Vice Chancellors for Research, Joseph Incandela (UC Santa Barbara) and Sandra Brown (UC San Diego), will convene the UCOP Lab Fees Research Program 2019 Wildfire RFP Workshop at the UC Santa Barbara Campus on Friday, April 12 & 13, 2019. This page will serve as the event planning and information source for those who are interested or plan to attend. This page will be updated regularly, so please check back often.
The deadline to register for the workshop is March 23, 2019.
Registration is closed.
Please know that because space is limited that registration does not guarantee your attendance.
This workshop will focus on research addressing the causes, impacts, prevention, and management of wildfires, including modeling, data science, and risk management; ecological, social science, and policy approaches; development of fire-resistant materials; other multidisciplinary approaches.
Click here for more information on UCOP Lab Fees Research Program.
Friday, April 12, 2019 (Goal of Day 1: Decide Specific Research Themes)
|9:00am||Welcome & Introductions|
|9:20am||Goals and Purpose of Meeting, Review of Agenda|
|11:00am||Lightning Talks (Round 1)|
|1:00pm||Lightning Talks (Round 2)|
|3:00pm||Round-robin breakout group discussion|
|4:00pm||Report-outs on breakout groups|
|8:00pm||Wildfires Art Exhibit|
Saturday, April 13, 2019 (Goal of Day 2: Forming research teams, Field trip)
|8:30am||Review of theme area discussions|
|9:00am||Breakout discussions to start forming teams|
|10:00am||Tour of burn and flood zones|
The workshop will be providing a hotel room for all participants, travel to conference related activities, and all food during the conference. We will not be able to reimburse participants for any additional costs of travel and participation.
Your hotel room will be arranged by The Office of Research and confirmed with you after you have registered. If you do not want a hotel room arranged, please check that option when you register. For questions please contact Kelly Pillsbury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Club & Guest House (on campus)
Pacifica Suites (2.2 miles from campus)
*Shuttle Service Available
University Center, UC Santa Barbara
600 Olive Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Burn Cycle: Living with Fire
A Multimedia Wildfire Exhibit
Questions about the workshop can be directed to Andrea Stith (email@example.com).