DAY PROGRAM 2022


Tue
22
Whole Day
German
Fair Pre-Program: Workshop "Steel wire ropes and end connection: Selection - Basics - Application", day 1

The two-day workshop provides a practical introduction to the most important basics, as well as fault patterns and discard criteria for steel wire ropes and steel wire rope end connections. 

Direction: Carsten Klünder und Andre Kallweit (Tecklenborg, Kegel GmbH) 
& Thomas Gradl (Inspektionsstelle)


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Wed
23
Whole Day
German
Fair Pre-Program: Workshop "Steel wire ropes and end connection: Selection - Basics - Application", day 2

The two-day workshop provides a practical introduction to the most important basics, as well as fault patterns and discard criteria for steel wire ropes and steel wire rope end connections. 

Direction:  Carsten Klünder and Andre Kallweit, (Tecklenborg, Kegel GmbH) 
& Thomas Gradl (Inspection Body)


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Thu
24
Whole Day
German
Fair Pre-Program: TA/SMA Update

Prior to the VERTICAL PRO, IAPA trained TRAINERS and SAFETY MANAGERS can participate in an update. This seminar will provide the current state of IAPA default. 

Direction: Jochen Brischke & Sven Schindelwick (IAPA teaching team)


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Whole Day
German
Fair Pre-Program: Open Inspector Day

Anyone whose work focuses on the topic of "inspections in ropes courses" can take part, regardless of their association or company affiliation.

Direction: Thomas Edlefsen (IAPA Teaching Team) & Thomas Gradl (Inspectorate)  


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Fri
25
10:00 - 11:30 o'clock
Foyer East - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Social Media - (the most) important marketing tool of the future?

Speaker: Tonia Lohr, LIKE ME Regensburg

10:30 - 11:15 o'clock
Hall B5 - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Standards in rope access technology - significance for training, operational practice and legal certainty

We would like to approach the questions of standards and the meaning of a qualification certificate issued by an external certification body from the direction of common sense and simplification for employers and employees. 

Speaker: Sven Drangeid, FISAT


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10:30 - 11:15 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Rom
German
Expansion and glue in bolts - best practice

Everybody uses them, many install them: expansion and glue in bolts!
But only few are aware of the physical and chemical connections which are the basis for a safe fixed point on a sport climbing crag. Bolting expert Gerhard Schar from bolting.eu explains important basics for everyone, who wants to work „best practice“ when installing fixed points.

Speaker: Gerhard Schaar, bolting.eu


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12:00 - 13:00 o'clock
Hall B5 - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
IAPA Innovation Award Pitchs
Moderation: Rainer Schmidt (OBEN Magazine)
13:00 - 13:45 o'clock
German
Working at height & head protection - Underestimated danger "rotational movements"

Among other things, this lecture will ask the question to what extent the applicable standards for safety helmets are still up to date and will present patented helmet solutions that specifically address rotational movements with the intent to redirect them away from the head.

Speaker: Thomas Grzybowski, Mips AB


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14:00 - 14:15 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Berlin + Paris
German, English
Welcome and Keynote
Official Greeting and opening of the climbing gym meeting
14:15 - 15:00 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Berlin + Paris
German, English
Why do we need sustainability? Impulse lecture 1 with discussion

Only development that is permanently ecologically compatible, socially fair and economically efficient is sustainable development that meets the needs of the present generation without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Speaker: Angela Imdahl, Imdahl Institut

14:15 - 15:15 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Rom
German
Trees in the climate crisis - impacts of heat, drought, storms and infestations in the rope park
Speaker: Adreas Detter (Brudi & Partner PartGG TreeConsult, tree experts)
14:15 - 15:15 o'clock
German
Behavior in the event of a claim. What is to be done? What is right?
Speaker: Hans Herbert Bock, HHB Insurance Broker
14:30 - 15:00 o'clock
Foyer East - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Learning from accidents in work at height

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ing. Marco Einhaus (Honorary Professor of Occupational Health and Safety, Technical University of Munich)

15:00 - 15:45 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Berlin + Paris
German, English
Sustainable climbing and bouldering gyms - Do the to-do for yourself and your customers, Impulse lecture 2 with discussion

What can my climbing gym do for a future worth living? It's about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), corporate responsibility with regard to ecological, social and economic goals. How to achieve a lot with little money but a lot of commitment. 

