Webinar: Increasing Fire Safety- A Holistic Approach
First the announcement of an international webinar by our member Roger Dirksmeier with FOGTEC, a company dedicated to the covering an important topic in mass transit: Increasing Fire Safety- A Holistic Approach. The talk will expand on how to make use of innovative technologies and processes to increase fire safety and efficiency in modern mass transportation systems. The webinar is planned for June 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM, European Central Day Time. The presentation will be taped for those that would like to have access to the information.
We will be sending a separate invitation for all those interested on the subject. Feel free to forward the information to those who benefit the most.
About Roger Dirksmeier:
Mr. Roger – A. Dirksmeier
General Manager – Rail Systems
FOGTEC Fire Protection, Cologne, Germany
During his study at the “Cologne University of Applied Sciences” for vehicle engineering Roger had first time deep contact with the railway industry and had to work out fire protection concepts for fire protection solutions in metro vehicles (1998). To finalize the Technical Engineering degree (specialized in “track-guided vehicles” and “traction technologies”) Roger did his master thesis at Deutsche Bahn, the best-known German railway operator, with the focus on fire risk analysis and fire protection concepts for railway vehicles.
Afterwards he joined FOGTEC Fire Protection in Cologne to develop the market for rolling stock applications with innovative and customized solutions for active fire protection. The Rail Systems team of FOGTEC is today the world market leader for active fire protection solutions in railway vehicles and has references all over the world with more than installed 12.000 systems.
Roger, now 15 years working for FOGTEC, is heading the whole railway activities and is joining several normative and research groups all over the world touching fire protection in railway systems.