Friday, November 17, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM MST
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Best Western Plus Port O'Call Hotel 
1935 McKnight Blvd NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6V4

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The Lifesaving Society 
The Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories Branch 

2017 Fall Forum 

The Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories invites you to join us for an exciting day of presentations during the 2017 Fall Forum. Topics include:

Check-in (9:15am - 9:45am)

Welcome (10:00am - 10:15am)
Kelly Carter, Executive Director, Lifesaving Society

Managing Critical incident Stress with Aquatic Staff following a Major Incident (10:15am - 11:30am)
John Dowds, City Chaplain, City of Edmonton
John Dowds will share learnings from past critical incidents that the City has managed in aquatics. Participants will leave more informed, know the impacts of Critical Incident Stress on staff and the community, and have awareness of where to access additional resources if needed.

World Conference on Drowning Prevention Highlights and Updates (11:45am - 12:30pm)
Lifesaving Society Affiliate Partners
Lifesaving Society Affiliate Partners will share highlights from the World Conference on Drowning Prevention which was hosted by the Lifesaving Society Canada in October in Vancouver, British Columbia. Participants who may not have had the opportunity to attend will leave with first-hand accounts of others experiences and learnings.

Lunch (12:30pm -  1:30pm)
Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Aquatic Facility Signage (1:30pm - 2:15pm)
Shauna JacksonCrabb, Program Director, William Lutsky YMCA and Aquatics Director, Health, Fitness and Aquatics, YMCA of Northern Alberta
Heather Scherer, Centre Manager, Jamie Platz Family YMCA, YMCA of Northern Alberta
Shauna and Heather will provide an overview of the new aquatic facility signage developed for the Edmonton YMCA aquatic facilities in partnership with the Lifesaving Society and Alberta Health Services. Participants will leave with information on the signage standard used by Lifesaving Society Alberta affiliates to develop new aquatic facility signage.

Aquatic Facility Safety Standards - Update (2:00pm - 2:45pm)
Kelly Carter, Executive Director, Lifesaving Society
Kelly Carter will provide an update on national, provincial and territorial safety standards and impacts for public aquatic facilities.

Event Details
Location: Best Western Plus Port O'Call Hotel, Calgary
Date: Friday November 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Meeting Room: Yankee Beacon located on the 7th floor. 

Registration Deadline: Friday November 10, 2017

Parking is available at the hotel at no extra charge.

Hotel Information
To book a reservation under the room block by the Lifesaving Society call toll free at 1-800-661-1161 or reservations@bwportocallhotel.com. The special rate and group blocking is only available until October 27, 2017.

Rate: $119.99/night plust tax
Room block: Lifesaving Society Alberta and NWT Branch