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WRMC 2013 Workshop Schedule

The WRMC delivers exciting new workshops that offer take home action steps—what your organization can do immediately to enhance the quality of your risk management practices. We design the conference program around your feedback. Come prepared to learn, participate, and improve your risk management program!

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Pre-conference Workshops

Conference Opening

Conference Workshops

Keynote Address and Dinner

 
 

 

Pre-conference Workshops
Saturday, September 28, 2013
8:00am-5:00pm

WFR Recert
Gates Richards, Erica Linnell

 
Sunday, September 29, 2013
7:00am-8:00am Pre-conference Check-in
8:00am-5:00pm
WFR Recert (cont.)
Gates Richards, Erica Linnell
NOLS Risk Management Training
Dave Yacubian, Shana Tarter, Jaime Musnicki

Effective Outdoor Program Design and Management
Paul Nicolazzo

Inclusion and Cultural Compentencey for the Outdoor Professional

Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, Pam Rosal

Navigating Health, Safety, Security, and Risk Management Abroad
Bill Frederick

River Rescue Certification

KC Bess, Rescue3 International/Mad River Boat Trips

 

Improvised Rock Rescue

Exum Mountain Guides and University of Utah's Center for Remote Rescue

Monday, September 30, 2013 (full day)
7:00am-10:00am Pre-conference Check-in
8:00am-5:00pm

WFR Recert (cont.)

Gates Richards, Erica Linnell

NOLS Risk Management Training (cont.)
Dave Yacubian, Shana Tarter, Jaime Musnicki

Effective Outdoor Program Design and Management (cont.)
Paul Nicolazzo

Inclusion and Cultural Compentencey for the Outdoor Professional (cont.)

Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, Pam Rosal

Navigating Health, Safety, Security, and Risk Management Abroad (cont.)
Bill Frederick

River Rescue Certification (cont.)

KC Bess, Rescue3 International/Mad River Boat Trips

 

Monday, September 30, 2013 (half day)

8:00am-

12:00pm

Performing Under Pressure
Deb Ajango

A Discussion on Volunteer Leader Risk Management

Alex Kosseff, Melanie Mac Innis

         
11:00am-1:00pm Pre-conference Check-in

1:00pm-

5:00pm

And the Winner is...(?) Hot Issues, Hot Cases
Catherine Hansen-Stamp, Reb Gregg

Parent Phone Call Lab

Katie Baum Mettenbrink

Risk Management in Wilderness Therapy: Critical Intersections of Research and Practice

Stephen Javorski

       

Conference Opening
Monday, September 30, 2013
4:00pm -6:00pm
Conference Check-in
5:00pm-6:00pm
Exhibitor's Reception
6:00pm-6:30pm Opening Remarks
6:30pm-7:00pm Opening Address John Gans
7:00pm-7:30pm Award Ceremony

 

Conference Workshops

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
8:00am- 5:00pm Exhibitor Showroom
 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & CRISIS

RESPONSE

FIELD PRACTICES
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
STAFF TRAINING & DECISION MAKING
SECTOR SPECIFIC ISSUES & REPEAT PRESENTATIONS

8:30am-

9:30am

Keynote Address Renny Jackson

9:300am- 10:00am
Exhibitor Showcase and Break
10:00am- 11:30pm

Crisis Management: A Preplan in Actioncore workshop icon

Drew Leemon

Medical Topics: Old, New, and Controversial core workshop icon

David Johnson, MD

Employment, Staffing, Compensation and Other Legal Stuff

James Pearson

Adapt-Ability: Working with People with Disabilities in an Adventure Setting

Becky Van Horsen, Eric Bonin, Janine Donald

Training to Failure and Other Unlikely and Highly Effective Training Strategies core workshop icon

Jeff Jackson

Incident Trends in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare: What do They Mean to Me?

Stephen Javorski

11:30pm- 1:00pm
Exhibitor Showcase and Break
1:00pm- 2:30pm

This is Not JUST A Drill!

