Current Conferences, workshops and talks
20 April 2017
SEQFBC 2017 Autumn Forum
Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens
Come along and hear from a great range of speakers and network with land managers, researchers and fire professionals for the first SEQFBC Forum of the year.
Speakers include Dr Elizabeth Tasker NSW NPWS speaking about the Warrumbungles Fire Project; Dr Katrin Lowe (Griffith University) Acid Frogs on North Stradbroke Island; Nic McCarthy (PhD candidate, University of Queensland (UQ)) Fire Weather and Convective Plumes; and SEQFBC Scholarship Students Orpheus Butler ((PhD candidate
SAVE THIS DATE! Registrations to come.
10 March 2017
Individual Property Fire Management Planning Workshop for Redland City Council Residents
Indigiscapes, Runnymead Road Capalaba
Do you have a Fire Management Plan for your property?
Join representatives from Redland City Council, Queensland Fire & Emergency Service and SEQ Fire & Biodiversity Consortium to learn more about Fire Management for your property and balancing fire safety with conservation of bush land flora and fauna. To RSVP phone 3824 8611 or email IndigiScapes@redland.qld.gov.au
for residents of Redland City Council.
15th March 2017
QFES & SEQFBC Bushfire Preparedness Community Information Evening
Coolum State School Hall
Are you interested in learning more about bushfire and how it is managed in your local area? Would you like to have a better understanding of how fire interacts with the environment and how you can best prepare your property for bushfire?
23-24 March 2017
Rainforests of Subtropical Australia: A symposium of science and practice
Gold Coast, Australia
Featuring many of Australia’s leading rainforest experts make sure you keep aside the 23rd and 24th March 2017 to attend this once in every 10-year event.
If you're interested in getting involved with the symposium, please contact Paul Donatiu or Susie Chapman.
Will include a Fire and Rainforest Forum.
More details to come: http://www.seqcatchments.com.au/announcements/rainforests-of-subtropical-australia
30-31 May 2017
NCC'c 2017 Bushfire Conference
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW is proud to present our 11th Biennial Bushfire Conference Fire, Fauna and Ferals: from backyards to bush.
We are now accepting abstracts for presentations, speed talks, and posters. Please submit abstracts by Wednesday 8th February, 2017.
Four Key Conference Themes:
4-7 September 2017
AFAC 2017: Collaborating for Success – Improving performance in emergency management
Collaborating and improving performance is essential for success in emergency management. Innovating in the face of disruptions and developing our people to successfully manage organisations of the future is a key challenge. Understanding what our people need in order to deliver what communities expect is no simple task. Working together is how we will deliver the best results. AFAC17 will focus on how we can work together to improve our performance, what leading the way looks like and who will benefit from our collective effort.
Read more: http://www.afacconference.com.au/
28 November - 2 December 2017
Fire Vision 20/20 - The 7th AFE International Fire Ecology & Management Congress
The 2017 Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) International Fire Congress will offer an exciting blend of learning opportunities for fire managers, natural resource professionals, policy and administrative leaders, and the academic and research community. Presentations will feature the latest in research results and applications.Workshops throughout the week will provide innovative training opportunities built on the research presentations. Special sessions will focus on unifying the science and applications around key management issues. Round table discussions will allow small groups to focus on key topics and principles.