Wilderness Risk Management Conference

Portland, Oregon | October 3-5, 2018

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Attend the WRMC to learn!

The core objective of the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) is to offer an outstanding educational experience to help you mitigate the risks inherent in exploring, working, teaching, and recreating in wild places.

Attend the WRMC to gain practical risk management skills, network with others in the industry, share field and administrative techniques, and help develop risk management standards for the outdoor adventure and education industries.

This year's conference will take place in Portland, Oregon, October 3-5, 2018.

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What to Expect | 2018 Schedule

October 1–3

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png   Pre-Conference Workshops


Wednesday, October 3

5:00 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Exhibitor Showcase

6:30 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Opening Ceremony

7:00 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Reb Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award


Thursday, October 4

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Workshops

4:45 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Structured Networking


Friday, October 5

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Workshops

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Social Hour and Dinner 

7:30 p.m. field-note-arrow-small-mud.png  Keynote Address and Closing Remarks

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