IDGA announces agenda for the 2024 Wildfire Technology Management Summit

January 25, 2024

IDGA releases 2024 Wildfire Technology Management Summit agenda

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) has announced the agenda for the 2024 Wildfire Technology Management Summit, to be held on April 23-24 at the Westin Hotel in Pasadena, California.

This fifth annual summit, in partnership with the Western Fire Chiefs Association, aims to explore innovations in wildland fire prevention, detection, and suppression.

Speakers and topics at the forefront of wildfire technology

The summit will feature high-level discussions on a range of topics crucial to wildfire management.

Notable speakers include Joe Tyler, Director of CAL FIRE, Angela Coleman, Associate Chief of the US Forest Service, and Brian Rhodes, National Director of Fire and Aviation Management at the US Forest Service.

These experts, along with other leaders in the field, will share insights into cutting-edge developments and strategies in wildfire technology.

Networking and learning opportunities for attendees

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in tactical discussions, network with peers, and gain comprehensive knowledge on evolving technologies in wildfire management.

The summit promises to be a vital platform for industry professionals seeking to enhance their role in wildfire prevention and response.

Wayland Bardwell, Conference Producer for the Wildfire Technology Management Summit, said: “This conference is a must-attend event for those looking to stay informed and contribute to the ongoing conversation on wildfire management.”

FSJA Comment

The Wildfire Technology Management Summit, as outlined by IDGA, represents a significant gathering of professionals and experts in the field of wildfire management.

The event’s focus on exploring the latest developments in technology and strategy for wildfire prevention, detection, and suppression is timely, considering the increasing frequency and severity of wildfires globally.

The summit provides an essential forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge, fostering collaboration among various agencies and stakeholders.

The presence of renowned speakers and their insights into current and future technologies in wildfire management underscores the importance of continuous learning and adaptation in this critical field.

The 2024 summit contributes to the broader effort of enhancing wildfire management practices, ultimately aiming to safeguard communities and ecosystems from the devastating impacts of wildfires.

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