Fire Prevention Workshop 2018


Published by Kristin Babbs




2018 Oregon Fire Prevention Workshop

February 13-15, 2018

Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites in Ashland, Oregon


The workshop will provide structural and wildland fire prevention educational sessions, networking opportunities, and more. The sessions include:


  • Keynote: You’ll rarely meet the life you save! – Jeff Johnson, CEO Western Fire Chiefs Association
  • Fire Prevention Cooperative Partnerships – Central Oregon Fire Prevention Cooperative
  • Growing Pains: Fire Safety in the Budding Marijuana Industry
  • Language that Motivates and Generates Wildfire Risk Reduction Results
  • Building Engaging Presentations
  • Insight: A Tool for Accountability for Teens Who Misuse Fire
  • Wildfire Matters: A Multi-Faceted Approach to Wildfire Preparedness
  • Bringing Your Fire Education Programs Out of the Dark Ages
  • Risk Reduction in Places of Worship
  • Firewise on the Frontier: The Journey Continues
  • Fire Science and Our Safety Messages: Are We Keeping Up?
  • Overview of the new OSU Fire Science Curriculum – Fire Prevention Module
  • American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign: Saving Lives Through Education and Action
  • Citizen Fire Academy Programs: A Dynamic Approach to Community Outreach for Wildfire Preparedness
  • Intterra Situation Analyst and Interactive Public Web View
  • Collaboration in Prevention: The Making of the Southern Oregon Firewise Expo
  • Community Partners: Building an Effective Youth Fire Intervention Program


Cost: $50 early bird ($75 late registration – after January 12, 2018)

Register here:

The course descriptions will be added to the webpage this week.



Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites is nestled on the scenic side of Ashland off I-5, and just a short drive to downtown. Experience an uplifting 1970s retro-modern design, comfortable furnishings, and 14 acres of land with spectacular mountain vistas. During your free time, you can enjoy many local attractions; including theatre, golf, shopping, outdoor adventures, and local wineries.



Lodging is available at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites at the government rate (currently $93). We are promoting lodging in fire-sprinklered rooms that the hotel has blocked out for this event. For reservations call 541-482-8310 or 855-482-8310 (Group name: OR Fire Prevention Workshop), or visit (Group ID number: 120279). Please book your room by January 12, 2018 to guarantee the rate and a fire-sprinklered room.

Speakers: The OSFM will work with you to secure lodging. Please do not book your room.


If you have questions, please contact 503-934-8228 or


Oregon Fire Prevention Workshop Committee Co-chairs


Tom Fields, Fire Prevention Coordinator

Oregon Department of Forestry



Stephanie Stafford, Fire Prevention Coordinator

Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal



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