The U.S. Fire Administration will host the World Fire Congress
6-8 May, 2024
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill - Washington, DC
The United States Fire Administration is pleased to announce the inaugural World Fire Congress, taking place in Washington, DC on 6-8 May 2024. This historic event establishes a global fire service leadership network dedicated to supporting and strengthening the fire service around the world.
Key information needed at time of registration includes:
International Participants: You must register no later than 6 March, 2024.
Your arrival day will vary based on your optional event participation
4 May - 6 May, 2024 (am)
Round-trip transport provided from Washington, DC to Emmitsburg, MD5 May, 2024
Closing Reception and Signing of the World Fire Congress Charter at the Library of Congress8 May, 2024
International guests will have rolling arrivals based upon the itinerary you choose.
For Two-Day World Fire Congress only:
For Congress plus Optional Activities:
If attending National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on 5 May:
Transportation from the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill – Washington DC to the U.S. National Fire Academy – Emmitsburg, MD is provided.
If attending Cultural Tour of Washington, DC on 6 May:
The meeting location is at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The event has special reduced pricing. To secure the special room rate pricing, book through the event booking link. You will receive a link to secure your room in your reservation confirmation email once you have successfully registered for the event.
The rooms are based on first come, first served basis until the cutoff date of 4 April, 2024.
Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)