Int’l Aviation Fire Safety & Protection Conference

Int’l Aviation Fire Safety & Protection Conference

Linz, Austria

May 6-8, 2019

Host Hotel – Courtyard by Marriott – RESERVATIONS

Time until conference starts

May 6, 2019
May 8, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott - Europaplatz 2 - Linz A-4020 Austria


The ARFF Working Group and the Airport Fire Officers Association have joined forces in a continuing effort to meet the demanding needs of today’s aviation firefighting community worldwide.  We have worked diligently in developing a program that will be internationally acclaimed .

The classroom portion of this program will take place at the Courtyard by Marriott, Linz, Austria.  Equipped with all modern facilities and an ideal place for an International ARFF conference.  Day 2 will be a tour and lunch of the Rosenbauer Austria Plant.

We welcome you to participate as a SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR for this exciting event.

Your sponsorship will include the opportunity to support this program and promote your product and/or service.

Your sponsorship will include a full conference registration and a small exhibit space giving you one-on-one opportunity with the attendees along with the ability to participate in all of the conference programs and events. Download the SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR Brochure HERE.

About AFOA…

The Airport Fire Officers Associaton (AFOA) is a technical body, dedicated to promoting and maintaining the professional image and status of Airport Fire Services within the United Kingdom and Ireland, ensuring continued communications between them, through an on-going dialogue of information and knowledge on all relevant technical and operational matters.



DAY 1Monday, May 6, 2019

1500 – 1800        Exhibit Set-up

1800 – 2000       Welcome Reception & Information Exchange Program

DAY 2Tuesday, May 7, 2019

0830 – 0900        Opening Ceremonies

0900 – 0945        Keynote Speaker

0945 – 1015        EASA Industry Update

1015 – 1100        Human Factors in Fire Service Operations

1100 – 1130        Coffee/Tea Break

11:30 – 1230       Disaster Victim Identification

1230 – 1245       Diamond Sponsor – Rosenbauer

1245 – 1345        Lunch

1345 – 1400        Platinum Sponsor – Alpine Metal Tech

1400 – 1430       Gatwick Airport UK Drone Incident

1430 – 1500       Firefighter Mental Wellbeing

1500 – 1530        Coffee/Tea Break

1530 – 1615        Gatwick Airport Lithium Battery Fires

1615 – 1700        ARFF Staffing Analysis

1700 – 1715        Closing Remarks – Instructions for Day 2

DAY 3Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Day 3 will consist of the following:

  • Transportaton from Hotel to Rosenbauer Plant
  • Welcome and History of Rosenbauer – Main Emphasis ARFF
  • Explanation of Program and Split into Groups
  • Explanation of Production Plan 1 w/High Focus on Extinguishing Systems
  • Explanation of PANTHER Located in Handover Hall Plant 1
  • ARFF Vehicles in Action at Testing Area
  • Guided Tour Through Production Plan 2
  • Refreshments will be served throughout the day
  • Transportation to Hotel
  • Dinner in Linz (More details will be forthcoming)