Social Events

On Monday Evening from 5:30 -7:30 pm we will have a Social Reception with our Exhibitors in the UC Ballroom.  Come visit with our sponsors and exhibitors and network with your fellow conference guests.

The formal poster session will take place in the UC Ballroom on Tuesday May 22 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.  Authors are expected to be present to discuss their poster during that period. A no-host bar and hors d’ oeuvres will be provided during the session.

Join us on Wednesday Downtown in Caras Park from 6:30 -10:00 pm for our Evening Event – Street Eats & Beats – featuring food trucks, a no-host bar, and music by the Zeppo Blues Band. Zeppo likes to get the party going from set one til time to shut it down…experience road house blues, southern blues, motown soul, instrumentals, smooth vocals, and just a down right great band for any occasion good time band.

After Conference Party at Marshall Mountain.  Music jam and play/sing along by the Flaming Wheelbarrows, fire-pit, s’mores, no-host bar and great networking! Bring your instruments to join in! High in the Rattlesnake Mountains, just seven and one-half miles from Missoula – we will provide transportation to and from the host hotels.


2nd Exhibition of Art & Expression of Wildland Fires: Join us by sharing your expression in our Wildland Fire themed Art Exhibition. All art media is welcome and encouraged including textile, painting, wearable, photography, ceramics, collage, poetry, sculpture, carving etc. Participants are invited to donate their work to a silent auction fundraiser supporting the “Mike DaLuz Memorial Student Travel Scholarship Fund” and the “IAWF Student Scholarship Fund”. Art that is donated to the Silent Auction will be displayed and auctioned at The Fire Continuum Conference Evening Event on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. To reserve your space for display or more details please contact: Kim Skufca, 406-207-6574

Alumni Events: If you would like to host or sponsor an Alumni Event, please contact us. We would be happy to help you organize and promote your activity.

Afterhours Networking: Each evening we will recommend a location for afterhours networking.