GFMC: Archived Announcement of Meetings

Archived Announcement of Meetings


  1. The Role of Information Technology in Fire Management (16-19 November 1998, San Diego, USA)

  2. Working Meeting of the EARSeL Special Interest Group (SIG) on Forest Fires (16-20 November 1998, Coimbra, Portugal)

  3. Third International Conference on Forest Fire Research in conjunction with the 14th Fire and Forest Meteorology Conference (16-20 November 1998, Coimbra, Portugal)


  1. Changes and Disturbance in Tropical Rain Forest in SE Asia (20 – 21 January 1999, London, United Kingdom)

  2. MEDPINE International Workshop – First Information (January / February 1999, Beit-Oren, Israel)

  3. “Fires in the Mediterranean Forests: Prevention – Suppression – Soil Erosion – Reforestation” (3-6 February, 1999, Athens, Greece)

  4. 2nd International Workshop on Forest Fire Control and Suppression Aspects (16 – 21 February 1999, Bogor, Indonesia) Symposium on Fire Economics, Planning and Policy: Bottom lines (5-9 April 1999, San Diego, California, USA)

  5. Remote Sensing in the 21th Century: Economic and Environmental Applications (31 May – 2 June 1999, Valladolid, Spain)

  6. Methodology Workshop on Environmental Services & Land Use Change: Bridging the Gap between Policy & Research in SE Asia (31 May to 2 June 1999, Chiang Mai, Thailand)

  7. IUFRO Conference on Remote Sensing and Forest Monitoring (1-3 June 1999, Rogów, Poland)

  8. Joint Fire Science Conference and Workshop “Crossing the Millenium: Integrating Spatial Technologies and Ecological Principles for a New Age of Fire Management” (15-17 June 1999, Boise, Idaho, USA)

  9. IDNDR Programme Forum 1999: Thematic Session: Disaster Reduction and Protection of Natural Resources (8 July 1999) (5-9 July 1999, Geneva, Switzerland)

  10. Third International Scientific Conference “The Fires in the Forest and at the Enterprises of the Forest and Chemical Complex: Initiation, Suppressing and Ecological Consequences” (5-10 July 1999, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation)

  11. 8th Bureau of Meteorology Fire Weather Workshop (5-6 July 1999, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW, Australia)

  12. Bushfire 99 (7-9 July 1999, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW, Australia)

  13. 42nd Annual Symposium of the   International Association of Vegetation Science (26-30 July 1999, Bilbao, Spain)

  14. Workshop “Assessment Methods of Forest Ecosystem Status and Sustainability” (8-12 August 1999, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation)

  15. Workshop “Fire on Ice”, (14-15 August 1999, Khabarovsk, Russian Federation)

  16. Natural and Man-Induced Combustion of Coal: Detecting, Measuring, Monitoring and Extinguishing Underground Coal Fires – the Role of Earth Observation (17 August 1999, Enschede, The Netherlands)

  17. Symposium during the 9th Goldschmidt Conference Black Carbon in the Environment: Combustion Residues – Sources and Fates, Characterization and Biogeochemical Implications (22-27 August 1999, Cambridge, MA, USA)

  18. 3rd International Symposium on Asian Tropical Forest Management Impacts of Fire and Human Activities on Forest Ecosystems in the Tropics (20 – 23 September 1999, Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia)

  19. Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC) Annual Conference 1999: Priority Community Safety (15-17 October 1999, Melbourne, Australia)

  20. International Association of Wildland Fire, 1999 Wildland Fire Safety Summit “What Have We Learnt From Major Wildfire Disasters?” (2-5 November 1999, Sydney, Australia)

  21. Landscape Fire Modeling Workshop (15-16 November 1999, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)

  22. The DELFI Symposium (18 & 19 November 1999, Athens, Greece)


  1. Conference at the Eastern Kentucky University/Richmond on Fire, People, and the Central Hardwood Landscape (12-14 March 2000, Kentucky, United States of America)

  2. Project Planning Workshop on Scientific Dimensions of Forest Fires: Simulation and Modelling Studies of Forest Fires and Transboundary Haze (27-29 March 2000, Chennai, India)

  3. Regional Workshop on Forest Fire Management Collaboration in ASEAN (29 – 31 March 2000, Chiangmai, Thailand)

  4. International Conference, Space Techniques for the Management of Major Risks and their Consequences “RISK 2000” (Due to technical reasons RISK 2000 will be postponed to September 2000 in Paris, France. More detailed information on the meeting date will follow.)

  5. 20th EARSeL Symposium Remote Sensing in the 21st Century: A Decade of Trans-European Remote Sensing Cooperation (14 – 16 June 2000, Dresden, Germany)

  6. International Conference “Conjugate Problems of Mechanics and Ecology” (4-9 July 2000, Tomsk, Russian Federation)

  7. XXI  IUFRO World Congress “Forests and Society: The Role of Research” (7-12 August 2000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

  8. Disaster Management Workshop (18-22 September 2000, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)

  9. 4th International Wildland Safety Fire Summit (10-12 October 2000, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

  10. Euromediterranean Forest Fire Meetings of the Millenium & Forest Fire Research Special Session (25-27 October 2000, Hyères les Palmiers, France)

  11. First Announcement and Call for Papers – 1st International Symposium (26-27 October 2000, Martignas sur Jalle, France)

  12. Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Ecosystems Dominated By High Intensity Fire: Challenges, Tools and Solutions (8-10 November 2000, Edmonton, Canada)

  13. The First International Global Disaster Information Network (GDIN) Information Technology Exposition and Conference (9-11 October 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)

