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2020 Adventure Risk Research Symposium

The second gathering of led outdoor and adventure risk and safety researchers, held in conjunction with the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC). October 28, 2020, Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A.

The 2019 ARRS had a great turn out, leading edge research, fantastic keynotes from Dr.'s Paul Salmon and Denise Mitton. You can find the proceedings from the first conference in post below, linked here

Goals: 1.Connect researchers working on led outdoor and adventure risk/safety research 2.Share findings to create a platform for idea development and future collaboration 3.Focus on empiricism as a means of improving understanding or practice for wilderness/adventure risk management and safety
Symposium Format: ·1 day pre-conference to the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (symposium date October 28, 2020; conference date Oct. 29-30) ·Presenters apply via brief research paper (paper submission details tab at top of page) o20 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion per presenter oPapers ve…

It's a wrap! Proceedings link

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Our inaugural Adventure Risk Research Symposium was a hit. Keep an eye soon for a call for new papers for next year!

Some of the feedback we received from attendees:
"This was phenomenal. There is an urgent need for this in our field. It would be great to see this content and approach ingrained more throughout the mainstream conference."

"This workshop was a whirlwind of good information. The need for addressing problems on the systems level was a really good takeaway."



Link to the proceedings and papers is here.

2019 Adventure Risk Research Symposium

The inaugural gathering of wilderness and adventure risk and safety researchers, held in conjunction with the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC). October 30, 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.

Goals: 1.Connect researchers working on wilderness and adventure risk/safety research 2.Share findings to create a platform for idea development and future collaboration 3.Focus on empiricism as a means of improving understanding or practice for wilderness/adventure risk management and safety
Symposium Format: ·1 day pre-conference to the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (symposium date October 30, 2019; conference date Oct. 31/Nov.1) ·Presenters apply via brief research paper (paper submission details tab at top of page) o20 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion per presenter oPapers vetted via double-blind peer review ·Attendance open to anyone in addition to presenters (i.e. interested individuals) ·Pre-register with WRMC as per pre-conference process ·Registration fee of $25 per p…