The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) is proud to present our 13th Biennial Bushfire Conference - Managing Bushfire Together: applying science, skills and stories. The conference will take place on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th May 2023, with an additional Sydney Field Day taking place on Friday 26th May 2023.
This will be a live event held in Sydney at the Teachers Federation Conference Centre, 37 Reservoir St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Sydney. There will be some hybrid online capacity, however we would encourage you to attend in person in order to fully enjoy the conference offerings, with a conference dinner, poster session and field day included.
Dates: Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th May 2023, with an additional Sydney Field Day taking place on Friday 26th May 2023.
Location: Teachers Federation Conference Centre, 37 Reservoir St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Sydney. Gadigal land.
Field Day Location: Ku-ring-gai NSW 2075. Durramurragal land.
Early Bird tickets close on 5th April.
In-person (field day, conference dinner and in-person conference) tickets close on 9th of May.
Virtual tickets close on the 18th of May.
|In-person Registration Fees||
|General - 2 Days||$470||$550|
|General - 1 Day||$320||$370|
|Concession - 2 Days||$250||$295|
|Concession - 1 Day||$160||$190|
|General - Field Day||NA||$140|
|Concession - Field Day||NA||$100|
|Virtual Registration Fees|
|General - 2 Days||NA||$180|
|General - 1 Day||NA||$90|
|Concession - 2 Days||NA||$120|
|Concession - 1 Day||NA||$60|
General = Corporate/Government/Individual
Concession = Non-Profit/Student/Unwaged/ NCC Member Groups/ Aboriginal Land Council or org/ Indigenous Protected Area representative / RFS Brigade Volunteers
Theme: Managing Bushfire Together: Applying science, skills and stories
1) Heat: Climate Change and Changing Systems
2) Oxygen: Recovery, Resilience and Innovation
3) Fuel: Collaborative Communities
Abstract submissions: Abstract submissions for oral presentations and speed-talks are now closed. However, we are still open to the submission of abstracts for our poster session on the 24th.
If you'd like to do this, please read the 'How to Submit an Abstract' document and complete an Abstract Submission Form available below.
You can access the 2021 conference program and abstracts booklet here.
Transport: The conference centre is a 5 min walk from Central Station and there are a range of bus options. Use TripPlanner to plan your travel here: https://transportnsw.info/trip#/trip
Accommodation: There are a range of accommodation options close to the conference centre, including AirBnB and the Rydges Hotel Central, which has a special 15% discount for NCC Bushfire Conference attendees. Please contact the Bushfire Program Team for details about this offer.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Please contact our organising team on the email below to learn about our sponsorship opportunities.
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW would like to acknowledge the generous support of our conference sponsors
Stay tuned for more information to come...