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IAAPA Safety Institute and TSSA Safety Conference
Niagara Falls, Canada
Feb. 26 - March 1, 2018

Registration Fee:

Feb. 26 | IAAPA Networking Event
IAAPA Member: $20 CAD, $15 USD; Non-Member: $40 CAD, $30 USD 

Feb. 27 | IAAPA Safety Institute (includes IAAPA networking event)
IAAPA Member: $135 CAD, $110 USD; Non-Member: $175 CAD, $140 USD 

Feb. 28 - March 1 | TSSA Safety Conference
$130 CAD, $105 USD

Complete Conference (Feb. 26 - March 1):
$305 CAD, $245 USD

Registration Fee includes: Networking event, institute tuition and participant materials (breakfast, lunch, coffee, breaks and dinners on Monday/Tuesday).


Official Conference Hotel: 
Great Wolf Lodge, Niagara Falls   SOLD OUT
3950 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, CA L2E 7ME



Join us in Niagara Falls, Canada for four days of Safety Institute. Network with operators, developers, government officials, and industry experts and share safety and best practices, as well learn how to enhance the awareness of safety standards in the attractions industry.

Conference Schedule:

Feb. 26
IAAPA Networking Reception

IAAPA Safety Institute 

TSSA Safety Conference 

March 1
TSSA Safety Conference NAARSO examinations

(The schedule is subject to change.)


IAAPA Safety Institute

  • Safety Standards
  • Safety Culture
  • Safety Operations - Best Practices
  • Risk Assessment
  • Best Practices Maintenance

TSSA Training

  • Critical Inspection and Maintenance Points
  • Water Slide Inspection
  • ASTM Changes
  • Logbooks and Documentation
  • New ASTM Inflatable Requirements
  • Water Slide Worker Safety
  • Electrical Safety Authority
  • Incident Investigation
  • Ride Accessibility
  • Aging Rides and Metal Fatigue


Franceen Gonzalez
Executive Vice President, Business Development, WhiteWater West

Geoff Rogers
Chief Operating Officer, Morey's Piers

John Riggleman
Director of Global Standards and Procedures, Universal Parks & Resorts

Dean McKernon
Manager, Safety Services, AEDARSA

Phil Castellano
Field Service Manager, Zampera Inc.

Dr. Kathryn Woodcock
Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

​Mike Horst
ESA, Senior Inspector

​Joseph Pandolfo
Level 3 NAARSO Representative

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Participants in the IAAPA Safety Institute will earn continuing education (CE) hours applicable toward IAAPA Certification.