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Over 50 lectures from experts from all over the world. More abstracts will be added as soon as they are turned in.
Oliver grew up in a small fishing town in the south west of UK. He learnt to sail and started to work for the local harbour authority
Christopher S. Young has been active in Search and Rescue since 1981, managed searches since 1986.
Chris Long has been the Washington State Search and Rescue Coordinator since 1992.
Mike Gibbs is the director and lead instructor of Rigging for Rescue.
Dr Linda Dykes qualified from Newcastle University’s Medical School in 1996 and trained in Emergency Medicine in the North East of England and Liverpool.
Christopher Feder has been in emergency services since 1995 and is currently a lieutenant with the Trappe (PA, USA) Volunteer Fire and EMS Company.
Andreas grew up in a fishing community spending most of his time at sea.
Pete Roberts has been a member of Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team (NNPMRT) since 1973 and has been their Team Leader on two occasions.
Jon Halvorsen is a long time board member of FORF (Society of voluntary search ands rescue organizations).
Birgir Finnson is the Deputy Fire Chief, Reykjavik District Fire and Rescue Service.
Freyr Ingi Björnsson, Lead Instructor for Mountaineering with ICE-SAR’s rescue school.
Dagbjartur has been an active member of the Rescue Team of Hafnarfjordur since 1989.
Vigfús has extensive knowledge and experience of different types of insurance regarding life and health.
Jón Ragnar, Key Account Manager
Jónas Guðmundsson is the project manager for accident prevention in tourism at ICE SAR.
Ríkarður Sigmundsson (Rikki) was born 26/02 1972 and is General Manager at RS Import ehf.
Árni Jónsson has been a member of Hjálparsveit Skáta Kópavogi (an ICE-SAR local group) since 1984.
Mike Wiegele came to Canada from Austria in 1959, to pursue his passion of skiing
Magnus Hakonarson has been an active Ice-sar member since 1987.
Jacob Guggenheim is a PhD student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) studying Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, respectively.
Ashvin Bashyam is a PhD student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) studying Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.
Thorsteinn is responsible for information and PR for ICE-SAR.
Guðbrandur Örn is project manager for Search and rescue at ICE-SAR, secretary of the ICE-SAR National Command.
Einar is a member of Hjálparsveit skáta í Kópavogi (HSSK) ICE-SAR team since 2005. He has worked with the search party within HSSK.
Capt. Auðunn Kristinsson is from Reykjavik, Iceland. Graduated from Reykjavik Navigation college 1994. Serving in the Coast Guard since 1987.
Darren has over 30 years’ service in the Royal Navy as a specialist warfare officer.
Edda Björk is a member of Gardabaer SAR team. She has been in a rescue team since 2000 and has gone on many calls through the years.
Íris Dögg has been a member of the SAR team in Garðabær since 2004.
Elva joined the SAR team in Gardabaer 1993. She is an active team member and has among other things served as a board member.
Hinrik Jóhannsson is Research and Development Manager for Arctic Trucks International.
Chief of Operations in 2011 as well as deputy Director of the Icelandic Coast Guard.
Friðfinnur was a volunteer for ICE-SAR for almost 30 years.
Anton has been teaching for years at the ICE-SAR's Rescue School, mainly in the fields of avalanche and mountain rescue and is leading instructor of the avalanche branch.
Vídir Reynisson is chief inspector and project manager at south Icleand police and local municipalities for civil protection.
Detective Chief Inspector with the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police, Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management Police officer since 1992.
Kenneth Gulbrandsøy is a volunteer in Norwegian Red Cross Search and Rescue Corps, and has more than 20 years of experience with search and rescue.
Jean-Pierre Tourtier was physician in the French navy (1994-2000). Later, he was intensivist and anesthesiologist in a parisian military hospital.
Carl Hamilton has been a member of Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team for 31 years having joined the team in 1985.
Jón Svanberg Hjartarson is the general manager for ICE-SAR. He has been active in Search & Rescue since 1986.
Kristján works, amongst other things, as an avalanche instructor for the ICE-SAR's Rescue School.
Kári Logason, Naval Architect at Rafnar ehf.
Alexandra Grunow is the CEO of Germany´s most successful mantrailing institute „K-9 Suchhundezentrum“.
Andri Rafn Sveinsson, student and member of ICE-SAR since 2001. Active member of rescue squad in Hafnarfjordur and before with the rescue squad in his hometown of Reydarfjordur.
Hjálmar Örn Guðmarsson has been member of Hafnarfjörður Rescue Team (BSH) since 1989 and has carried out various commissions of trust within the team through the years.
Gisli Simonarson has been a member of the rescue team of Gardabaer (Hjalparsveit skata Gardabae) since 1999.
Yousef Ingi Tamimi is a nurse at the emergency department at the University Hospital of Iceland.
Sævar Logi Ólafsson (1986) has been a member of Hveragerði Rescue Team since 2004 and Ágúst Þór Gunnlaugsson (1987) started rescue team training in 2004.
Ágúst Þór Gunnlaugsson (1987) started rescue team training in 2004 and has been active in mountain rescue since 2007.
Various independent design, solo and collaborative projects as well as being an independant sound engineer and road manager.
Retired,Pierce County Sheriff Department,US&R Program Manager,FEMA White Incident Support Team Leader
Ingólfur Haraldsson TETRA technician and member of ICE-SAR since 1990.
Ólafur Jón Jónsson joined Hjálparsveit skáta í Reykjavík as a trainee in 2009 and became a qualified SAR member in 2011.
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