2020 Online Industry Sessions

Every Wednesday join us for Online Industry Sessions.  See below for calendar of session topics.

9:45 am Pacific
10:45 am Mountain
11:45 am Central (Daylight)

Check back often for updates on upcoming sessions.

Online Industry Session Calendar

Wednesday May 27
Hazard Assessment Process
Register HERE

About this session:  Presentation on how to implement the hazard assessment process to support legislative compliance and encourage safe culture.

Presented by: Jonathan Faloon, WinSport

Wednesday June 3
Best Practices on Base & Other Summer Activities at Ski Areas during COVID
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About this session:  Panel discussion on the overall guest experience participating in base and other summer activities at ski areas during COVID-19

Completed Sessions

Missed a session.  CWSAA Member’s can log into our Member’s Only section to view a recording of the session.  Note, unfortunately the Small Areas session was not recorded.

Wednesday April 29
Small Areas Forum

About this session: While this call is open to all CWSAA Members, it is intended as a forum for small, medium and community-oriented ski areas to discuss relevant matters.  Several ski areas will share their best initiative/idea implemented at their ski area this season, then the lines will open for additional input and discussion.

Wednesday May 6
Lift Maintenance Safe Work Practices

About this session: Panel discussion from ski areas on how lift maintenance teams are servicing their lifts and equipment in the wake of COVID-19 to ensure employees are safe at work.  The second half of the session will be open forum.

Panelists: Kristian Haagaard (Sunshine Village), Wayne Wiltse (Whistler Blackcomb), Dean Roberts (Sun Peaks), Len Sowden & Dan Boyles (Marmot Basin)

Wednesday May 13
Summer Operations Best Practices during COVID

About this session: Presentation on draft industry recommended practices

Panelists: Peter Nielsen – Revelstoke Mountain Resort, CJ Matthews Dickson – Panorama Mountain Resort and  Mike Manara – Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Wednesday May 20
Food & Beverage Operations amid COVID

About this session:  Overview of Restaurant Canada’s best practices for restaurants in the COVID world.

Presented by: Mark von Schellwitz, Restaurants Canada

To attend a session:

  1. You must register for each session you’d like to attend.
  2. Registration is free for all CWSAA members.
  3. You must register by noon (pacific time) on Tuesday, the day prior to the session you are attending.
  4. Click the register here link for the session you would like to register for.
  5. Complete the registration form – tell us who you are!
  6. On Tuesday afternoon prior to the session you’ve registered for, we’ll send you a link to participate.

We Miss you!  Check out this video from April 27, when we would have been arriving at the conference: