The IAFSS and
are pleased to invite those attending Interflam to a
complimentary Workshop on Large Outdoor Fires and the
to be held on Sunday afternoon 30th June
2019, on the eve of the
This initiative supplements that made by the IAFSS in
recognising the urgent and necessary requirement to
address the escalating issues.
spread into communities, referred to as Wildland-Urban
Interface (WUI) fires, and other large urban fires, such
as those that have occurred after earthquakes or in
informal settlements having catastrophic impact.
The IAFSS Working Group leaders are: Sara McAllister,
Service, USA; Sayaka Suzuki,
Institute of Fire and Disaster, Japan; and Samuel L.
LOF&BE is comprised of three subgroups:
Ignition Resistant Communities;
Elsa Pastor, Universitat Politecnica de
Emergency Management and
Lund University, Sweden
Large Outdoor Firefighting;
If you will be at Interflam, and would like to join us
you would like more information, please
contact us at: Samuel Manzello (email@example.com),
Sara McAllister (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Sayaka Suzuki (email@example.com)
with any queries.
The IAFSS working groups kick-off workshop was held at
the 11th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire
Science and Technology (AOSFST); please see here for the
For more details about LOF&BE, please see: