About ICAR Links

Listed below here you will find relevant references, practical digital tools, other useful linked content and attributions.

Topograph Media - ICAR Media Production Partner

Producer and provider of our ICAR Video Library and ICAR Social Media Postings (external links).

ICAR Interpreters - Simultaneous Conference Translation

Our experienced team, very familiar with ICAR terms and vocabulary: Linda Rothenberg (lead), Livia Bartels, Hans-Martin Jörimann, Jana Marchesi, Marie-Louise Orler and Nicole Peyer.

IFMGA - International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations

The IFMGA (UIAGM, IVBV) is an international association of mountain guide associations worldwide. Their bylaws unfortunately do not allow them to be a member in another organization like ICAR.

MS.I -

Project of the associative member IFMGA and the scientific member WSL-SLF. Project initiated by Manuel Genswein. UIAA is in collaboration with (external link).

Mountain Rescue International / Facebook Group

Administered by Klaus Opperer, known of our member organization BWB, Germany (external link).

EAWS - European Avalanche Warning Services

Website administrated by Avalanche Warning Service Tyrol in Innsbruck, Austria (external link).

Website of the American Avalanche Association & the National Avalanche Center, USA (external link).

SIN - Snow Industry News

Updates from the inside of the snow industry (external link).

ISSW International Snow Science Workshop - Proceedings Database Project by Montana State University

Follow the link to Montana State University Library Digital Initiatives (external link).

Felix Meier - Avalanche Transceivers

Website of our ICAR Honorary Member (external link).

EENA 112 - European Emergency Number Association

EENA is a non-governmental organisation based in Brussels, Belgium with the mission to contribute improving the safety and security of people (external link).

CalTopo / SAR Topo

CalTopo is the creation of Matt Jacobs as a solution to some challenges facing search and rescue members (external links).

W3W - What3Words

What3Words provides a precise and incredibly simple way to talk about location, by dividing the world into a grid of 3m x 3m squares and assigning each one a unique 3 word address (external link).

Drone vs. Helicopter - An Unsuspected Danger

Prevention video, produced by La Chamoniarde (Society for prevention and mountain rescue) in Chamonix, France (external links).

EASA - European Union Aviation Safety Agency

EASA is an Agency of the European Union with Responsibility for Civil Aviation Safety (external links).

FAA - Federal Aviation Administration (US)

The Federal Aviation Administration is an operating mode of the US Department of Transportation (external link).

IRO - International Rescue Dog Organization

IRO is a global umbrella organization for rescue dog work and unites around 250'000 people with some 2'000 tested rescue dogs worldwide (external link).

The Way of Tracking - Hull's Tracking School

Why Tracking is still a valuable Art and Science, by Hull'sTracking School, USA & Europe (external links).

ACA - American Canyoneering Association

ACA serves the canyoneering community through excellence in education, including training and certification for canyon leaders, professional canyon guides and rescue team members (external link).

ECRA - European Cave Rescue Association

Promotes the exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of cave rescue (external links).

Elsevier - Peer-reviewed Scientific and Medical Research Articles

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity (external link).

ProBoards - Free Online Forums

ProBoards is the largest host of free forums on the Internet. Simple, fast and easy to use (external links).

DeepL - Translator & Dictionary

DeepL trains artificial intelligence to understand and translate texts. Try out the world's best machine translation and the largest database of human translations.

Google - Translator

Web-based free online translator (external link).

TransferWise - Safe Easy Money Transfer

TransferWise takes a machete to the hefty fees that banks levy to send money across borders. Pay your wire to a bank account abroad with your credit card (external link).

Nitro - Free PDF Reader

In order to view most available files for download from this website, you need a PDF Reader. You can download your free PDF Reader (for Windows) provided by Nitro here (external link).

WinZip - File Compression

The most popular File Compression Utility (external link).

Transfernow - Large File Transfer

Send large files, it's fast, easy and secure. Transfer your photos, videos and heavy documents of up to 4 GB per transfer for free to your contacts (external link).

WeTransfer - Large File Transfer

WeTransfer is a simple way to send around large files up to 2 GB. Founded in 2009, based in the Netherlands and in the USA (external link).

