2016 Annual Report - Awards - Conferences
IAWF 2016 Annual Report
The IAWF is  pleased to share the 2016 Annual Report. 2016 was a thought-provoking, challenging, and busy year permeated with motivating events, varied responses to challenges, and development and implementation of important activities to better prepare for the future. Our members make these accomplishments possible, thank you for your continued support. 
If you are not a member, consider joining today!
2017 IAWF Award Recipients
Congratulations to the 2017 IAWF Award Recipients. The Wildland Fire Safety Award was presented at the Safety Summit in Barcelona, Spain earlier this year. The remaining awards will be presented at a special event in Boise, ID later this year. 

Wildland Fire Safety Award Professor Domingos Viegas of the University of Coimbra Portugal

Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland Fire Science  -  Brian Stocks, B.J. Stocks Wildfire Investigations Ltd. 

Excellence in Wildland Fire Management Award - Steven Miller,  Chief, Bureau of Land Resources,  St Johns River Water Management District

Early Career in Fire Operations Award - Dr. Sara Brown, US Forest Service 

Early Career in Fire Science Award Dr. Travis Paveglio, University of Idaho

Upcoming Conferences
National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
March 26-29, 2018
Reno, Nevada
The Fire Continuum Conference
Preparing for the Future of Wildland Fire
May 21-24, 2018
Missoula, MT
Partner Conferences
  Eighth International Symposium on Scale Modeling (ISSM-8) 
September 12-14, 2017
Portland, Oregon, USA
Aerial Firefighting Europe 2017 
The Essential Firefighting Aerospace Forum
October 17 -18, 2017
Nimes, France
The 2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales 
October 23rd – 25th 2017 
Columbia University’s Morningside Campus


Travel Support applications and abstract submissions are now open and can be submitted via the attached form.

Registration is open via this Eventbrite link. The cost of the conference is $100 and $50 for students. Some travel support is expected, in particular for early career scientists. We would be grateful for indications of interest, and encourage you to forward this to your colleagues.


Abstract submission is open and will close on August 1st, 2017. Please see the attached form for more information regarding abstract submissions. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.