Presentations

KEYNOTE 1 France -> Australia – Fire and fuels through biotic glasses – Juli PAUSAS
KEYNOTE 2 Australia -> France – Community Continuity: an integrated approach to bushfire planning, response and recovery – Anne LEADERBEATER
KEYNOTE 3 – The worsening California fire experience: Is this the new normal? – Chris DICUS
KEYNOTE 4 France -> USA – Extreme wildfires events: an escalating worldwide problem – Fantina TEDIM
KEYNOTE 5 USA -> France – Is This Our New Normal? – Gwen SANCHEZ
KEYNOTE 6 – Pyrogeographic thinking – the key to tackling the global fire crisis – David BOWMAN

Session 1
Modeling and mapping forest fire frequency from aboveground carbon by region in Mexico – Carlos Ivan BRIONES-HERRERA
Evaluating the relationships between Haines Index and daily wildland fire activity in Sardinia, Italy – Salvatore CABIDDU

Session2
Plurifor: a transnational management of forest fire – Sarah YOGA
Shrub-clearing legacy : the example of the Bouches-du-Rhône Département in France – Gaël BETTINELLI

Session 3
New mathematical models to locate shelters – Cécile MURAT
Influence of building regulation and maintenance on house loss during bushfires – Raphaele BLANCHI

Session 4
Town planning requirements to limit forest fire risk exposure: The case of the Forest Fire Risk Prevention Plan in the city of Marseille, France – Ondine LE FUR
Technical guidelines for the use of prescribed burning in self resistance – Antonella MASSAIU
Ongoing projects to manage fuels in enhancing rural economies – Sebastien LAHAYE

Session 5
Atmospheric Factors Analysis of Extreme Wildfire Events – Tomas ARTES
Fire behavior in extreme weather conditions, analyse of three recurrent study cases – PASTOR Vincent
Forest fire related accidents in Turkey – Ersoy SIBEL
Estimation of the value of spared losses during wildfires fight: a worth for Fire services ; some study cases – Jean-Paul MONET

Session 6
Coupling a mass consistent model with regional scale weather forecast to improve wind downscaling for fire spread simulations – Marcello CASULA
Linking Dynamic Empirical Fire Spread Models: Introducing Canadian Conifer Pyrometrics – Daniel PERRAKIS
Predictability of fuel moisture content under drought: empirical and biophysical approaches – Nicolas MARTIN ST PAUL
A small network model to predict wildland fire dynamics at laboratory scale – Solange FERRIERE
The use of Wildfire Analyst in the Kresna Fire 2017 (Bulgaria) – Nina DOBRINKOVA

Session 7
Democratizing wildfire strategies. Scaling up a pilot method in the Montseny Biosphere Reserve (Spain)  Iago OTERO
Evaluating the Effectiveness and the Economic Benefit of Fuel Management in the Wildland Urban Interface using Wildfire Simulation – George MILNE
Revolution in pine forests 150 years ago to protect the French massifs of Maures and Esterel against wildfire. The state of the art in 1869 of an exciting precursor of prescribed burning – François BINGGELI

Session 8
Effect of airborne LiDAR pulse density on crown fuel modelling – Eva Marino
Application of terrestrial LiDAR scanning (TLS) for the characterization of canopy fuel in forestry plot – Maxime SOMA
Fire weather types in the Mediterranean basin – Julien RUFFAULT

Session 9
RandomFront – A Post-processing Routine for Including Fire-spotting in Regional-scale Wildfire Simulators: A Test Case with WRF-SFIRE – Gianni PAGNINI
Mathematical modeling of the spread and transition of surface forest fire into a crown forest fire – Valeriy PERMINOV
A fire modelling approach through data assimilation to predict fire progression and assess fire exposure and impact. The Wildfire Analyst API implemented in the HEIMDALL EU Project – Adrián CARDIL

Session 10
How information and imaging technologies provide significant help in Fire behaviour analyse and decision building – PASTOR Vincent
Extreme fires in Europe: proposal to harmonise command and control practices – Jean-Paul MONET
Towards new strategies face to dynamic fires – Sebastien LAHAYE
Update of the mapping of WUI sensitivity to forest fires in the French Mediterranean Region – Benoît REYMOND

Session 11
Spatio-temporal trends of wildfires at the WUI – Julia TOUZA
Does large fire activity vary within the French Mediterranean area? – Anne GANTEAUME
Sustainable prescribed burning plans to offset climate change effects on fire regimes in a European Mediterranean region – Andrea DUANE
Role of climate and social troubles in the fire history of Tunisia (southern Mediterranean basin) – Florent MOUILLOT

