Friday, April 11, 2014

For the 2nd time the MRA and NASAR 
will come together to present the
2014 National Search & Rescue Conference
June 5-7 ~ Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Pre-Conference Workshops - Monday-Wednesday, June 2-4
Federal & State SAR Coordinator's Meeting (Invitation Only) - Tuesday & Wednesday, June 3-4
Exhibit Hall Open - Wednesday-Friday, June 4-6
Conference Dates - Thursday-Saturday, June 5-7
MRA Business Meeting - Sunday, June 8

Registration includes attendence for the conference / exhibition space and 1 Banquet ticket
Click here for the paper registration form for paying by check or purchase order
Click here for hotel information (Woodcliff Lake Hilton - $102/Night conference rate use code "ANS" when you call)

Preconference courses this year include:
Cave Rescue Operations (in a real cave, no simulations, only the real thing for this conference)
NASAR SAR Fundamentals of Tracking (Learn from the best, Del is back this year)
NASAR Tracking Certification Exam (get that certificate for the next big search)
Endangered & Vulnerable Children and Adults (special skills for special SAR missions)
Urban Search Management (the urban "wilderness" SAR mission with Chris Young)
Motivating Your Working Dog with Michael Ellis (both particpants and observers are welcome)
Twin Tensioned Line Systems (feeling stress, a little tension - double it up with twin tensioning)
AWR-160 Weapons of Mass Destruction Awareness (Homeland Security Ceritifcate Provided) - you must bring a copy of your ICS 100.a certificate and your ICS-700.a certificate. 

We are using EventMobi again this year as the conference management application.  It will be updated regularly, and is already online with some information loaded up.  

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