Call for Presentations

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Do you have a great story, experience or case study to share at Backyards & Beyond?

NFPA’s Wildland Fire Operations Division is seeking education session proposals for the 2015 Backyards & Beyond® Wildfire Education Conference October 22-24, 2015, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Backyards & Beyond Conference is widely regarded as the premier event for wildland fire safety information bringing together a diverse audience of leading wildfire experts, emergency responders, Firewise® community representatives, community planners, civic leaders, homeowners and residents, insurance professionals, landscape architects and others. The Conference offers attendees a chance to network with other professionals and share best-practices that they can take back to their communities and workplace.

If you would like to share your knowledge and best practices on key wildfire issues, we invite you to send us your session proposals in any of the following topic areas:

  • Community Safety Approaches and Strategies
  • Home Construction & Landscape Design
  • Research (Physical, Social, Ecology and Environmental)
  • Technology, Policy & Regulations
  • Wildfire Planning, Suppression & Operations

All proposals must be submitted online. New deadline: Monday, December 15, 2014

By participating as a speaker, you can:

  • Share your knowledge and expertise
  • Increase your exposure and visibility in wildfire safety
  • Add to your resume and your list of achievements
  • Meet valuable contacts and resources for your professional network
  • Receive a complimentary registration to Backyards & Beyond Conference.
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