Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Event Organizers: 
NOLS
Outward Bound
Student Conservation Association
Event Category: 
Dates: 
Oct 19, 2020 to Oct 23, 2020


Join us online for the 27th annual Wilderness Risk Management Conference, featuring new and core topics focused on wilderness risk management and emerging COVID-19 issues.

This year’s conference will include:

  • Access to all educational sessions October 19-23, 2020 (none overlapping)
  • Keynote address, Holding Space for Equitable Sociocultural Risk Management, by José G. González
  • Affinity Spaces
  • COVID panel discussions in legal/insurance and field practices
  • Inequity in the Outdoors panel discussion 
  • Adventure Risk Research Symposium
  • Networking opportunities to connect with similar programs
  • On-demand short talks 
  • Workshop recordings available to watch at your convenience during and for a limited time after the conference
  • Pre-conference workshops October 12-16