The Society of Fire Protection Engineers was established in 1950 and incorporated as an independent organization in 1971. It is the professional society representing those practicing the field of fire protection engineering. The Society has over 5000 members globally and over 75 regional chapters. The purpose of the Society is to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering and its allied fields, to maintain a high ethical standard among its members and to foster fire protection engineering education.
The Society’s activities include a series of educational seminars and short courses, technical symposia and conferences, books and publications, designed to advance the state of the art of fire protection engineering and provide technical information to the fire protection community. The Society publishes a quarterly newsletter SFPE Today, a peer reviewed quarterly Journal, and a quarterly technical magazine Fire Protection Engineering.
The SFPE Benelux Chapter has been established in 2012 with the same objective as our Headquarter office and be the platform in Benelux where Fire Safety Engineers can exchange ideas ,discuss new technologies, and network with colleagues from around the world. SFPE Benelux is part of the European Network working very hard on the subject of European recognition of Fire Safety Engineers.