Photo from a 2018 CTIF forest fire commission meeting.
Sintra, Portugal
07 Nov 2019

Forest Fire Commission meeting in Portugal Nov 13 -14

Operational organization in the field during very large forest Fires:

How to prepare for “The Big One?

 

FOREST FIRES COMMISSION

MEETING Sintra, Portugal

13th – 14th November 2019

(The program / agenda in PDF kan be downloaded at the bottom of this post)


 

AGENDA 

Tuesday, 12th November 2019

 

08.00-24.00

Arrival, Transport of participants

 

 

Wednesday, 13th November 2019

07.00-09.00

Breakfast at the hotel

 

09.00-09.30

Transfer to National Fire School

09.30

Opening of meeting

  • Welcome speech (ENB President)
  • Presentation of the agenda

 

09.45-10.45

Project of the Croatian Academy for Science in measuring erosion of soil after wildland fires (cooperation with Portugal)- 3 minutes

 

The big forest fire in Monchique 2018 – 20min

Richard Marques – Commander of Portimão Firefighters

 

Operational organization in the field during very large forest fires – 20 min

Duarte da Costa Brigadier General - National Operational Commander,

 

10.45-11.00

 

Coffee Break

 

11.00-13.00

 

Landscape fires in Germany 2018-2019: Small size, long duration, extreme impacts and challenges – 20min

Johann Georg Goldammer - THW / GFMC

Wildland fires in Croatia 2019 – organization, statistics and lessons learned 30 min

 Slavko Tucaković -  The main fire-fighting commander of Croatia

Operational tools in the united coordination and operational center of hellenic fire corps – evia fire case study – are we really prepared for the big one? – 20 min

 Zisoula Ntasiou - Fire Major of Hellenic Fire Corps

System forest fire in Austria

Jörg Degenhart - State Fire School Tyrol Air service, competitions, training

Global landscape fires in 2019: Ridge walk between reality, media hype and political-public response – 20 min

Johann Georg Goldammer - THW / GFMC

 

13.00-14.30

Lunch

 

14.30-15.45

Demonstration and presentation of Simulation and Virtual Reality Center

 

15.45-16.00

 

Coffee Break

 

16.00-17.00

 

Next meeting

Any other business

Closing words

17.00

Transfer to the hotel – free time

 

 

Thursday, 14th November 2019

07.00-09.00

Breakfast at the hotel

 

09.00-09.30

Transfer to Sintra Fire Brigade

09.30-12.30

Final Conference and dissemination of the Forestgame project

Forestgame is a Co-funded project by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and it’s a Training programme and serious game for the qualification of prevention and firefighting operators.

12.30-14.30

Lunch

14.30-15.30

Visit to Sintra Fire Brigade

15.30-17.30

Visit Portuguese Firefighters Confederation in Lisbon

17.30-18.30

Return to the Hotel

20.30

Dinner

 

Friday, 15th November 2019

Transfer to airport