Confirmed plenary presentations:

Bernhard Schartel, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und Prüfung, Berlin, Germany: More than the sum of its parts: Multicomponent flame retardants

De-Yi Wang, IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid, Spain: Nano-sized flame retardants: Structure, properties and mechanisms

Federico Carosio, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy: High performing flame retardant fabrics and foams from surface and bulk water-based approaches

Sabyasachi Gaan, EMPA, St. Gallen, Switzerland: Reactive phosphorus compounds: Novel processing methods and flame retardant applications

Serge Bourbigot, ENSCL, Lille, France: Intumescence in all its forms: a comprehensive journey

T. Richard Hull, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK: Smoke toxicity – the silent killer