The theme for the conference is “Fire behaviour and its applications in fire management” and the programme will include sessions on:
fire behaviour and fire danger rating
fire weather and climate
fire ecology/fire effects
Bushfire 2001 will be held in conjunction with the Forest and Rural Fire Association of New Zealand (FRFANZ) 11th Annual Conference which will have the related theme “Fire weather and fire behaviour what everybody should know” and will run from 4-6 July 2001.
Current plans include joint and concurrent sessions, a joint field trip and conference dinner, trade displays and a poster session.
A second conference notification and call for papers and posters will be made in October 2000.