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Wellington Caving Group

Accident Seminar

Accidents in outdoor pursuits -Their Causes and Cures

Jed Williamson
Wednesday 31 January 2007
Jed Williamson

Jed has international expertise

  • Outdoor Education teacher and instructor
  • Former President/Director: Sterling College( experiential baccalaureate programme); US Outward Bound schools; and US Biathlon Assn
  • Safety and quality reviewer and accident investigator
  • Author: Accidents in North American mountaineering (since 1974)
  • Co Author: Accreditation standards for adventure programmes
  • Producer: adventure and experiential education videos
  • Board member: American Alpine Club; National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS); Assn of Experiential Education; Student Conservation Association
  • Skier, mountaineer, biathlete (North America, Canada, Tibet)
  • Consultant – currently working in NZ with NOLS and Outward Bound
Turnbull HouseBowen Street, Wellington
Wednesday, 31 January 2007, 6pmlight refreshments and networking
7-9pmpresentation and discussion
Kohagold coin
RSVP (for catering)Monday 29 January 2007
 04 463 8224 or email cathye [period] haddock [snail] minedu [period] govt [period] nz

'A unique opportunity for the outdoor community (including outdoor clubs/ organisations’ members and staff, teachers and instructors) to meet Jed and learn from his vast experience.''

Supported by:

Mountain Safety councilMinistry of EducationOutdoors New Zealand