  14. Feuer <Fire> (October-November 2000, Bonn, Germany)

  15. Fire Conference 2000: The First National Congress on Fire Ecology and Management (27 November – 1 December 2000 San Diego, USA)

  16. American Geophysical Union 2000 Fall Meeting with four Major Sessions Focusing on Wildfires (15-19 December 2000 in San Francisco, California, U.S.A)


  1. Global Observation of the Forest Cover (GOFC ) Regional Fire Workshop – Southeast Asia: Regional Needs and Capabilities for Satellite-based Fire Monitoring (20-21 February 2001, Earth Observation Research Center, NASDA, Japan)

  2. “A European Perspective on DISASTER MANAGEMENT” (27 February – 1 March 2001, Frascati, Italy)

  3. Forest Fires 2001 – Operational Mechanisms, Firefighting Means and New Technologies (13-16 March 2001, Athens, Greece)

  4. 3rd International Workshop Remote Sensing and GIS Applications to Forest Fire Management – New Methods and Sensors (17-18 May 2001, Paris, France)

  5. Congress on Prevention and Fighting of Forest Fires and Grassland Fires in the Mercosur Region (Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay) (21-24 May 2001,Villa Carlos Paz, Province of Córdoba, Argentina)

  6. New Communication and Information Technologies in Forest Fire Prevention and Suppression (22-23 June 2001, Kalamata, Greece)

  7. Bushfire 2001 (3-6 July 2001 in Christchurch, New Zealand)

  8. International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare (15 -18 July 2001, Bangalore, India)

  9. “Communities in Flames” – An International Conference on Community Involvement in Fire Management  (25-28 July 2001, Balikpapan, Indonesia)

  10. Society of American Foresters (SAF) – 2001 National Convention, Fire Working Group (13-17 September 2001, Denver, Colorado, USA)

  11. Fourth International Conference “Forest and Steppe Fires: Initiation, Spread, Suppression and Ecological Impacts” (25-29 September 2001, Irkutsk, Russia)

  12. Conference on Regional Haze and Global Radiation Balance – Aerosols, Measurements and Models: Closure, Reconciliation and Evaluation (2-5 October 2001 Bend, Oregon, U.S.A)

  13. East Bay Hills Fire Conference & California´s 2001 Wildfire Conference (9-12 October 2001, Berkeley, California, USA)

  14. Tall Timbers 22nd Fire Ecology Conference: Fire in Temperate, Boreal and Montane Ecosystems (15-18 October 2001, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada)

  15. Symposium in the Sun, and Volunteer Chief Officers School
    (1-4 November 2001, Orlando, Florida, USA)

  16. NASA / Rochester Institute of Technology / International Association of Wildland Fires (IAWF): FIRES Project Wildfire Imaging Needs Assessment Workshop
    (4-5 November 2001, Missoula, Montana, USA)

  17. The Wildland-Urban Interface: Sustaining Forests in a Changing Landscape (5-8 November 2001, Gainesville, Florida, USA)

  18. International Association of Wildland Fires (IAWF) Wildfire Safety Summit
    (6-8 November 2001, Missoula, Montana, USA)

  19. 5th International Fire Safety Summit (6-8 November 2001, Missoula, Montana, USA)

  20. Fourth Symposium on Fire & Forest Meteorology (13-15 November 2001, Reno, Nevada, USA)


  1. 70th Eurotherm Seminar on “Physical and Mathematical Modelling of Fires in Enclosures and Fire Protection” (7-8 October 2002, Turin, Italy)

  2. Workshop on „Fire and Grazing as Instruments for Maintaining Impoverished Open Landscapes in Northwest Germany“, (3-4 September 2002, Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Protection (Alfred Toepfer Akademie für Naturschutz), Hof Möhr, Schneverdingen, Germany)

  3. 4th International Workshop on Disturbance Dynamics in Boreal Forests: Disturbance Processes and Their Ecological Effects in Boreal Forests (9-14 August 2002, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada)

  4. Fire and Ecological Responses – A Side Meeting at the International Congress of Ecology (INTECOL)(11-18 August 2002, Seoul, Korea)

  5. The National Wildfire Policy Summit (18-22 January 2002, Washington D.C., USA)

  6. S.E. Asia Fire Calibration / Validation Workshop (22-24 January 2002, Phuket, Thailand)

  7. Wildfire Prevention Strategies of Southern Europe Forests – Forum of Wildfire Risk Management Professionals (Announcement in English, French, Portuguese & Spanish) (31 January-2 February 2002, Bordeaux, France)

  8. Wildland Urban Interface Symposium 2002  (11-14 March 2002, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada)

  9. FIREFOR – International Trade Fair for Technology and Machinery for Prevention and Forest Fire Extinction  
    (4-6 April 2002, Orense, Spain)

  10. Conference on Fire, Fuel Treatments, and Ecological Restoration: Proper Place, Appropriate Time (16-18 April 2002, Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A.)

  11. Fires, Scars, and Smoke: Observations, Impact, and Policies – Session A10 of the AGU 2002 Spring Meeting (28-31 May 2002, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.)

  12. WorldLand and Forest Fire Hazards: International Conference and Exhibition(10-12June 2002, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

  13. WOODFOR AFRICA 2002 – Concurrent Conference No.3: Fire! (3 July 2002, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa)

  14. International Conference “Conjugate Problems of Mechanics and Ecology” (4-9 July, Tomsk, Russian Federation)

  15. Improving Global Estimates of Atmospheric Emissions from Biomass Burning A Joint GOFC/GOLD and IGBP-IGAC/BIBEX Workshop, (17-19 July 2002, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A.)



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