Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Conference 2017

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Date:
21-23 Mar 2017
Location:
United States of America (Reno)
Venue:
Peppermill Resort, 2707 S. Virginia St.
Language:
English

The International Association of Fire Chief's (IAFC) Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) conference is a offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. The WUI conference brings together wildland firefighters, federal and state-agency personnel, and land-use community planners to collaborate on emerging issues in wildland fire management. Attendees make valuable connections and learn new tools and strategies.

Who should attend?

  • Fire chiefs and company officers

  • Federal and state wildland-fire agency personnel

  • Wildland firefighters and fire-management officers

  • Fire marshals

  • Land-use and community planners

  • Fire-ecology researchers and analysts

Why attend?

  • Learn. Hear about Innovative Programs such as Ready, Set, Go! and the FAC Learning Network and operational considerations such as lessons learned from Type 1 IC’s and tactical operations in Open Space Islands, all over 3 days of education and training.

  • Connect. Federal, state and local wildland fire personnel come together in a collaborative environment for idea sharing and future planning.

  • See. The Exhibit Hall provides a great opportunity to explore the tools, technologies and resources available to help you mitigate and respond to WUI challenges.

Fees

Conference Rates On or before 6 Feb After 6 Feb
IAFC member $375 $425
Federal Government employee $375 $425
Non-member $425 $475

Registration

Register online here. You can also submit your registration form by mail or fax. 


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Keywords

Themes:
Urban Risk & Planning, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Wild Fire
Countries:
United States of America
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