Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Conference (SUPDET 2021) &
17th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection (AUBE '21)

September 21-23, 2021                  
University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Duisburg, Germany
The Department of Communication Systems NTS at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, is pleased to announce that the 17th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection’ (AUBE ’21) will be held jointly with the Fire Protection Research Foundation’s Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Symposium (SUPDET 2021). The conference will address the latest developments in research, technology, and applications for the fire protection community. 

This will be a hybrid event with both on-site and online registration options. 


SUPDET/AUBE refund policy

Refund requests must be e-mailed to on or before 08/25/21 to qualify for a refund. After 08/26/21, refunds will not be issued unless you meet the exception. Exception: in-person registrants that become ill (with Covid or symptoms related to Covid), were exposed to Covid, need to quarantine, or are living with someone in quarantine.  

No refunds shall be made for speakers after July 28, 2021.  

Refunds will reflect a $25.00 processing fee. 

You may request that FPRF transfer the value of your registration to another individual. To do this, please email with the subject line “Ticket Transfer.” Please write to us using the same email address that you provided at registration and include the full name & email address of the person to whom you wish to transfer. Once a registration transfer request is accepted by FPRF, you shall have no access to the event and shall no longer be registered, unless you purchase a new registration for yourself. Any registration transfer recipient shall be required to complete a registration process and agree to the Terms and Conditions before accessing the Event. 

To the extent that you registered to attend the Event in-person, you may elect at any time, for any reason, to instead attend the Event virtually. In such instance, please email for instructions on how to transfer your in-person Event registration to a virtual registration. The difference in the registration price will be refunded to the registrant.  

Proceedings from past SUPDET Symposia 

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