Symposia Speaking and Presentations 1990-2016

 

1990 Underwater Canada

THE OCEAN QUEST DIVING EXPERIENCE

 

1990 American Academy of Underwater Sciences Conference

A COMPARISON OF THE INCIDENCE OF DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS IN MEN AND WOMEN USING DECOMPRESSION COMPUTERS AND DIVE TABLES

 

1991 The Boston Sea Rovers Conference

THE SCIENCE OF DEEP DIVING: COMPLEXITIES, DISCIPLINES AND COMMITMENTS

 

1991 The International Conference on Underwater Education, Miami

INERT GAS NARCOSIS: METHODS VERSUS MYTHS

 

ONE YEAR DATABASE OF SPORT DIVING EXPOSURES: COMPARISON OF TABLE VS. COMPUTER USAGE

 

DEEP DIVING: THE REAL RISKS AND THE REAL EXPERIENCES

 

RECOMPRESSION CHAMBERS

 

1991 Repetitive Diving Conference (AAUS) at Duke University

EVALUATION OF DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS INCIDENCE IN MULTI-DAY REPETITIVE DIVING FOR 77,680 SPORT DIVES

 

RECREATIONAL DIVING DCS INCIDENCE FACTORS  (Panel)

 

1991 NAUI North Atlantic Branch Seminars at Woods Hole Marine Institute

DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS IN SPORT DIVERS

 

 

1992 The 1992 International Conference on Underwater Education, Philadelphia

THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF PROMULGATING RESTRICTIVE DIVING STANDARDS

 

DEEP DIVING: REAL ANSWERS TO PRACTICAL QUESTIONS

 

ARE OXYGEN ENRICHED AIR MIXTURES (NITROX) SUITABLE FOR SPORT DIVING?

 

DEEP DIVING: AN EXAMINATION OF INDUSTRY ATTITUDES AND ACTUAL PRACTICES

 

1992 The Boston Sea Rovers Diving Conference

OPERATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DEEP DIVING

 

IS AIR TECHNOLOGY DEAD?

 

1992 Beneath the Seas Diving Conference, New York

AN EXAMINATION OF ACTUAL DCS RISK IN MULTI-DAY REPETITIVE DIVING FOR RECREATIONAL DIVERS

 

1992 Evaluating Enriched Air Technology Workshop, Houston

WHAT IS NEEDED TO ESTABLISH CREDIBILITY?

 

ESTABLISHING AN ACCOUNTABLE AGENCY FOR ENRICHED AIR

 

DEVELOPING STANDARDS FOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

 

CONSENSUS STANDARDS

 

1992  Recompression Chamber Operations and Treatment Protocols

(Course director for seminar series for Subaquatic Safety Systems: Cancun and Cozumel, Mexico and Ambergris Cay, Belize)

 

1992  Advanced Diver Program Curriculum, Brac Reef Beach Resort, Cayman Islands

Course Director for One-Week Program

 

1992  NAUI North Atlantic Conference, Mystic, CT

FIELD MANAGEMENT OF DIVING ACCIDENTS AND INTRO TO RECOMPRESSION CHAMBER OPERATIONS

 

1993 TEK '93: Technical Diving Conference, Orlando

EVACUATION AND FIELD MANAGEMENT FOR OFFSHORE DIVING ACCIDENTS

Faculty and Panelist

 

1993 The International Society of Aquatic Medicine: 1993 Symposium ISAM

Faculty for one-week diving medicine program, Cozumel, Mexico

 

Topics: Enriched Air diving, treatment protocols, deep and mixed gas diving applications in sport usage, recompression chamber operations, diving safety

 

DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS: THEORY AND TREATMENT

 

UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF MIXED GAS DIVING

 

APPLICATIONS OF ENRICHED AIR NITROX TECHNOLOGY

 

CONSIDERATIONS OF OXYGEN IN DIVING MIXTURES

 

EVALUATION OF DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS INCIDENCE IN MULTI-DAY REPETITIVE DIVING FOR 77,680 SPORT DIVES

 

RECREATIONAL DIVING DCS INCIDENCE FACTORS

 

1993 Deep Diving Conference: The Scuba Diving Resource Group

A PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE CONTROVERSY OF DEEPER DIVING WITHIN THE RECREATIONAL/SPORT COMMUNITY

 

1993 Beneath the Seas Diving Conference, New York

DEEP DIVING: REAL ANSWERS TO PRACTICAL QUESTIONS

 

1993 The Boston Sea Rovers Conference

MIXED GAS DIVING APPLICATIONS AND CLOSED CIRCUIT REBREATHERS

 

REALISTIC TRAINING APPROACHES TO DEEPER DIVING

 

1993 Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival

OVERVIEW TO MIXED GAS TECHNOLOGY AND DEEP DIVING  TRAINING

 

CLOSED CIRCUIT REBREATHERS

 

