See you at WFC2019 in Ottawa!

While smoke and fires continue to impact western North America (first BC, now California), this is a very early heads up that the next WFC conference will be in Ottawa in November 2019. (This is a new change; originally tentatively planned for Feb/March 2019, now scheduled for November.) Start planning to join co-hosts Ontario Ministry…

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Thanks for a fantastic conference!

It has now been about 6 months since we all gathered in Kelowna. With over 370 delegates, this was the largest WFC conference yet. Thanks to all who attended, presented, sponsored, or performed at our event – we were thrilled with the turnout and energy! Most importantly, we believe it fulfilled the primary conference objective…

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Countdown to Kelowna!

Wildland Fire Canada 2016 is less than one week away! If you’ve already registered, then pack your bags, get your poster printed, polish up that presentation and get some sleep, because it’s going to be a rocking week of wildland fire excitement! If you haven’t registered, there’s still time. But not much… We have just…

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Shout out to our vendor sponsors!

Vendor sponsors represent a very important part of our conference, and without them, we could not make this event a reality. Some of our vendors are new this year, while others are faithful returnees from previous Wildland Fire Canada conferences. Where would we be without them? The vendor booths will be impossible to miss at…

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Fire walks and fire talks

James Keelaghan (see below!)                   If you haven’t heard of them before, allow us to highlight the WFC2016 workshops. This series of small group technical sessions held before and after the main conference program will tantalize, thrill and awe! The WFC2016 workshop series presents an opportunity to…

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Dog days of summer: more speakers and early summer rates

Last month’s call for papers ended with a bang! Over 100 oral and poster proposals were submitted, giving the program committee lots of options for preparing top-quality sessions. We offer special thanks to everyone who sent one in. The WFC2016 program committee is busily sorting through the offerings will be in touch with applicants in…

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Of Abstracts and Awards

Wildland Fire Canada 2016 Abstract submissions will be accepted until June 30th The Wildland Fire Canada 2016 conference opening is officially less than 4 months away. As the summer fire season begins to heat up, some of you may already be thinking ahead towards autumn. We hope you already have your calendar booked for the…

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First keynote speakers

Announcing the first WFC2016 keynote speakers! With less than 6 months to go until Wildland Fire Canada 2016, it’s time to announce our first round of confirmed guest speakers. But first, here’s a reminder that the call for papers is still open, and we want your abstract submissions! Abstracts for oral or poster presentations will…

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Call for Papers!

The Wildland Fire Canada 2016 conference is fast approaching and we are looking for exciting and innovative presentations. This year’s theme, Building Resilience, is designed to reflect a critical fire management objective and challenge where changing patterns of wildland fire and other stressors demand resiliency within our landscape, communities and fire management organizations. The program features four…

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New Award

We are pleased to announce a new award that will be judged and awarded at the conference. The WFC2016 Student Awards will be presented to the best overall student presentation (oral or poster) at the conference. Please be sure that student presenters are indicated when abstracts are submitted.

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