Schedule of Events

DC Dive Show has a fantastic line-up of speakers, seminars, and events for the general public on Saturday February 23, 2019!  There are two events on Saturday, one from 9:30AM to 5:30PM another starts Saturday Evening at 5:30PM until 8:30PM. There is a special VIP Ticket requirement that includes the evening events. See our schedule below.  You don’t want to miss out! You will be able to download a pdf schedule of events after December 31, 2018 at this location.

Saturday Feb, 23

General Admission and/or VIP Admission

General Admission
Enjoy all show events on Saturday from 9:30AM-5:30PM. There is a line up of speakers and topics below. You can also download the list of speakers and topics with rooms and time.

On the show exhibit floor there will be live music, international and local exhibitors. We will have raffles for trips and gear.

Get tickets for General Admission TICKETS HERE

VIP Admission Theater Admission; General Admission
VIP Tickets provide admission to all Saturday daytime events that comes with General Admission plus all evening Theater Events. The Theater Event offers special discussion, film & images with three of Scuba Diving’s most talented adventurers, photographers and film makers. The nights line-up includes:

  • Becky Kagan Schott
  • Cristina Zenato
  • Tanya Houppermans

It will be a night to remember!

Get VIP TICKETS HERE

Live Music

Begins at 9:30AM on the Exhibit Floor

Trinidad Tobago Steel Drum Orchestra
10 AM Room 304

“Crickin” – Exploring the Waters of the Civil War

By John Walker, Lancaster Scuba Center Founder

"Crickin" Discovering the local rivers and creeks and the abundant artifacts
10 AM Room 305

“Forgotten Islands of Indonesia”

By Rudy Whitworth, Seahorse Productions

“Forgotten Islands of Indonesia”
Exploratory diving – Join Rudy on a Liveaboard based dive trip to a remote Indonesian archipelago island group that provides pristine diving in and around islands that are called “Forgotten”. This is the area of highest bio-diversity in the world. Everywhere you look, you see new species! Rudy shares his diving experiences and species identifications with you!
10 AM Room 306

“Changing the World through Diving”

By Rob Currer, Patriot Scuba

"Changing the World through Diving"

All you really have to do to change the world is go dive!  In this seminar we will discuss how recreational divers can use their dives to help promote Ocean Health, Marine Conservation, Healing and Wellness, and the growth of developing communities.

10 AM Mezzanine above exhibit floor

Zombie Apocalypse Diver (ZAD)

By Frank Lewis, Dive With Frank

Zombie Diver Hones Skills and Composure but Makes you giggle!

Do you love scuba diving AND zombies? Well then you’re in the right place! I am lucky enough to be an instructor the for the most interesting distinctive specialty out there – The ORIGINAL PADI Zombie Apocalypse Diver course. When I tell folks that I teach it I always get the question“What the heck do you learn in that course?” Well come to this seminar and learn how we prepare for the nigh-inevitable zombie apocalypse!
— Frank Lewis

10 AM Demonstration Booth 1

Regulator Design & Service

By Tim Macrone, Service Technician

Regulator Design & Service

The Demonstration booths offer a close up and personal view of the topics being presented. Ask questions one-on-one.

Watch as an expert service technician describes how a regulator works down to the individual parts. The presenter will identify techniques to maximize the performance of your regulator.

10 AM Demonstration Booth 2

GoDiveNow-Learning to Scuba Dive

By Local Scuba Instructor

GoDiveNow- Learning to Scuba Dive

How Do I Get Scuba Certified?
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. And for those who are interested in diving but haven’t taken the plunge it might seem a little daunting. Come on in and allow us to demystify what is involved in the process to become a certified scuba diver. We’ll talk about a divers lifestyle and how to achieve that goal. At the end of this session you’ll know…it’s not a very big elephant.

11 AM Room 304

TBD

By Michael Eversmier, Aquatic Photographer, Owner Aqua Ventures

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11 AM Room 305

Expedition Diving

By Nancy McGee, Explorer, Film Maker

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11 AM Room 306

“Personalizing Decompression Stress Modeling”

By Virginie Papadopoulou Ph.D, Research Assistant Professor & Divers Alert Network Scholar

“Personalizing decompression stress modeling”

This presentation focuses on new techniques to detect bubbles in the body post-dive and goes over recent advances in assessing decompression stress. It outlines how these may be used to personalize decompression guidelines and why, surprisingly, research in this area of extreme environmental physiology relates to cancer diagnosis and therapy.

