FEMTC 2019 in S. Korea – Call for Papers

Posted: May 20th, 2019 in News


Thunderhead Engineering is partnering with Kimyoung Engineering to host the 5th Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference (FEMTC) on November 6-8, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Simultaneous translation (English ↔ Korean) will be available for attendees. After the 1/2-day of talks on Nov. 8th, there will be an optional tour of the ‘Seoul Sky’ tower, for a behind the scenes tour of the life safety systems and the fire control center, graciously provided by Mr. Doo Chan Choi from KFUBIS. The start time of the tour on the 8th is to be determined.

You can watch a presentation from FEMTC 2016, about the “Use of Evacuation Simulation to Develop a Disaster Management Plan in Super Tall Buildings” where Mr. Choi discusses their engineering work on the ‘Seoul Sky’ tower.

Please fill out the short pre-registration form to help us plan the event.

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit abstracts related to fire and evacuation modeling, including the following topics:

  • Modeling Technology and Methodologies
  • Modeling Case Studies
  • Material Data and Testing
  • Evacuation Studies and Data
  • Validation and Verification of Models
  • Submission Guidelines and Dates

Send an abstract (in English) of less than 300 words to conference@thunderheadeng.com before June 7th, 2019. Acceptance notification will be on or before June 14th, 2019. The final version deadline for the paper and presentation materials will be October 18th, 2019. Please note, while the paper and presentation documents must be in English, the verbal presentation can be given in English or Korean, as we will have simultaneous translation service available during the event.

To discuss the conference, or the FEMTC event in general, please join us to chat on the FEMTC Slack Workspace.