Join us in Orlando for FireVision 20/20!

Calling all current and future Fire Professionals:  FireVision 20/20 will bring together fire researchers, managers, policy makers, and students in Orlando, Florida for a 20 year reflection and look into the future. 

Our program is shaping up: Association for Fire Ecology's 7th  International Fire Ecology and Management Congress will offer a   great mix of thought-provoking plenaries, cutting-edge research, stimulating workshops, round table discussions, and engaging attached meetings. Post conference field trips will offer glimpses of the incredibly diverse, fire-shaped ecosystems of Florida.
Opportunity for new committee members: Contact the event co-chair Alan Long at if you're interested in joining the Program Committee to help  plan an exciting week of learning, networking, and fun! 

Submit Your Request for Approval as Early as Possible: If you are a federal employee, you may be required to submit your request to attend this event through Meetings Management. We encourage you to do so early so that there are not delays in approval.

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Calls for Proposals and Abstracts Now Open  

Click on the links below for detailed instructions and links to the Submission Forms.

Suggested Topics for Workshops, Special Session, and Presentations:
  • 20/20 Vision: Looking Back, Looking Forward
  • Fire Ecology & Effects
  • Fire Management and Use
  • Fire Modeling
  • Climate Change & Fire History
  • Restoration & Resiliency
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Policy Issues
  • Case Studies and Lessons Learned
  • Education & Communication
  • Living with Fire - Cultural, Socio-Economic, Health
  • Smoke Management & Modeling
Schedule At-a-Glance

This event will be one of the largest conferences AFE's hosted in the last decade. Our schedule is coming together and we are excited to announce that we will be making some changes to our regular format. We will be starting the conference on Tuesday, and offering 4 full days of activities, integrating workshops into the week rather than having them only on the first day. We will also be offering a full day of field trips on Saturday. Here is our tentative schedule:

Call for Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Donors

The Association for Fire Ecology is seeking general support from government agencies, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and businesses ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 or more. Your financial support of this event will help us to facilitate knowledge exchange and technology transfer among attendees from across the nation and world. Our goal is to address critical research and management issues needed for ecological wildland fire management.

Download our Sponsorship Flyer here.  See our Sponsorship Page for details, including payment links and required submission form.
Event Venue

Our event will be held at the beautiful Buena Vista Palace Resort in Orlando Florida. This resort is directly adjacent to Disney Springs and offers many amenities. Room nights will be offered at government per diem rates. Book your room Here.
Steering and Program Committee Members

Steering Committee
Geoff Babb - Bureau of Land Management, Congress Co-chair
Alan Long - Southern Fire Exchange, Congress Co-chair
Tim Ingalsbee - Association for Fire Ecology
Catia Juliana - Association for Fire Ecology
Steve Miller - St. Johns River Water Management District
Zach Prusak - The Nature Conservancy
Walt Thomson - Retired
Ed Brunson - Joint Fire Science Program
Robin Wills - National Park Service
Neil Sugihara - Retired
Chris Dunn - Oregon State University
Mike Stambaugh - University of Missouri
Sam Lindblom - The Nature Conservancy
Bob Gray - Bob Gray Consulting

Program Committee
Alan Long - Southern Fire Exchange, Chair
Tim Ingalsbee - Association for Fire Ecology
Catia Juliana - Association for Fire Ecology
Leda Kobziar - University of Idaho
John Bailey - Oregon State University
Morris Johnson - US. Forest Service
Nick Skowronski - US Forest Service
Jennifer Bunty - Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists
Ron Masters - University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Louisa Evers - Bureau of Land Management

Hosted by Association for Fire Ecology, 
in cooperation with Southern Fire Exchange

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