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CERTIFICATIONS & TRAININGS
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Monday,
Jan 29,
8:30am-5:00pm
Board Meeting
8:00am-5:00pm
Vendor Accreditiation Panel Meeting
8:00am-5:00pm
ACCT Level 1 Recert
CERT1
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Tuesday
Jan 30
8:30am-5:00pm
Board Meeting
8:00am-5:00pm
Professional Inspectors Forum
Kathy Haras
Rich Klajnscek
Keith Jacobs

CERT3
Vendor Accreditiation Panel Meeting
8:00am-5:00pm
CERT3
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First-Aid for the Challenge Course Professional
Tom Welch, MD
CERT5
Wilderness First Aid- NOLS Wilderness Medicine
Jose Gonzalez
8:00am-5:00pm
CERT6
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Wednesday,
Jan 31
8:00am-5:00pm
PVM Symposium PVM Lunch
12p-1p
PVM Symposium Breakout Sessions
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Wednesday,
Jan 31
8:30am-5:00pm
The Fundamentals of Rigging
The Crosby Group
CERT8
DAY 2
First-Aid for the Challenge Course Professional
Tom Welch, MD
CERT5
DAY 2
Wilderness First Aid- NOLS Wilderness Medicine
Jose Gonzalez
8:00am-5:00pm
CERT6
In-House Inspector Training
Kathy Haras
Charles Peterson
Dan Pervorse

CERT9
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PRE- CONFERENCE
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Thurs,
Feb 1,
8:00am - 4:00pm
Wood Pole Inspection & Safety
Randy
CERT12
Anchor Installation
Chance Anchor
CERT13
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Thurs,
Feb 1,
8:30am - 3:00pm
Aerial Adventure Park Design Choices
Valdo Lallemand
PRE1
Adaptive Challenge Course Programming
Melanie Wills
Ryan Craven

PRE2
ACCT Inspection Certification Prep Course
Dan Pervorse
ICEPREP
ICEPREP
room 2
7:30a-3:00p
ICEPREP & Pre-Con LunchFacilitating and Measuring Compassionate Accountability
Aaron Deckert
Sandy Gieber

PRE3
Risk Management in Adventure Courses (LOP)
Luis Acevedo
José González

PRE10
The Lifecycle of Adventure Businesses
Paul Cummings
Stephanie Sibille

PRE7
Creating Program Evaluations for Your Organization
Liz Speelman
Lizzie Lange

PRE8
What I wish I had known!
Jamie Barrow
PRE9
Co-creating a Collaborative Learning Experience
Nate Folan
PRE6
Understand Trees - Biology and Biomechanics
Scott Baker
Dave Leonard

PRE11
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General Sessions
Friday
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Fri,
Feb 2,
8:00am
ACCT New Attendee Orientation
8:00am - 8:20am
ASTM F2959 Task Group Meeting
8:00am-12:00pm
location TBD
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Fri,
Feb 2,
8:30am - 10:00am
Awesome Icebreakers and Energizers
Michelle Cummings
FP23
Squaring the Circle through Simplified Design
Trevor Dunlap
Matthew Broda

FP21
Facilitating Corporate Groups
Shane Sullards
OM1
360/VR Video for Engaging Your Customers
Rachel Moore
OM19
Where Does the Helicopter Land?
Heather Ingraham
OM2
Three Buzz-Kill Words
Sandy Gieber
FP9
Busting Myths in Challenge Course Programming
MB Buckner
Wayne Berger

FP25
Social Justice Oriented Facilitation
Rachel Iversen
FP28
Research in the Challenge Course Industry
Research Advisory Committee
IB3
Managing Safety through Checklists
Al Wright
OM27
“It seems safe…”
Tedd Brenner

Cliff Kirk
CZ4
Reservation and Marketing Software Demo with Casey Dixon from Flybook

8:30-9:30am
Data collection and documentation: ziplines and structures
David Humphrys
Keith Jacobs
Brian Brun
TT23
Climbing & Rescue Gear Inspection
Dick Powell
TT11
Introduction to ACCTs Inspector Certification Program
Inspector Cert Panel
TT1
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Fri,
Feb 2,
10:15am - 11:45am
Qualified Course Professional: Trainer/ Tester
Thomas Leahy
IB12
The ABCs of Engagement & Relevance
Trevor Dunlap
Matthew Broda
FP36
Activity Tinkering
Phil Brown
FP16
Because everyone loves a laugh!
Peter Simmonds
FP15
Whats in a Name?
Stephanie Sibille
OM8
ACCT Volunteering - Join The Team!
PR & Marketing
IB1
Operational Review: Benefits, Practices, and Methods
Rohan Shahani
OM29
Disability Awareness and Inclusive Programming
Melanie Wills
Ryan Craven

