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The Association for Fire Ecology provides opportunities for learning, networking, and collaborating through regional and international conferences. The resources below include conference proceedings and recorded presentations (when available), conference programs, and any other archived conference materials.


2017

7th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress                                             Fire Vision 20/20: A 20-Year Reflection and Look into the Future

November 28-December 2, 2017 - Buena Vista Palace, Orlando Florida

Organized by: AFE and the Southern Fire Exchange

  • Videos Recordings: All the 2017 Fire Congress plenary session presentations and more than 35 presentations from 4 special sessions are available!   
  • Research Highlights: Coming Soon! Many presenters are submitting short summaries of the work they presented at the conference. These documents will be available in a searchable format on the AFE website within the next couple of months.
  • Abstracts and Presenter Bios: This information is currently available through our searchable online program.
  • Photos: We posted a collection of conference photos in an album on Facebook, feel free to browse, tag, and share!    
  • #afeFireCon17: See more pics, thoughts, and resources posted by participants and partners on Twitter. Just search for #afeFireCon17. 


2016

3rd Southwest Fire Ecology Conference                                                               Beyond Hazardous Fuels: Managing Fire for Social, Economic, and Ecological Benefits  

Nov.28-Dec. 2, 2016 - Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Arizona. USA

Organized by: AFE and Southwest Fire Science Consortium


4th Central Oregon Fire Science Symposium

Mar. 24-26, 2016, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon, USA

Co-hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, Northwest Fire Science Consortium, Central Oregon Fire Management Service, Oregon State University, Central Oregon Community College and in collaboration with the Northwest Scientific Association 


Preparing for Wildfires: Moving from Crisis to Opportunity                                            A Workshop for Cooperative Extension Educators and Community Leaders

Mar. 10-12, 2016 - Radisson Suites, Tucson, Arizona


2015

6th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Advancing Ecology in Fire Management: Knowledge Transfer Through Workshops, Presentations, & Meetings

Nov. 16-20, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas, USA


2014

Large Wildland Fires: Social, Political, and Ecological Effects

May 19-23, 2014, Missoula, Montana, USA

Co-hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, International Association of Wildland Fire


3rd Central Oregon Fire Science Symposium

April 7-10, 2014 - Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon, USA

Co-hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, Northwest Fire Science Consortium, USDA Forest Service, BLM, Oregon State University, Central Oregon Community College


2013

Wildland Fire in the Appalachians: Discussions Among Managers and Scientists

Oct. 8-10, 2013 - Roanoke, Virginia, USA

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists


2012

5th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress                                          Uniting Research, Education, and Management

Dec. 3-7, 2012 - Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology


Southwest Fire Ecology Conference                                                                            Fire Landscapes, Wildlife, and People: Building Alliances for Restoring Ecosystem Resilience

Feb. 27 - Mar. 1, 2012 - La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, Humboldt State University, and Southwest Fire Science Consortium


2011

Interior West Fire Ecology Conference: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World

Nov. 14-17, 2011 - Snowbird Resort, Snowbird Utah

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology and Humboldt State University


2009

4th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Fire as a Global Process

Nov. 30, 2009 - Dec. 4, 2009 -  Savannah Marriott Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology



2008

Pacific Coast Fire Conference: Changing Fire Regimes, Goals, and Ecosystems

Dec. 1-4, 2008 - Holiday Inn San Diego On the Bay, San Diego, California

Hosted by: California Section (CAFE) of Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) and Humboldt State University


The '88 Fires: Yellowstone and Beyond

Sept. 22-27, 2008 - Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Hosted by: International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) and the National Park Service 9th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Co-sponsors: Association for Fire Ecology, Canon USA, Lessons Learned Center, National Park Service, Tall Timbers, The Nature Conservancy, University of Alberta, U.S. Forest Service, Wildland Firefighter Foundation, Wyoming State Forestry Division, Yellowstone Association, and the Yellowstone Park Foundation.


Fire in the Southwest: Integrating Fire into Management of Changing Ecosystems

Jan.28-31, 2008 - Tucson, Arizona

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, University of Arizona, Geological Society of America in association with Humboldt State University, California



2006

3rd International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Changing Fire Regimes: Context and Consequences

Nov. 13-17, 2006 - San Diego, California, USA

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology in cooperation with Washington State University Extension, Tall Timbers Research Station, and The Nature Conservancy.

Co-sponsors: USDA Forest Service – Pacific Southwest Region and PSW Research Station, USDA Forest Service Research – Washington Office, USDI Bureau of Land Management – Office of Fire and Aviation, USDI National Park Service, Joint Fire Science Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, University of Chapaingo, Mexico, U.S. Geological Survey, and ESRI.



2005

Tuscon III: Fire Social Science Workshop

Jan. 10-12, 2005 - Tuscon, Arizona, USA

Supported by: USDA Forest Service North Central Research Station, Institute for the Study of Planet Earth at the University of Arizona.


2004

Mixed Severity Fire Regimes: Ecology and Management

Nov. 17-19, 2004 - Spokane, Washington, USA

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, Washington State University Extension, USDA Forest Service, and College of Forest Resources, University of Washington


2003

2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress and 5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology

Nov. 16-20, 2003 - Orlando, Florida, USA

Hosted by: Association for Fire Ecology, American Meteorological Society, Tall Timbers Research Station, The Florida Division of Forestry



2001

10 Years After the East Bay Hills Fire

Nov. – Dec. 1, 2001


2000

1st National Congress on Fire Ecology, Prevention, and Management

Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2000 - San Diego, California, USA

Hosted by: California Association for Fire Ecology and UC Davis Extension



1999

Fire Management: Emerging Policies and New Paradigms

Nov. 16-19, 1999 - San Diego, California, USA

Hosted by: California Association for Fire Ecology and UC Davis Extension


1998

The Role of Information Technology in Fire Management

Nov. 16-19, 1998

Hosted by: California Association for Fire Ecology and UC Davis Extension



1997

Fire in California Ecosystems: Integrating Ecology, Prevention, and Management

Nov. 17-20, 1997

Hosted by: California Association for Fire Ecology and UC Davis Extension

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