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IAFSS agenda 2030 for a fire safe world

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Title: IAFSS agenda 2030 for a fire safe world
Authors: McNamee, M
Meacham, B
Van Hees, P
Bisby, L
Chow, WK
Coppalle, A
Dobashi, R
Dlugogorski, B
Fahy, R
Fleischmann, C
Floyd, J
Galea, ER
Gollner, M
Hakkarainen, T
Hamins, A
Hu, L
Johnson, P
Karlsson, B
Merci, B
Ohmiya, Y
Rein, G
Trouvé, A
Wang, Y
Weckman, B
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: The International Association of Fire Safety Science (IAFSS) is comprised of members from some 40 countries. This paper presents the Association's thinking, developed by the Management Committee, concerning pressing research needs for the coming 10 years presented as the IAFSS Agenda 2030 for a Fire Safe World. The research needs are couched in terms of two broad Societal Grand Challenges: (1) climate change, resiliency and sustainability and (2) population growth, urbanization and globalization. The two Societal Grand Challenges include significant fire safety components, that lead both individually and collectively to the need for a number of fire safety and engineering research activities and actions. The IAFSS has identified a list of areas of research and actions in response to these challenges. The list is not exhaustive, and actions within actions could be defined, but this paper does not attempt to cover all future needs.
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2019
Date of Acceptance: 23-Sep-2019
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/74049
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.firesaf.2019.102889
ISSN: 0379-7112
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Start Page: 1
End Page: 7
Journal / Book Title: Fire Safety Journal
Volume: 110
Copyright Statement: © 2019 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
Keywords: Civil Engineering
0904 Chemical Engineering
0911 Maritime Engineering
Publication Status: Published online
Open Access location: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.firesaf.2019.102889
Article Number: 102889
Online Publication Date: 2019-09-23
Appears in Collections:Mechanical Engineering