Aerial Firefighting Conference 2012

Aerial Firefighting

International Airshow and Conference

25-26 January 2012

Lions Gate Hotel, McClellan Airfield, Sacramento, USA

Tangent Link’s world recognized Aerial Firefighting event, focused on the needs of the Aerial Firefighting community, takes a ground breaking new step for 2012.

With the support of McClellan Jet Services, more than 1 million sq. ft of space has been made available at Sacramento’s McClellan Airfield, next to CAL FIRE Aviation HQ, enabling the world’s first Static and Flying Display of Aerial Fire Fighting aircraft.

Featuring ‘live flying’ demonstrations from manufacturers who supply vital platforms and equipment to this niche and expert marketplace, this Airshow and Conference will prove to be an excellent opportunity for your company to showcase your products and services to an audience of International Government procurement and operational officers.

Tangent Link has created for you an amazing networking opportunity, placing international decision makers who are responsible for specification and major purchasing decisions in ONE place at ONE time.

Complimentary invitations for these Government delegations have been extended to Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Taiwan, USA and Europe.

Invited Conference Speakers:

–   Rear Admiral Terry Loughran
–   Ken Pimlott, Director CalFire – Opening Address (confirmed)
–   Tom Harbour, Director Fire & Aviation, US Forestry Service (Invited) – Keynote Address
–   Israel Fire & Rescue Service (Invited)
–   Matias Osterc, Coordinador de Operaciones, Plan Nacional de Manejo del Fuego – PNMF, Argentina (Invited)
–   Alfredo Nolasco Morales, Gerente de Protección contra Incendios Forestales, CONAFOR, Mexico (Invited)
–   Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry Agency, Japan

How to participate in this event:

For a high profile presence and to benefit from maximum branding opportunities, packages are available which include a speaking slot on the conference programme, exhibition space, static and live flying demonstration opportunities of your aircraft/products and services in addition to other branding opportunities.

To showcase your company’s products and services at the exhibition where all the networking breaks are held, a 3m x 2m raw display can be booked. With the option to enhance your package with a static display and live flying opportunity.

Delegate Attendance
If you simply wish to send delegates, it is possible to book their attendance to the conference.

For further information please contact Rebecca Covey:

Tel: +44 1628 550047

Sacramento Conference Report
The Sacramento conference report is published ex post on this announcement web page:

Reports of previous Aerial Firefighting Conferences:
Please see the web pages of the previous International Aerial Firefighting Conferences, including the conference reports:


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