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 One Day Seminar and Workshop


Wildfire Research and its Impact on Policy, Planning and Operations:
The Swinley Forest Fire

Date: Friday 10th April 2015

Queen Anne Building Room QA180

Programme

No

Time

Topic

 Lead

1

0830 to 0920

Registration with Tea and Coffee

 

2

0920

Welcome and Introductions

Rob Gazzard
Forestry Commission

3

0925

Background on Swinley Forest Fire

Nick Oxborough
RBFRS

4

WILDFIRE RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS Chair Rob Gazzard

4.1

0945

Wildfire Threat Analysis

Julia McMorrow / Dr Aleksandra Kazmierczak

Univ of  Manchester

4.2

1015

Wildfire Spread Modelling

Dr Thomas Smith
Kings College London

4.3

1045

Tea & Coffee

 

4.4

1100

Wildfire Evacuation Modelling

Prof Ed Galea
Univ of Greenwich

4.5

1130

Wildfire Prevention Practice Guide

Rob Gazzard
Forestry Commission

4.6

1200

Wildfire impact costs

Jonathan Aylen
Univ of Manchester

4.7

12:30

Questions and answers

All

5

1305

Lunch Delegates can post questions to Sector Leads for the workshop following lunch

All

6

WORKSHOP ON IMPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH TO EACH PHASE OF WILDFIRE MANAGEMENT: Chair: Prof Ed Galea

6.1 1350 Workshop Introduction Rob Gazzard

6.2

1400

Prepare & Prevent phases

Session Chair, Sector Lead

6.3

1440

Response phase

Session Chair, Sector Lead

6.4

1520

Recovery phase

Session Chair, Sector Lead

7

1600

Cross-sector panel: clarify and define key points for policy, planning and operations (Fire & Emergency Services, Emergency Planning, Forestry & Land Management and Development Planning)

Workshop chair: Prof Ed Galea and Sector Leads.

8

1630

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