Forestfire2016

Following the first ForestFire conference focused on WUI fires in 2013, the second edition of the conference on fire risk assessment, modelling, mapping and management in wildland and WUI will take place in Aix-en-Provence, from May 25th to May 27th 2016. This edition is co-organized by IRSTEA, the French Southern Zone Fire Fighting Defense and Security Service, and the Innovation Cluster for Risk Management, Cluster SAFE.

Partners:

This second edition is organized in partnership with the IAWF (International Association of Wildland Fire).

And
Ministère de l’environnement, de l’énergie et de la mer
IGPR Institut de Prévention et de Gestion des Risques Urbains

 Registration:

Information

https://forestfire.irstea.fr/registration/registration-fees/

Form

https://www.azur-colloque.fr/IRSTEA/inscription/inscription/1

About Aix en Provence2016

Town of water, town of art… Everyone knows that Aix was built and has developed around this dual identity. But the town also knows how to blend different eras and culture. Open to the world, it is a city of human dimension where the preserved heritage and the city of tomorrow blend perfectly. Here, all …

Abstract guidelines2016

Abstract should be no longer than 350 words. Abstract should be written in English or French. The document should include the following items only in this order: Abstract Title (which should be in lower case, bold and centred). Authors (Add a blank line before the authors list. Authors’ names should be listed with initials of …

Accomodation2016

Aix-en-Provence offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all requirements: hotels, residences, guest houses, bed and breakfast, etc. You will find below some proposals of hotels close to the City Center and also proposals near the ENSOSP. On May 25 and 26, a free shuttle service will be offered from Aix city centre to the ENSOSP. It …

Cancellation2016

Cancellation prior to the 15th of May 2016: refund of 100% of registration fees. Cancellation after the 15th of May 2016: no refund due to cancellation.

Committees2016

Scientific committee Blanchi Raphaele CSIRO Melbourne, Australia Bouillon Christophe Irstea Aix-en-Provence, France D’Avezac de Castéra Hubert MTDA Aix-en-Provence, France Galiana Luis Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain Ganteaume Anne Irstea Aix-en-Provence, France Jappiot Marielle Irstea Aix-en-Provence, France Leonard Justin CSIRO Melbourne, Australia Maillé Eric Irstea Aix-en-Provence, France Mantzavelas Antonis OMIKRON ltd Thessaloniki, Greece Rigolot Eric INRA Avignon, …

Communications2016

KEYNOTES Raphaele Blanchi.  “Overview of Australian bushfire hazard and risk assessment at the rural/urban interface.” CSIRO, Australia  Jon Keely. “WUI Wildfire Losses in California” – (slides) USGS Three Rivers, USA Andrea Camia. “Overview of fire incidence and risk in Europe” Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy Oral Presentations Andrea Duane, Lluis Brotons, …

Conference location2016

The ForestFire 2016 conference will take place in Aix-en-Provence, France. The  conference will be held at the French Academy for Fire, Rescue and Civil Protection Officers (ENSOSP, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Officiers de Sapeurs-Pompiers) which is located in the suburb of Aix en Provence, 15-minute drive from the city centre. ENSOSP Pôle pédagogique 1070, rue …

Download area2016

  Book of abstracts (2 Mo) Photos (22 Mo)   Posters        

Field trip2016

We are very excited to offer a field trip for our conference participants on Friday, May 27th.  You can sign up for the field trip at the time of registering for the conference. As the number of participants is limited, we recommend early registration to guarantee your spot. Date: Friday the 27th of May 2016 Time: 8:15 …

Presentation guidelines2016

Oral presentations Please check the session schedule on the program (it will be available online shortly) to verify day and time of your presentation. The duration of each presentation slot is 20 minutes (15 minutes in length, 5 minutes of questions and discussion). An LCD projector and a computer with presentation software (MS Powerpoint, Adobe …

Program overview2016

Download the detailed program HERE    Wednesday 25th May 2016 08:30-09:30 Conference Registration/Information desk Open / Welcome coffee 09:30- 10:35 OPENING CEREMONY                                                                                                            (amphi 1) Chair: Marielle Jappiot. – A. Goodwin, Chief Fire Officer, Victoria State (AU). – D. Blankenship, Deputy Director, Fire and Aviation Management, USFS (USA). – Lieutenant-colonel J.J. Bozabalian, chef de l’Etat-Major Interministériel …

Registration fees2016

Only online registrations are possible. Online payment must be done by credit card (Carte Bleue, Visa or Mastercard only). It is advisable to make a complete registration in one go. You will be able to register for the conference and also to choose additional services. In case the invoice has to be drawn up to an organisation, …

Social dinner2016

The social dinner will take place at the restaurant Ô zen, in Aix-en-Provence city center, close to the “Fontaine de la Rotonde” (Rotunda fountain).  Please note that a conference dinner ticket is not included in the registration fee and must be purchased separately, for conference participants and accompagnying people. Tickets can be ordered when registering for …

Topics2016

Oral and poster sessions will cover the following topics: Firefighting and crisis management, from the wildland to the interface Alerts and crisis management: new tools and new real time information sources, including crowdsourcing Firefighting strategies and techniques, in wildland and in highly populated areas Defense of forest, infrastructures and human values Training… Fire modelling and …

Transports & meals2016

In order to facilitate the organisation of the conference, we would like to know your thoughts in terms of transports and meals. Please check the DOODLE at the bottom of this page. Select your transports Free shuttle service: Aix-en-Provence <–> ENSOSP On May 25 and 26, a free shuttle service will be offered from Aix city centre to …

Useful information2016

Language The official languages of the conference are English and French. Please consider that information on the conference website is mainly published in English with some content translated into  French; all written material is published in English. Lectures will be generally held in English, but French is also possible, according to the speaker’s preference. Simultaneous …

About the conference2016

ForestFire 2016 Following the first ForestFire conference focused on WUI fires in 2013, the second edition of the conference on fire risk assessment, modelling, mapping and management in wildland and WUI will take place in Aix-en-Provence, from May 25th to May 27th 2016. This edition is co-organized by IRSTEA, the French Southern Zone Fire Fighting …

Welcome to ForestFire2016

 International Conference on Forest Fires and WUI Fires  May 25-27, 2016 | Aix-en-Provence, France   Outline WUI management for wild fire mitigation has become an increasingly critical stake these last years in many regions of the world with Mediterranean climate, including Europe, Northern Africa, California, South America, Australia, Southern Africa, etc. but also in areas with …