3rd Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference
"Shared Responsibility: Research, Management, and Communities"
April 17-19, 2012 ~ Hilton Hotel ~ Seattle, Washington, USA
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For publication in the Conference Proceedings for the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) 3rd Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference all presenters, both oral and poster, are encouraged to submit one of the following:
1. Abstract - Authors will have the opportunity to edit the abstract that was submitted for the program. The technical editor will review, edit and send back to the author for approval.
2. Extended Abstract - The extended abstract is a longer version of your original abstract and is generally about 2 pages in length. For the extended abstract you should include references (see below). The technical editor will review, edit and send back to the author for approval.
3. Full Paper - For full papers the author must clear all third party intellectual property rights and obtain formal permission from their respective institutions, where necessary. Authors must also warrant that their work:
Has not been published before
Is not presently being considered for publication elsewhere
Does not violate any intellectual property right of any person or entity
Does not contain any subject matter that contravenes any laws (including defamatory material and misleading and deceptive material) and
Meets ethical research standards.
The technical editor will review, edit and send back to the author for approval.
Deadline for submissions is June 15, 2012.
Schedule & Format:
Authors will be notified by January 23 and the tentative program schedule will be posted by Febuary 13, 2012.
Meeting Room Standard Equipment:
- One LCD Projector
- One laptop computer
- One lavaliere microphone
- One presentation remote with laser pointer
- One screen of appropriate size
- Internet connection
Unless otherwise noted in the program most presentations are 20 minutes long, please ensure that you don’t run over your allotted time by practicing your talk prior to the conference.
Presenters will be required to use the IAWF-supplied laptop computer. The IAWF computer will have the following software installed: Microsoft Power Point 2010, Adobe Acrobat 10.x or higher, QuickTime 7.x or higher, Macromedia Flash Player 11.x or higher, and Internet Explorer 8.x or higher. Please bring your presentation on one of the following media:
· USB flash drive
Note: If your graphics or video clips are not imbedded into your presentation, please bring them as well. If your presentation was created on a MAC and converted to run on a PC, please test it before you come to the meeting. Make sure that the hyperlinks still function. Avoid using a rewritable CD (CD-WR). We've encountered compatibility problems with them.
Presentation Submission and Speaker Ready Room:
All speakers are required to check in at the speaker table at least 4 hours prior to their session, or as early as possible. This will ensure their presentation can be opened and loaded onto the conference computer system. All final adjustments can be made at this time. Check in at the conference registration table to receive additional information about the speaker ready room.
Send any questions regarding audio/visual or computer support to Mikel Robinson at email@example.com
Preparing your Presentation
When preparing your presentation please focus more on outcomes and spend a little less time on methods.
The National Advanced Fire and Resource Institute has an excellent Audio/Visual resource webpage that we highly recommend you take advantage of http://www.nafri.gov/pages/av_intropage.htm. In addition, the institutes Visual Information Specialists are available to give you advice or help you prepare your presentation free of charge http://www.nafri.gov/pages/av_contacts.htm. Please feel free to contact them directly.
The formal poster session and reception will be from 5:30 - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 17th. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served with a cash bar. Authors are expected to be present to discuss their poster during that period. Posters may remain up until the end of the conference.
Each poster panel will be 4 feet by 8 feet and we recommend that you leave at least 2 inch margins on all sides of your poster to facilitate attaching it to the panel.
We will provide you with pushpins or velcro that can be used to attach posters to the panels. A diagram of poster location assignments will be available on-site during the set up time. Please ensure you hang your poster in the appropriate location.
The conference proceedings for the IAWF 3rd Human Dimensions Conference will be published electronically approximately 6 months after the conference. The deadline for paper submission is June 1, 2012. The guidelines will be sent out shortly, as well as posted on the conference webpage.
All presenters are required to register for the conference. On-line registration will be available on our website October 1, 2011, Note that all accepted presenters are required to register by March 17, 2012, or they will be dropped from the program
Hotel and Travel:
A block of rooms is being held at the conference hotel. Register prior to March 27, 2012 to receive the guaranteed rate
of $137/night + tax.
1301 6th Avenue, Seattle, Washington, USA
Phone: (206) 624-0500, Fax: (206) 682-9029
The airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), is located 14 miles from the Hilton Seattle. We recommend that you use public transportation rather than rent a car as parking is expensive and sparse in downtown Seattle.
Transportion to and from the Airport
- Subway/Light Rail - $2.50 USD
- Limousine - $65 USD
- Super Shuttle - $25.00 USD
- Taxi - $35.00 USD
Driving directions from Interstate 5
Proceed on I-5 North toward Seattle, take the Seneca Street exit 165, on the left. Turn right on 6th Avenue and proceed one block North. Hilton Seattle is located at the corner of 6th Avenue and University Street.
We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!