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The program consisted of 15 minute presentations following by 20 minutes of discussion. The proceedings were recorded, and will be compiled and published.


7:30 Reception and registration
8:00 Bert Struik for John Clague
Welcoming Remarks and Program Introduction
8:05 Karl Kleemayr
The future key issues for managing avalanches in Austria
8:40 Mike Boissonneault
BC Ministry of Transportation avalanche program risk management status and strategies
9:15 Ahren Bichler
9:20 Johannes Hübl
Regulations and strategies for debris flow mitigation in Austria
9:55 Doug VanDine
Debris Flows: from recognition to mitigation in Canada
10:35 Refreshment Break
10:50 Michael Mölk
Standards and Best Practice for Design of Rockfall Protection Measures in Austria
11:25 Frederic Berger
Regulations and risk management strategies for rock-fall in France
12:00 Duncan Wyllie
Management of rock fall hazards in British Columbia
12:35 Ahren Bichler
12:40 Lunch
13:45 Ahren Bichler
Special solutions for rockfall catchment fences
14:00 Frederic Berger
Rock-fall test sites and practical examples in France
14:40 Matthia Jakob
Recent advances in debris flows and debris floods management in Canada
15:15 Johannes Hübl
Debris flow monitoring and debris flow mitigation structures in Austria
15:55 Refreshment Break
16:10 Alan Jones
Mitigating avalanche risk to major hydroelectric and highway projects in North America
16:45 Karl Kleemayr
Austrian avalanche monitoring sites and practical examples of recent control measures
17:25 Bert Struik for John Clague,
Closing remarks