The 3rd Annual Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop (WYSAW) will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 8:30am - 5pm
at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, Wyoming.



2017 SCHEDULE

8:45 - 9:00  Opening Remarks by Lynne Wolfe and Stephanie Thomas

9:00 - 9:50  Knox Williams Keynote:  The Snowy Torrents Project: Lessons Learned

9:50 - 10:15 Mark Newcomb: The Mountains are Forever

10:15 - 10:35 Lisa Van Sciver: Risk Management

10:35 - 10:55 Break

11:00 - 11:25 Kevin Grove: Honest Reflection of Risk Tolerance to Improve Decision Making

11:25 - 11:50 Simon Trautman: Work <=> Play

11:50 - 12:10 Liam Bailey: The Inquisitive Man - A Discussion about Elephants

12:10 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:25 Brian Gorsage: WYDOT Year in Review

1:25 - 1:40 Jamie Musnicki/Simon Trautman: AAA/NAC

1:40 - 2:00 Bob Comey: BTNF Avalanche Center Year in Review

2:00 - 2:20 Lindsay Mann/Keely Kelleher: Our Perspective of Girls in the Backcountry

2:20 - 2:50 Don Sharaf vs. Dave Weber: Checklists - Use and Abuse

2:50 - 3:10 Break

3:10 - 3:20 Stephanie Thomas: Backcountry Zero: Research, Design and How You Will Be Involved

3:20 - 4:10 Panel Discussion led by Drew Hardesty: Hot Button Topics for Winter

4:10 - 4:50 Panel Discussion led by Matt Hansen: Youth and Media

4:50 - 5:00 Closing

5:30 - 7:00 After-party at Snake River Brewery
 

 


 

2016 WYSAW Presentations

2015 WYSAW Presentations