We launched LOF&BE Webinar series starting November 2020! (Updated May/2021)

It will run monthly. Registration site will open a month before the planned seminar. Call in details as well as speaker abstracts and short bios will be sent closer to each webinar.

If you are interested in our past webinar, please see here: https://sites.google.com/view/lofbe

Schedule for LOF&BE webinar series (Please check your local time carefully)

August 2021

Date & Time:

August 10, 7:00 pm Eastern USA (Aug 11, 8:00 am Japan)

Speaker: Stephen Wong (University of Alberta, Canada)

Title: Lessons Learned from Recent Evacuations in California

Registration site: https://forms.gle/RxdX4j5oyBsjrmgV7

Recording: https://youtu.be/Cf4Z3oXvVdc

September 2021

Date & Time: September 7, 2021, 4:00 pm, CEST (Sept 7, 2021 10:00 am Eastern USA)

Speaker: Emanuele Gissi (CNVVF (National Fire and Rescue Service), Italy)

Title: Overview of WUI Fires in Italy and Simulation Tools

Registration site: https://forms.gle/k8GW66xNvHHzn6ma6

Recording: https://youtu.be/419Fdq5jOpg

October 2021  (Pay attention to time)

Date & Time: October 12, 2021, 2:00 pm, CEST   (Oct. 12, 2021 8 am Eastern USA)

Speaker: Enrico Ronchi (Lund University, Sweden)

Title: Evacuation Modeling for Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires

Registration site: https://forms.gle/iLGxCbPoNM8Rp7bY7

Recording:  https://youtu.be/Vz65b7sZBrc

November 2021  (Pay attention to time)

Date & Time: November 9, 2021 4:00 pm IST   (Nov. 9, 2021 9 am Eastern USA, 2:00 pm London)

Speaker: Ido Marom (Israel)

Title: Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires in Israel and the Role of Social Interactions during Evacuation

Registration site: https://forms.gle/iQTjz8biSwkr6pr89


December 2021

Date & Time: December 15, 2021 10:00 am (ADST) (Dec. 15th 8 am JST, Dec 14th 4 pm)

Speaker: Jason Sharples (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Title: The role of local fire dynamics in extreme wildfire development

Registration site: https://forms.gle/Ryzm9uWy4SzHSrTU9


January 2022

Date & Time: TBA

Student Webinar No. 1


Jacques De Beer (University of Maryland, USA)

Nima Masoudvaziri (University at Buffalo, USA)

Savannah Wessies (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Registration site: https://forms.gle/m9smQ76H4WPq3DfP6


February 2022

Date & Time: TBA

Student Webinar No. 2

Simona Dossi (Imperial College London, UK)

Natalia Flores-Quiroz (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)

(3rd presenter will be announced soon.)

Registration site: https://forms.gle/DyJZpQLCHFRGFzwUA


March 2022 (Pay attention to Time!)

Date & Time: TBA

Speaker: David Rush (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Title: Improving the resilience of informal settlements to fire: the need for interdisciplinary research.

Registration site: https://forms.gle/ejYkMoFi4E4Ndnwz5