Congress

About ICAR Congress

The annual ICAR Convention is our association's main event. It's alternately organized/hosted by one of our member organizations (member's duty, as defined in our bylaws).

ICAR 2019 Convention - next ICAR Congress!

October 9-12, 2019 in Zakopane, Poland. Hosted/organized by TOPR Tatrańskie Ochotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe. Registration is open now, click for details…

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ICAR Conventions - Videos

Video footage from the last and previous ICAR Conventions produced for ICAR by Topograph Media, with great thanks to the loyal ICAR Media Production Partners PETZL, PMI & TYROMONT (external link).

ICAR Conventions - Presentations & Minutes

Presentations and Minutes of Commission Meetings and Joint Sessions of past ICAR Conventions can be found in the "INFORMATION" > "MINUTES" section of this website (click to access).

ICAR 2018 Convention - Review

October 17-20, 2018 in Chamonix, France. Jointly hosted/organized by all French ICAR Member Organizations: ANENA, ENSA, FFME, GSM (www.icar-chamonix2018.com/en).

ICAR 2018 Convention - Visual Impressions

October 17-20, 2018 in Chamonix, France. Photos provided by the Local Organizing Committee (© La Chamoniarde, Eric Courcier), Raphael Gingins and ICAR Office (external links).

ICAR 2017 Convention - Review

October 18-21, 2017 in Soldeu, Andorra. Hosted/organized by DEPEIS-GRM Bombers d'Andorra / Grup de Rescat de Muntanya (www.icar-andorra2017.ad/en/).

ICAR 2017 Convention - Visual Impressions

October 18-21, 2017 in Soldeu, Andorra. Photos provided by the Local Organizing Committee, Dan Halvorsen NRK, Raphaël Gingins SBS, Marcel Meier ARS, Tom Spycher ICAR Office (external links).

ICAR 2016 Convention - Review

October 19-22, 2016 in Borovets, Bulgaria. Hosted by our member organization Mountain Rescue Service at the BRC Bulgarian Red Cross in cooperation with Happening Creative (www.icar-2016.com).

ICAR 2016 Convention - Visual Impressions

October 19-22, 2016 in Borovets, Bulgaria. Photos & Videos provided by Raphaël Gingins SBS, Marcel Meier ARS, Natalie Hölzl BExMED, Pavel Pavlov BRC, Tom Spycher ICAR Office (external links).

ICAR 2015 Convention - Review

October 14-17, 2015 in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. Hosted by our member organization MRI Mountain Rescue Ireland and operated together with Happening Creative (www.icar-2015.com).

ICAR 2015 Convention - Visual Impressions

October 14-17, 2015 in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. Photos provided by Dave Goddard, Secretary of the host MRI Mountain Rescue Ireland (external links).

ICAR 2014 Convention - Review

October 6-9, 2014 in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA. Hosted by our member organization MRA Mountain Rescue Association in the United States of America (www.mra.org/training-education/ikar-2014).

ICAR 2014 Convention - Visual Impressions

October 6-9, 2014 in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA. Photos provided by Tom Spycher ICAR Office (external links).

ICAR 2013 Convention - Spanish Summary

October 16-19, 2013 in Bol, Island of Brač, Croatia. Spanish summary about our convention provided by Grupo de Operaciones Especiales en Rescate GOER, Argentina (external link).

ICAR 2013 Convention - Visual Impressions

October 16-19, 2013 in Bol, Island of Brač, Croatia. ICAR 2013 Croatia Highlights Video produced by Topograph Media on behalf of ICAR (external link).

ICAR Conventions - Past Venues

Congress Locations, Hosting ICAR Member Organizations, Main Topics.