It is my pleasure to invite you to attend the International Forest Fire Conference in Black Sea Region that will be held in Kastamonu, Turkey, from November 6th to 8th, 2014.The Conference will focus on the current developments in forest fire science and its technology and also providing an opportunity to meet persons and institutions to promote cooperation in fire research and management among the Blacksea Basin countries.
The scope of the conference will be mainly:
  • To bring together scientists and practitioners from various parts of the world working on different aspects of forest fires
  • To encourage the presentation and discussion of recent advances in scientific research and technical development
  • To present new management methodologies
  • To present results from pilot experiments
  • To promote international cooperation
The themes that will be focused during the Conference are related to Human and Institutional Factors, Forest Management and Fire Prevention, Fire at the Wildland Urban Interface, Forest Fire Risk Assessment and Climate Change, Fire Detection and Monitoring, Remote Sensing, Fire Management, Fire Suppression and New Technologies, Large Fires, Fire Safety, Economic Issues, Fire Ecology and Evaluation and Management of Burned Areas. These themes are not restricted and we are open to other subjects that are proposed, as well.
As the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the conference I welcome you to our website. We intend to use this support to give you updated information about the Conference and its related events. This information is of interest for those who intend to participate in the conference but also for all those who are interested in forest fire research and forest management in general.
Your comments and queries are welcome.
The Chairman of the Conference