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Wildfire Management Summit

By Eric Van Rees - 6th March 2020 - 06:58

U.S. Military, Federal/State and Local Government Employees, and Law Enforcement, and solution providers from across the U.S. and the world to attend the Wildfire Management Summit

Sacramento, CA, March 3rd, 2020– The Wildfire Management Summit will provide a program for military leaders, program executive officers, industry executives, academics, Federal/State government employees, law enforcement, and researchers to focus on learning innovative strategies and emerging technologies, for a more efficient wildfire prediction, prevention, detection, and suppression. The Summit will also promote collaboration, coordination, and communication across the varied agencies involved in wildfire management domestically and abroad.

The event will take place this June 3-5, in Sacramento, CA. Make sure to check out the most-up-to-date brochure, to find out who you will learn from and network with.

This year’s agenda covers a range of topics including:

  • Geospatial and remote sensing technologies
  • Communications tools
  • Aerial firefighting
  • Risk management
  • Interagency collaboration
  • And much more!

This year’s agenda covers a range of topics including:

  • Kim Christensen, Deputy Assistant Director for Fire and Aviation Operations, U.S. Forest Service
  • Chief Carlos Calvillo, Leader of WIFIRE Team, Los Angeles Fire Department
  • Sean Triplett, Branch Leader for Tools and Technology, National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), U.S. Forest Service
  • Kevin Hiers, Wildland Fire Science Program Director, Tall Timbers Research Station, Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP)
  • Natasha Stavros, Wildfire Research and Development Manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
  • Robert Swofford, National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) Remote Sensing and Fire Weather Unit Leader, Bureau of Land Management
  • John Scardena, Former GIS Unit Leader, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

To view the event guide or learn more about speaking/sponsoring/attending the Wildfire Management Summit, please visit

About IDGA:

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA), a division of IQPC is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas and latest developments in public service and defense through highly-popular live training and networking events, as well as an online community portal.


Olivia Fried

IDGA Marketing

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