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From the Foundation, we encourage the organization of national and international specialized events for the sharing of operational, scientific and social knowledge.

 

 

Fire ecology across boundaries: connecting science and management
The Association for the Ecology of Fire (AFE) and the Pau Costa Foundation (PCF) organize together with the Tuscany Region and the University of Florence this conference in Florence for professionals in forest fire management. Both European and international professionals are expected to meet in Florence to share science and experience in fire ecology. On October 20 and 21, 2020, online sessions will be held and the face-to-face congress is postponed to October 12-15, 2021.

 

International Forum of Forest Fires in Latin America
Given the capacity and motivations of the Federation of Volunteer Firefighters of the Province of Córdoba (Argentina) In order to generate discussion spaces for professionals from all sectors involved in the management and management of emergencies related to forest fires, and with the collaboration of the Pau Costa Foundation, the Forum of Forest Fires in Latin America was held, October 18-20, 2018 in Córdoba, Argentina. Participation: 400 professionals from 20 different countries. More information here.
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2017 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling
In 2107, we organized together with CERTEC-UPC the conference held annually by the Resource Modelin Association for its network of members, and we achieved that the debate will revolve around advances in forest fire modeling, with the presence of various experts among whom said Mark Finney. This meeting took place from June 6 to 9, 2017 in Barcelona.

 

14th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit
The Pau Costa Foundation pioneered the co-organization of the Wildland Fire Safety Summit in Europe. This event, organized annually by the International Association of Wildland Fires, brings together international experts to discuss issues related to forest fire safety. On January 31, 2018, more than 3oo experts from 30 countries met in Barcelona to share knowledge and experience in this field.

 

International Congress on Prescribed Fires
The International Congress on Prescribed Fire was organized together with the University of Barcelona and Bombers of the Generalitat de Catalunya, from February 1 to 3, 2017. The more than 300 experts from different fields (science, operational, political, etc.) of 30 Different countries met for three days to discuss the issue in Barcelona and made a field trip to see the execution of a prescribed burn.

 

V Meeting FireRed 2014
This meeting lasted three days, from May 8 to 10, 2014; the first dedicated to the presentations of works and two days of field sessions, where the actions of management of the territory of fire prevention, the initiatives of exploitation of forest management and the synergies arising from the collaborations in the local scope were shown.