Conference call for papers

The 2011 annual conference of the Bushfire CRC and AFAC is now offering two opportunities for presenters. Abstract submissions are being sought for presentations at the annual conference general proceedings or for the one-day science conference, which will be held on the final day.

The Bushfire CRC is hosting the one day Bushfire and Emergency Management Science Conference in conjunction with the annual Bushfire CRC and AFAC conference in at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre from 29 August to 1 September 2011.

This science conference will focus on the new research being conducted in the areas of bushfire management and emergency management, response and recovery more broadly. It will be a multi-stream day with presentations from leading experts in their field. It is anticipated the proceedings will be peer-reviewed and published by the Bushfire CRC.

In line with the theme of the main conference the program committee is seeking short abstracts in the main areas for this science conference, however topics not directly covered by these topic areas will be considered.

All abstracts should be submitted through the main conference website - - by the new extended date of 15 February 2011 and successful people will be notified by the end of April.


Abstracts close                                         15 February 2011

Notification of successful abstracts           30 March 2011

Full paper required                                   30 June 2011

Early bird closes                                       30 June 2011


Release date

Fri, 04/02/2011