Schedule         


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

7:30am - 5:30pm NSAA Registration Open
9:30am - 11:30am USFS Summit

10:30am - 11:30am

Arrival Day Programs

  • PistenBully 600 Twin Power
  • AXESS: Exceed Your Guest's Expectations by utilizing RFID

11:45am - 12:45pm

 Arrival Day Programs

  • Liftopia: Best Practices in eCommerce
  • TechnoAlpin: Shaping the North American Snowmaking Automation Revolution
12:00pm - 4:30pm Exhibitor Set-Up

1:30pm - 2:45pm

Sessions

  • Cream or Sugar: How Terrain-Based Learning Adds Flavor to the Beginner Experience
  • Total Health Assessment of the Western Snow Sports Market
  • Healthcare Reform & Human Resources: Strategies and Compliance for the Ski Industry

3:00pm - 4:15pm

Sessions

  • The Science of Terrain Jumping Features (Closed Session)
  • Increasing Revenue through Data-Driven Marketing
  • Weekend Warriors: Management Considerations for Extreme Obstacle Summer Events
4:30pm - 5:30pm In-House Counsel Meeting
 5:00pm - 7:30pm Welcome Reception in Tradeshow Hall
7:30pm Fireworks Display

 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 

7:00am - 10:30am First Tracks & Hosted Breakfast at Snowbird
7:30am - 5:00pm NSAA Registration Open
10:00am - 11:00am Human Resources Round Table
10:00am - 11:00am  Explosives Committee Meeting

11:00am - 12:00pm

Sessions

  • The New Communications Plan: Strategies for Managing Your Message on Social Channels
  • In-Bounds Avalanche Safety Considerations: Mitigating Your Risk Exposure (Closed Session)
  • Legal and Compliance Considerations for using Volunteers at Ski Areas (Closed Session)
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch in Tradeshow Hall
12:00pm - 1:00pm Western Patrol Directors Meeting
12:00pm - 1:00pm LSSM Meeting

1:30pm - 2:45pm

Sessions

  • How’s Business? Mountain Travel Research Program Mid-Season Review and Situation Outlook
  • Four More Years:  Employment Labor Law Practices and Updates after Obama's Re-Election
  • MTN.XML: Standardizing Snow Report Data to Save Your Resort Time, Money and Confusion

3:00pm - 4:15pm

Sessions

  • From Vision to Execution: Process and Planning for Summer Activities
  • The Human Factor: The Psychology and Engineering Underlying Mountain Signage and Safety
  • Snowboarding's Next Chapter
4:30pm - 5:30pm National Avalanche Foundation Meeting
4:30pm - 5:30pm MTRIP User Group Meeting
5:00pm - 7:30pm Cocktail Reception in Tradeshow Hall

Thursday, January 24, 2013

7:30am First Tracks & Hosted Breakfast at Alta

 Teardown of exhibits may begin at the conclusion of Wednesday night's reception.