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2016 Wildland Urban Interface Conference

The WUI conference brings together wildland firefighters, federal and state-agency personnel, and land-use community planners to collaborate on emerging issues in wildland fire management. Attendees make valuable connections and learn new tools and strategies. 

Who should attend: 

  • Fire chiefs and company officers
  • Federal and state wildland-fire agency personnel
  • Wildland firefighters and fire-management officers
  • Fire marshals
  • Land-use and community planners
  • Fire-ecology researchers and analysts


Why attend: 

  • Learn. Hear about Innovative Programs such as Ready, Set, Go! and the FAC Learning Network and operational considerations such as lessons learned from Type 1 IC’s and tactical operations in Open Space Islands, all over 3 days of education and training.
  • Connect. Federal, state and local wildland fire personnel come together in a collaborative environment for idea sharing and future planning.
  • See. The Exhibit Hall provides a great opportunity to explore the tools, technologies and resources available to help you mitigate and respond to WUI challenges. 


For more information, visit the conference
website.