Nordic Fire & Safety Days 2018

DTU Civil Engineering is co-organiser on Nordic Fire & Safety Days - an annual conference concerning fire safety- risks. The conference has become the greatest in the Nordic countries. This year, the conference is hosted by NTNU and will take place 7-8 June 2018 in Trondheim, Norway.


The Nordic Fire & Safety Days is the meeting point for the Fire and Safety community in the Nordic countries. NFSD is a yearly event carried out by the Nordic universities and research institutes dealing with risk and fire safety. This year’s conference is held by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden in collaboration with Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU in Trondheim Norway and the Technical University of Denmark, Luleå University, Lund University, Aalto University, University of Stavanger University College Haugesund and Iceland University as well as VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland  Ltd and the Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology. The NFSD consortium agreed to commence the rotation of the conference and NTNU has now offered to host it in Trondheim, Norway.

The Nordic Fire & Safety Days have become a meeting point for all of you who are interested in and work with different aspects of fire and safety. The days shall give a lot of opportunities to tie band between fire industry, municipalities, research institutes and universities.

At the Nordic Fire & Safety Days you will have the opportunity to get information on different aspects within fire research. 

The deadline for the abstract submission will be 31 January  2018. Please submit nominations for the NFSD master thesis award and a corresponding abstract before January 31st 2018. The requirements are to be found on the conference web page. The template for the abstract is to be found here. The website is opened for registration . 

The conference topics range from fire safety aspects concerning: 

  • Fire dynamics                                            
  • Fire chemistry
  • Education curriculum
  • Forensics 
  • Structural fire safety
  • Off shore fires
  • Management of rescue service
  • Residential fires
  • Fires in transportation
  • Safety management
  • Health and environmental risks
  • Societal activities and resilience
  • Risk and innovations
  • Decision-making
  • Evacuation
  • Crowd management 
  • Human behavior



Abstract submission: 31.1.2018

Notification of acceptance: 21.2.2018

Nomination for NFSD master thesis award:  31.1.2018

Early bird registration: 31.3.2018

Final registration: 1.5.2018

Visit the conference website for additional information.


Luisa Giuliani
Associate Professor
DTU Civil Engineering
+45 45 25 18 12