Dropbox - File Transfer & Team Working Tool

Dropbox brings your files together, in one central place. They're easy to find and safely synced across all your devices - so you can access them anytime, anywhere (external link).

RoboForm - Password Manager

Generate stronger passwords, store them in RoboForm to log in with a single click. Available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android with support for all their respective major browsers (external link).

Online Broken Link Checker

This free online checker not just tells you which of your hyperlinks are dead, but it will also show to your where exactly those stale references locate in your HTML code (external link).

Tiny URL - Shorten long URL's

Create shareable, user-friendly URL's (external link).

Capterra - Software Reviews

There are no limits with the right software (external link).

G2 Crowd - Crowd-Sourced Solution Wisdom

Get unfiltered reviews from peers who use similar solutions. You no longer have to sort through vendor spin and outdated analyst reports (external link).

GolaPRO - Web Development & Photography

by Tomek Gola, based in Geneva Switzerland, web-designer for ICAR 2019 in Zakopane Poland (external links).

GoToWebinar by LogMeIn

Everything you need for great webinars, nothing you don't (external link).

Microsoft Teams - Teamwork Hub

Collaborate without compromising privacy and security (external link).

Google Meet - Video Conferencing

Real-time meetings, share your video, desktop and presentations with teammates (external links).

Skype - Communication Tool

It's easy - simply create a meeting link, share the link with participants and join the call (external link).

Zoom - Online Conferencing & Webinars

Zoom provides video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat and webinars (external link).

Time and Date - World Time Zones

What's the current local time in... (external links).

GPN Global Passenger Network - Worldwide Coach Transportation

GPN is a not-for-profit network of independent motor coach operator member companies, encouraging the development of best practices, quality, safety and customer service (external link).

FlightConnections - Flight Connection Search provides an overview of all flights worldwide. Compare flights and find new possibilities when attending your next ICAR event (external link).

Rome2rio - How can I get from ... to ... App

Discover how to get to your next ICAR event by plane, train, bus, ferry and automobile (external links).

Viselio - Online Visa Application Service

Available in Austria, Germany & Switzerland for visa applications in China, Russia, India & Vietnam. Simple and without stress, at competitive pricing (external link).

United Nations - 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Adopted by 193 world leaders in September 2015 at a historic UN Summit, these goals came into effect in January 2016. What is your and your organizations contribution (external link)?

Publications Office of the European Union

The Publications Office of the European Union, based in Luxembourg, is an interinstitutional office whose task is to publish the publications of the institutions of the EU (external link).

WelcomEurope - European Union Funding Programs

List of European Union Funding Programs (managed by the European Commission and the EU), Eurofunding Toolbox (external links).

EA - European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law

The European Knowledge Network. Seated in Berlin, Germany (external links).

ICCA - International Congress and Convention Association

ICCA promotes and supports high quality congresses and events. ICAR is listed in ICCA's Associations Portal as a verified association and is an active member of the ICCA Association Community.

RegOnline by Cvent - Web-based Event Registration

Efficient and reliable online event registration (external link).

Happening Conferences & Events - Professional Congress Organizer PCO

Professional convention organization, smooth event operation, assuring desired quality standards, experienced upon ICAR 2015 & ICAR 2016 (external link).

Parthen - Meeting Services

Expert in Conference Services (external link).

IAPCO - International Association of Professional Congress Organisers

Member-driven association raising quality standards in the global meetings industry (external link).

AAE - Association of Association Executives

Supports employees and officers of membership organisations in their own development and that of the services, products and events they provide their own communities (external link).

ESAE - European Society of Association Executives

The European Society of Association Executives ESAE is the voice of association leaders in Europe and a platform for senior-level association managers in Europe (external link).

Acforum - Associations & Conference Forum

Acforum advances association leadership and congress management. It provides its members with a variety of opportunities to network and exchange experiences (external link).

UIA - Union of International Associations

ICAR is listed in UIA's Yearbook of International Organizations (external link).

OECKL - European Institutions Directory

ICAR is listed in OECKL's European Institutions Directory (external link).

Openclipart - Clipart Attribution

Cliparts used on this website are provided by Openclipart (external links).