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Don Pachner Teaching Professional Development Courses at AMGA 2019 National Meetings
Don Pachner has been invited to teach two professional development courses on insurance to mountaineering guides & guide services at the American Mountain Guides Association‘s national meetings at Petzl Technical Center in Salt Lake City, UT on October 24-25,2019.  The courses will address “Hot Topics In Insurance for Guides” and “Insurance Considerations for Foreign Guiding”.  Each course will be taught on Thursday October 24, and again on Friday October 25.  Participants can register for the courses on the AMGA event site

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2016 American Mountain Guides Association National Meetings
Don Pachner will be presenting two 1 1/2 hour professional development clinics on insurance at the AMGA National Meetings in the amazing, new Petzl facility in Salt Lake City on October 26-29, 2016.  The first will cover developments in workers’ compensation, contractors, permits/concessions and certificates of insurance during the morning and again in the afternoon on Friday, October 28.  The second set of classes on Saturday morning and afternoon, October 29 will review developments in insurance for international guiding, including new permit issues that have arisen in British Columbia.  Both sessions will end with a question and answer period.  A big thank you to the staff of the AMGA for putting together another terrific conference this year.  I hope to see you there!

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2016 Wilderness Risk Management Conference
Pachner Booth at WRMC

John Bean at our booth – 2013 WRMC

Pachner & Associates participated in the 2016 Wilderness Risk Management Conference held in Salt Lake City on October 13-15, 2016 as an exhibitor and featured sponsor.  Service representative Ted Wesolowski manned our booth and Don Don Pachner presented a poster session on Prioritizing Insurance for Outdoors Organizations explaining how to prioritize the spectrum of coverages in your insurance program.