International Association of Wildland Fire

12th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit

Presented by the International Association of Wildland Fire

October 25 - 26, 2012

Sydney, Australia


The Safety Summit returned to Missoula in 2011 with a unique theme that celebrates the role of story and narrative in advances in wildland fire safety research and practice. "Promoting the Story of Wildland Fire Safety…From the Local to the Global" featured keynote speakers who continue to push the boundaries of research and practice in wildland fire safety by incorporating elements of story and narrative in their work.

The program offered special training opportunities, including special workshops with international safety expert Gordon Graham. In addition to contributed oral presentations, the conference also featured "electronic" posters for the first time. 

The 11th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit took full advantage of its location in Missoula by offering indoor and outdoor exhibitor shows, a special screening of Red Skies of Montana, and tours to key wildland fire landmarks in the Missoula area including the Missoula Smokejumper base.

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Key Dates for Presenters

October 8, 2010 Abstract submission process open online
December 31, 2010 Deadline for submissions
January 24, 2011 Presenters notified
February 1, 2011 Preliminary program posted


Key Dates for Attendees

December 15, 2010 Hotel reservation form available online
December 15, 2010 Conference registration form available online
March 5, 2011 Deadline for hotel room reservation
March 16, 2011 Deadline for early conference registration