11 AM Mezzanine above exhibit floor

TBD

By Cathryn Castle & Gui Garcia, C2G2 Productions

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11:30 AM Demonstration Booth 1

Knots

By John Walker, Founder Lancaster Scuba

Knots for Divers
This demonstration includes hands-on experience in knot tying. Learn knots that you will use as a diver both in and out of the water.
11 AM Demonstration Booth 2

Lionfish Invaders

By Brian Asher, President, Coast Watch Alliance

Lionfish Invaders

Originally from the southern Pacific and Indian oceans, lion fish as pets, have become invaders of the Caribbean and the Eastern Atlantic Coastal waters of North America.

12 Noon Room 304

“GUIDE TO LAKE ERIE TECHNICAL WRECK DIVING”

By Erik Petkovic, Explorer,Shipwreck Researcher, Author

GUIDE TO LAKE ERIE TECHNICAL WRECK DIVING

This presentation will provide a thorough examination of the deepest wrecks in Lake Erie –

some of the best wrecks in the world. In an arena which can only be dived with specialized

equipment, training, and experience, Erik will examine the wrecks which rest deeper than 130

feet through untold stories, remarkable penetration dives, and spectacular underwater

photographs.

12 Noon Room 305

Cave Diving

By Cristina Zenato, Shark Diver, Cave Diver

CAVE DIVING, THE BASICS, THE ADVANCED AND THE EXPLORATION LEVELS

How cave diving becomes a lifetime possibility of continuous growth and improvement, leaving always room for new adventures and discoveries.

12 Noon Room 306

Otic Barotraume, Your Ears and Diving

By David Charash DO, CWS, FACEP, FUHM

Otic Barotrauma (Ear Injury in Divers): What every Diver Needs to Know!

Middle ear Barotrauma is the most common medical complication of diving. DR Charash will review common medical issues that are related to diving. Common problems will include problems with the external middle and inner ear. Differentiating problems related to both descent and ascent will be reviewed. Demonstration of improved techniques to help diver help clear their ears will be demonstrated on the video otoscope.

12 Noon Mezzanine above the Exhibit floor

GoDiveNow-Becoming Scuba Certified

By Frank Lewis, Local Scuba Instructor

GoDiveNow- Becoming Scuba Certified

How Do I Get Scuba Certified?
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. And for those who are interested in diving but haven’t taken the plunge it might seem a little daunting. Come on in and allow us to demystify what is involved in the process to become a certified scuba diver. We’ll talk about a divers lifestyle and how to achieve that goal. At the end of this session you’ll know…it’s not a very big elephant.

12:30 PM Demonstration Booth 2

TBD

By Presenter, Atributes

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12:30 PM Demonstration Booth 2

Photographer Tips

By Michael Eversmier, Aquatic Photographer, Owner Aqua Ventures

A Quick Lab Course on Photo Gear

One of the best aquatic photographers in the midAtlantic will discuss his gear and techniques of shooting fresh water animals.

1 PM Room 304

TBD

By Cathryn Castle & Gui Garcia, C2G2 Productions

TBD
By Cathryn Castle & Gui Garcia, C2G2 Productions
1 PM Room 305

“Diving into Bali”

By Rudy Whitworth, Seahorse Productions

Diving into Bali
Visit Bali Indonesia with it’s exotic history and wonderful diving. This is a cultural experience with the Temples as well as world class diving with Mantas, US WWII wreck, muck diving and true, blue coral reef waters. Join Rudy as he presents Bali, it’s culture and it’s diving
1 PM Room 306

Diving Like You Mean It! Changing the World Through Diving

By Rob Currer, Patriot Scuba

How to change the world though diving

Divers hold incredible power for change in this world and yet still only a fraction of them exercise that power. It doesn’t require setting up huge events or begging your friends and families for donations. All you really have to do to change the world is go dive! In this seminar we will discuss how recreational divers can use their dives to help promote Ocean Health, Marine Conservation, Healing and Wellness, and the growth of developing communities.

