The 11th International Conference on Structures in Fire (SiF 2020) will be hosted by UQ Fire, the Fire Safety Engineering Research Group, at the University of Queensland. The conference is organised in collaboration with Queensland University of Technology, the University of Canterbury, the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
The main focus of the SiF series of conferences is to provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners and engineers to share and discuss their research related to structures in fire with their peers in an open, international forum. Research should include fundamental work that progresses the understanding and application of performance based structural fire engineering as well as technological developments and case studies.
One of the principles of the conference series is that it should be a forum where the latest research is presented. Keynote and invited speakers are therefore not a feature of the SiF series of conferences. Papers are submitted only a few months before the conference, which ensures that only the most current research work is presented. In addition to the plenary and parallel sessions of the conference, SiF 2020 will provide an opportunity for further discussions both formally following presentations and informally through the planned receptions, meals and other breaks.
Brisbane is the fastest growing capital city in Australia. It is a vibrant and inspiring city which has a calendar packed full of cultural events. We are delighted to welcome you to SiF 2020 to experience this city with us.