Mark Vermeal

Managing Challenging Mental Health and Behavioral Issues in the Field

Cynthia Stevens, MD

The Law Says "Yes" to Risk core workshop icon

Reb Gregg

Bloodborne and Other Pathogens in the Backcountry

Steve Neal, David Johnson, MD

Central Gulley Avalanche, a Case Study: How Good Intentions Slide You Straight To Hell

Thom Pollard, Will White

Higher Expectations: The Professionalizing of International Trip Leading

core workshop icon

Bill Frederick

2:30pm- 3:00pm
Exhibitor Showcase and Break
3:00pm- 4:30pm

Risk Management: The Traumatic Aftermath core workshop icon

Will Marling

SAR Panel Discussion

John Gookin, Will Smith, MD; Shana Tarter, facilitator

Managing Legal Issues After a Serious Incident: What to Do, What to Say

Frances Mock

Contracting with Third Parties

Cathy Hansen-Stamp, Tod Duncan, Justin Talbot

Where Are We Now? 20 Years of Decision Making core workshop icon

Brendan Madden, Tod Schimelpfenig

Chance and Randomness: The Complications of Managing Incidents Overseas

Gennifre Hartman, Aaron Slosberg, Jennifer Royall

 

4:45pm- 6:00pm Structured Networking
6:00pm- 7:00pm Bear Demonstration John Gookin

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
8:00am- 3:30pm Exhibitor Showroom
 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & CRISIS

RESPONSE

FIELD PRACTICES
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
STAFF TRAINING & DECISION MAKING
SECTOR SPECIFIC ISSUES & REPEAT PRESENTATIONS

8:30am-

10:00am

Crisis Communication in the Digital Age: The Basics Still Mattercore workshop icon

Bruce Palmer

Accidents in Outdoor Pursuits: Assessment and Prevention Approaches core workshop icon

Jed Williamson

Discovery and Depositions Can be Fun

Wilma Gray

Mission Creep: When the Tail Wags the Dog

Steve Smith

Stupidity Explored: Mindful Leadership Amplified

Lester Zook

Training to Failure and Other Unlikely and Highly Effective Training Strategies core workshop icon

Jeff Jackson

10:00am- 10:30am
Exhibitor Showcase and Break

10:30am- 11:30p

(60 min)

The Benefits of an External Risk Management Review

John Fair

Risk Managing a Wilderness Fast: Why, When and How to Facilitate a Fast in the Backcountry

Paul Stonehouse

Standards in the Industry: What Does this Phrase really Mean and How do Standards Impact Your Programs and Practices?

Tracey Knutson

 

Social Media’s Heuristic Trap and the Role of Digital Immigrants in Teaching Risk Management to Digital Natives

Jerry Isaak

Keeping Field Staff Fresh: A Model for Ongoing Training

Rebecca Bear, Jeremy Oyen

College, University, and Municipality Risk Management Today

Jeanette Stawski, Tim Moore

11:30pm- 1:00pm
Exhibitor Showcase and Break
1:00pm- 2:30pm

Getting Beyond Operator Error: Using Systems to Analyze Accidents

Jeff Jackson

I'm not like the others: 3 Activities to Minimize the Emotional Risk of Exclusion

Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, Pam Rosal

 

My Feet Are Cold Mock Trial

Reb Gregg, Cathy Hansen-Stamp

Witnesses: Jed Williamson, Molly Hampton, Tod Schimelpfenig

What You Need to Know when Applying for or Renewing Insurance

Don Pachner

Decision Making: Errors of Perception

Gates Richards

Crisis Management: A Preplan in Actioncore workshop icon

Drew Leemon

 

2:30pm- 3:00pm
Exhibitor Showcase and Break
3:00pm- 4:30pm

Performing Under Pressure

Deb Ajango

Bear Habitat Field Practices

Katie Baum Mettenbrink

Participant Agreement: Is it Really Better than the Paper it's Written on? core workshop icon

Tony Clapp

How Managing Risk for Military Veterans will Improve Your Whole Program

Stacy Bare, Kevin Heiner, Jarrod Ball

Three Plug and Play Staff Training Activities

Shana Tarter

Where Are We Now? 20 Years of Decision Making core workshop icon

Brendan Madden, Tod Schimelpfenig

5:30pm- 7:300pm
Social Hour and Keynote Dinner
7:30pm- 8:30pm
Keynote Address Laurence Gonzales
9:00pm Conference Ends

 

 


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