Edmonton will be the location for the 2-Day TapRooT® Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis on January 25-26, 2010.

In just two days you will learn the basics of the TapRooT® System for finding the root causes of incidents, accidents, quality problems, near-misses, operational errors, hospital sentinel events, and other types of problems. Once you find the real root causes using this systematic process, learn to develop effective fixes that will keep problems from happening again.

For more information and to register for the 2-Day TapRooT® Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis, click here.

Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta and is well known for its scenic river valley and a thriving music and art community. Located 183 miles north of Calgary, Edmonton is home to North America’s largest shopping and entertainment complex, West Edmonton Mall. More than just a shopping center, West Edmonton Mall also has a giant water park, a man-made lake, a skating rink, two mini-golf courses, 21 movie theaters, a Vegas-style casino and an amusement park with 25 rides and attractions. Edmonton’s vibrant population tends to hang out and let loose at the trendy Whyte Avenue district, which is situated next to the reputable University of Alberta.
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With abundant outdoor activities and a host of museums, restaurants and attractions, Edmonton has much to offer. Here are some itinerary suggestions:

Alberta Legislature Building is surrounded by 57 acres of parkland. This beautiful building is a must see for those interested in architecture, politics and history.

The Muttart Conservatory is set in Edmonton’s lush river valley. Four huge, glass pyramids make up the conservatory, and it is home to thousands of species of plants, both domestic and exotic. There is The Tropical Pyramid, The Temperate Pyramid, The Arid Pyramid, and The Show Pyramid, which is completely changed six times a year.

The Provincial Museum is one of Canada’s most popular museums. Set in a park just west of downtown, the Museum offers a full range of exhibitions and activities for every age level and interest.

Sir Winston Churchill Square is a park in the core of Edmonton’s downtown and is a favorite hangout for visitors and weekend fun seekers. The square hosts many of the City’s festivals, and is the “front yard” of the Edmonton’s pyramid-topped City Hall.

table-settingDining in Edmonton:

New Asian Village offers East Indian cuisine at its best. Enjoy great dishes like Shahi Butter Chicken, Jumbo Prawns cooked in butter sauce served with cashew nuts and raisons, or try one of their famous Tandoori dishes. The restaurant also offers private dining in their silk curtain-lined Maharaja Rooms.

Doan’s Vietnamese Restaurant has been an Edmonton favorite for more than 10 years. Try their Green Papaya Salad (mixed with shredded grilled beef) or their traditional Spring Rolls. At the top of an impressive list of entrees are the Pan Fried Lemongrass dishes, sizzling platters with different sauces of curry, satay or black bean.

Violino is located in a 1913 mansion in a stylish, well-established neighborhood. Beautiful trees and lush gardens surround the restaurant. They pride themselves on putting a contemporary and gourmet influence on traditional Italian favorites.

Century Grill offers an outstanding menu of contemporary North American cuisine. The atmosphere is elegant, the food is considered “high end,” but the prices are very reasonable. They use only the freshest ingredients, and everything is made from scratch. The chef puts his own unique twist on anything from seafood linguini and rack of lamb, to prime steaks and pork chops.

Home Fire Grill specializes in grain-fed Alberta Bison, AAA Angus Beef, rotisserie chicken and fresh fish. With the aroma of flame-grilled entrees and the warmth of the central fireplace, patrons are sure to enjoy their visit.

For more information and to register for the 2-Day TapRooT® Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis in Edmonton, click here.