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Let us know about your event! Email Craig (craig.w@hlw.org.au) to list your event here. 

17 March 2020

SEQFBC Fire Science Forum 2020 - Facing Fire in a Changing Climate


SEQFBC Fire Science Forum 2020 - "Facing Fire in a Changing Climate".

Please  join us for our popular Annual Fire Science Forum with the theme "Facing Fire in a Changing Climate"

The SEQ Fire & Biodiversity Consortium are pleased to present our annual Fire Science Forum, at our new venue, the Queensland State Library, on Tuesday 17, March.  We have a range of world-class speakers, including researchers from the Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfire (Wollongong University), Queensland University, CSIRO & the BOM; & expert fire operators from QFES, Powerlink & Ten Rivers.  With the theme, “Facing Fire in a Changing Climate “, topics include prescribed burning, smoke, fire ecology, infrastructure risk, fire weather & an overview of Queensland’s 2019/20 Bushfire Emergency. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register here: https://seqfbcfirescienceforum2020.eventbrite.com.au


20-24 April 2020

3rd International Smoke Symposium

California, USA

The 3rd International Smoke Symposium will bring together researchers from the atmospheric sciences, the ecological sciences, health sciences, mathematicians, computer sciences, climatologists, social scientists, and others to discuss the complex issues of smoke and identify knowledge gaps and opportunities for innovation and development.

Read more: https://www.iawfonline.org/events/

19 - 20 May 2020 (field trip on the 21 May 2020)

NCC Bushfire Conference 2020


The NSW Nature Conservation Council's Bushfire Program is hosting it's 12th Biennial Bushfire Conference, 'Cool, Warm Hot: the burning questions', to bring together academics, agencies, Traditional Owners, practitioners and communities to explore how different fire intensities can influence ecosystems and communities in a changing climate. 

Find out more: https://www.nature.org.au/healthy-ecosystems/bushfire-program/bushfire-conference-2020/ 


25-28 August 2020

AFAC20 Connecting communities Creating resilience


The AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ conferences bring together a broad spectrum of emergency management practitioners together to learn and share experiences. AFAC20 will start with the one-day Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum on Tuesday 25 August 2020.
Days two and three of AFAC20 will feature the multi-streamed AFAC Conference, incorporating the Institution of Fire Engineers (Australia) National Conference, the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference and the Women in Firefighting Australasia (WAFA) Conference.
Day four will see the Professional Development Program workshops and site tours.

Find out more: https://www.afacconference.com.au/the-conferences