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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.