1993 Scuba 4000, Providence, R.I.

ADVENTURES IN SPORT DIVING

 

1993 Recompression Chamber Operations and Treatment Protocols

(Course director for seminar series for Subaquatic Safety Systems, Cancun and Cozumel, Mexico and Ambergis Cay, Belize)

 

1993 Midwest Technical Diving Symposium (faculty and program director)

SELECTION OF BREATHING GASES AND OVERVIEW TO  APPLICATIONS OF MIXED GAS TECHNOLOGY FOR DIVERS

 

TECHNICAL DIVING: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

 

STABILIZATION, EVACUATION AND TREATMENT PROTOCOLS FOR DIVING ACCIDENT MANAGEMENT OFFSHORE AND IN THE FIELD

 

OPERATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR OXYGEN TOXICITY IN BREATHING MIXTURES FOR DEEP DIVERS

 

THE ROLE OF MIXED GAS REBREATHERS IN DIVING  EXPLORATIONS

 

1993 NAUI Instructor Training For Israeli Diving Federation Professional Divers

Faculty and program director for three week international seminars based in Eilat and Tel Aviv, Israel

 

1993 Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Annual Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

OPERATIONAL SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR SPORT DIVING  COMPUTERS

 

1993 NAUI Mid-America Conference on Underwater Education, Chicago

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR FIELD MANAGEMENT OF DIVING  ACCIDENTS

 

1994 TEK '94, New Orleans

ADVANCES IN TECHNICAL DIVING

 

IN-WATER RECOMPRESSION THERAPY FOR DECOMPRESSION  SICKNESS: AN EXAMINATION OF PROVEN METHODS

 

1994 The Boston Sea Rovers

ADVANCES IN TECHNICAL DIVE TRAINING

 

1994 Beneath the Seas Diving Conference, New York

ADVANCES IN TECHNICAL DIVE TRAINING

 

1994 Our World Underwater, Chicago

INTERACTIONS WITH MARINE MAMMALS: WHALES, DOLPHINS AND SEALS

 

ADVANCES IN TECHNICAL DIVE TRAINING

 

1994 The International Conference on Underwater Education, San Diego

A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF DIVING TECHNOLOGY

 

DIVING ACCIDENT MANAGEMENT: FIELD STABILIZATION,  EVACUATION AND RECOMPRESSION

 

1994 Long Island Divers Association Film Festival, Hofstra University

DIVER INTERACTION WITH MARINE MAMMALS

 

1994 NAUI North Atlantic Branch Conference, Mystic, CT

ADVANCED THEORY OF DIVING PHYSIOLOGY

 

NITROX INSTRUCTOR TRAINING SEMINAR (TDI)

 

1994 NAUI Southeast Branch Conference, Melbourne, FL

APPLICATIONS OF TECHNICAL DIVING AND DECOMPRESSION

 

1995 TEK 95 Conference, San Francisco

IMPLEMENTING TECHNICAL TRAINING IN SPORT DIVING

 

TECHNICAL DIVING INSTRUCTOR SEMINAR (TDI)

 

LEGAL ASPECTS OF TRAINING AND GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS

 

1995 The Boston Sea Rovers

SEALS, DOLPHINS AND WHALES: A PROFESSIONAL DIVER'S EXPERIENCE

 

EXPLORING THE ABYSS AT 1200 FEET

 

1995 Beneath the Sea

SEALS, DOLPHINS AND WHALES: A PROFESSIONAL DIVER'S EXPERIENCE

 

EXPLORING THE ABYSS AT 1200 FEET

 

GORGONA AND MALPELO ISLANDS: COLOMBIA'S WILD PLACES

 

1995 Our World Underwater

EXPLORING THE ABYSS AT 1200 FEET

 

GORGONA AND MALPELO ISLANDS: COLOMBIA'S WILD PLACES

 

1995 Underwater Canada

ADVANCES IN TECHNICAL DIVING

 

IMPLEMENTING MIXED GAS TECHNOLOGY FOR OPEN CIRCUIT USE

 

1995 Sea Space

SEALS, DOLPHINS AND WHALES: A PROFESSIONAL DIVER'S EXPERIENCE

 

ADVANCES IN TECHNICAL DIVING

 

1995 TDI Tech Workshop, Conference Chairman

 

1995 NAUI North Atlantic Conference

OVERVIEW TO MODERN REBREATHERS

 

1995 Long Island Divers Association, New York Film Festival

THE LIGHTER SIDE OF DIVING: A NARRATIVE ANTHOLOGY

 

1996 The Boston Sea Rovers

THE SILVER BANK REBREATHER EXPEDITION WITH HUMPBACK  WHALES

 

1996 Beneath the Seas

ADVANCES IN REBREATHER TECHNOLOGY FOR DIVERS

 

