At the turn of the millennium, a conference workshop was held in Boise, Idaho, titled "Crossing the Millennium: Integrating Spatial Technologies and Ecological Principles for a New Age in Fire Management." The synopsis of the meeting was summarized in seven recommendations for a new era of fire management that was submitted to the Joint Fire Science Program's Governing Board of Directors, identifying research needs, technical, and management opportunities. These recommendations include:
The speakers at the 2012 session were asked to describe the recommendation and comment on the past decade of fire management with regards to the specific recommendation:
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