4thInternational Conference on Prevention and Extinction of Forest Fires
Regenerationof Affected Areas & Safety in Forest Works
6- 7 October 2006, Parque de Exposiçoes,Braga, Portugal
From the 6 to 8 October 2006, FIREFOR, an internationalexhibition on the prevention and extinguishing of forest fires, regeneration ofaffected areas, forest exploitation, forest biomass and mechanisation and safetyforest works will be held in Braga, Portugal.
6 October ( Friday):
Handing out of registration cards (Parque de Exposiçoes Ave. Dr. Francisco Pires Gonçalves BRAGA
Opening session (Official Inauguration) – Inaugural Conference: Portugal experiences in prevention and extinction of forest fires. Measures and results Lecturer: Official Dept. of Portugal 11´45
Visit a FIREFOR/2006 Delivery of Trophies of Technical Innovations (Exhibitors) 12´15
Models of extinction of big forest fires Lecturer: Eng. Marc Castellnou Ribau Analist Chief. Firemen of Catalunya Government Technician of Wildland FIRE Specialist (USA) 13´00
SUCIF System Unified of Detection and Extinction Lecturer: Eng. José Mª Gonzalez Fernández Uruguay 16´00
The forest biomass in the prevention of fires Lecturers: experts of international Organizations and specializing companies of Spain and Portugal 18´00
Technical innovations in terrestrial vehicles for the struggle against forest fires Lecturers: manufacturers of vehicles and accessories of different countries
7 October (Saturday)
Terrestrial application of fire retardant of long-term advantages and technologies of application Lecturers: Engs. Oscar Sobrino and Vicente Mans Bauna, S. L Spain 11´00
Look-out towers of alertnees against fires in the forest Lecturers: Agr. Eng. Francisco de Vargas ESMO Iberica, S.A. Spain 12´00
Behaviour of the fire and personal safety Lecturer: Prof. Domingos Xavier Viegas Department of Mechanical Engineering Fac. of Technological Sciences University of Coimbra / Portugal 13´00
Three-dimensional model of stress in forest firemen Lecturer: Dr. Jaime A. Senabre Pastor Clinical Psychologist Specialist in Psycopatology and Health Instructor Technical of Firemen – Spain Closure of the Conference
You need to be previously registered to attend the Conference (registration card)
There will be a discussion following each lecture
The attendant registered can present communications previously accepter by Scientific Committee of the Conference. Information will have to be previously requested for their preparation.
The session of the Conference will be held in Parque de Exposiçoes de BRAGA (Portugal)
Portugues, Spanish and English simultaneous Translation (of the lecturers) is available.
A complete text of the Conferences (in the official language of the author) will be sent to the people registered, after the Conference.
The organization of the Conference is not responsible for those changes, which for reasons beyond our control, might change this Program. (drafted on the 5th August 2006)
Some Hotel provides you special prices of different categories.
225 or 275 U$ (before 15 September)
250 or 300 U$ (after this date)
Deposit: In the BANK Account CONDINTER / FIREFOR SPAIN
For any eventuality, it is convenient to consult FIREFOR organization before the journey. Phone: (34) 696941524 Fax: (34) 976476242 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information ONLY after 2nd October
Phone: (34) 696941524 FIREFOR Parque de Exposiçoes de BRAGA Phone: (351) 253208230 Fax: (351) 253264672 E-mail: email@example.com