International Symposium on Fire Economics, Planning and Policy: Wildfires and Ecosystem Services

Nov 14, 2016 - All Day
Nov 15, 2016 - All Day
Nov 16, 2016 - All Day
Nov 17, 2016 - All Day
Nov 18, 2016 - All Day
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Purpose of the Symposium:

  • Bring together individuals interested in the exchange of ideas related to the economy, planning and policies of the forest fire management
  • To publicize the progress and latest technologies to optimize the costs of fire management
  • Explore the relationships between forest fires and environmental services at national and international level, including the economic assessment of the effects of fire on ecosystem services
  • Public policy and the management of forests
  • Evaluate how international relations can help in reducing the impact of forest fires on environmental services
  • Share recent advances in models for the strategic planning of forest fire management

The Symposium is organized around the following topics:

  • Local, regional, national and international perspectives on forest fires and environmental services
  • Theory and models for the strategic planning of fire
  • Economic analysis and modeling of the comprehensive management of forest fires
  • Public policy and forest management
  • Forest fires and environmental services
  • Poster session: examples of fire management plans; strategic allocation of resources for the management of fire, etc.
  • Roundtable: Environmental services, forest fires and international cooperation: What portends the future?
  • Community forestry and forest fires

Plenary sessions and posters will have as a goal:

  • Provide a forum where professionals can discuss the importance of strategic planning in the management of forest fires, economic analysis and public policies related to the management of forest fires
  • To publicize the latest and most innovative technologies to optimize expenses relating to fire management
  • Assess and analyze the relationship between environmental services at the local, regional, national and international levels, including the economic assessment of the effects of the fires in the environmental services