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8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Cultivating Pyrodiversity

November 18, 2019 - November 22, 2019


Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 N Resort Drive
Tucson, AZ United States
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The Association for Fire Ecology is excited to be hosting this event in Tucson, Arizona in cooperation with the Southwest Fire Science Consortium. Presentations will feature the latest in research results, applications, case studies, and lessons learned, and special sessions will be designed to unify science and application and to create opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. In addition, fire circle discussions will allow small groups to focus on key topics and learn from one another. Our plenary sessions will include the popular Fire AFEx Talks, which are engaging presentations (think TED or TEDx talks) that will focus on the conference theme and integrate multiple topics.

We welcome all those interested in fire ecology and management to attend, and we aim to create a diverse and inclusive event.

Weekly Schedule
  • November 18: We’ll begin the week with a full day of pre-conference workshops to provide training opportunities for building and applying new skills.
  • November 19-21: Fire Congress participants will be engaged in innovative plenary sessions, special sessions, presentations, fire circle discussions, and networking opportunities.
  • November 22: We will conclude on Friday with field trips that demonstrate how the concepts discussed at the congress are being applied in the Southwest.

Learn more at afefirecongress.org.