1 PM Mezzanine Above Exhibit Floor

Lionfish Invasion

By Brian Asher, President at Coast Watch Alliance

Lionfish Invaders

Originally from the southern Pacific and Indian oceans, lion fish as pets, have become invaders of the Caribbean and the Eastern Atlantic Coastal waters of North America.

Live Music

Begins at 1:30 PM on the Exhibit Floor

Chris Sacks Duo
1:30 PM Demonstration Booth 1

Become A Diver

By Scuba Instructor Group, Local Scuba Diving Trainers & Trip Leaders

Become A Diver

Scuba Divers has their own lifestyle. Learn what it takes to become certified as a diver. Learn about the life of adventure over islands and continents and oceans awaits.

12:30 PM Demonstration Booth 1

Become A Diver

By Scuba Instructor Group, Local Scuba Diving Trainers & Trip Leaders

Become A Diver

Scuba Divers has their own lifestyle. Learn what it takes to become certified as a diver. Learn about the life of adventure over islands and continents and oceans awaits.

2 PM Room 304

TBD

By Michael Eversmier, Aquatic Photographer, Owner Aqua Ventures

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2 PM Room 305

Roatan

By Debbie Helms, Roatan Charters

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2 PM Room 306

“Personalizing Decompression Stress Modeling”

By Virginie Papadopoulou Ph.D, Research Assistant Professor & Divers Alert Network Scholar

“Personalizing decompression stress modeling”
This presentation focuses on new techniques to detect bubbles in the body post-dive and goes over recent advances in assessing decompression stress. It outlines how these may be used to personalize decompression guidelines and why, surprisingly, research in this area of extreme environmental physiology relates to cancer diagnosis and therapy.

 

2 PM Mezzanine above Exhibit Floor

Crickin – Exploring the Waters of the Civil War

By John Walker, Owner Lancaster Scuba, Underwater Archeologist

"Crickin" Discovering the local rivers and creeks and the abundant artifacts
2:30 PM Demonstration Booth 1

Topic

By Presenter, Atributes

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2:30 PM Demonstration Booth 2

Regulator Design & Service

By Tim Macrone, Service Technician

Regulator Design & Service

The Demonstration booths offer a close up and personal view of the topics being presented. Ask questions one-on-one.

Watch as an expert service technician describes how a regulator works down to the individual parts. The presenter will identify techniques to maximize the performance of your regulator.

3 PM Room 304

Fiji

By Micheal Brown, Beqa Lagoon Resort

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3 PM Room 305

“Philippines Style”

By Rudy Whitworth, Seahorse Productions

"Philippines Style"
In the heart of the Coral Triangle, we find Philippine locations that supply first class diving and first class accommodations.  Here is where the species count is unparalleled. Join Rudy with the amazing fish and critters of the muck and blue water coral reefs of this very bio-diverse area.”Philippines Style”
3 PM Room 306

Hyperbaric Careers

By David Charash DO, CWS, FACEP, FUHM

Hyperbaric Careers in Diving
3 PM Mezzanine above exhibit floor

Zombie Apocalypse Diver (ZAD)

By Frank Lewis, Dive With Frank

Zombie Diver Hones Skills and Composure but Makes you giggle!

Frank LewisDiving is Fun! Zombie Apocalypse Diver training takes the fun to a whole new level. Advance your skills underwater while avoiding … of all things … ZOMBIES! It’s fun. Your skills go to a new high level as does your composure… aside from giggling underwater. Join Frank Lewis to learn more!

4 PM Room 304

“LOST TALES OF DEATH AND SURVIVAL”

By Erik Petkovic, Explorer,Shipwreck Researcher, Author

LOST TALES OF DEATH AND SURVIVAL
Relive some of the most harrowing tales never told of shipwreck and rescue. These stories which have been lost to history are now brought out of the depths and being presented like only Erik can. Through a mixture of archival, historical, and underwater photographs, Erik pieces together these remarkable tales of death and survival.
4 PM Room 305

TBD

By Presenter, Atributes

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4 PM Room 306

Coral Reef Conservation

By Presenter, Atributes

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4:00 PM Mezzanine above Exhibit Floor

Become A Diver

By Scuba Instructor Group, Local Scuba Diving Trainers & Trip Leaders

Become A Diver

Scuba Divers has their own lifestyle. Learn what it takes to become certified as a diver. Learn about the life of adventure over islands and continents and oceans awaits.