Diversity in Aquatics Convention Schedule

2018 Convention Schedule

Friday, April 20th

Lifeguard Instructor Course Hands On Review (ARC)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gibson Pool

Early Convention Registration

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Marriott

Children’s Aquatics Festival - Ken Roland, Lee Pitts & Mike Green

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Gibson Pool

Adult LTS / Aquatics Demo Opportunity - Thaddeus Gamory (pending)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Gibson Pool

Mixer and Networking Event (Fish Fry)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Gibson Pool

Saturday, April 21st

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Marriott - Watson Room

Welcome and State of Diversity in Aquatics

  • Year in Review
  • Moment in History
  • Convention Logistics

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Marriott - Watson Room

General Session: Promoting Multisectoral Collaborations in Aquatics - A Workshop

By Dr. Angela Beale & Dr. Steven Waller

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Marriott - Watson Room

Breakout Session: Research Council Meeting - Vietnam LTS Program

presented by Dr. Bill Ramos

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Marriott -

Lunch

12:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Marriott - Bayview Room

Breakout Session: American Red Cross Summit Meeting (Closed - Invite Only)

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Marriott - Watson Room

Breakout Session: Undoing Racism - Promotional of Social and Emotional Health through Aquatics

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Marriott -

General Session: Lee Pitts Live Interviews

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Marriott -

General Session: International Water Safety Foundation - Awareness and Fundraising (Tschohl)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Marriott -

General Session: Awards Gala and Council Updates

*Business Attire

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Marriott - Bayview Room

Sunday, April 22nd

 

Breakout Session: Using social media to get community buy-in to Water Safety and Aquatics (Rhonda)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Marriott -

Breakout Session: HBCU/HSI Aquatic and ARC Profession Progression

(Rahim & Connie)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Marriott -

General Session: Unpacking Convention - Your Toolkit - Aquatic Council Workshops

11:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Marriott -

Empty Session

11:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Marriott -

Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00

Marriott

Depart for Tread-a-thon from Hotel

1:30 PM

2018 Tread-a-thon

Flyer for Tread-a-thon

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gibson Park Pool

Previous Speaker Bios: “The Water is Ours: Honoring Our Past; Answering the Challenges of our Present, and Saving our Future”

Dr. E. Newton Jackson 

Dr. Jackson is a tenured, Full Professor at the University of North Florida (UNF). He served as the Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at UNF. A seasoned and successful administrator Dr. Jackson held graduate faculty appointments at four different universities (Howard University, FSU, FAMU and UNF). He has extensive experiences serving as a NCAA Division I Head Men and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach. He was the only NCAA D-I African American Head Swim Coach in the nation. A former ARC WSIT, LTIT, CPR –IT, Dr Jackson trained hundreds of extraordinary swimmers for over two decades.


Dr. William Ramos Residing within the Indiana University School of Public Health –Bloomington as an Assistant Professor, Dr. Ramos’ research is focused on examining the impact of both built and natural aquatic environments on aspects relate to public health. Behind his research is over 30 years of practitioner experience in the field of aquatic management stretching from conventional pools and waterfronts to today’s modern waterparks. His insider exposure to the field of aquatic management has provided the impetus for research questions surrounding issues such as worksite wellness, physical activity, participant perceptions, drowning prevention, and recreational water illnesses.

Dr. Steven Waller 

Dr. Steven N. Waller Dr. Steven N. Waller is a professor in the recreation and sport management program and associate department head in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport Studies at The University of Tennessee- Knoxville. He holds terminal degrees from Michigan State University (Recreation and Park Administration-Public Administration) and United Theological Seminary (Pastoral Care and Counseling/Practical Theology). He teaches graduate level courses in research methods, personnel management, organizational behavior, sports finance, and sport and religion in global society. Additionally, he serves as the Co-Director ofthe University of Tennessee’s Center for the Study of Sport and Religion. Dr. Waller also co-directs and teaches in the sport chaplaincy cohort of the Doctor of Ministry program at United Theological Seminary (Dayton, OH). His research interests include, religious beliefs as a constraint to leisure/sport participation; constraints to swimming participation among African Americans; structural barriers to carrier advancement for minorities and women in sport organizations; institutional evil in sport organizations; and professional identity/credentialing of sport chaplains. Dr.Waller is also one of the associate pastors at Foster Chapel Baptist Church,Knoxville, TN.

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