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2023 Program

Subject to change

We are proud to present an outstanding 2023 Program. In response to feedback that attendees would like more opportunities to discuss issues affecting savanna fire management, this year’s program will include both plenary sessions and dedicated workshops.

Day One 2022 Fire Season

Tuesday 21 February
  • 8:00am, Registration

  • 8.30am, Day 1 Opening Remarks by the MC

  • 8.40am, Welcome to Country

  • 8.50am, Keynote Address

  • 9.05am, Fire Weather 2022 and Outlook for 2023

  • 9.20am, Fire in North Australia Overview

  • 9.40am, Kimberley Fire Managers: Fire in 2022

  • 10.40am, Morning tea

  • 11.00am, Top End Fire Managers: Fire in 2022

  • 12.20pm, Lunch

  • 1.20pm, Cape York Fire Managers: Fire in 2022

  • 2.00pm, Panel: How does our past inform our future?

  • 3.10pm, Afternoon tea

  • 3.30pm, Plenary: Measuring & Monitoring for Biodiversity

    • Concurrent Workshop 1: Fires from Space

    • Concurrent Workshop 2: Fire Songs Circle & Musical Jam

  • 4.30pm, Wrap Up Day One

  • 4.45pm, End of Day One

6-8pm, Networking Drinks and Canapes, Darwin Trailer Boat Club

Day Two - Opportunities & Challenges

Wednesday 22 February
  • 8.15am, Tea & coffee on arrival

  • 8.30am, Day 2 Opening Remarks by the MC

  • 8.45am, Ministerial Address

  • 9.00am, Fire Management on the World Stage

  • 9.20am, Plenary: Environmental market policy updates

  • 10.10am, Plenary: Carbon market policy updates

  • 10.40am, Morning tea

  • 11.00am, Plenary: Indigenous Carbon Market

    • Concurrent Workshop 1: Tools to Support Savanna Burning

    • Concurrent Workshop 2: Women and Fire Talking Circle

  • 12.30pm, Lunch

  • 1.30pm, Plenary: Supporting Indigenous career pathways in savanna fire management

    • Concurrent Workshop 1: Tell Your Fire Story (Social Media)

    • Concurrent Workshop 2: Deeper Dive: Emerging environmental markets

  • 2.30pm, Panel: Health Impacts of Smoke from Fire

    • Concurrent Workshop 1: Deeper Dive: Savanna Fire Management Methods

    • Concurrent Workshop 2: Deeper Dive: Supporting Indigenous career pathways through ICIN

  • 3.30pm, Afternoon tea

  • 3.45pm, Plenary​: Facilitators' Report Back

  • 4.15pm, Closing Statements

  • 4.45pm, Close of Forum

Day Three - Side Events
Thursday 23 February


  • 9am-11am, NAFI spatial tools for fire management training workshop

  • 9am-noon, Feral Ungulate Blue Carbon (Coastal Floodplain) Method workshop - ICIN Members only 

  • 11.30am-1.30pm, NAFI spatial tools for fire management training workshop

  • 1pm-3pm, National Drought Hub (Establish NAFI Committee) - Invite only

  • 2.30pm-4pm, Members only ICIN planning meeting - ICIN Members only

  • 4:30pm-6pm, Savanna Fire Management Research Program – Invite only

FULL PROGRAM Coming soon

Please note: This year's North Australia Savanna Fire Forum is SOLD OUT

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