1997 Beneath the Seas

WHALES, SHARKS AND REBREATHERS (Evening Film Program) awarded BTS Medal Of Excellence

 

1997 The Boston Sea Rovers

WHALES, SHARKS AND REBREATHERS

 

1997 Diver Magazine Dive Show (Birmingham, UK)

WHALES, SHARKS AND REBREATHERS

 

1998 The Boston Sea Rovers

FIJI

 

1999 Beneath the Seas

FILMING THE IMAX EXPERIENCE IN COCOS (Evening Film Program), Master of Ceremonies

 

1999 Australian Technical Diving Conference, Sydney, Australia (OzTek99)

(1) Past, Present and Future of Technical Diving, (2) Introducing Scuba Diving  International, (3) Risk Management Practice

 

1999 Birmingham Dive Expo, England

Expansion of TDI in Europe and U.K.

 

1999 TDI/SDI Conference

 (1) Past, Present and Future of Technical Diving, (2) Introducing Scuba Diving  International, (3) Risk Management Practice

 

2000 The Boston Sea Rovers

Looking Back on Forty Years of Diving

 

2001 The Boston Sea Rovers

Expeditions to Fiji and Truk

 

2002 The Boston Sea Rovers

Cocos Island: Ocean Oasis

 

2003 The Boston Sea Rovers

Exploring Indonesia's Komodo Islands Park: Realm of the Dragon

 

2004 The Boston Sea Rovers

Malpelo and Cocos Islands: Ocean Oasis

 

2004 The Boston Sea Rovers

Malpelo and Cocos Islands: Ocean Oasis, Evening Film Festival 50th Anniversary

 

2004 Beneath the Sea

Master of Ceremonies, Evening Film Festival

Malpelo and Cocos Islands: Ocean Oasis

 

2004 Our World Underwater

Exploring Indonesia's Komodo Islands Park: Realm of the Dragon

Malpelo and Cocos Islands: Ocean Oasis

 

2004 Sea Space

Malpelo and Cocos Islands: Ocean Oasis

The Indonesian Archipelago

 

2005 The Boston Sea Rovers

Voyage of Discovery: Exploring Indonesia's Most Remote Archipelago

 

2005 The Boston Sea Rovers

Master of Ceremonies, Evening Film Festival

 

2006 The Boston Sea Rovers

Underwater Imaging Montage, Evening Film Festival

 

Exploring the Solomon Islands, daytime program

 

2006 Beneath the Sea

Exploring the Solomon Islands, Evening Film Festival

 

2006 Diving Equipment and Marketing Association Annual Trade Show (DEMA)

Risk Management 2006: For Dive Facilities and Their Professional Staff

 

2007 Beneath the Sea

Diving Legacy Society Diving Pioneer Award to Stan Waterman , Film Festival

 

2007 Diving Historical Society Annual Conference

Diving Pioneers & Innovators

 

2008 Infinite Oceans (documentary pilot for Discovery Channel)

On-camera commentator and still photography

 

2009 DAN Diving Fatality Conference (April 8-10, 2010)

Appointment to Divers Alert Network (DAN) as faculty member

 

Risk Management & Analysis of Litigation Involving Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law Suits in North America (Had to later withdraw due to conflicting calendar schedule on legal work)

 

2010 Beneath the Sea

Diving Pioneers, Evening Film Festival

 

2011 London International Dive Show

Evolutions and Innovations in Diving

 

2011 American Academy of Underwater Sciences Annual Conference

Key Note Speaker, Conference Evening Program

 

Academic Sessions: Legal Issues and Risk Management

Accident Management in Remote Field Situations

 

2012 Tabernacle Theater, Oaks Buff, Martha’s Vineyard

Marine Mammals: Seals, Dolphins and Whales

 

2013 Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Show

Tracing the History of the Modern Diving Industry

Key Note Speaker: Annual Dinner

 

2013 Beneath the Sea

Master of Ceremonies, Saturday Night International Underwater Film Festival

Great White Shark Expedition to Guadalupe Island

 

2013 Santa Barbara Underwater Film Festival, Presenter

Great White Shark Expedition to Guadalupe Island/Stan Waterman in Ensenada

 

2013 Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences Formal Dinner Ceremony

Acceptance of NOGI Award for Sports/Education

Induction into AUAS Hall of Fame

 

2014 Blancpain Fifty Fathoms expedition, Fakarava Atoll, French Polynesia

Interacting With Marine Mammals

Interviews with international press over roles in Fifty Fathoms Limited Edition

 

Recent Film Work:

2008 Infinite Oceans  (R. E. M. Films, director Rick Morris)

 on-camera commentator and still photographer for images used on film

 

2010 David Mallett: Live in Concert  (Encore Productions), Producer

 

2010 A World of Discovery (R. E. M. Films, director Rick Morris), Film Narrator

 

2014 Fifty Fathoms Gombassa II (Blancpain, interview of early years of technical diving