Symposium Fire Safety Design 2020 – Call for Papers

For the 7th time researchers and users meet in Braunschweig on 15th September 2020 to exchange ideas on the latest developments on the topic of fire scenarios and fire simulations, structural fire engineering – Eurocode design. The symposium is an effectively scientific supplement to the Braunschweiger Brandschutz-Tage following directly. As last year, scientists, especially young researchers but also engineers of structural design and fire protection with practical experience in structural fire engineering and numerical simulations will be discussing current problems of the fire safety engineering. In addition to scientific issues, such as experimental investigations, development of new models and research in the field of material properties, the focus of the event should be the application of structural fire engineering.

The symposium will provide an opportunity especially to present the following topics to discuss and exchange ideas:

  • Fire scenarios and design fires
  • Numerical simulation of fire impact on components and structures
  • Numerical simulation of the thermal behaviour as well as the structural and deformation behaviour of components exposed to fire
  • High temperature material properties
  • Overall structural behaviour under fire exposure
  • Validation and verification
  • Risk methods and safety concepts
  • Application examples of structural fire engineering

Find enclosed the announcement and the Call for Papers for the 7th symposium Structural Fire Engineering:


We look forward to meeting you  in Braunschweig.

Please send an abstract by email to until 31st may 2020. The contributions are accepted in German or English language.

Scientific Board
The function of the scientific board is the scientific monitoring of the symposium and the review of the submitted abstracts and papers.

Members of the Scientific Board are:

Prof. Dr. Andrea Frangi, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Prof. i. R. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Hosser, TU Braunschweig, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Björn Kampmeier, Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal, Germany
Dr.-Ing. Christoph Klinzmann, hhpberlin Ingenieure für Brandschutz, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Knobloch, RU Bochum, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Mensinger, TU München, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Schaumann, LU Hannover, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Zehfuß, TU Braunschweig, Germany

Participation fee and registration
The participation fee is € 90. It includes the digital available conference documents and refreshments during breaks. It will be charged with the confirmation of your registration and account.
Cancellation is free of charge until 15th august 2020. In case of later cancellation or non-attendance the fee are not refundable.
You are requested to apply in time, preferably online on the website of the Braunschweiger Brandschutz-Tage.

For the Organizing Committee:
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Zehfuß
Technische Universität Braunschweig Institute of Building Materials, Concrete Construction and Fire Safety (iBMB)