FP3
Guides for Conservation: Recreations Role
Victor Morales
CZ7
Do it yourself?!
Alex Moore
Erik Marter

OM24
Pass / Fail: Interpreting Inspections
Kennerly deForest
TT24
Self-Belay with Walltopia, USA CEO Ivaylo Sotirov

10:30-11:30am
Websites that Sell with Fareharbor

10:30-11:30am
Emergency Arrest Devices 101
Michael Stevenson
Luke Winkler

CZ5
Level 2 Give me a Brake
Valdo Lallemand
TT18
Not So Basic Tree Biology
Dave Leonard
Scott Baker

TT10
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Fri,
Feb 2,
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Canopy Zip Tour Affinity Group Open Forum
All are welcome!
Educational Use Affinity Group Open Forum
All are welcome!
International Affinity Group Open Forum
All are welcome!
Universal Access Affinity Group Open Forum
All are welcome!
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Fri,
Feb 2,
2:45pm - 4:15pm
"Nothing!"
Dick Hammond
Lura Hammond

FP35
Making and Using Impactful Debrief Cards
Dan Harbuck
FP31
Conflict Without Casualties: Conversation with Nate
Nathan Regier
FP8
Breakout boxes come to Team Development
Chris Ortiz
FP34
Protecting Your Program
Reb Gregg
OM17
Spanish Standards Explained to Latin Members (in Spanish)
Zip line/Canopy Tour Committee
TT3
Encouragement on the Challenge Course...It Works!
Luke Nipper
FP27
Financing Adventure
Paul Cummings
OM10
Engineering better guides: a technical framework
Jayce Stock
CZ8
Challenging the Senses: Neurodiversity
Lorilei Dreibelbis
John Dreibelbis

FP18
Training Your Summer Camp Ropes Staff
Sandra Browand
OM23
Designing with and installing Koala Continuous Belay Demo with Laurent Comte and Patrick Ferebee

2:30-3:30pm
Unique Experiences
Michael Stevenson
Luke Winkler

TT4
ACCT Program Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification Committee
IB5
Zip Line Speed and Position Analysis
David Merrell
Aaron Fox
Micah Henderson

TT6
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Fri,
Feb 2,
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Meaningful Reflection Brings Learning to Life
Jen Stanchfield
FP22
Adventure-based Treatment for Addiction Recovery
Barney Straus

FP4
Lawsuits, Depositions, and Trials, Oh My!
Erik Marter
IB7
Project Adventure staff answer your questions
Wayne Berger
MB Buckner
Bob Ryan
OM22
Experiential Methods Enhancing Social Emotional Learning
Scott VanderWey
FP12
Parques de Aventura Masivos y Seguros
Francisco Armando
Ruiz Villalobos
Juan Luis Zermeño

CZ3
Aerial Adventure Park Training Standards
Bahman Azarm
Nicholas Krotki

IB10
Bring em Back!-Old games, New Initiatives
Dale Robinson
FP38
Data Collection & Reflection for Rookies
Jessa Lytle
Arianna Pikus

OM4
Never-Tells: The Aha! Moment
Chris Viscardi
FP6
Importance of Training Throughout the Season
Ash Maia
OM13
ACCT & ASTM Standards: Lets Compare!
Mandy Stewart
Don Nagy

TT16
Webbing Wear: Weft, Warp and Life
Richard Reynolds
TT19
Zip Line Design Consideration and Troubleshooting
Aaron Fox
David Merrell

TT7
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General Sessions
Saturday
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Sat,
Feb 3,
8:30am - 10:00am
SPRAT
Rope Access
Troll (William McCook)
TT20
The Element of Choice
Thomas Leahy
FP32
Changing Lessons by Changing the Scale
Daniel Nellis
FP29
Emotional Intelligence and Improved Facilitation
Mark Skillings
FP19
Advocate vs Influencer Marketing
Jesse Walsh
OM5
Industry Data: Analysis, Interpretation, Application
Rick Kahl
IB6
Via Ferrata - An emerging trend
Yannick Berger-Sabattel
TT21
Operations Standards: Current status and future
John Winter
IB4
Starting an Adventure Business Year 2
Michael Cellini
CZ2
Challenge Course Programming for Multicultural Students
Laura Stelter
FP7
Reservation and Marketing Software Demo with Casey Dixon from Flybook

