2018 DEMA-SPONSORED EDUCATION

Strategies and hands-on workshops to help your business succeed.

Only DEMA provides specific business and career related programs for qualified professional attendees. DEMA-Sponsored Education seminars are divided into tracks to help you quickly and easily find the sessions that are of interest to you and meet your specific needs.

From Marketing, Operations, and Sales to Special Sessions: Open to All, DEMA-Sponsored Education covers a wide spectrum of topics to expand your business and career.

*Seminars and tracks subject to change.

Click below to view session descriptions, speaker details and track information.

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Wednesday, November 14, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: N259
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  • Room: N261
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Wednesday, November 14, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Wednesday, November 14, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Wednesday, November 14, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: N261
Learn the four chords of success. Learn how to be able to drive change, not ride it, and become a disrupter in your market. As a bonus, find out why Steve Jobs used The Beatles as his business model. Think differently about your business and be inspired to take immediate... Read More
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Keynote Speaker
Mark Kamp
International Speaker, Author, Engagement Guru
Opportunity Rocks
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Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: N259
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  • Room: N261
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Thursday, November 15, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: N257
Join Tom Ingram and the 2018 DEMA Board of Directors and Committee Members for breakfast and an information-filled morning. Network with fellow industry leaders and influencers as you learn about DEMA's future plans and programs to help the dive industry succeed....
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DEMA Seminar Speaker
Tom Ingram
President and CEO
DEMA
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Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: N259
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  • Room: N261
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Thursday, November 15, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Thursday, November 15, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: N261
New technologies have radically changed tourism by offering added value services that allow people to better plan their trips, to enjoy virtually far locations before or after the visit and to receive contextual and localized information related to the point of interests spotted during the trip. Also, diving tourism can... Read More
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DEMA Seminar Speaker
Fabio Bruno
Professor
University of Calabria
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Thursday, November 15, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Friday, November 16, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: N261
Dive centers and resorts that want to embrace Adaptive Dive Training and Travel have many choices and questions about training methodologies and standards. This panel brings together representatives from various agencies to discuss their individual programs and engage in a round table discussion regarding the state of Adaptive Training in... Read More
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Panelist
Barbara Thompson
Instructor Examiner
RAID
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Charley Oxley
Classified Diver Instructor Trainer
SSI
Moderator
Hellen Armstrong
Owner
Stretch Business Solutions
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Jim Gunderson
Member Relations Manager
NAUI Worldwide
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Mark Rausch
Training Manager
Handicapped Scuba Association
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Mark Slingo
Director of Training
DDI
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Sean Harrison
Senior Vice President
SDI/TDI/ERDI
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Sophie Wimberley
President
Dive Pirates Foundation
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Friday, November 16, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Friday, November 16, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Friday, November 16, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: N261
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  • Room: N259
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Friday, November 16, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: N259
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  • Room: N261
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Saturday, November 17, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: N261
Join esteemed panelists to discuss the latest invasive lionfish issues, including innovations driving future directions for the dive industry, fishing communities and markets.  Brief presentations by panelists will be followed by an open question and answer session and discussion. Discussions will focus on how to continue to engage divers and... Read More
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