Speeches by 31 locally and internationally renowned speakers

Participants from
around the world

Technical visit to
Hong Kong Palace Museum

Gala Dinner and
more social networking platforms

Belt and Road /

Poster Presentation by
major Mainland Institutions


Fire Asia 2024 - Event Highlights

The official delegations of the following Belt and Road countries and ASEAN member states will join the conference

(listed in alphabetical order)

Argentina︱Bangladesh︱Brunei Darussalam︱Egypt︱Indonesia︱Kazakhstan︱Laos︱Malaysia︱Maldives︱Myanmar︱Panama︱Philippines︱Saudi Arabia︱Singapore︱South Africa︱Sri Lanka︱Thailand︱United Arab Emirates︱Vietnam


Book Your Group Rate for Fire Asia 2024

A special group rate of hotel accommodation (Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel for 1,700 HKD per night including breakfast) is currently available for Fire Asia 2024 participants. The offer is valid until 17 June 2024. For online reservation link, please send your email to secretariat@fireasiasia2024.com.


10 July 2024


Welcome to Fire Asia 2024, where the field of fire engineering embraces the evolving landscape of safety in our modern world. In this proactive and technologically driven approach, advanced technologies have significantly progressed fire risk mitigation, emergency response optimization and community safeguarding.

Over the past three decades, Fire Asia has united global experts in fire engineering, paramedics, medical professionals, and emergency responders. At Fire Asia 2024, themed "Collaboration and Technology - Better Prepare the Community for Emergency(掌握科技力量 共推應急準備)," gain invaluable insights into fire safety and groundbreaking research from eminent speakers worldwide.

Join us at Fire Asia 2024 to explore the forefront of fire management and emergency preparedness in three transformative days. 




Speaker NamePosition & OrganisationOriginTopic
Morning Session
Main Session
肖梟先生 廣東省消防救援總隊政治委員China Collaborative Efforts in
the Greater Bay Area to
Enhance Fire Safety
Mr. Eric Yap Commissioner,
Singapore Civil Defence Force
SingaporeFuture of Disaster Management –
Navigating Challenges Through
the Lens of SCDF
Dr. Ayman Adel Ahmad Chief Medical Officer,
National Ambulance UAE 
United Arab Emirates Emergency Medical Services
System in the UAE
Afternoon Session
Main Session
Mr. Song BoSecretary of Party Committee of
Tianjin Fire Science and Technology
Research Institute of Ministry of
Emergency Management
China Major Considerations and Technological
Advancements of the Tianjin Fire Science
and Technology Research Institute
in Addressing Fire Safety Challenges
in a New Era
Mr. Fukunaga TerushigeChief, Fire Prevention Division,
Tokyo Fire Department
Japan Fire Prevention Measures for
new types of buildings using wood
Professor Guillermo ReinProfessor of Fire Science
Imperial College London
United Kingdom The fire safety challenges of
innovation and sustainability
Mr. Tong YuProfessor of China Academy of
Building Research Fire Institute
China An Introduction to the Fire Protection
Design Review and Final Inspection
of Construction Projects in China
Concurrent Session
Mr. Gao Yong Division Director of Department
of Medical Administration,
National Health Commission of the PRC
China 中國內地院前醫療急救體系建設
Dr. Abdulaziz Alrabiah Associate Professor and Consultant,
Emergency Medicine
Saudi Arabia Innovations in Mass Casualty
Incident Management and Triage
Dr. WAN Kuang An Medical Director,
Hong Kong Fire Services Department
Hong Kong, China Emergency Medical Services
in Hong Kong
Dr. WONG Tai Hung, John Sports & Welfare Club Advisor,
Hong Kong Fire Services Department
Hong Kong, China Cooperation between HKFSD
Ambulance and HK Public Hospitals
in the Pre-hospital 12-lead Electrocardiogram
for the Treatment of STEMI Pilot Scheme


