Save The Dates / October 1-4, 2024

2024 Conference Location: Viewline Resort Snowmass • 100 Elbert Ln, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

Attendees:

The registration platform for attendees will open in April.  Why? 

We are working to keep conference costs as low as possible by engaging potential sponsors to support the event before setting final conference rates. 

Stay tuned, we’ll let you know!  

2024 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference; Meeting the Moment

October 1-4, 2024


Main Conference Session October 2nd & 3rd; w/pre- and post-con workshops and tours

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 2024 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference: Meeting the Moment

In an era where wildfires are both more frequent and intense, the 2024 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference will focus on meeting the challenges of our time, with the implementation of robust strategies to help our communities to adapt and live with wildfire.

We strive to ensure inclusive, accessible meetings that enable all individuals to engage fully. We encourage you to reach out to request any special accommodations for the event. Our planning team will do our best to make this conference accessible to all people interested in participating.

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Viewline Resort outdoor deck photo
Conference Room at Viewline Resort

Welcome to the Colorado Wildland Fire Conference

The Colorado Wildland Fire Conference is currently held every 18 months. Our 2024 conference will be in Snowmass Village, Colorado in October 2024; followed by a conference in the spring of 2026.

The Colorado Wildland Fire Conference is geared toward professionals working proactively to improve wildfire outcomes in Colorado communities and landscapes such as Mitigation Specialists, Emergency Managers, Firefighters, Researchers, Foresters, Developers and Policy Makers. Anyone wishing to learn more about how they can reduce their community’s vulnerability to wildfire is welcome to attend.

SAVE THE DATE for the 2024 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference, to be held on October 2nd & 3rd, in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The #2024CWFC will feature a pre-conference workshop(s), as well as a post-conference tour, socials and other networking opportunities.  We will be updating this site, as further details are announced.


The collaborative event features a wide variety of presentations exploring the conference theme of “Meeting the Moment”.


In an era where wildfires are both more frequent and intense, the 2024 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference will focus on meeting the challenges of our time, with the implementation of robust strategies to help our communities to adapt and live with wildfire.


Who should attend the conference?

This conference is geared toward professionals working proactively to improve wildfire outcomes in Colorado communities and landscapes such as Mitigation Specialists, Emergency Managers, Firefighters, Researchers, Foresters, Developers and Policy Makers. Anyone wishing to learn more about how they can reduce their community’s vulnerability to wildfire is welcome to attend. 

2024 CWFC planning team banner

2023 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference Scholarship Request

If you need financial support to attend the conference, apply for a scholarship here before December 31, 2022.

Scholarships generally cover the registration cost covering breakfast, lunch, and conference special events ($375-$400 value). However, we do not want expenses of attending the conference to be prohibitive for anyone wishing to attend who can leverage their learning and connections from this conference to further wildfire adaptation in Colorado. If you have additional needs please include in your response under “why you need a scholarship to support conference attendance”. You may be offered partial support. Successful scholarships may also include a discount rate.