First announcement: CIRCLE -2 CONFERENCE
CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOREST FIRES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN BASIN: RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
Categoria: Opportunità di Lavoro
Inviato da: Vittorio Leone
Data evento: 24 – 26 Gen 2012
24-26 JANUARY 2012 NIR ETZION, ISRAEL
The objectives of the conference are to share scientific knowledge and practical experience concerning measures required in dealing with forest fires prevention and ecological rehabilitation under climate change, including offering a scientific ground for policy making.
The structure of the conference is as followed:
1st Day: Sharing of Scientific Knowledge
Climate change and forest fires;
Forests fire prevention management;
Post fire ecological assessment and rehabilitation
Knowledge gaps and research needs.
2nd Day: From Science to Policy and from Policy to Practice Based on the scientific knowledge presented, policy makers and academicians will meet to discuss policy and practices, covering:
– Forest fire prevention management;
– The role of community engagement in forest fire prevention;
– Technologies and innovative approaches in fire management
3rd Day: Professional Field Tour (by invitation only) Study tour to Mount Carmel Forests Learning from international experience
The organization of the conference is led by the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection in cooperation with the Jewish National Fund – KKL in the frame of the CIRCLE – 2 ERA network. The event will take place in beautiful NIR ETZION in Mount Carmel near Haifa.
For further information please contact: CCFF@sviva.gov.il