Be informed. Exchange ideas. Celebrate community.


It has been a busy season both in the field and behind the scenes, and we've got lots to share!

Please join us for the HeliCat Spring Meetings May 6 & 7th, 2019 in Penticton, BC.

We will gather to discuss common issues and challenges, learn from our shared experiences and explore exciting new trends that are shaping the future of our industry.



Sponsored by Flywire and WorkSafe BC

Monday, May 6

Penticton Convention Centre

8:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Gougeon Insurance Brokers

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
ED & Board Update

10 am - 10:30 a.m.
Sponsored by
JLT Canada
Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
SFU Avalanche Research Update - Pascal Haegeli
WorkSafeBC - Glading Regulations

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Flywire

1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Wildlife Presentation and Q&A by Steve Wilson

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Case Studies

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Coffee Break

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Member Meeting
Full Members only

Cannery Brewing Penticton
6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Social: Members and Non Members

Tuesday, May 7

Penticton Convention Centre

8:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Rachel Reimer - Diversity, inclusion, mental health and wellbeing in the Canadian guiding and avalanche profession
Maximizing the Effectiveness of the Morning Meeting

*draft agenda subject to change

Presenting Sponsors

Supporting Sponsor


Coffee Break Sponsor



Reservations should be made as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Ramada Penticton

For reservations call 1-250-492-8926 
Group code: CGHC19 HeliCat Canada Association 
Rooms starting at $119.

Coast Penticton Hotel

For reservations call 250 492 0225
Group code: CPH-GF319 HeliCat Canada Association 
Rooms starting at $119.


Sandman Penticton

For reservations call 1-250-493-7151 
Group code: 335351 HeliCat Canada Association 
Rooms starting at $129.