19th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in Germany

Bettina McDowell, General Manager at the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2019 will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 23rd and 24th October 2019. The conference venue will be the Ameron Abion Spreebogen Waterside Hotel. As…

IWMA Board confirm Vice-President in Office

Today, the members of the IWMA (International Water Mist Association) Board of Directors confirmed Vice-President Dirk Sprakel (Fogtec Fire Protection) in office. Mr. Sprakel thanked his colleagues and said: “It is still a pleasure to work for and with IWMA…

IWMA members elect new President

Today, the members of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) elected Are Wendelborg Brandt (RISE Norway) their new president. Since long-standing IWMA President Ragnar Wighus (RISE Norway) has stepped down due to his retirement, the election was an issue for…

Looking for the Water Mist Talent 2019

Since 2016, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) honours young researchers who dedicate their master and Ph.D. theses to the water mist technology. Today, the call for submissions for this award was published. ] Deadline to hand in submissions for…

International Water Mist Association 20th Anniversary Charity Event

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) was founded on 15th April 1998. This year the organisation will celebrate its 20th anniversary for the week between 9th and 15th April 2018. The organisers are keen for everybody to join in. The…

IWMA Award 2018 will go to best Master Thesis

In 2018, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will honour the author of the best master thesis on water mist fire protection. The deadline to hand in submissions is 30th April. The IWMA Scientific Council will evaluate all entries and…

The Call for Papers for the International Water Mist Association Conference 2018 has been released

The 18th International Water Mist Association (IWMA)Conference will take place in London, UK, on 19th and 20th September 2018 at the Grange City Hotel. IWMA Call for Papers Earlier today (15th January) the call for papers was released. Abstract deadline…

International Water Mist Association – 2018 will be a busy year for the IWMA

This year’s 17th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) took place in Rome, Italy, on 25th and 26th October. With 126 attendees it was the second most successful IWMC after the one in Amsterdam two years ago with 128 participants. On…

IWMA to hold 3rd Seminar at Intersec Dubai

On 21st January 2018 the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will again offer a seminar on fire protection with water mist during Intersec. Venue will be the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, room Sharjah D. International speakers will talk about…

IWMA Water Mist Seminar in Poland – Webpage now ‘live’

The first Water Mist Seminar in Poland will be held in Cracow (Galaxy Hotel) on 15th November 2017. The organizer of the event is the International Water Mist Association (IWMA).

The web page for the seminar in Cracow has now been activated and can be accessed via the IWMA homepage. There will be no admission fee for delegates and those who want to learn more about using smaller droplets, thinner pipes can get their ticket now.

“We want to promote the technology, so we go places – like Cracow”, says IWMA General Manager Bettina McDowell. She adds: “We offer seminars worldwide because water mist companies need a reliable partner to educate and to spread the message.”

During this one-day event, speakers will explain how water mist works. They will talk about projects and installation and maintenance requirements. Delegates will be able to update their knowledge on standards, guidelines and approvals. The seminar will be accompanied by an exhibition.

17th International Water Mist Conference – only 2 months to go!

Only two months to go! Time to pinpoint the highlights and to sum up the facts of the 17th International Water Mist Conference! In 2017, the exhibition will be bigger than ever before. With 14 companies showcasing their products and…

The Grenfell Tower Fire – What will it teach us?

On 14th June the Grenfell Tower fire in London killed at least 79 people. A faulty fridge freezer sparked the fire. The exterior cladding and insulation on the tower have been blamed for accelerating the fire’s spread. Non-existent fire protection…

17th International Water Mist Conference – Registration Tool online now

The conference webpage for the 17th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is now online! The event will take place in Rome, Italy, on 25th and 26th October 2017. Venue will be the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel. For easy access, a…

IWMA wins CV Magazine’s 2017 Health & Safety Award

Now it is official! The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has won CV Magazine’s 2017 Health & Safety Award. IWMA has been named “Best Fire Suppression Technology Advocacy – Germany and has received the “Award for Excellence in Sustainable Safety…

IWMA to hold Water Mist Seminar in Poland

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) would like to announce that plans are now definite to hold a water mist seminar in Poland. The event will take place in Cracow on 15th November 2017. More detailed information will be available…

IWMA nominated for CV Magazine’s 2017 Health & Safety Award

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has been nominated for the 2017 Health & Safety Award. Corporate Vision Magazine – the donor of the award – having established the award to “celebrate the companies and individuals whose dedication and hard…

IWMA: 17th International Water Mist Conference – Call for Papers out now

The 17th International Water Mist Conference will take place in Rome, Italy, on 25th and 26th October 2017. The venue will be the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel. Today the call for papers was released. It can either be downloaded from…

BAFSA, FIA and IWMA to hold 2nd Water Mist Event in the UK

Again, the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA), the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) have joined forces to organize the “2nd UK Water Mist Seminar”. The event will take place at BRE in Watford…

16th International Water Mist Conference: Packed with Highlights

Ragnar Wighus, President of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that the 17th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) will take place in Rome, Italy, on 20th and 21st September 2017. During the previous two days, 100 attendees from…

IWMA announces winner of the IWMA Young Talent Award 2016

The winner of this year’s “IWMA Young Talent Award / Master” is Mr. Daniel Alexander Martin. The title of his winning master thesis is: “The Use of a Water Mist Curtain as a Radiation Shield”. Mr. Martin he has obtained…

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