A Spectrum of Opportunities

Thank you to all who attended this year’s conference, it was a great success.

Here’s a link to the event photo gallery…


Here are full length videos of each of the main presentations and workshops. Please click on the Full Screen symbol next to the word YouTube to expand the image.

Wayne Terry

Keith Warren

Ian Bartle

Richard Hakeem

Peter Rogers

Martin Dagnall

Richard West

This years technical conference includes sessions on:

  • TR19 – Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems – BESA Review and update
  • Fire Suppression systems – In view of the Grenfell disaster, even greater emphasis is now being put on fire prevention in commercial kitchens.  This session will update delegates on the types and uses of fire suppression systems and new developments.
  • Waste Regulations and other updates on relevant regulations and standards
  • UKLPG COP24 Part 3 – Use of LP gas for commercial catering events, street food and mobile catering.  UKLPG have recently produced this document and will outline the changes that have been made.
  • Ventilation – a seminar to discuss DW172 12 months on and how it compares to the new EU standard EN16282 and also latest guidance on control of odour and noise.

In addition to speakers on a relevant range of topics, there will also be one on one surgeries on Gas Regulations, Refrigeration and SSIP as well as a round table discussion session to identify current issues that members face plus updates on Engineer Training, Recruitment of service engineers from the Armed Forces and Warranty issues.

There will be ample networking opportunities and an exhibition.  The full business day programme is shown below. Please note this may be subject to change as details are finalised.

Business Day Programme

10.00 – Welcome
10.05 – Updates on initiatives from previous technical conferences – Adam Mason
10.35 – Review of TR19 (Cleanliness of internal ductwork) and Ventilation Hygiene Elite Wayne Terry – BESA
11.05 – Regulation and Policy – What’s live and kicking! – Keith Warren
11.35 – Networking break
12.00 – Current Kitchen Fire Suppression and future direction for protection. – Ian Bartle of Nobel Fire Systems
12.35 – Seminar 1
13.15 – Lunch
14.15 – Seminar2
14.55 – ceda/CESA Technical Training update – Martin Dagnall – Combico
15.05 – Round table discussions
15.35 – Networking
16.00 – Answers to Round Table discussion points
16.30 – Richard West – Grasping Opportunities.
17.00 – Close


UKLPG COP24 Part 3 – Richard Hakeem of UKLPG
Kitchen Ventilation – Peter Rogers and Dan Franklyn


SSIP – Derek Maher
Gas Safe Register – Andrew Banks
Refrigeration – Steve James
Water Regulations – WRAS – Paul Millard