27 - 28 April 2021
Nîmes, France

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Claire Kowalewski

Claire Kowalewski

Colonel, French Fire Service, Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC)
France

As a Colonel of French rescue and fire services, Claire Kowalewski has been involved in crisis management and particularly in forest fires for more than 20 years.  She has an operational background at local, regional, national levels as well as international experience as she spent a few months in Australia with the fire services during bushfire season.  She has also been involved in numerous European projects related to forest fires, such as FIRE 4-5 (Force d’Intervention Rapide Européenne), EUFFTR (European Forest Fire Tactical Reserve) or BUFFER capacities.  She is currently a seconded national expert to the European Commission at the Directorate General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations.  She works at the ERCC – Emergency Response Coordination Centre, the European operational centre.  She is in charge of the preparedness and response phases for forest fires at the European level.  She facilitates and leads forest fire working groups.  She has also been deployed as European liaison officer in the framework of the European Civil Protection Mechanism during emergencies such as in Sweden in 2018.  Working at the European Commission at DG ECHO, she was also fully involved in the rescEU negotiation and now in its implementation.  The objective is to get a stronger collective response at European level via the development of a reserve capacity of aerial firefighting means that will complement Member States’ national capabilities.

 

 

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Exhibitors

60+
Exhibitors

attendees

500+
Attendees

countries

30+
Countries

Bambi Bucket

Bambi Bucket

Civil Protection

Civil Protection

Civil Protection

Education

Education

Fire Service

Fire Service

Fire Service

Government

Fire retardant

Media

Fire retardant

Military

Fire retardant

MRO

MRO

Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO)

Navigation

Navigation

Night Vision

Navigation

Operator

Operator

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

 

Retardant

Fire retardant

SATCOM

Satellite communication (SATCOM)

Simulation

Simulation

Simulation

 

Training

Training

Training

UAV

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

Testimonials

  • I wanted to congratulate you on the show, which you organized with brilliance. I have had many positive feedbacks from various contacts. I also wanted to thank you for your kindness and responsiveness to all our last-minute requests. Looking forward to working with you in the future.
    Sabena
  • We really enjoyed the event and Neptune and Air Spray were also positive about their experience – which justifies our decision for attending.
    BAE Systems
  • Let me congratulate the Tangent Link team for the outstanding organization of AAFF Europe 2017. It has been a great and hopefully fruitful experience. Thank you very much for your dedication and I expect to join you at future events.
    Argentinian Delegation

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