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「Fire of the Past, Fire in Future」
2015 International Wildland Fire Conference
 
In October 2015, in Pyeongchang, Korea.
10.12~16 Alpensia Resort Convention Center

 

「International Wildland Fire Conference」
International Wildland Fire Conference is the world's largest wildland fire related academic symposium held every four years. 
Wildland fire management leaders, government officials, experts and researchers from different countries come together at this conference to discuss wildland fire issues and find their solutions.

 

How did International Wildland Fire Conference begin?
The size of wildland fires are escalating due to climate change and various regional conditions, and damages therefrom exceed national boundaries.  Accordingly, the International Wildland Fire Conference began taking place since 1989 in order to prevent disasters from wildland fires and to effectively manage them through global collaborative efforts.

 

What significance does the 2015 sixth International Wildland Fire Conference have?

First time in Asia, attended by 3,000 people from 80 countries, advanced IT technology

 

How to participate in the International Wildland Fire Conference 
Please apply by visiting the International Wildland Fire Conference website.
   ‣ Full Conference : On-site registration(From October 12.2015~), Registration fee-USD 550
   ‣ Accompanying person Registration : 2 guests per person allowed, registration fee-USD 200
   ‣ Student registration : registration fee-USD 280
   ‣ One-day Pass : On-site registration (October 12~16.2015), registration fee-USD 200 

What are some of the damages from wildland fires?

Destruction of wild animal inhabitats
Air pollution, Climate change
Economic damages, Loss of lives
Disasters(Land slides, Flooding in valleys)

 

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