8:30-9:30am
Easy Inspection and Equipment Record Management with Papertrail Software and Patrick Ferebee
8:30-9:30am
Variables of Terminal Braking
Michael Stevenson
Luke Winkler

TT9
DPI Standards Interpretation
DPI Committee
TT2
Inspections Explained Version 2
Pete Sawyer
Andrew Morris

OM15
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Sat,
Feb 3,
10:15am - 11:45am
Seasonalities of Your Challenge Course
Phil Brown
Ian Doak

OM26
Experiential Creative Generalist: Eloquence of Change
Kim Neal Wasserburger
FP14
Just Add Improv!
Lisa Hurst
FP39
Leadership is More Than a Title
Dick Powell
FP37
Outdoor Experiential Learning for Urban Youth
Nicole Rottinghaus
FP1
Engaging Staff During Training
Chelsea Kyffin
OM16
Wheres the REAL Exposure
Bob Ryan
Reb Gregg
Robert Monaghan
OM18
Growing Your Adventure Business
Paul Cummings
Stephanie Sibille

OM9
Theories and the Industry: Making Connections
Curtis Clemens
Brett Deming

FP20
Guiding - More than just clipping
Kevin Trump
Alex Moore

CZ6
ACCT & ACA, a busy intersection!
Curtis Britcher
IB11
Capturing Photo Profits with Fotaflo

10:30-11:30am
Pricing&Discounts: Finding the Sweet Spot
Craig Langer
Casey Dixon

OM21
PART 2 of TT2Understanding Rider Accelerations Limits From ASTM-F2291-15
Michael Rickerd
Aaron Fox

TT8
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Sat,
Feb 3,
12:00pm - 12:45pm
NCAAA Meeting
Michelle Hepler
The Facilitators Debrief
Thomas Leahy
MTG1
California Commercial Adventure Parks
Adam Bondeson
MTG2
Open Discussion for Owner/Operators
Ross Ogle
Frank Jimenez

MTG3
Interest Related Challenge/Ropes Professionals Higher Education
Michelle Langkop
MTG4
Nonprofit Challenge Course Survival
Honore Hastings
MTG6
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Sat,
Feb 3,
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cup It Up Teambuilding with Cups
Barry Thompson
FP13
Active Debriefs: Spark Conversations that Matter
Nate Folan
FP24
Managing the Suit-Prone Guest
Wayne Pierce
OM28
Winning in the New Digital World
Rav Mansfield
Jennifer Winters
Abby Burt

OM30
Beyond Sequencing: The Art of Design/Redesign
Anthony Curtis
FP30
Trainers Toolbox
Rachel Robinson
Natalie Justice
OM12
Dialogue with the ACCT BOD
Board Of Directors
IB2
Bring Your Compass, The Commissioning Process
Kyle Bruser
Erik Marter

IB8
Creativity Boot Camp!
Daniel Cape
FP2
Trees Can Talk: Data-Driven Decision Making
Philip Andrews
OM11
In-House Inspections 101
Andrea Vogt
TT14
ASTM Standards & Documentation
Mandy Stewart
Jared Krupa

TT12
Tree Health: Damage, Decline, and Mitigation
Timothy Slape
TT22
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Sat,
Feb 3,
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Leadership on the Fly
Gregory Glover
Noel Pompa

FP10
A few of my favorite things...
Jason Marker
Cindell Stacy

FP33
Its A Gamble...
Jon Grizzle
FP5
Challenge Course Management: Summer Camp Edition
Chris Ortiz
OM3
More Than Counseling On The Run!
Cathi Neal
FP11
What is in your toolbox?
Robert Carlson
Judon Rice

FP17
Business Growth through Partnerships (Win/Win)
John Sharpe
OM7
Aerial Adventure Park PPE Hot Topics
Bahman Azarm
Carson Rivers

IB9
Successfully Managing Multiple Activity Centres
Tim Wild
OM20
Understanding Wood Design
David Hodges
TT15
Documenting the PPE Inspection
Mark Taber-Miller
TT17
Conducting Internal Periodic Monitoring Inspections
Don Nagy
Kevin French

OM14
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Sat,
Feb 3,
4:30pm - 6:00pm
ACCT Olympics
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Sun,
Feb 4,
8am-noon
ICE TestingStandards Development Committee Meeting - TENTATIVETraining-the-Trainer: Educator & Risk Manager Extraordinaire!
Leslie Sohl
Robert Pearce

POST4
Inspection of PPE for Work at Height - Authorized Person 1 Day
Cliff Kirk
Luis Acevedo

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