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Saturday, November 14, 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Virtual Classroom at DEMA! This is the same Visual Cylinder Inspection course we teach in person -now available thru virtual classroom. We cover the entire course including the hands on practice to ensure you have gained the knowledge needed to meet Federal requirements for visual inspection of high pressure cylinders. What you ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mark Gresham
President & CEO
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc. - Professional Cylinder Inspectors, Inc. (PSI-PCI, Inc.)
Track(s)

Saturday, November 14, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Our one day course offers 3-year certification or refresher certification for Visual Inspection of all types and sizes of cylinders. The class is presented with lecture and hands on training. We will demonstrate the use and features of our Cylinder Thread Viewer. For additional information contact us via info@cylindertrainingservices.com.  Sponsored By: Cylinder ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Don Kinney
Owner
Cylinder Training Services
Track(s)

Sunday, November 15, 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

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This Update course will be taught by Virtual Classroom through live web meeting tool. You will receive the same Certificate of Training as with the in-person course. 1. You will need to have access to internet and a laptop or desktop with a video cam. 2. Upon sign up we will send ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mark Gresham
President & CEO
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc. - Professional Cylinder Inspectors, Inc. (PSI-PCI, Inc.)
Track(s)

Sunday, November 15, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
This Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician course will be taught by Virtual Classroom through live web meeting tool. You will receive the same Certificate of Training as with the in person course. 1. You will need access to internet and laptop/pc with video capability. 2. Upon sign up we will send you the ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mark Gresham
President & CEO
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc. - Professional Cylinder Inspectors, Inc. (PSI-PCI, Inc.)
Track(s)

Sunday, November 15, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
The Valve Repair Technician course is completed with hands on to meet same in person training requirements. If you already have valve tools, please verify them with us prior to sign up so we will be able to confirm you have the tools necessary to complete the course. If you do ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mark Gresham
President & CEO
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc. - Professional Cylinder Inspectors, Inc. (PSI-PCI, Inc.)
Track(s)

Sunday, November 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
You need to be a current PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector AND have an Eddy Current Instrument available to participate in this virtual training course. The PSI-PCI Eddy Current Technician course trains you on the facts regarding eddy current testing. This course meets the Federal requirements for new and recurrent training on ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mark Gresham
President & CEO
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc. - Professional Cylinder Inspectors, Inc. (PSI-PCI, Inc.)
Track(s)

Tuesday, November 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Dive professionals can reasonably accommodate social distancing and disinfection requirements. This is necessary for transmission risk reduction, and to build customer confidence that they can enjoy diving during the pandemic. This webinar explains real-world COVID-19 risk reduction principles and procedures in diving and diver training. The webinar includes numerous specific ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Eric Albinsson
Instructor Development Programs Specialist
PADI Americas
Speaker
Erica Wedepohl
Territory Director
PADI
Track(s)
Sponsored By: PADI

Tuesday, November 17, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
The average age of divers is steadily increasing, and so is the prevalence of (often undetected) cardiovascular disease. Cardiac disease is associated with 20 to 30 percent of recreational diver fatalities. Immersion alone triggers a variety of physiological responses, which might be compounded by other factors such as cold, hyperoxia ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Frauke Tillmans, Ph.D.
Research Director
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Tuesday, November 17, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted dive operators worldwide to improve their gear and facility disinfection practices. It has highlighted important considerations that will continue to be relevant to dive operations even after it is over. This presentation will cover proper daily disinfection procedures (both general and specific to COVID-19), infection ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Chloe Strauss
Risk Mitigation Department Coordinator
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Tuesday, November 17, 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Dive safety is of interest to all divers and dive pros, and it means many different things: diving within the scope of your training, conducting predive checks, adhering to your dive plan — and much more. In this presentation we’ll review injury and fatality data from DAN’s most recent annual ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Lana Sorrell, MBA, DMT
DAN Medic
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Tuesday, November 17, 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
This is the annual update for instructors and instructor trainers who teach DAN first aid courses. This session will recap 2020, cover teaching in the era of COVID-19, discuss course revisions and provide answers to frequently asked questions. If you have not taught in the last 24 months, attendance may ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Jim Gunderson
Assistant Director of Training
Divers Alert Network (DAN)
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Wednesday, November 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Regarding social distancing and disinfection, dive operations are much like other retail/resort operations, but they have some unique considerations as well. This webinar discusses both, with specific recommendations that apply to rental dive gear, filling operations, and dive boats. For those without a PADI Instructor number, please enter 999999 in order ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Eric Albinsson
Instructor Development Programs Specialist
PADI Americas
Speaker
Lucy Dunbar
Territory Director
PADI
Track(s)
Sponsored By: PADI

