October 15–17, 2016, Edmonton, Alberta.
As partners of the SARscene 2016 conference, Public Safety Canada’s National Search and Rescue Secretariat , the Alberta Office of the Fire Commissioner, the City of Edmonton Emergency Management Office, and SAR Alberta are collaborating to co-host SARscene 2016 in Edmonton, Alberta on October 15–17th. Please download and display the SARscene 2016 Poster to increase awareness.
Education tracks will include: SAR Management, Responder Well Being, Technologies tools and techniques, Skills.
Thank you to all of our presenters for your contribution to making SARScene 2016 a great success. They have graciously offered their presentations:
- Academia & Industry Supporting SAR – CAE
- Amateur Radio Emergency Service
- Ins and Outs of Crisis Communication – City of Edmonton
- Instilling a Safety Culture – CASARA
- K9 Health & Conditioning
- Maintaining a Professional-Level Technical Rescue Team in a Volunteer Organization – Rocky Mountain House SAR
- Managing Volunteers – Vernon SAR
- Mass Rescue Operations – Royal Canadian Marine SAR
- Operational Frameworks – Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- Responder Well-Being: Baby It’s Cold Outside & Cold Weather Injuries
- SAR New Initiatives Fund – Public Safety Canada
Here are some training opportunities you won’t get every day:
- Coldwater Boot Camp
- “Baby It’s Cold Outside”
- Tracking Challenge!
Unique demonstrations will include:
- Swift Water Rescue
- Long Line Rescue
- High Angle Rescue
- Survival skills with Kelly Harlton and Mors Kohanski
Plus a wide variety of emergency and SAR-related equipment and vehicles will be on hand.
Conference presentations and training sessions will be held at the Delta Edmonton South
SAR Field day will be held at Sir Wilfred Laurier Park, Edmonton
|October 13||Pre-Conference Training Programs Including:|
|October 15||SAR Field Day @ Laurier Park, Edmonton will include a broad range of both SAR Skills competition and public outreach opportunities. Look forward to testing your skills by entering the ‘Tracking Challenge’! |
Featuring SAR Skills Competition where teams compete with each other in:
Start preparing your teams!!!
Team entries will be limited; first come/first in!
|October 16||Presentations will include:|
More conference details are available on the SARscene 2016 Government of Canada Website