Conair Aerial Firefighting on Display

Conair Aerial Firefighting will have on display a variety of fixed-wing aircraft from their balanced fleet, including Air Attack Bird Dogs, amphibious water bombers; plus both small and large airtankers ( Featured will be the new Dash 8-400AT, the most modern large airtanker on the global market today, produced in Conair’s Abbotsford Hangars. Book a Fireside Chat with Jeff Berry, Director, Business Development and tour Conair’s hangars at 4 pm –

***MUST register for event to sign up for Conair tour.

Bell 407GXi on Display

Bell Textron Canada is offering demonstration flights of both helicopters to qualified operators and fire-agency personnel, immediately following the event. Demo Flights must be coordinated with Bell Flight and approved. For more information contact Lorenz Jessen, Regional Sales Manager Canada, Bell Textron,

(Aircraft are scheduled to be at the airfield on October 26, allowing for the possibility that either helicopter might be needed for operation on that day.)
***MUST register for event to sign up for BELL demo.

Connect and Innovate @ CWC

Why attend? 

Critical business information for aerial and ground wildfire crews, ICs, chiefs, operators and agencies, with an emphasis on the following segments:

  • New products impacting the sector
  • Interoperability
  • Support services
  • Air traffic management
  • Innovation
  • Procurement
  • Government policies and procedures
  • Opportunities and challenges

Thought Leadership Conference

Thought Leadership for Aerial and Ground Wildfire Suppression 

The Canadian Wildfire Conference is a two-day event featuring sector-leading suppliers displaying and discussing new technologies and services alongside an educational program designed to unite air and ground personnel. The conference will host an appreciation dinner on October 25, followed by a full program on October 26. The conference agenda includes a range of presentations from industry leaders to provide air and ground crews and commanders with critical information on the challenges and trends facing wildfire suppression today.