Dr. Jerry Johnson (Montana State University, Snow and Avalanche Lab), “Unpacking the Human Factor”
Dr. McKenzie Skiles (University of Utah, Snow Hydro Lab), "Digging up the dirt: How dust deposition impacts our changing mountain snowpack"
Laura McGladrey (Responder Alliance), "Stress and Avalanche; Incremental and Rapid Loading"
Kenneth Wylie (Thompson Rivers University, author of Buried), "Recognizing the Innocuous Steps to Catastrophe. Breaking down the unthinkable tragedy of La Traviata"
Roz Reynolds (Wyssen), "New Developments on avalanche mitigation installations for Lizard Head Pass, SW Colorado."
Drew Hardesty (Utah Avalanche Center), "On the Nature of Forecasting (and Why We Get it Wrong)"
Mark Miller (meteorologist, National Weather Service), “2021-2022 Winter Weather Outlook”
Travis Laverty (La Plata Search and Rescue), "A season of uncertainty: an exploration of two tragic cases in the San Juans"
Dr. Jeff Deems (Airborne Snow Observations), "Upping our snow mapping game: updates from the expanding Airborne Snow Observatories Colorado program”
with Dr. Rory Cowie (Alpine Water Resources) as Conference Convener and Michael Ackerman (SAS) as MC
Check out our Blog Post for Speaker Bios!