mon, Dec. 10, 2018

Date / Time Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:30pm – 5:00 pm
Venue Sokairo Hall, 1st Floor of GRIPS
Fee Free
Language Japanese/English (simultaneous translation provided)

7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

TEL : +81-(0)3-6439-6000     
FAX : +81-(0)3-6439-6010


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