Speaker NamePosition & OrganisationOriginTopic
Morning Session
Main Session
Dr. San WinDirector of Environmental
Conservation Department 
Myanmar Role of Fire Fighting Technologies
in Anthropogenic and Natural
Disaster Management
Mr. Chen Jun Commander Second Class of National
Fire and Rescue Administration 
ChinaTraining, Exchange and Cooperation
Mechanisms for Natural Disaster
Emergency Rescue and Relief in
the Belt and Road
Professor Qingsong WangTeaching Director,
University of Science and
Technology of China
China Progress of lithium ion battery
thermal runaway mechanism and
fire preventions in USTC
Ir Alan Chan Teck WaiFire Safety Engineer,
Dexalon Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysia Railway Tunnel Fire Engineering
Perspective View in Malaysia
Concurrent Session
Dr. Norazlina Suryani
Abd Rahman
Consultant in Emergency Medicine,
Ministry of Health
Brunei Darussalam Women in Emergency Medical Services
Dr. Sattha Riyapan Director, Siriraj Emergency Medical
Services Center
Thailand The Teleconsultation of
Ambulance Services
Dr. Danang Insita Putra Deputy Director of Disaster
and Fire Management,
Ministry of Home Affair
Indonesia Disaster and Fire Management
in Indonesia: Challenges
and Opportunity
Dr. Mohd Zahirasri
bin Mohd Tohir
Senior Lecturer,
University Putra Malaysia and
Universidad de Navarra Spain
Malaysia Insights into Fire Development
Curve of Electric Vehicles using
Heat Release Rate Data


Speaker NamePosition & OrganisationOriginTopic
Morning Session
Main Session
Ir Dr Prof. Richard
Yuen Kwok Kit
Chair Professor,
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China Advancements for Lithium-Ion
Batteries Thermal Management
System Integrating Smart Materials
Dr. Choi Yoo-Youl Senior Research Officer,
National Fire Research Institute
Republic of Korea The Role of a National Research
Institution for the Innovation and
Advancement of Firefighting
Professor Guan Heng Yeoh Professor,
University of New South Wales
Australia Advancements of Carbon-based
Flame-Retardant Materials with
Applications to Polymers
Professor Jennifer X Wen Head, Fire and Explosion Modelling
Group Lead for "Energy and
Environment Programme", Institute for
Sustainability, University of Surrey
United Kingdom Hydrogen safety and the Associated
Considerations for Emergency Services
Dr. Essa Ahmed Al Mutawa Chairman of Global Indicators
for Fire Incidents
United Arab Emirates AI Related Topics
Concurrent Session
Dr. Maryam Ghodrat Senior Lecturer,
University of New South Wales
Australia Firefighter Clothing: A Comparative
Analysis of Thermal Performance between
Single Layer and Multi-Layer Material
Mr. Li Fei Council Member,
Fire Electronics Branch of China
Fire Protection Association
China A Closed-loop Prevention And Control
Management System Solution For
The ESS Li-ion Battery Thermal Safety
Mr. Bart van Leeuwen Master Instructor,
Situational Awareness Matters!
Netherlands The Challenge of Adopting AI in
Emergency Response to Improve
Situational Awareness
Professor Xuning Feng Associate Professor,
Tsinghua University
China On the Thermal Runaway of
Lithium-ion Batteries
Afternoon Session
Main Session
Prof. Wan Pengfei Associate Professor of Peking
University School of Government
China Comparative Perspective on Emergency
Coordination in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-
Macao Greater Bay Area: Current Status,
Opportunities, and Challenges
Ir Prof. William Shu Yan Director of Lin Tung-Yen & Li Guo-Hao
Consultants Hong Kong Ltd.
China Mainland Policy Innovation for
Hong Kong and Macau Fire Engineers
Diving in Greater Bay Area
Mr. YIU Men Yeung Commandant,
Fire and Ambulance Services Academy,
Hong Kong Fire Services Department
Hong Kong, China Turkey Rescue Operation & Guangdong-
Hong Kong-Macao Emergency Management
Co-operation and Greater Bay Area
Emergency Response Operation
Co-operation Framework Agreement
Ms. Zhang QianDeputy Director of Research Department,
China Fire and Rescue Institute
China The Integration of Technology and
Innovation for the Promotion of
Intelligence-driven Development
in Fire Safety Management

* Programmes, Speakers and Topics are subject to change without prior notice.





Fire Asia 2024 will include discussions on innovative fire engineering, optimizing rescue techniques, and collaborative efforts to address future challenges. Furthermore, the organizing committee has created a platform dedicated to university scholars and post-graduate students in the field of fire engineering. This platform will utilize poster presentations to foster face-to-face discussions with participants, enabling them to share their academic knowledge and research findings. The objective is to enhance interaction and exchange between the academic and industry sectors throughout the conference.

Poster Presentation Topics & Presenters: 


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Belt and Road Liaison Officer

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