F I R E F O R / 2006

FIREFOR / 2006

4thInternational Conference on Prevention and 
Extinction of Forest Fires

Regenerationof Affected Areas & Safety in Forest 


 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

Visit a FIREFOR/2006 – Delivery of Trophies of Technical Innovations

Models of extinction of big forest fires
Lecturer: Eng. Marc Castellnou Ribau
Analist Chief. Firemen of Catalunya Government
Technician of Wildland FIRE Specialist (USA)

SUCIF – System Unified of Detection and Extinction
Lecturer: Eng. José Mª Gonzalez Fernández

The forest biomass in the prevention of fires
Lecturers: experts of international Organizations and specializing companies of Spain and Portugal

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

Look-out towers of alertnees against fires in the forest
Lecturers: Agr. Eng. Francisco de Vargas
ESMO Iberica, S.A. – Spain

Behaviour of the fire and personal safety
Lecturer: Prof. Domingos Xavier Viegas
Department of Mechanical Engineering – Fac. of Technological Sciences
University of Coimbra / Portugal

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.

Registration Fees

  • 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: condinter@telefonica.net 

Information ONLY after 2nd October

Phone: (34) 696941524
FIREFOR – Parque de Exposiçoes de BRAGA
Phone: (351) 253208230 
Fax: (351) 253264672
E-mail: feiras@peb.pt

Coordination of FIREFOR in Spain an Portugal

CONDINTER / Activfairs Spain
P.O.B. 3123

Phone: (34) 696941524 
Fax: (34) 976476242

E-mail: condinter@telefonica.net  

50080 ZARAGOZA ( Spain)


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