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Diversity in Aquatics Convention Schedule

2018 Diversity in Aquatics Convention

Schedule of Events

Event

Time

Location

Friday, April 20th

Lifeguard Instructor Course Hands-On Review (ARC)

Lifeguard Certification Information

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Charles Hadley Pool

Early Convention Registration

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay

Shuttle Run to Diversity in Aquatics Children’s Aquatics Festival

(Multiple Shuttle Runs at 3:00 and 3:30 for participants)

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay - Lobby Area

Diversity in Aquatics Children’s Aquatics Festival

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Charles Hadley Pool

Adult LTS / Aquatics Demo Opportunity - Thaddeus Gamory

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Charles Hadley Pool

Mixer and Networking Event (Food Truck and Fish Fry)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Charles Hadley Pool

Saturday, April 21st

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Marriott - Watson Room

Welcome and the State of Diversity in Aquatics

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Marriott - Watson Room

Multi-sectoral Collaborations in Aquatics - A Panel Discussion and Workshop (Lead By Dr. Beale and Dr. Waller)

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Marriott - Watson Room

The Power of Aquatics – The Mental Health Benefits of Aquatics – A Panel Discussion (Lead By Thaddeus Gamory)

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Marriott – San Marco Room

Leadership in Aquatics - A Panel Discussion (Lead by the DIA Advisory Board and Stephanie Elam)

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Marriott – Watson Room

Lunch

12:00 PM-   1:00 PM                 

Marriott - Bayview Room

American Red Cross Summit Meeting (Closed - Invite Only)

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Marriott – San Marco Room

Undoing Racism – Understanding the Impact of Historical and Social Barriers in Communities of Color involving Aquatics Towards Solution Development. (Lead by Thaddeus Gamory)

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Marriott – Watson Room

International Water Safety Foundation

(Lead By Dr. Shaun Anderson and Nate Tschohl)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Marriott – Watson Room

Lee Pitts Live Interviews

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Marriott – San Marco Room

The Wave Makers Awards Dinner

Wear your best to celebrate excellence in aquatics more to heart

(Toss the swimsuits and come with your best suit) Stephanie Elam to moderate

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Marriott - Bayview Room

Sunday, April 22nd

Gaining a Platform for Aquatics - Using the Media to Create

Community Engagement

– A Workshop (Lead by Rhonda Bonneville, Maritza McClendon

and Dr. Shaun Anderson - Moderated by Stephanie Elam)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Marriott – San Marco Room

Aquatics as a Career Choice – A Look into the Aquatic and Aquatic Related Professions (Lead by the HBCU Aquatic Council  & Connie Harvey ARC)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Marriott – Watson Room

The Last Kick - Takeaways from 2018 and Next Steps for 2019

(Lead by Arthur Lopez and Ken Roland)

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Marriott – Watson Room

Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marriott

Depart for Tread-a-thon from Hotel

1:30 PM

Marriott Lobby

US Masters – Adult Learn to Swim

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Charles Hadley Pool

2018 Tread-a-thon

Tread-A-Thon.pdf

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Charles Hadley Pool

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