From November 18 to 20, the Euro-Mediterranean conference on forest fires in Barcelona, organized by the Menéndez y Pelayo International University Consortium of Barcelona - Center Ernest Lluch, with the support of Institut de Seguretat Pública de Catalunya and the Pau Costa Foundation. The participants to the conference came from different places and organizations: ISPC, Bombers from the Generalitat de Catalunya, Bombers from Barcelona, Mossos d'Esquadra, UAB, UB, UdL, UPC, Firefighters from Navarra, and technicians from Aragón, Castilla la Mancha , Castilla León, Murcia, the Balearic Islands and Andorra. Special mention to our international colleagues: Ron Spadafora (NYFD), Habid Abid Abid (Tunisia), Ole Hermansen (Denmark), Giovanni Laneve (PREFER) and Firefighters and trainers of Portugal.
The Hble. Ramón Espadaler, Minister of the Interior of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Mr. Juan Fuster Sobrepere, Academic Director of CUIMPB, and Mr. Jordi Vendrell, Director of the course, were in charge of opening the conference. The meeting was structured in four blocks that were developed during the first two days: Research and technological development in forest fires, Human dimension in forest fires, Events of the fire campaign and Forest management. On the last day, four workshops to deepen on the topics mentioned above.
You can read the conclusions in the attached file:
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