Frequently Asked Questions

How often is Colorado Wildland Fire Conference held?

The Colorado Wildland Fire Conference is held every 18 months.

Our upcoming conference will be in  April 2023;  followed by a conference in the fall of 2024.

Who should attend the conference?

This conference is geared toward professionals working proactively to improve wildfire outcomes in Colorado communities and landscapes such as Mitigation Specialists, Emergency Managers, Firefighters, Researchers, Foresters, Developers and Policy Makers. Anyone wishing to learn more about how they can reduce their community’s vulnerability to wildfire is welcome to attend.

Who plans the conference? 

The planning committee is comprised of individuals from these organizations.


What topics will be discussed?

The theme of the 2023 conference is Accelerating Adaptation and Managing Expectations.  


With wildfires rapidly outpacing our efforts, this conference will focus on how we can accelerate action and develop robust strategies to help our communities adapt. 

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

 Registration begins in mid-November with $325 Early Bird rates.  Registration rates will be $375 beginning January 16, 2023.

 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 "Accelerating Adaptation and Managing Expectations" 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: Gloria Edwards -

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 -