Agendas, Presentations, and Resources

Agenda Track

AGENDA (pdf)

 

Preliminary Draft Agenda

Wednesday

Theme: Introduction and set up of workshop objectives

1:00   Workshop Introduction

1:15   Drought/ENSO and Wildfire Overview: Current Overview

1:45   Interactive session: What are the challenges in using drought information in
          fire management? What makes it worth the effort?

2:00   Discussion

2:30   Break

2:45   State of the knowledge: drought impacts on vegetation mortality and wildfire.

          Park Williams, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

3:45   Interactive session: What are the opportunities to share information across
          the drought and wildfire communities? What are the barriers to doing so?

5:00   Close

 

Thursday

Theme: Uncovering questions and gaps

8:30    Continental Breakfast

9:00    Review – Day 1

9:20    Panel discussion: Perspectives on operations, planning, and policy in sharing
           information across the drought and fire communities.

10:00  Interactive session: What are the strategies we can use to provide drought
           knowledge and tools effectively between the fire management community and
           drought community?
           Or:
           How do we begin to understand how persistent drought influences ecosystem
           thresholds/wildfire?

10:30   Break

10:45   Discussion

12:00   Working Lunch

 

Theme: Barriers to progress, next steps

1:00    Interactive session: How do we make progress on integrating drought science
           and information with fire management?

1:30    Next steps—Moving forward from the workshop discussion

2:30    Break

2:45    Next steps discussion continued

3:15    Interactive session: Overview of what the meeting accomplished, value, and
           moving forward

4:00    Evaluation and closing

4:30    Adjourn