Online Registration



Registration Dates and Rates

Early Registration (Dec. 18 – Jan. 31): $450
Regular Registration (Feb. 1 – April 30): $500
Late Registration (beginning May 1): $550
Student or Retiree: $225
One Day Registration $175
*Volunteer: $125
Waived Registration (pre-approval only): $0

*Volunteers are expected to work at least 5 hours and help with tasks such as moderating sessions, helping at registration, and more. Students will be given preference for volunteer spots. 

Field Trips and Workshops

We have an exciting line up of workshops and field trips that can be added to your registration. Space is limited, sign up soon!!

  • Workshops will be held Monday, May 21 from 8am to 12pm, just before the start of the conference. The charge for 4-hour workshops is $15, and the charge for 2-hour workshops is $10. Workshop descriptions are available on the conference website:
  • Field trips will be on Wednesday, May 23 from 1pm to 5:30pm. The charge for all field trips is $25, which includes lunch and transportation. As of April 30, we only have available spots on Field Trip #2: Marshall Woods Fuel Treatment Project. More information about field trips is available at
  • Post Conference Field Trip: Western Rx Fire Science Research Burn at Lubrecht Experimental Forest, Montana. We are offering a full day field trip on Friday, May 25 to provide participants with a potential opportunity to observe the experimental 10 acre prescribed burn, weather permitting, and learn about fire operations, effects, behavior, and fuel characterization methods. The registration and payment for this field trip is separate from the main conference registration. Click here for more information.


A formal proceedings of the conference will be published as an online government proceedings publication through the US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.  All presenters at the conference are encouraged to submit a summary of their presentation or poster for publication in the Conference Proceedings. Submissions may be full papers, extended abstracts, or abstracts. No distinction will be made between presentations or posters. All abstracts accepted to the Conference will be published as originally submitted unless the authors submit a revised abstract by July 2, 2018. View the Proceedings webpage for more information.

Manager Scholarships

To encourage managers to attend the 2018 Fire Continuum Conference in Missoula, the Association of Fire Ecology and the International Association of Wildland Fire are offering free registrations (value of $450) to professionals and managers interested in attending the conference. There are 10 management scholarships available to any land management professional. These were designed for local managers who live near Missoula and will not incur extra travel costs; however, others will be considered.

Applications are due by April 15, 2018. Click here to apply. 

Refund Policy

You can request a full refund for the conference registration fee, minus a $50 processing fee, if requested by April 20, 2018. After that date refunds are not issued. Refunds for only cancelling your participation in a workshop or field trip will not be issued. You can transfer your spot to another participant if you wish.

Questions about Registration? 

Contact Annie Oxarart at or 541-852-7903.