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 Speakers and Presenters

Keynote - Knox Williams:  Trends in Avalanche Accidents: A Close Look at the Tetons

Mark Newcomb: Risk and Life Perspectives - How It Changes Over Time

Lisa Van Sciver: Risk and Life Perspectives - How It Changes Over Place
(Risk management contrasts as guide, forecaster, patroller, skier)

Kevin Grove: Distractions with Decision Making 

Don Sharaf vs. Dave Wewer: Have Checklists Gone Too Far?

Simon Trautman: Professional vs Recreational Skiing in Avalanche Terrain

Liam Bailey: The Elephant in the Room

Jamie Musnicki/Simon Trautman: AAA/NAC 

Bob Comey: BTNF Avalanche Center Year in Review

Brian Gorsage: WYDOT Year in Review

Lindsey Mann/Keely: Youth in the Backcountry

Panel Discussion led by Matt Hansen: Youth and Media

Stephanie Thomas: Backcountry Zero: Next Steps in Research, Design and Technology


 

2016 WYSAW Presentations

2015 WYSAW Presentations