30th Annual WRMC! 2023, Portland, OR

Location, schedule, and registration information for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors for the 30th Annual WRMC in Portland, OR, Oct. 18-20, 2023.
WRMC Steering Committee members in huddle.

Steering Committee

Meet the WRMC Steering Committee! This committee evaluates and selects educational content based on a shared risk management philosphy.
Valeria de Jesús Casas speaking to attendees.

Speaker’s Information

Call for Proposals: Share your knowledge, expertise or research. Apply through the Call for Proposals to offer a workshop, poster, or short talk as part of the learning schedule. Includes Speaker Expectations & FAQs for Presenters.

Volunteer Program

Volunteers play a significant role to ensure the WRMC runs smoothly. Meet and connect with industry experts and build lasting relationships with an incredible team of emerging leaders and industry professionals.


Scholarships are made possible through generous donations from the WRMC community and partners. Learn more about scholarships, including how to donate or apply.
Presenter, Jose Gonzalez, addressing the audience at the WRMC.

College Credit

Learn how you can earn college credit for attending the WRMC. Also find out how to use AmeriCorps or 529 funding to pay for the credit and WRMC registration.

Leadership Award

The Charles (Reb) Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award is presented annually for exceptional leadership, service, and innovation in wilderness risk management. 2023 Leadership Award Information & FAQ

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The WRMC provides a forum to learn and share common practices in wilderness risk management and contributes to a culture of open dialogue among outdoor industry professionals.
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Wilderness Risk Resources

WRMC offers an outstanding educational experience, check here for available resources from past conferences.

About the WRMC

Learning and Sharing

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.

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