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Bushfire 2016


28-30 September 2016

Bushfire 2016

The University of Queensland, Brisbane

Bushfire 2016 

With a focus on applied fire ecology and fire management research, and collaborative fire projects, we aim to showcase successful partnerships that translate science into practice for beneficial onground fire management and environmental outcomes, whilst supporting land owners, land managers and scientists.  

The abstracts have been grouped into ten key themes, these are:
  • Fire & Risk (full day);
  • Cultural Burning and Traditional Custodian Fire Practices (full day);
  • Engaging with Community for Improved Fire Management Outcomes (half day);
  • Fire Ecology (half day);
  • Maps, Models and Planning for Improved Fire Management (half day);
  • Fire and Land Management (half day);
  • Fire, Soils and Climate Change (half day);
  • Fire Management for Linear Infrastructure (half day); 
  • Fire, Threatened Species and Conservation (half day); and
  • Fires in the Past – Essential Knowledge for Management (half day).

Read more: http://www.fireandbiodiversity.org.au/bushfire-2016

30 August - 1 September



AFAC16 will feature something for all in emergency management, including emergency and security services agencies, all levels of government, non-government organisations, research and education institutions from Australia and world-wide. AFAC16 will explore the theme Getting the Balance Right: Mitigation – Response – Recovery across multiple streams. 

30 August - 1 September 2016



Stepping Up and Standing Out"
The Women and Firefighting Australasia (WAFA) Conference 2016 will be held from 30th August until 1st September 2016 at the Brisbane Entertainment and Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland. This year, WAFA has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) which will see the 2 conferences collocated.
Attendance at this conference will not only give you access to a host of excellent and informative presentations, hands-on workshops, mentoring and career advice but it will also allow you access to AFAC Conference keynote speakers, local and international Commissioners, CEOs and Fire Chiefs and complimentary entry to the international standard AFAC Fire Industry Tradeshow.

Find out more: http://www.wafa.asn.au/conference.html