Agenda

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Grand Targhee
June 12-14, 2017
* Schedule changes are possible *
Monday, June 12, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm NDT - $850/person – Rendezvous South 
9:00 AM Golf scramble – Teton Reserve   REGISTRATION FEE $65/PERSON.  Lunch on your own 
4:00pm-5:00 pm Board of Directors meeting - Teewinot
5:00pm-6:30 pm Registration and Reception –Trap Bar
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast on your own –Branding Iron Grill or Snorkels
8:00am- 9:00 am  Late registration- Wild Bill’s South
8:00am- 4:00 pm Low Voltage Electrical – Sprung Bldg
9:00am – Noon Lift Hydraulics – Wild Bill’s North
9:00am- 12:00 pm General Meeting with Roll Call – Rendezvous North
Dana Edwards – ISAA
– Grand Targhee General Manager
– National Forest Rep
Dave Byrd –  NSAA Director of Risk Management;
Annual welcome to ISAA Conference with a Financial Review, NSAA, USFS, and annual roll call.
12:00pm- 1:00pm Buffet Lunch –LOCATION? 
1:15pm- 4:00pm  Lifts Above and Beyond – Rendezvous North
1:15pm- 2:30 pm Summer Operations & Mountain Rescue – GTNP  Ranger – Rendezvous South
1:15pm - 2:30pm Wyoming Ski Safety Bill- Dave Byrd-  Trap Bar
1:15pm-2:30pm Social Media and External Communication – Teewinot
2:45pm- 4:00 pm Employee Benefits/Housing/Transportation- Teewinot
2:45pm- 4:00 pm Mountain Dispatch – Rendezvous South - Examples in Effective Communication 
Sally Whittle 
4:00pm - 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception and TradeshowWild Bill’s South and North  
6:00pm – 8:00 pm Barbeque and Bluegrass – Plaza/Trap Bar
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
8:00 am – 9:00 am Trade Show and walking breakfastWild Bills North and South
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Ski Lift MathSprung Bldg
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Lift Maintenance Roundtable/ANSI Update- Rendezvous South- Sid Roslund-NSAA Director of Technical Services 
The year in review! Sid will lead the discussion with help from insurance companies, industry authorities, manufacturers, and area personnel. Operations and maintenance items and trends that have been noted on ropeways will be highlighted.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Litigation and Loss Control Update Industry Report CardRendezvous North
MountainGuard; Mary Bozack, Tim Hendrickson, Tom Baffa; Safehold Special Risk; Tim Yates
ASDA Counsel- Matt Walters (Elam & Burke) 
ISAA's Annual legal and loss control update highlights the latest in litigation, liability trends and operational issues in the ski industry, with focus on recent cases, emerging issues and legislation.  Some of this year’s focus will be on slope surface and snow making litigation, catastrophic weather events, ski lift operations, technology and cyber risk. The panel of industry leading insurance companies, ski defense attorneys and risk managers will lead the always well attended session. 
12:00pm- 1:00pm Buffet Lunch –LOCATION? 
1:15pm – 2:30 pm OSHA Law Update and Trump Administration – Rendezvous North 
1:15pm – 2:30 pm Lifts Little Shop of Horrors and Aging Lifts- Rendezvous South
1:15pm – 2:30 pm Lift Operations Leadership Training – Wild Bill’s South
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Night Events, Safety, and Sales – Conflicting Values – Rendezvous North 
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Lift Designs Basics –Wild Bill’s South
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Fit For Snow – Delia Roberts – Rendezvous South
Five ski resorts that used the Fit for Snow program had 67% few injuries than in previous years. During the same season, five ski resorts that did not use the program showed an increase of 10.5% in the number of injuries.  
Patrollers, instructors, lift operators or any professionals working in the snow sport industry will benefit from this preventative wellness program.  Recently created by Dr. Delia Roberts, the Fit for Snow Program is designed for people who work at snow sport areas, to help them improve their on-snow performance and reduce their risk of injury.
4:00 pm- 4:30pm Closing Board Meeting- Teewinot
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Closing Banquet- Alpine Meadow Pavilion  
* Schedule changes are possible *
SEE YOU IN JUNE 2018 in Big Sky!!