Call for Papers now closed

As both a Conference and Tradeshow, Fire Australia
continues to be the largest and most influential fire protection
event in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Fire Australia program provides opportunities for local and international industry participants to report on the most recent developments and research achievements in the design, manufacture and application of the industry.

We are calling for papers from fire protection industry executives, customers, marketers, academia, researchers, sales teams, reseller networks, and suppliers. If you are in the industry and feel you can present an interesting and well received topic, we encourage you to submit an abstract and get involved in your industry conference.

Selection Criteria

Papers will be accepted on the basis of originality, technical relevance and advancement of current practice and generally an interesting topic that will be well received by delegates. The decision will be made by the Program Committee and its decision will be final.


Sessions will be presented in ether a plenary or breakout style format.

Program Committee

Program Committee Chair: Nathan Semos, Chief Operating Officer, Fire Protection Association Australia.
Other Committee Members to be announced.

Key Dates

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: Friday 15 January 2021
Notification of paper acceptance: Monday 15 February 2021


Papers will be scheduled to suit the final program and will be delivered as 35 – 45 minutes presentations with a further 5 minutes of question time, time allowing.

Submission Conditions

The invitation to submit an abstract does not constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs associated with the Conference.

Selected presenters are required to register for the conference. A complimentary single day registration will be provided on the day the presenter for the day they are schedule to speak. The presenter may choose to upgrade their single day complimentary registration to a full conference and tradeshow registration for $600.00.

By submitting this proposal you grant the organisers permission to publish the abstract in hard copy and electronic format.

Application Process

  • Please ensure the title of your presentation is in capitals
  • An abstract must be no more than 250 words
  • Abstracts must be accompanied by presenter’s biography in no more than 100 words
  • Please include all authors of the submission and their affiliations (if applicable)

Presentation Format

All presentations must be in 16:9 aspect ratio.


Contact Lucy from the Fire Australia Events Team,+ 61 3 9870 2611 or

Call for papers now closed.

For further information please contact
03 9870 2611