The Scientific Committee of the 8th International Wildland Fire Conference is delighted to announce that abstract submission is now closed.

The Oral Presentations Sessions will be a unique opportunity for project managers, operational experts, entrepreneurs, students, researchers, among others, to showcase their work and gain recognition, highlighting the conference as an ideal event for those who want to boost their careers.


Integrated Fire Management

  • Planning and Preparation
    Defining interventions and resources needed at the community and government levels, as well as ensuring that citizens and organizations are prepared to act under best safety practices.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Lara Steil - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy

  • Prevention and Pre-Suppression
    Reducing exposure and vulnerability to fire and maintaining a state of preparedness for immediate intervention.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Owen Price - University of Wollongong, Australia

  • Suppression and Relief
    Suppressing fire and providing relief to those affected by fire.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Marc Castellnou - Department of Crop and Forest Science, University of Lleida, Spain

  • Post-fire Intervention
    Dealing with the restoration and rehabilitation actions required in the aftermath of a fire.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Jacob Keizer - University of Aveiro, Centre for Environmental and Marine Research (CESAM), Department of Environment and Planning, Portugal
  • Qualification
    Training and certification on all integrated fire management expertise areas.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Michael Bruce - Firebreak Services Ltd, UK

  • Technical Innovation
    Innovation on software applications and technological equipments and solutions, and operational communications systems.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    José Manuel Mendonça - INESC TEC, Portugal

Fire Risk Governance

  • Risk Handling
    Dealing with risk perception, assessment, management and translational research, encompassing traditional and indigenous knowledge.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:

    Alan Ager - School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon

  • Stakeholder Engagement
    Inclusive risk-related decision-making and conflict resolution, regarding multi-level policy design, sustainability, and funding.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Sarah McCaffrey - Retired US Forest Service, USA

  • Adaptive Management
    Process Monitoring and Planning Evaluation for continuous improvement and lessons learnt and analysis of physical and social impacts due to changes in fire governance.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Toddi Steelman
     - Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, USA

  • Communication
    Risk Communication – exchanging or sharing risk-related data, information and knowledge between and among different groups such as scientists, regulators, industry and general public; Public report of system performance.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Coming soon

  • International Cooperation
    Cross-border cooperation on training, best-practices, and standards.

    Oral Presentations Sessions Chairperson:
    Johann Goldammer
     - Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC), Germany
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Abstract submission will open 15 June 2022

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Abstract submission is now closed