• 34th international conference on
    Safety Design in Buildings
    For the First Time in IRAN

    IRAN-Tehran / November 22, 2017 / Rayzan International Conference Center

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  • 34th international conference on
    Safety Design in Buildings

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    IRAN-Tehran / November 22, 2017 / Rayzan International Conference Center


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Javad Soleimani

Principal Fire Protection Engineer | Aman Fire Protection Consultant

Dedicated and meticulous Fire Protection Engineer with more than 17 years’ experience in project managing, client care, design fire protection system, hydraulic calculation, Fire Protection and Life Safety Surveys, conducting third party plan reviews and Code analysis, fire protection inspection, testing and commissioning. Occupancies include refineries, petrochemical, hospital, airports, hotel, power plant, data center, manufacturing, and commercial.
Experienced in the application of NFPA code and standards, API, Ontario / Alberta building code, local GCC codes to existing andnew facilities.

Altaf A. Afridi

Deputy Vice President Marketing, Middle East and Africa | dormakaba

Altaf Afridi, Regional Marketing Director (MENA) and head of the Project Management Team, based in United Arab Emirates, a Civil Engineer having 10 years of extensive experience in Architectural hardware and openings industry of his total 17 years of experience.

Joun Noone

Co-founder – Fire Engineering | Joule Group

John is the co-founder of Joule Group, a boutique Fire Engineering Practice based in Dubai. A Chartered Fire Safety Engineer he holds a BSc Hons in Fire Safety Engineering.
John has gained a wide range of experience in fire engineering in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

He applies his expertise primarily in fire safety design, on-site implementation and handover of Aviation, Assembly and transportation projects across the built environment.

John is a visiting lecturer at Trinity College Dublin on the fundamentals of fire safety science and fire dynamics.

Manish Karkera

Sales Manager | SCHOTT AG.

Manish has been working in the Middle East construction and building material industry since 1997 specializing in the glass and glazing trade. He is actively promoting the use of fire protection glass products meeting local building codes and fire safety requirements throughout the region.

Saeed Sharifzadeh

Head of Tehran Fire Department

Hamzeh Shakib

Holder of PhD in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering & Professor at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran.

Dr. Shakib was a member of the second and third terms of Tehran City Council from 2003 to 2013. He is also the former head of Tehran City Council’s Commission on Development and Civil Engineering.
Since 1991 he has held numerous executive responsibilities at research and study centers on road engineering and urban development for the Ministry of Interior and the Housing Foundation. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the seventh term of Tehran Province Construction Engineering Council Since 2015, and has in his record performing dozens of national and international projects on construction and has authored more than 200 scientific articles published in international and local journals..

Saeed Bakhtiari

Deputy Director of Research and Technology and Director of Fire Engineering Department of the Center for Research on Road, Housing and Urban Development

Dr. Bakhtiari is a specialist in research on fire accidents and safety against fire in buildings. Since 1998 till now he has been a member of the Third Discourse on Iran National Building Regulations, codifying and revising five Iran national standards in the field of fire accidents (2012 till now) and has conducted comparative and field researches in the field of safety against fire in public buildings.

Maziar Hoseini

University Professor and member of the Advanced Technical Council of Tehran Municipality

Dr. Hosseini holds a Specialist Ph.D. in Civil Engineering majoring in Structure Engineering and Earthquake.

He has practical experience in the dynamic analysis and design of earthquake resistant buildings and upgrades against seismic tremors as well as structural reinforcement. .

Dr. Maziar Hosseini has the title of surrogate to the mayor of the city of Tehran acting as mayor’s substitute in the crisis management headquarters, as well as being the head of Tehran’s crisis management and prevention organization.

Alireza Javid

Engineer Javid holds a Master’s Degree in executive management, MBA, and urban management, and is a graduate of civil engineering (majoring in urban development) from Iran University of Science and Technology. He has been one of the youngest directors of the Tehran Municipality and has been elected mayor exemplar of the district of the city of Tehran where he held the mayorship.

Alireza Javid has also been deputy to the mayor of the city of Tehran for technical and development affairs and the mayor of various districts of the city of Tehran, districts 17th, 4th, and 1st.

Conference Schedule

November 22, 2017

  • 8:00 AM

    Time to Visit the Exhibition,Reception and Serving coffee

  • 8:50 AM

    Admission and entrance

  • 9:00 AM

    Welcome Note

    Amin Karimzadeh

    Executed Secretary

  • 9:15 PM

    Opening Speech

    To Be Confirmed

  • 9:40 AM

    Reviewing the Fire accident in Tehran

    Mr. Sharifzaeh
    Head of Tehran Fire Department

  • 10:00 PM

    Inspection and Testing of Active Fire Protection in Buildings

    Javad Soleimani

    Aman Fire Protection Consultant

  • 10:30 PM

    Fire Protection Regulations in Iran

    Dr. Saeed Bakhtiari

  • 11:00 AM

    Architectural Openings And Egress Solutions

    Altaf A. Afridi
    Regional Director

  • 11:30 AM

    Challenges of improving safety and quality in existing buildings

    Maziar Hoseini

  • 12:00 AM

    Lunch Break – Time to Visit the Exhibition

  • 13:30 PM

    Fire Safety Design & Technology for Operational Readiness in 2020
    John Noone

  • 14:00 PM

    Safety assessment of high rise building by emphasis on safety function of Plasco Building against fire

    Dr. Hamzeh Shakib

  • 14:30 PM

    Fire Glazing

    Manish Karkera

  • 15:00 PM

    The Importance of Subterranean Spaces Development and Its Role in Increasing Urban Safety
    Alireza Javid

  • 15:30 PM

    Time to Visit the Exhibition, snacks and informal discussions

  • 16:00 PM

    Questions and Answers with the speakers

Conference Poster

SDiB Tehran 2017


Conference Location

No.210, Kashanak, Niavaran, Tehran, Iran , Rayzan International Conference Center

About Conference

Previous Conferences

The SDiB campaign is open to contributions by regulators, professionals and constructors, and periodically facilitates conference platforms in all GCC capitals and major cities of the region.

Current Conferences

An SDiB campaign is presently being organized in Iran in collaboration with FARAGAMAN co. and all regulators, professionals and construction Professionals are invited to participate in the conference and the exhibition.

Upcoming Conferences

Experts are invited to share insights through presentations and panel discussions in our upcoming conferences for an improved protection of people and assets in the Persian Gulf.


Safety Design In Buildings Conferences were being held by Sesam co. for the past 6 years in the GCC countries. and proudly it will be held in Iran in collaboration with Faragaman Shayan co.









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