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5th EURORSA Rescue Swimmers Meeting will take place in Reykjavík, Iceland june 7 – 9th 2018.

Hosted by EURORSA and the rescue swimmers of the Icelandic Coast Guard. We welcome you for this great event. On this website you‘ll find all the information you need.

For any other additional info contact the hosts at rsm18@lhg.is

 

Share- Learn-Live

See you there !

 

Schedule

 Thursday June 7th
08:00 – 1500 The “Golden Circle“ bus tour. Available for those that arrive the day before or early the same day.
1600 – 1700 Pre-Registration at Reykjavík University. Conference and EXPO forum
Nametags and welcome gifts
1710 The Cost of Complexity – The Evolution of Helicopter Hoisting
Mario Vittone General Manager, Lifesaving System Corporation
1750 – 1850 EURORSA Annual Meeting
1900 Welcome Party at Nauthóll Resturant
Dinner & drinks
 Friday June 8th
0730 Morning sea-swim at Nauthólsvík-beach
0800 – 0830 Meeting registration and rescue swimmer breakfast at Reykjavík University
Nametags and welcome gifts
0850 – 0900 Opening of the meeting by EURORSA
Juha Etelainen EUOROSA President
0900 – 0915 Welcome by the Icelandic Coast Guard
RADM. Georg Kr. Lárusson Director General of the Icelandic Coast Guard
0920 – 0945 In the footsteps of the Norwegian 330 Squadron
Capt. Dag-Jostein Andresen, Royal Norwegian Air Force, ret.
0945 – 1015 The grounding of MV WILSON MUUGA and the rescue of 7 sailors from their capsized rescue boat
CDR Björn Brekkan pilot & LCDR. Viggó M. Sigurðsson Navigation officer & Rescue man, ICG
1015-1030 Coffee break and refreshments at the exhibition hall
1030 – 1130 What could EURORSA learn from Northern-Norway? Accidental hypothermia: resuscitation, organisation and results from Northern Norway and Svalbard.
Mads Gilbert MD PhD, Professor and Medical Director
Clinic of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway
1130-1145 Pre competion talk on the running of the EURORSA Rescue Swimmer Physical fitness test and Rescue Swimmer Relay
1145-1155 Introduction of the EURORSA partners
1155-1240 Open session number one with EURORSA equipment partners in the exhibition hall.
1240 Lunch with partners in the exhibition hall
1330 Busride to Laugardalslaug Swimming pool
1350 Warmup
1405 EURORSA PT Test
1430 EURORSA Swimming competition and international Rescue Swimmer’s relay
1500 Rescue equipment product presentation by EURORSA Partners
1550 Busride back to Reykjavík University, conference and EXPO forum
1630 Open session number two with EURORSA Equipment partners in the exhibition hall.
1830 Break
2000 Gala dinner at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura
An apertif and live music
EURORSA president speech
Gala dinner
President of Iceland Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson
Memorial tribute to Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116
Award ceremony for the swimming competition
EURORSA wings ceremony
 Saturday June 9th
0800 Morning sea-swim at Nauthólsvík-beach and practical hypothermia Demonstration by Mario Vittone – Maritime Risk Consulting
0915 Rescue Swimmer breakfast at Reykjavík University
0950 – 1115 EURORSA Share, Learn and Live session – Mission reviews from EURORSA Members
1120 Refreshment break
1130 Upcoming rescue demonstration. Cooperation in training between ICG and ICE SAR
Lt. Gísli Valur Arnarson Navigation officer & Rescue Man, ICG
1200 Tour around ICG flight department facilities.
1230 Lunch in ICG hangar
1315 RSM18 Group photo in ICG hangar
1500 Busride to Reykjavík harbour
1530 ICGV TÝR departs Reykjavík harbour to watch rescue demonstration outside Reykjavík
1600 Rescue demonstration: ICG Helo with ICE SAR ship and boats
1720 ICGV TÝR docks at Reykjavík harbour again
1730 Busride to hotels
End of meeting
2000 Cool down at Bryggjan Brugghús

Offers

Iceland is as we all know, an expensive destination. The hosts have gone great ways in preparing the most affordable trip for our guests.

Special offers on flights, accomodation and rental cars are available for meeting guests

 EURORSA members can find the information on the Facebook event:
 https://www.facebook.com/events/296920610796014/

Non-EURORSA members and sponsors register first and request information concerning offers at rsm18@lhg.is