Wednesday, November 18, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
A review of recent equipment failures has provided some answers about what — or who — was primarily responsible. While accidents are generally unpredictable, most failures are associated with human behavior. This can be addressed through heightened awareness, consistency in following training, refreshing skills and ensuring that equipment is inspected ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Francois Burman, Pr. Eng., M.Sc.
Director of Risk Mitigation
Divers Alert Network, Inc.
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Wednesday, November 18, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, a pandemic. It has had a profound impact on the global economy, and nonessential leisure activities, including tourism, have suffered devastating effects. Divers worldwide have expressed significant concerns about the disease’s implications for fitness to dive. ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Camilo Saraiva, M.D., MBA
Assistant Director of Medical Services
Divers Alert Network
Speaker
Jim Chimiak, M.D.
Chief Medical Director
Divers Alert Network
Speaker
Matias Nochetto, M.D.
Director of Medical Services
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Wednesday, November 18, 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
More people participate in breath-hold diving and snorkeling than scuba diving. And while scuba diving might appear to be riskier, breath-hold diving and snorkeling are associated with more fatalities. However, many of these fatalities can be prevented through simple measures and proper training. In this presentation we’ll discuss the risks ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc.
Vice President of Research
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Wednesday, November 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
From innovative programs to strategic partnerships, PADI Regional Headquarters works tirelessly year-round to create opportunities for members and to grow the industry as a whole. Find out what's new with PADI Travel, Gear, and Club and how PADI can help you grow your business. For those without a PADI Instructor number, ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Chris Watros
Marketing Consultant
PADI
Speaker
Claudia Sherry
Marketing Executive
PADI
Track(s)
Sponsored By: PADI

Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Do your personal care products contain ingredients harmful to our reefs AND your hormones? Do they contain shark by-products? How to move beyond the marketing face of a product. How to read an ingredient label and understand what you are looking at. Meeting ID # 899 2209 1630 Sponsored By: Stream2Sea
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Autumn Blum
CEO & Formulator
Stream2Sea Reef safe sunscreen & Bodycare
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Stream2Sea

Thursday, November 19, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
From innovative programs to strategic partnerships, PADI Regional Headquarters works tirelessly year-round to create opportunities for members and to grow the industry as a whole. Find out what's new with PADI Travel, Gear, and Club and how PADI can help you grow your business. For those without a PADI Instructor number, ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Dave Freygang
Managing Director, PADI Club
PADI
Speaker
Manuel Kraemer
General Manager
PADI Travel
Speaker
Mark Spiers
Vice President, Global Business Development
PADI
Track(s)
Sponsored By: PADI

Thursday, November 19, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
More people participate in breath-hold diving and snorkeling than scuba diving. And while scuba diving might appear to be riskier, breath-hold diving and snorkeling are associated with more fatalities. However, many of these fatalities can be prevented through simple measures and proper training. In this presentation we’ll discuss the risks ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc.
Vice President of Research
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Thursday, November 19, 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted dive operators worldwide to improve their gear and facility disinfection practices. It has highlighted important considerations that will continue to be relevant to dive operations even after it is over. This presentation will cover proper daily disinfection procedures (both general and specific to COVID-19), infection ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Chloe Strauss
Risk Mitigation Department Coordinator
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Thursday, November 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Discover why supporting the Three P’s - People, Planet and Profit- is good for business. You will come away with practical tips on how to integrate both Project AWARE and the PADI Torchbearer Program at your dive center that will help attract new customers and create long-term loyalty. Join us ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Emma Daffurn
PADI Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist
PADI
Speaker
Jack Fishman
Conservation Community Officer
Project AWARE
Track(s)
Sponsored By: PADI

