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 2020 conference will focus on examples and best practices for engaging a broader audience in finding their roles in wildfire risk reduction. Topic cover community fire adaptation, landscape resilience, and respone related opportunities for engaging broader audiences. Pre and post-conference opportunities have also been added this year. View the schedule.


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

  $125 for live, online conference and on-demand access to recordings prior to public release in Spring 2021.

FACO members recieve a discount.


Registration includes including a variety of presentations incorporating the "Discover Your Role" 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 CWPPs. Virtual conference registration will include on-demand access to session recordings which will not be made publicly available until spring 2021.


We know many of you look forward to our next in-person conference, but we didn’t want to skip a whole year of sharing new knowledge and providing opportunities to connect with fellow peers. This virtual conference will be approximately 3 hours long each day including 2 keynote speakers and the top 6 sessions along with networking rooms to chat with exhibitors/ sponsors and other attendees.

Click here to view current schedule


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 -

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