ITRS 2018 TBD


ITRS 2017

AGENDA

Thursday, November 2

6:00pm-9:00pm                Registration

6:00pm-10:00pm              Hospitality Suite Open

 

FRIDAY, November 3

TIME              TOPIC                                                                                                             PRESENTER(S)

7:30-8:30         BREAKFAST

 

8:00-8:30         WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

8:30-9:30         Adventures in Building a Backyard Tensile Tester                                        Mike Forbes

 

9:30-9:45         Hasty Topic

9:45-10:15       Analysis of a Highline System Failure                                                               Ron Miller and Brian Krebs

10:15-10:45     BREAK

10:45-11:00     Hasty Topic

11:00-12:00     Panel Discussion – The intersection of different technical                            Tom Willard

rescue specialties – regulation, training, and oversight.

 

12:00-1:15       LUNCH

 

1:15-2:15         Stuck between a rock and a hard spot:                                                                 Debbie Spoons

Comparing & Contrasting surface rescue & cave rescue

2:15-2:30         Hasty Topic

2:30-3:00         An Empirical Analysis and Theoretical Model                                                  Landon Wright and John Salmon

of Ultra-Violet Exposure on Webbing

 

3:00-3:20         BREAK

3:20-3:50         Bending Fatigue of Escape Cord                                                                John McKently and Wayne Chapman

 

3:50-4:05         Hasty Topic

 

4:05-5:05         Direct Read Comparison of Highline Prusik                                                       Tom Pendley

Tensioning and Force Limiting Tension Systems.

8:00–10:00      Hospitality Suite open

 

 

SATURDAY, November 4   

TIME              TOPIC                                                                                                                    PRESENTER(S)

7:30-8:30         BREAKFAST

 

8:00-8:15         WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

8:15-8:45         Use of a Parabolic Microphone to Detect Hidden Subjects                                Nat Bowditch

 

8:45-9:45         A Review of Friction Hitch Testing                                                                          Tom Evans

 

9:45-10:30       Evolution of Rope Rescue from Wind Turbines                                                    Axel Manz

10:30-10:50     BREAK

 

10:50-11:05     Hasty Topic                                                                  

11:05-12:05     Anatomy of a rescue gone bad- Review of the death                                            Tim Hurtado

of a SAR member on Denali

 

12:05-1:20       LUNCH

 

1:20-2:20         When Angels Fall – Accidents in Helicopter Rescues                                           Charlie Shimanski

 

2:20-2:35         BREAK

 

2:35-3:20         An Analysis of the Modern-Day Belay:                                                                   Russell McCullar

Competent Belay or Competent Belayer?

 

3:20-4:05         Low Angle Rescue with Limited Resources                                                           Chris Garniewicz

 

4:05-4:30         Travel to Alpine Rescue Team Headquarters

 

4:30-7:30         Alpine Rescue Team Demonstrations and a cookout dinner will be provided

 

 

8:00-10:00       Hospitality Suite open

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, November 5       

 

TIME              TOPIC                                                                                                             PRESENTER(S)

 

7:30-8:30         BREAKFAST

 

8:00-8:15         WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

8:15-9:15         The Power is in Your Hands”- Increasing the Safety and                                        Peter Hearn

Efficiency of Rope Rescue

9:15-10:15       Femur Fractures: Practical Effective Traction Splinting for                                    Lance Taysom

Technical Rescue

10:15-10:45     BREAK

 

10:45-11:15     Performance Testing of Vehicles as Anchors                                                                Shaun Reed

 

11:15-11:45     ICAR video                                                                                                                             Tom Wood

 

11:45-12:45     RESCUE JEOPARDY GIVEAWAY!!!!

 

12:45-1:00       Symposium Wrap Up

 

2:30-5:00         ASTM F32 MEETING (Continues Monday 8:00am-1:00pm)