Thursday, November 19, 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Dive safety is of interest to all divers and dive pros, and it means many different things: diving within the scope of your training, conducting predive checks, adhering to your dive plan — and much more. In this presentation we’ll review injury and fatality data from DAN’s most recent annual ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Lana Sorrell, MBA, DMT
DAN Medic
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Friday, November 20, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Catch up on the latest news about one of the worst marine disasters in history: the lionfish invasion. We will have some exciting news: a special announcement for you, so tune in. Join our leading scientists and experts to find out what's happening with derbies (expanded opportunities to make money ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Alex Fogg
Coastal Resource Manager Destin Coordinator - Fort Walton FL
Okaloosa County, Florida
Speaker
Dr.  Alli Candelmo
Conservation Science Manager
Reef Environmental Education Foundation
Speaker
Allie ElHage
Owner and Inventor
Zookeeper
Speaker
Aylin Ulman
Marine Biologist, Owner
Mersea Marine Conservation Consulting, Turkey
Speaker
Dr.  Holden Harris
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Nature Biological Station, University of Florida
Speaker
Jessica Valek
Environmental Specialist II - Lionfish Control Team
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Speaker
Jim Hart
Screenwriter, Executive Director
Lionfish University
Speaker
Nikos Doumpas
Project Manager
iSea
Speaker
Phil Karp
Independent Citizen Scientist and Ocean Advocate
Scientist and Ocean Advocate
Speaker
Ryan Chadwick
Principal and Founder Norman's
Lionfish, NY, NY
Speaker
Scott Gonnello
Founder
Lionfish Central, Inc.
Speaker
Stacy Frank
President
Lionfish University
Speaker
Steve Gittings
Chief Scientist
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Speaker
Tom Ingram
President & CEO
DEMA
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Lionfish University

Friday, November 20, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, a pandemic. Its impact on the global economy has been profound, and nonessential leisure activities, including tourism, have suffered a devastating effect. Divers worldwide have expressed significant concerns about the disease’s implications for fitness to dive. ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Camilo Saraiva, M.D., MBA
Assistant Director of Medical Services
Divers Alert Network
Speaker
Jim Chimiak, M.D.
Chief Medical Director
Divers Alert Network
Speaker
Matias Nochetto, M.D.
Director of Medical Services
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Friday, November 20, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
A review of recent equipment failures has provided some answers about what — or who — was primarily responsible. While accidents are generally unpredictable, most failures are associated with human behavior. This can be addressed through heightened awareness, consistency in following training, refreshing skills and ensuring that equipment is inspected ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Francois Burman, Pr. Eng., M.Sc.
Director of Risk Mitigation
Divers Alert Network, Inc.
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network

Friday, November 20, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
Do you want to become a write for a dive magazine or photojournalist? In this session X-Ray Magazine's editor-in-chief explains what it takes, how to write and structure a feature article or news post, how to submit texts and images, requirements for acceptance and how the editorial workflow unfolds. This ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Peter Symes
Editor-in-Chief & Publisher
AquaScope Media / X-Ray Magazine
Track(s)
Sponsored By: X-Ray Magazine

Friday, November 20, 12:00 PM - 12:55 PM

  • Education Platform:

    **Live Session – Note Date and Time** PST
The average age of divers is steadily increasing, and so is the prevalence of (often undetected) cardiovascular disease. Cardiac disease is associated with 20 to 30 percent of recreational diver fatalities. Immersion alone triggers a variety of physiological responses, which might be compounded by other factors such as cold, hyperoxia ... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Frauke Tillmans, Ph.D.
Research Director
Divers Alert Network
Track(s)
Sponsored By: Divers Alert Network