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Fall Advisory Meeting
November 28, 2018
Edmonton, AB, Canada
 
 08:00 - Registration and morning coffee
 
 08:30 – Introduction and FPInnovations update
 
 08:45 – FPInnovations Presentations - Community Protection and Fire Behaviour
    1. Pelican Mountain, Alberta’s Wildfire research site – Dave Schroeder
    2. Overview of the 2018 Pelican Mountain projects
    3. Overview of the 2018 CBCFS projects
    4. Comparing the flammability of larix sp. and black spruce
    5. Hummingbird prescribed fire – Thinning plots
    6. Debris IA effectiveness
    7. Defining effective Water Delivery systems – Sprinklers (FRIAA)
    8. Fuel Management Decision Support tool
    9. Siding ignition (FireSmart Canada)
 
 10:45 - FPInnovations Presentations – Aviation and Wildfire Chemicals
    10. Evaluating the performance of fire chemicals
    11. Helitorch re-design – Mark Ackerman
 
 11:00 - FPInnovations Presentations – Equipment and Technology
    13. IR UAV (RPAS) review
    14. FireSmart Robot; Scion
 
 11:15 - FPInnovations Presentations – Detection
    15. Hummingbird Crowdsourcing detection platform
 
 11:25 - FPInnovations Presentations – Firefighter and community safety
    16. Aviation – Lapse rate
    17. Windrow burning
 
 11:35 - Knowledge Exchange and Transfer
 
 11:40 - BC Wildfire – Overview of the 2017 and 2018 fire season in BC; lessons learned and research priorities
 
 12:40 - FPInnovations partner’s presentation and updates
    18. Wildfire Canada Update – Renee Beaulac
    19. Infrared technology to determine - Dan Thompson
    20. CIFFC update – Maria Sharpe
 
 13:00 - Vendor Presentations
    21. Innovative Sprinkler design – Don Hallett
    22. Innovations in Water Enhancer delivery systems - Bill Schuster
    23. Hummingbird Crowdsourcing detection platform; Next Steps - Robert Atwood
 
 13:20 - Proposals for the 2018-19 fiscal year
 
 
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