Speaker: Jonas Loss, COO DAV Kletterzentrum Bremen

15:00 - 15:45 o'clock
Hall B5 - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Know How for professionals: glue in bolts and injection mortar

To work with injection mortar and glas-mortar capsules, when you install glue in bolts and via ferrata anchirs, seems to be an easy task. Drill a hole, clean it, fill it with mortar, stick the fixed point in, finished! In his speech bolting expert Gerhard Schaar from bolting.eu explains, why you should think twice and be aware of the basics in the background.


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17:30 o'clock
Hall A7 - DAV Stand
German
Halls & Walls Get-Together

Meeting of the climbing gym community in the Halls & Walls Lounge with free drinks sponsored by Boulders Kletterhallenservice and T-Wall

18:00 - 19:30 o'clock
IAPA Area - Hall B5 - IAPA Stand
German
IAPA Community Party with Award ceremony
18:30 - 23:00 o'clock
Foyer East
German, English
Vertical Pro Party

Sat
26
10:00 - 11:00 o'clock
Foyer East - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Panel discussion: Comparingy Systems and Standards - Differences and Similarities

Participants: 
Peter Biegel (Managing Director of FISAT ZertOrga GmbH)
Eric Ziegler (IRATA President of the D-A-CH Region)
Peter Zeidelhack (DAV Federal Routesetting Teaching Team)
Carsten Beinhoff (Social Insurance for Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture - Prevention Division)

Moderation:
Prof. Dr. Ing. Marco Einhaus (Honorary Professor of Occupational Health and Safety, Technical University of Munich)

10:00 - 11:00 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Rom
German
Inside Fume - a product for the aftercare of wooden poles and freely weathered wooden components in high ropes courses.
Speaker: Dr. Michael Starck, Fürstenberg-THP GmbH
10:00 - 10:45 o'clock
German
Application of the EN 15567-1 ropes course standard in practice
Speaker: Dieter Stopper (SISKA)
11:00 - 12:00 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Berlin + Paris
German, English
What do climbing and ecology have in common: Striving for efficiency

The need for environmental and climate protection in general and from the company's perspective will be discussed.The current funding programs and their hurdles will be described. Practical examples with considerations of economic efficiency complete the lecture. The focus is particularly on the building sector, but related topics are also considered. 

Speaker: Dr. Ulrich Kohaupt, RKW BW - enabler of small and medium-sized enterprises

12:00 - 13:00 o'clock
Hall B5 - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Panel discussion: organization of rope slinging and wrapping on trees
Speaker: Walter Siebert (Inspection agency and expert)
12:00 - 13:00 o'clock
Foyer East - VERTICAL PRO Stage
English
Development of the tourism sector
Speaker: Dr. Alexander Klaußner, Lake Constance Campus
14:00 - 15:00 o'clock
Conference Center East, Room Berlin + Paris
German, English
Diversity in route setting and climbing - How diverse is climbing really?

Using climbing, bouldering and route setting, we dare to take a look at the climbing sport as  FINTA+persons experience it. How diverse is climbing really? Which myths persist and which solutions are there? Why is diverse route setting so important for the climbing experience? 

Speakers: Team Routesetting Symposium

15:00 - 15:30 o'clock
Foyer East - VERTICAL PRO Stage
German
Safe planning of elevated workplaces

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ing. Marco Einhaus (Honorary Professor of Occupational Health and Safety, Technical University of Munich)

18:00 - 23:00 o'clock
Boulder hall Greifbar
German
Bouldering competition in the bouldering gym "Greifbar"

An exciting comeptiton enlivened by fast-paced DJ-Beats


Subject to change.

Date: October 01, 2022

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