Six major themes involved in this pluri-disciplinar problem will be covered by the authors during the Conference. Each theme has several sub-topics for your guidance. Papers or posters dealing with the most relevant topics related to forest fires on a scientific basis will be presented. The following list of subjects is given as a guide line for the eventual organization of the sessions:


    Fire Risk Assessment

    Fire Risk Communication

    Climate Change

    Cascade effects

    Firefighting training



    Fire Ecology

    Evaluation and Management of Burned Areas

    Fuel Management

    Fuel Modelling

    Fire Prevention



    Fire Management

    Fire Prevention

    Fire Preparedness

    Fire Behaviour

    Fire Suppression

     Fire Regime

    Large Fires

    Fire Safety

    International cooperation



    Fuel Management at the WUI

    Fire Management at the WUI

    Risk Assessment


    Fire Detection and Monitoring

    Remote Sensing

    Fire Behaviour Prediction Systems

    Meteorology and other support information

    New Technologies



    Human and Institutional Factors

    Economic Issues

     Fire impacts on society

important deadlines

   Presentation of Abstracts: 15 March 2018
   Acceptance of Abstracts: 30 April 2018
   Full version of Papers: 30 June 2018
   Early Registration: 15 October 2018
   Definitive Program: 10 October 2018

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