International Conference on Forest Fire Research


The Conference provides an update on the developments in forest fire science and technology and an opportunity to meet persons and institutions to promote cooperation in research and management. This conference follows previous editions that have been held every four years since 1990, in Coimbra, Portugal.

The scope of the conference is 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 are focused on 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 they are open to other subjects that are proposed, as well.

Additional Info

  • Acronym: ICFFR
  • Number: +351 239 790 732
  • Address:

    Coimbra, Portugal