Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend the conference?

Anyone wishing to learn more about how they can reduce their community's vulnerability to wildfire is welcome to attend: Community members, Realtors, Insurance Industry Representatives, Professional Planners, Developers, Mitigation Specialists, Emergency Service Personnel, Researchers, and Policy Makers. 


Who plans the conference? 

The planning committee is comprised of individuals from these organizations.


What topics will be discussed?

The 2021 conference will focus on Moving Forward in Evolving Wildfire Landscapes. The main two-day event will focus on carrying forward the lessons and innovations from Colorado’s most extensive wildfire season in our collective efforts to live more safely with wildland fires. Presentations will include skills- building in practice, science, and policy topics including lessons learned from 2020 wildfires, leading local Fire Adapted Community programs, post-fire recovery, watershed wildfire protection planning, implementing prescribed fire, and building safer from the start. Pre and post-conference opportunities have also been added this year. View the draft schedule.


What's the registration cost and what does it include?

  $245 for early bird conference registration. Regular registration of $295 will apply starting in mid-July.

FACO members will receive a $50 discount code. Primary conference presenters will receive a special speaker rate and registration information.


Registration includes including a variety of presentations incorporating the "Resilient Colorado" theme. The rich content will also include optional networking events, exhibit/sponsor hubs, posters on FAC support around the state, and an interactive statewide strategy session on land use strategies and policy opportunities.




What is the difference between a Sponsor and an Exhibitor? 

See Sponsor/Exhibitor Guidelines

For more information on becoming a sponsor, please contact: Wendy Fischer -


Whom do I talk to about registration problems? 

Contact Wendy Fischer -


Who is the primary media point of contact? 

Please direct all media and information requests to Ellis Thompson-Ellis -