2020 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference: Call for Presentations
2020 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference hosted by Fire Adapted Colorado

“Discover Your Role: Reducing Wildland Fire Risk”

April 15-16, 2020
Double Tree Hotel
743 Horizon Drive
Grand Junction, Colorado

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 2020 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference, which will occur April 15-16 in Grand Junction. This year's conference will provide an in-depth exploration of how community members across the spectrum can effectively contribute to better fire outcomes and provide community wildfire resilience leaders with new knowledge and tools for engaging partners and the public.

The conference will offer a suite of learning opportunities including - keynote speakers, networking events, workshops, strategic conversations, break-out sessions, and more!

The conference planning committee is looking for presentation or session proposals that will lead to active learning and participation. Proposals for sessions that help create new knowledge, support skill building, and draw out people’s experiences are preferred. We want the conference to give participants tools and ideas that support what’s working and help identify opportunities for improvement.

Examples of sessions or presentations that we are seeking include:
- provide case studies of effective programs and/or project work with non-traditional partners.
- showcase projects or programs that are working across the state (nation)
- offer a round table discussion on actions taken to create Fire Adapted Communities.
- share stories about failures and what was learned from them.
- provide the latest relevant research findings presented in an interactive format.
- gather experiences to help others with future work.
- climate change impacts on future vegetation, weather, and subsequently fire.
- transfer information and practices among participants.
- make connections among participants and build relationships.
- give practitioners a platform to share their experiences.
- create opportunities for future work with others/collaborative opportunities.
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