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2017 - Conference in Soldeu, Andorra - Visual Impressions

22 Oct 2017

Franz Stämpfli

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ICAR 2017 Andorra Highlights Videos produced by Topograph Media, with thanks to their loyal 2017 Partners PETZL, PMI and TYROMONT.

Release Notes ICAR 2017 Andorra Highlights Videos:

Part 1 (19 minutes): Highlights of the Outdoor Demonstrations. Each section can be viewed separately on the minute:second time line indicated:

1) Stein Moller, Norwegian Alpine Rescue Group, 1:20 Super Long Line Helicopter Pick-off
2) Prof. Dr. Volker Lischke, Bergwacht and German Red Cross, 3:10 Pelvic Injury Stabilization
3) Dr. Lana Donlagic, Klinikum Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, 5:05 Suspension Trauma
4) Christoph Cabarrot, Unit Leader Bombers d'Andorra, 6:09 Search Dog Presentation
5) Laurent Arnaud, PGHM & Pierre Bertolott, CRS Instructor, 7:30 Big Wall Patient Immobilization
6) Tom Wood, US MRA, 11:15 Mono Pod in Edge Transition
7) Ennio Rizotti, CNSAS Instructor, 13:10 Big Wall Rapelling Techniques
8) Andrea Sbisa, CNSAS Instructor, 15:00 Litter Operations in Waterfalls or Caves
9) Klemen Voluntar, Slovenian Mountain Rescue Association Instructor, 17:35 Pick Off under Overhanging Rock


Part 2 (26 minutes): Selected Interviews and Presentations. Each section can be viewed separately on the minute:second time line indicated:

1) Patrick Fauchère, President ICAR-AIR Switzerland, 0:40 Air Rescue President's Report
2) Charley Shimansky, Air Rescue Delegate CO USA, 1:59 "Offset Technique" Training in Yosemite
3) Dan Halvorsen, Air Rescue Tech Advisor Norway, 5:27 Base Jumping in Norway
4) Gebhard Barbisch, President ICAR-TER Austria, 9:04 Terrestrial Rescue President's Report
5) Matthias Hofer, Climbing Guide South Tyrol Italy, 10:25 Hochferner Search in South Tyrol Italy
6) Dr Fidel Elsensohn, President ICAR-MED Austria, 13:28 Alpine Emergency Medicine President's Report
7) Dr Hermann Brugger, Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine Italy, 14:45 Suspension Trauma Research
8) Marcel Meier, President ICAR-DOG Switzerland, 17:55 Dog-Handler's Sub-Commission President's Report
9) José Javier Chamorro, LifeSeeker Spain, 18:53 Demonstration of the LifeSeeker System
10) Dr Iñigo Soteras, Chief Medical Officer Hospital de Cerdanya Spain, 22:05 Closing Day Demonstrations by the Bombers d'Andorra
11) Franz Stämpfli, ICAR President Switzerland, 23:41 Final Remarks from the ICAR President