This is a one-day conference at the RGS-IBG, London on Wednesday 29 May 2002.
The conference brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals responsible for the health and safety of young people involved in expeditions and fieldwork, both in the UK and abroad. By drawing together a consolidated position on what constitutes present best practice from amongst the delegates, this Standing conference sets a benchmark for organisers and provide a pyramid of expertise to encourage safe and responsible expeditions and fieldwork.
Themes from earlier conferences include: The nature of risk; Responsibilities and liabilities of organisers, leaders, parents and expedition members; Risk avoidance by training and planning; Standards and Qualifications.
Cost: £55 + VAT (£64.62).
Book on the RGS website or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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