Session 12
A formal static model of induced/subjected wildfire risk for WUI vulnerabilities and risk management – Eric MAILLÉ
Burnt severity and satellite data: The TOSCA program – Pierre CASTEX
Forest fire risk evaluation in Poland – Szczygiel RYSZARD
Global Wildfire Hazard Potential Mapping – ThinkHazard, World Bank – Justin LEONARD

Session 13
The impact of a large fire on communities: the case of Pedrógão Grande (Portugal) – Luís Mário RIBEIRO
Socioeconomic vulnerability to wildfires: A case study in Galicia, NW Spain – Maria-Luisa CHAS-AMIL
In the line of fire: Consequences of human-ignited wildfires to homes in the U.S. (1992-2015) – Nathan MIETKIEWICZ
The big Inquery on the forest fires of the French region of Maures and Esterel, visionary and always the current events 150 years later. 1868 – 2018 – François BINGGELI

Session 14
Results from Community Based Fire Effects Monitoring: Management Implications from a Case Study from Payne’s Creek National Park, Belize – Fanny TRICONE
Sylviculture guide for fire prevention in Corsica : treatments and forest itinerary on firefighting zones – Antonella MASSAIU
Wildfires in Natura2000 network in Portugal: problems and challenges for risk reduction – Fernando Jorge CORREIA

Session 15
Environmental drivers of fire severity derived from multi-temporal LiDAR and Sentinel 2 images over a large forest fire in SE Spain – Olga VIEDMA
HEIMDALL a Technological Solution for Wildfires and Multi-hazard Management Support – Stéphanie BATTISTON
BURNOUT : Un outil d’extraction des surfaces brûlées pour la cartographie d’urgence – Mathilde CASPARD
Computing High Resolution Fire Behavior Metrics from Prescribed Burn using Handheld Airborne Thermal Camera Observations – Ronan PAUGAM
Analysis of fire environment and behavior for the WUI fire incident in Pula (Sardinia, Italy) on August 9th and 11th 2016 – Stefano MACRELLI

Session 16
Front Data Assimilation and Sensitivity Analysis for Data-Driven Wildland Fire Spread Simulations – Mélanie ROCHOUX
Numerical Approach for Determining the Types of Forest Fuel Models – Salaheddine ESSAGHI
Computing Wildfire Behaviour Metrics from CFD Simulation Data – Mario Miguel VALERO
FRY: a global database of fire patch morphology – Florent MOUILLOT
Quantitative study to identify the fuel properties that determine propagation success under conditions of nil slope and nil wind – Carmen AWAD

Session 17
Assessing the increase in wildfire occurrence with climate change in Southern France – Hélène FARGEON
Global trends to extreme fire activity and their relation to the climate forcing – Renaud BARBERO
Wildfires in wildland-urban interfaces: recent dynamics in Sardinia, Italy – Franco CASULA
A universal parametric approach to evaluating fire weather exposure risk to severe-extreme wildfires – Nicholas GELLIE
Regional level data server for fire hazard evaluation and fuel treatments planning – Olivé Eduard BUSQUETS

Session 18
Fire hazard and plant invasions ? the cases of Hakea sericea and Acacia dealbata in Portugal – Joaquim SILVA
How the fire management influences the fire behavior in the protected areas from Brazilian savannas? – Christelle HÉLY
An automatic modeling chain for the real-time prediction of wildfire spread – Bachisio ARCA

Session 19
Savanna fires as C sinks? Fuel consumption and pyrogenic carbon production in Kruger National Park – Cristina SANTIN
Mediterranean vegetation under intensified drought: consequences on litter flammability through chemical changes – Elena ORMENO
The Influence of Structure on the Flammability of Wildland Fuels under Radiative Heating – Carlos WALKER-RAVENA

Session 20
Wildfire Analyst Pocket: a mobile App for predicting fire behaviour and spread – Adrián CARDIL
Industrial facilities affected by the set of wildfires that occurred in Portugal on the 15th of October, 2017 ? analysis of the conditions under which the fire reached the facilities – Almeida MIGUEL

Session 21
Evaluating the influence of Live Fuel Moisture Content on Fire Behavior and Fire Activity – François PIMONT
Lidar and fire simulators to enhance preparedness to forest hazards – Amiano Alejandro CANTERO

Session 22
Assessing the spatial difficulty of wildfire containment in the initial attack – Adrián CARDIL
3D Fire front’s dynamics of quasi-inifinite grassland fires – Nicolas FRANGIEH

Session 23
Flammability of shrubs – Paul Antoine SANTONI
Fuel drying methods comparison and their effect on ignition and combustion properties of pinus halepensis – Nadjet HAMAMOUSSE
Flammability of regenerated vegetation after two post-fire soil stabilization treatments in NW Spain – Mercedes GUIJARRO

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