8th International Wildland Fire Conference (IWFC)

Working on Fire - Kishugu Joint Venture (WOF-Kishugu JV) delegation

The 8th edition of the International Wildland Fire Conference will take place in Porto, Portugal, on 16-19 May 2023. The main objective of the 8th IWFC is to create space for presentation of current results of work in the field of wildland fire. The conference is also a space for creating collaborative links between professionals, academics, industry and public authorities aiming at long-term sharing of knowledge and discussions of highly current issues.

Responding to the severe and globally widespread wildland fires seasons of the 1980’s, representatives of government entities and private institutions of all continents organized, in Boston, USA, the 1st International Wildland Fire Conference – “Meeting Global Wildland Fire Challenges”.

Near the turn of the century, the 2nd conference was hosted in Vancouver, Canada, dedicated to “Wildland Fire and Sustainable Development”, attended participants from 38 countries. Since then, every 4 years, a growing community gets together on a different continent to learn from each other and share knowledge and expertize under the scope of integrated fire management.

Chair of 8th IWFC Organizing Committe and Chairman of AGIF Board of Directors

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