The International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategy Committees.
2nd National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop: Making a Difference; Building Capacity, Improving Preparedness, and Learning From Experience
March 26-29, 2018
The Call for Presentations will open on September 1, 2017
- The workshop will be innovative, constructive, and thought-provoking!
- The workshop will be resolute in its focus on building capacity in practitioners, improving preparedness to meet challenges, and to provide opportunities to learn from past experience!
- The workshop will inspire collaborative interaction that can only be considered mission critical and operationally supportive!
Presented by Association of Fire Ecology and International Association of Wildland Fire
The Fire Continuum Conference: Preparing for the Future of Wildland Fire
May 21-24, 2018
University of Montana – Missoula, MT
The Call for Presentations will open on December 4, 2017
This conference will be designed around the fire management continuums. We invite you to participate in this journey through the range of science and management activities that take place before a wildfire occurs, activities needed during a wildfire event, and the post fire activities and fire ecology. The continuum theme will resonate throughout the conference by emphasizing the fire experience, education, ecology, and management gradients.
Aerial Firefighting Europe 2017
The Essential Firefighting Aerospace Forum
October 17 -18, 2017
The 2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales
October 23rd – 25th 2017
Columbia University’s Morningside Campus
2017 IAWF Award Recipients
Congratulations to the 2017 IAWF Award Recipients. The Wildland Fire Safety Award was presented at the Safety Summit in Barcelona, Spain earlier this year. The remaining awards will be presented at a special event in Boise, ID later this year.
Wildland Fire Safety Award – Professor Domingos Viegas of the University of Coimbra Portugal
Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland Fire Science – Brian Stocks, B.J. Stocks Wildfire Investigations Ltd.
Excellence in Wildland Fire Management Award – Steven Miller, Chief, Bureau of Land Resources, St Johns River Water Management District
Early Career in Fire Operations Award – Dr. Sara Brown, US Forest Service
Early Career in Fire Science Award – Dr. Travis Paveglio, University of Idaho
2016 Annual Report
The IAWF is pleased to share our 2016 Annual Report. 2016 was a thought-provoking, challenging, and busy year permeated with motivating events, varied responses to challenges, and development and implementation of important activities to better prepare for the future. Our members make these accomplishments possible, thank you for your continued support. If you are not a member, consider joining today. www.iawfonline.org