New Whitewater Symposium ROTATIONAL Breakout format!

For those who have not yet signed up for the Whitewater Symposium, time is running out!  This year we have added yet another cool twist to the presentation format… Rotation.  After each keynote, we will have 4- 45 minute sessions.  The group will be split in 2 equal groups and each group attends one of two discussions for that session.  When 45 minutes is up, we all switch.  NO ONE...

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2011 WW Symposium Program

2011 Symposium Program Symposium Format – NEW TO 2011 This year’s symposium has been formatted to keep all of us in ONE place at the same time conversing over subjects that are key to our industry.  To this end, each session/day will be started with a panel or keynote.  From that launching point, direct break out sessions will result, keeping all attendees conversing.  There will be...

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WW Symposium: Focusing on WHO WE ARE as attendees!

The last few renditions of the Whitewater Symposium have always included a continual review of the ups and downs of how things went.  We collected stats, listened to feedback and had many conversations about format, content and much more.  What has begun to eek out of these simple exercises is a caricature of the typical WWS  attendee and their habits. A) We like to gab.  Conversation,...

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Chris Stec – Prevention

Introducing Chris Stec Christopher Stec, Chief Operating Officer American Canoe Association (ACA) From south Louisiana to western North Carolina to Virginia, Chris has been affiliated with paddlesports in a variety of ways. Prior to becoming the Chief Operating Officer of the ACA, Chris worked as a Program Director at a prominent summer camp, a raft guide for the Nantahala Outdoor Center and in...

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Empowering Your Employees

Introducing Danny Mongno Werner Paddles is more than a career to Danny Mongno; it offers a lifestyle and a family. Traveling in his house on wheels and paddling most every day has allowed him to add a constant flow of new thinking to over 20 years of experience. Coaching from event to event it is helping paddlers develop a love for the sport that keeps him coming back year in and year out. Danny...

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