October 20-21, 2020
5pm to 7pm CEST (click here for time zone converter)

Join us for a 2-day webinar series this fall. This event is free, open to all, and serves as a prelude to our in-person conference which is scheduled for Fall 2021. Each day will feature a panel of international fire scientists and managers, who will provide a short presentation. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.

Day 1, October 20: Impacts of COVID-19 on the 2020 Fire Season

  • Cathelijne Stoof, Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • Val Chalton, Landworks, South Africa
  • Tom├ís Withington, Administraci├│n de Parques Nacionales de Argentina, Argentina
  • Cristiano Foderi, University of Firenze, Italy
  • Erin Belval, Colorado State University, USA

Day 2, October 21: Integration of Fire Ecology and the Bioeconomy into Wildfire Management

  • Nicolas Faivre, European Commission, Belgium
  • Marco Conedera, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Switzerland
  • Rebecca Bliege Bird, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Esther Amoako, University of Development Studies, Ghana
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