Join us for the 2024 NE-MW Regional Prescribed Fire Workshop August 18-22, 2024

2024 NE-MW Regional Prescribed Fire Workshop

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Northeast – Midwest Regional Prescribed Fire Science and Management Workshop
20 States; One Shared Mission
August 18 -22, 2024
A workshop for all wildland fire management partners across the 20 state NE-MW region to share region-wide, science-based, fire ecology information oriented toward expanding and maintaining the use of prescribed fire across all landscapes, jurisdictions, and fire-dependent ecosystems.

Sponsored by 

Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC), a regional organization chartered by the national Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) to coordinate and support implementation of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy across the 20 Northeast and Midwest states.

Workshop Objectives

This regional workshop will:

  • Provide a forum for all wildland fire management partners to share region-wide, science-based, fire ecology information oriented toward expanding and maintaining the use of prescribed fire across all landscapes, jurisdictions, and fire-dependent ecosystems.
  • Provide an opportunity for scientists, managers, and practitioners across the 20-state region to share prescribed fire related experiences, successes, and potential solutions to implementation challenges.
  • Provide an opportunity for agency leaders and managers to interact with state prescribed fire councils and other key partners.
  • Serve as a model for future annual or biennial workshops.

 

Side/Attached Meetings

We invite your agency, organization, group, or committee to hold an attached meeting in conjunction with our workshop. 

The number of Attached Meetings is limited by meeting room availability, so please submit your proposal early. 

Organizers and participants must be registered for the conference. Organizers will be responsible for inviting and communicating with their participants. Additional costs for food and beverage service, speaker phones, and other audio-visual equipment will be the responsibility of the meeting organizer.

Venue and Accommodations

The Hilton Albany
40 Lodge Street
Albany, NY 12207

The workshop will be held at The Hilton Albany. We have secured a block of rooms at $114/night + tax.  Make your reservation below using the link or by calling the 1(800)Hilton reservation line and providing the code “3PFSM”.

The room block is from Sunday – Thursday; if available, the hotel will honor the rate 2 days pre and post workshop. 

Make your reservation before July 19 to be guaranteed the quoted rate.

On site parking is available in our attached parking garage at a discounted rate of $10 per car per night.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Join us in supporting and/or attending the NE-MW Regional Prescribed Fire Science and Management Workshop —being held in Albany, New York, at The Hilton Albany August 19 – 22, 2024.

In addition to the robust program, we will host an exhibition for those interested in gaining excellent exposure to 250 + individuals who will come together in Albany. The audience will include Federal, State, and local decision-makers at all levels. There will be 5 hours of dedicated time with the exhibitors and sponsors, including six 30-minute networking breaks and a two-hour social event on Tuesday evening in the exhibitor hall.

Who Will Be There

This Workshop is Mission Critical for anyone working on these issues in local, state, Tribal, and federal agencies and organizations, as well as non-governmental organizations and private companies in the Midwest and Northeast regions:

  • State, Federal, and Tribal land managers, agency administrators and fire managers
  • Federal, State and Private natural resource planning specialists
  • Prescribed Fire Councils
  • Prescribed Burn Associations
  • Prescribed Fire Contractors
  • NGO Fire Practitioners
  • Fire Ecologists
  • Local planning officials
  • Emergency management and law enforcement personnel
  • Wildfire risk reduction and post fire recovery practitioners
  • County and city management
  • Utilities management
  • Insurance industry leaders
Exhibitor Table

$650 for commercial display, $450 for non-profit display

INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • One 8-foot skirted table
  • Two chairs
  • Wireless internet
  • Electricity upon request
  • Full registration for one representative
  • Invitation to all sessions and social events.

 

Exhibitor Details

  • Set up: Monday afternoon and evening, August 19
  • Show times: Tuesday – Thursday mid-morning and mid-afternoon networking breaks.
  • Social event with the workshop guests: Tuesday Evening
  • Tear down: Thursday, August 22, after the afternoon networking break.

Sponsorship Levels

Gold Sponsor ($5000)

  • Acknowledgment as Gold Sponsor on the workshop webpage.
  • Name printed on workshop banners/signs/screen savers.
  • 1 Pop-Up Banner placed in a prominent place at the workshop (sponsor to supply banner).
  • Complimentary exhibit table (includes one representative)
  • Complimentary registration for an additional 3 representatives.
  • Opportunity to address the attendees from the stage.
  • Specific mention of sponsor at welcome and closing sessions

Silver ($2500)

  • Acknowledgment as Silver Sponsor on the workshop webpage.
  • Company name printed on workshop banners/signs/screen savers.
  • Complimentary exhibit table (includes one representative)
  • Complimentary registration for an additional 2 representatives.
  • Opportunity to address the attendees from the stage.
  • Specific mention of sponsor at welcome and closing sessions.

Bronze ($1500)

  • Acknowledgment as Bronze Sponsor on the workshop webpage.
  • Company name printed on workshop banners/signs/screen savers.
  • complimentary exhibit table (includes one representative)
  • complimentary registration for an additional 1 representative.
  • Opportunity to address the attendees from the stage.
  • Specific mention of sponsor at welcome and closing sessions.

Supporting Sponsor ($500)

  • Acknowledgment as Supporting Sponsor on the workshop webpage.
  • Company name printed on workshop banners/signs/screen a.
  • Specific mention of sponsor at welcome and closing sessions.

Contact Us
For more information, contact our workshop organizer, Mikel Robinson, Email  or Phone (406) 625-7049

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