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ICAR Convention 2016 / Registration is open now

October 19-22, 2016 in Borovets, Bulgaria. Register before June 30, 2016 to get the low Early Bird Rate. Click to access the convention website and registration (external link).

ICAR Convention 2016 / Call for Presentation Papers

General Topic: Search Function - Improving the Search before the Rescue. Please submit your abstracts to the ICAR Commission President concerned latest by July 31, 2016. Click for more details.

Snow and Avalanches

February 2016, Prevention video of our member organization ANENA now available as video on demand online in English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español and Català.

ICAR-DOG Workshop for Dog-Handlers

May 5-8, 2016 in Villanderer Alm, Südtirol, Italy. Hosted by our member BRD-AVS Bergrettungsdienst im Alpenverein Südtirol. Click for link to invitation and registration form.

23rd Discussion Round of SLF Interest Groups

May 23, 2016 at ETH in Zurich, Switzerland, organized by our member WSL-SLF Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung.

Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue Conference

June 1, 2016 at Jupiters Hotel, Gold Coast, Australia. ICAR supports this ANZSAR event (external link).

7th World Congress of Mountain & Wilderness Medicine

July 29 - August 4, 2016 organized by WMS Wilderness Medical Society on behalf of ISMM International Society for Mountain Medicine, in Telluride CO, USA. ICAR-MED will be present (external link).

1st Allgäuer Bergrettungstag / Medical & Mountain Rescue Technical Symposium

September 24, 2016 in Allgäu, Germany, organized by our member organization BWB Bergwacht Bayern & the Center of Mountain Medicine of the Immenstadt Clinic.

New ICAR Member: FIPS - Fédération Internationale des Patrouilles de Ski

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves B-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: BExMED - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Berg- und Expeditionsmedizin e.V.

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves B-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: NF - Norsk Folkehjelp

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves B-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: CHUV - Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois / Emergency Service

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves B-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: NFS - Norsk Fjellmedisinsk Selskap

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves B-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: BMRS - Bulgarian Mountain Rescue Service

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves A-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: CMA - Chinese Mountaineering Association

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves A-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: GSSuBIH - Savez gorskih službi spašavanja u Bosni i Hercegovini

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves A-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: JMGA - Japan Mountain Guides Association

October 2015, the ICAR Assembly of Delegates approves A-type membership at its annual meeting (external link).

New ICAR Member: ACNA - Associació per al Coneixement de la Neu i les Allaus

August 2015, the ICAR Executive Board approves C-type membership at its meeting 2015-02 (external link).

New ICAR Member: AC - Avalanche Canada

August 2015, the ICAR Executive Board approves C-type membership at its meeting 2015-02 (external link).

New ICAR Member: ASV - Alpine SAR Victoria

August 2015, the ICAR Executive Board approves C-type membership at its meeting 2015-02 (external link).

New ICAR Member: UIAA - International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation

January 2015, the ICAR Executive Board approves C-type membership at its meeting 2015-01 (external link).