The conference is open to current and future hoist operators, as well as anyone interested in using hoists for their search and rescue, law enforcement and fire, off-shore/oil & gas, medevac/HEMS or utility operations. The goal of the conference is to share resources, tools and best practices for hoist operations with examples from a cross-section of services and industry. Whether you are a military or commercial helicopter operator, or platform program office personnel, you are sure to find this conference useful and informative. Officials from many sectors of the industry will share their knowledge and experiences at this event.
Our goal in sponsoring the Hoist Operators' Conference is to create an informative and cooperative environment for hoist operators and newcomers to share practical insights and best practices. With helicopter operators all over the world using hoists, coming together at this conference will enable everyone to improve their handling of hoists and facilitate increased competence within the user community.