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Special Events


Ice Breaker

Sunday 27th September, 17.30 – 19.00 h

After having registered for the conference on Sunday evening you are warmly invited to an aperitif and mingle with the other conference participants.

Avalanche Divas Night

Monday 28th September, 19.00 h

All female ISSW participants are invited to spend an evening together to recognize and support the women in our field and encourage mentorship and support among female professionals. The event will include a dinner.
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Tuesday 29th September, 19.30 h

After all the excitement and activities, there is only one way to unwind and relax: Come and join us for a BBQ Social at the Jschalp (1931 m a.s.l.). The modest price of CHF 45.00 includes an aperitif, a BBQ Buffet and a dessert! (the cable car transport to the midway-station on Jakobshorn is also included)

Sign up for this event directly at our Registration Desk on Sunday and Monday morning (Monday noon is the sign-up deadline!).

Public panel discussion: “Avalanche Winter 1999 – What is the value of safety?”

Wednesday 30th September, 20.00 h

You are warmly invited to participate in the panel discussion open for the public on Wednesday evening. After a few short film sequences from the disastrous avalanche winter 1999, the panel members will discuss the subject on the podium. They include Stefan Engler (Member of the government of the Canton Grisons), Franz Steinegger (former member of the national assembly, former leader of the crisis commission of the Canton Uri, e.g. in avalanche winter 1999), Charly Wuilloud (Responsible for natural hazards mitigation in the Canton Valais), Siegfried Sauermoser (Head, Torrent and Avalanche Control, Section Tyrol, Innsbruck), Mayor Hans Peter Michel (Davos). The event will be moderated by the well-known news speaker from Davos, Urs Gredig. Participation is free of charge. The event is hold in German, no translation is available.
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Conference Banquet

Thursday 1stOctober, 19.30 h.

The conference banquet will take place in the Congress Centre and is included in the registration fee. The exquisite meal will be accompanied by the ‘Stelser Buaba’, playing Swiss folk music.


Archived for 'International Snow Science Workshop' by CJM. Last edit Jan 2014.