T'NT Work & Rescue Rope Symposium

T'NT Work & Rescue Rope Symposium

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Four Points by Sheraton

1005 Provincial Ave

Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0Y7


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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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A debrief symposium covering a variety of operational rope deployments.

About this event

T’NT works with several technical rope & rescue groups from across Canada and feels there is significant value in sharing knowledge and expertise from these diverse teams. Over the 3-day symposium, you will hear debriefs from across the country representing a variety of industries and companies. Confirmed debriefs include:

  • Ontario Mine Rescue- rescuing 39 miners trapped 3,000 ft. underground by NAME
  • RCMP – dealing with aerial trespassers at Fairy Creek
  • Kananaskis SAR – rescuing an injured base jumper who got hung up on the side of Mt. Rundle
  • Ferguson - complex window installation using advanced rigging techniques
  • Kicking Horse Ski Resort – gondola evacuation
  • Ottawa Fire – tower crane rescue

In addition to the debriefs, manufacturers will be on-site showcasing equipment and providing insight into the latest trends in the industry. Representatives that will be attending include:

  • Cascade Rescue
  • CMC Pro
  • Edelrid
  • Harken
  • Petzl
  • Sterling
  • Teufelberger


Tuesday, September 27

  • 8am-4pm: Rope Symposium Debriefs
  • Evening: Welcome reception co-hosted by the Strathcona County Firefighters Honour Guard at 70 Acre Brewing.

Wednesday, September 28

  • 8am-4pm: Rope Symposium Debriefs
  • Evening: Dinner, drinks and open house at the T’NT Office

Thursday, September 29

  • 8am-4pm: Rope Symposium Debriefs

Admission price includes:

  • Access to 3 days of debriefs by guest speakers from Fire, Police, SAR, Ski Patrol, Rope Access, Mine Rescue and others.
  • Complimentary dinner and drinks at the T’NT office on the evening of September 28 (a 10-minute drive from the host hotel).


A discounted room block has been secured at the Four Points Sheraton where the symposium is being held.

  • $109/night (excluding taxes) for either 1 King bed or 2 Queen beds
  • Breakfast Buffet each morning during the symposium
  • Book hotel here