Our Theme

New Paths, New Partnerships

The theme of the Wildland Fire Canada 2019 Conference is new paths, new partnerships.

New Paths

During the conference, we aim to map new paths for research and technology on wildland fire initiatives.  We welcome innovative ideas, creative submissions, and new research.

New Partnerships

Fostering a wildfire community is one of our main objectives.  We hope our attendees, sponsors, speakers and vendors will forge partnerships to help advance wildland fire research and technology.

Theme topics

  • Collaborative strategies and shared learning:  focuses on local, regional and national collaborations in wildfire research, strategic planning, and fire management operations.  Case studies such as best practices or lessons learned from fire operations, planning and research are examples.
  • Implementing success:  is dedicated to the tools, policies, technologies and methods for achieving fire management objectives.
  • Fire processes and complexity: concentrates on describing predicting and prescribing fire processes and interactions.
  • Living and working with fire: addresses the social, economic, occupational and human dimensions of fire.
  • And through collaboration with the Smoke Forum, a new partner theme:

    Wildland fire smoke: examines strategies and tools to assess and manage the impact of wildland fire smoke on firefighters and the general population, including advancing science on health impacts, developing smoke modelling tools, and improving communications to protect health.

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