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Show Schedule

We’re working hard to provide you with another stellar schedule for Divescapes 2018 which is happening on October 19 - 21.

Show Location

Commonwealth Centre
1177 - 3961 52 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta
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Show Schedule (Tentative)

Friday, Oct 19th
1:00 PMWorkshop - Wreck Diver 101 - With Richie Kohler- World Renowned Deep Wreck Explorer (until 3 pm) on site @ Commonwealth Centre
4:00 PMRegistration Opens, visit Divescapes Exhibitors, socialize
5:00 PMDinner Served (until 6:30pm)
6:30 PMDivescapes Guest Speakers: Nick Lucey/Aaron Faulls – Hosts of TV’s “Into the Drink”
7:00 PMBreak
7:15 PMDivescapes Speaker: Keith Sahm – Force Blue Founder
8:00 PMReception - mingle with our VIP Guest Speakers, Exhibitors, Gold Pass Holders, socialize (cash bar extra until 10:00 PM)

Saturday, Oct 20th
8:00 AMRegistration Opens
9:00 AMDivescapes Guest Speaker: Sherri Ferguson – Hyperbaric Chamber Scientist
9:45 AMBreak
10:15 AMDivescapes Guest Speaker: Trisha Stovel/Russel Clarke – Vancouver Based Film Makers
11:00 AMBreak
11:30 AMDivescapes Guest Speaker: Cristina Zenato – Shark Diving Professional & Conservationist
12:15 PMLunch Break: visit with Exhibitors & purchase lunch at Commonwealth Conference Centre
1:30 PMDivescapes Guest Speaker: Erik Brown – Thailand Cave Rescuer
2:15 PMBreak
2:45 PMDivescapes Guest Speaker: Natalie Gibb – Mexico Cave Explorer
3:30 PMBreak
4:00 PMDivescapes Guest Speaker: Jared Hires – Advanced Tech Diver
4:45 PMAfternoon Presentation end, Exhibitors close-up & site preparations for Gala Dinner & Keynote Presentations
6:00 PMCocktails w/Divescapes Guests Speakers, Gold Pass Holders, Gala Dinner Ticket Holders (cash bar extra)
6:30 PMGALA Dinner Served with Prize Announcements
8:00 PMDivescapes Keynote Presentation: Aaron Faulls & Nick Lucey – Film Markers & Hosts of TV’s “Into the Drink”
8:45 PMDivescapes Keynote Presentation: Richie Kohler – World-Renowned Deep Wreck Explorer

Sunday, Oct 21st
8 AMPSI – Visual Scuba Tank Inspection Course (off-site, contact Aqua Dive & Watersports, Airdrie)
9 AMDiscover Rebreathers with Rebreather Instructors: Terry Forsyth, Bill Coltart & Special Guest Instructor: Jared Hires (off-site @ Adventures in Scuba's facility - 9950 McLeod Trail South, Calgary)
10 AMDCS - Decompression Sickness with Sherri Ferguson, Hyperbaric Chamber Scientist - What divers need to know to reduce risk of DCS (10 AM until Noon, on site)

The Alberta Underwater Council is proud to present the Divescapes Conference and Exhibition. Divescapes has had many outstanding shows over its 23 years! Our volunteers are working hard to bring an even bigger and better show in 2018! New speakers and new exhibitors in a great new venue, with our thanks to Commonwealth Centre in NE Calgary!

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