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2019 Illinois Prescribed Fire Council Symposium

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Moraine Valley Community College

9000 College Parkway

Palos Hills, IL 60465

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The 2019 Illinois Prescribed Fire Council Symposium will be held May 8-9, 2019 at Moraine Valley Community College. The Illinois Prescribed Fire Council are a group of individuals, organizations, land managers and agencies interested in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of prescribed fires in Illinois.

This year’s featured speaker will be Dr. Gerould Wilhelm, Director of Research at the Conservation Research Institute and co-author of “Flora of the Chicago Region: A Floristic and Ecological Synthesis”.

The Symposium will feature a full day of presentations and a second day of field trips to several local fire management sites, led by ecologists and fire managers from the Forest Preserves of Cook County. More than 20 speakers, including many notable experts will present new research findings in fire science to foster collaboration and the implementation of prescribed fire programs throughout the region.

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DETAILS
May 8, 2019 | 8 am - 4 pm | Speaker sessions

May 9, 2019 | 8 am – 12 noon | Field trips to local fire management sites



REGISTRATION

Regular: $75/$85 at the door
Student Rate: $25/$35 at the door
Exhibitor Table: $100**

Walk-up registrations can be purchased at the door for an additional $10 fee, per ticket (see fee schedule above). Tickets purchased prior to the registration deadline will be charged at the discounted rate.

**Tabling options are available in the exhibitor hall for interested contractors or organizations for an additional $100.00 fee. This provides groups a forum for advertising services or causes relevant to the prescribed fire community in Illinois. Tables, chairs, and electricity are provided. Please note that registration for attendees is NOT included and must be purchased separately.

Registration Deadline: April 24, 2019



HOTELS & LODGING

There are many hotel options located within 15 minutes of the venue, such as in nearby Tinley Park and Orland Park, just off the I-80 interstate.

Additionally, lodging is available at nearby Camp Bullfrog and Camp Sullivan, located within the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Cabin, tent, and RV campsite options are available. Please call 855-YES-CAMP to reserve a site (let them you’re with the symposium). For more information, visit: http://fpdcc.com/camping/camping-reservations/



FAQs

What does my registration include?
Entry to all sessions and the exhibition hall
Continental breakfast and catered hot lunch on May 8th
Access to any optional field trip

How do I get there, and where can I park?
The symposium will be held in the Moraine Business and Conference Center (Building M) on the Moraine Valley Community College campus. The conference center is located in the southwest corner of the campus, directly adjacent to the College Parkway thoroughfare which can be accessed via 111th Street. Parking is free and available directly in front of the conference center, lots C1 and C2.

Moraine Valley Community College
Business and Conference Center – Building M
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?
Yes. If you are unable to attend, you can transfer your registration to someone else. Just email IL.PrescribedFireSymposium@gmail.com

Can I cancel my registration?
Yes. However, cancellations can only be made up to the registration deadline or 14 days before the start of the event, after which time only alternate delegates will be accepted. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations less than 14 days before the start of the event. Please email IL.PrescribedFireSymposium@gmail.com if you need a refund prior to the deadline.

Can I register at the door?
Yes. Walk-up registrations can be purchased at the door for an additional $10 fee, per ticket.



Find out more: https://www.illinoisprescribedfirecouncil.org/


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