2018 Western Schedule   

*Schedule subject to change 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. NSAA Registration Open

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Grooming Demonstrations

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Learn To Ski and Snowboard / Bring A Friend Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Arrival Day Programs

  • 1RISK - Digital Waivers & You!
  • PistenBully - IOC. Integrated Operating Concept.
  • Ultra-tech™ Lighting – Specialized Programs to Increase Your Bottom Line by 20%

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 Arrival Day Programs

  • Liftopia - E-Commerce Results, Tips & Trends
  • PRINOTH & Leica Geosystems:  3D Snow Measurement
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Sessions

  • NEPA and Process Streamlining
  • A Market Breakdown - Understanding Who our Customer Is
  • In the Hot Seat – Preparing for Litigation
  • The Elephants in the Room - Finding and Housing Staff

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Sessions

  • Climate and Sustainability Organizations – Determining the Best Partner for Your Resorts
  • Community Outreach - A Solitude Case Study
  • Employee Safety & Wellness - OSHA and More
  • Best Practices for Reaching and Influencing Your Target Audiences
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Human Resources Roundtable
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in Tradeshow Hall

 Wednesday, January 17, 2018 

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. First Tracks & Hosted Breakfast at Snowbird
7:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m. NSAA Registration Open

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Sessions

  • The Modern Workplace & Employment Law - The Issues Facing All Areas
  • NSAA's Conversion Cookbook – New Learning and Best Practices
  • The Right Stuff - Using the Right Ingredients in Your Marketing Mix
  • Tax Reform - Its Impacts on You
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in Tradeshow Hall
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Western Patrol Directors Meeting

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Sessions

  • ATF Inspections, Reporting and Emerging Trends (CLOSED SESSION, ski area personnel and invited participants only)
  • The Future of Leadership Development: How to Attract, Retain, and Motivate Your Next Generation of Leaders
  • Small Data: Generating Big Results with Simple Data Points
  • #MeToo:  HR Considerations in a Post-Weinstein World

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Sessions

  • Five Things Areas are Underutilizing or Missing Out On When Attracting New Customers
  • Food and Beverage - The Secret Ingredient to Customer Satisfaction
  • Challenges for the Marketing Department:  Compliance and Risk Considerations
  • Measuring Your Terrain Parks Financial Success
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception in Tradeshow Hall

 Thursday, January 18, 2018 

7:00 a.m.  First Tracks at Alta
8:30 a.m.  PSIA-AASI Director's Seminar at Snowbird

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