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Divescapes Conference and Exhibition

Discussion in 'Shows and Events' started by nadwidny, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. nadwidny

    nadwidny Instructor, Scuba

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    The Alberta Underwater Council is pleased to announce that the 2018 Divescapes Conference will be held from October 19 to 21st in Calgary Alberta. Ticket packages are now available.

    Speakers announcements will be made as the details become known. The first speaker to be confirmed is Natalie Gibb. Natalie Gibb is co-owner of Under the Jungle, a cave and technical diving center in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. She is an active cave explorer, and a TDI Full Cave and Cave Specialty Instructor. A published author, Natalie was about.com’s guide to scuba diving from 2009 to 2016. In 2018, she was invited to present her team’s findings at the Explorers Club, and she has traveled extensively through North America speaking about her adventures.

    For more information go to Divescapes 2018 : Divescapes 2018
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2018
  2. nadwidny

    nadwidny Instructor, Scuba

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    2nd speaker has been confirmed-Cristina Zenato

    A professional diver since 1994, Cristina is an ocean and cave explorer, a shark expert, a speaker and conservationist.

    Her field of work with sharks is vast; a shark ambassador, she works with sharks in the wild and is known for the special relationship she has with them. Her work has reached places and helped change people’s perception of sharks like China and Singapore. In her home in the Bahamas she has been the initiator of a movement that has convinced the government to protect all sharks since 2011.

    Cristina has explored and mapped several cave systems She is the first woman to have connected an ocean blue hole with a land-based cave.

    Cristina believes in the power of education and has dedicated countless time and energy in non-profit and educational work. She supports several organizations including Our World Underwater Scholarship Society and Women Divers Hall of Fame scholarships program.

    Cristina is a PADI Course Director, a NSS-CDS full cave diving instructor and a TDI Technical Instructor and a member of the Explorers Club, The Women Divers Hall of Fame, Ocean Artists Society and A Platinum Pro 5000 recipient.
     

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