International Conference on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine – Barcelona

MEDICAL ASPECTS OF

RECREATIONAL TECHNICAL DIVING

International Symposium

A Satellite Event of the

International Conference on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine

A Joint Meeting of the EUBS and the ICHM

Barcelona 10-11 September 2005

Organized by DAN-EUROPE-Iberica and CRIS-UTH

Open to Recreational and Professional Divers, Medical Doctors, Diving and Hyperbaric Technicians

Director : Jordi Desola (Spain)

Chairmen : Alessandro Marroni (Italy) and Frans Cronje (South Africa)

Panel: Noemi Bitterman (Israel), Bill Hamilton (USA), Jacek Kot (Poland), Pasquale Longobardi (Italy), Juerg Wendling (Switzerland)

REGISTRATION FEE:
150 Euros. Includes documentation, simultaneous translation, coffee-breaks, and Up-date Certification.

COMBINED REGISTRATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:
Those attending the International Conference will benefit of a 100 Euros reduction in the Registration Fee of the Symposium. If they are registered in another Satellite event, the reduction will be of 50 Euros.

TECHNICAL SECRETARIAT. Everything will be managed by :
AOPC / BCN-HYP-2005 – Av. Drassanes 6 -19th flour – E-08001 Barcelona.

Tel: +34-933-027-541
Fax: +34-933-011-255
E‑Mail: [email protected]

INFORMATION AND DEFINITIVE PROGRAMME.
This programme may be slightly modified. Frequent consultation to the Satellite Events section of the website of the International Conference is highly recommended ).

PROGRAMMESaturday 10 September

14-15 h. Accreditation

15:00       What Is Recreational Technical Diving. Motivation. Apparatus.

16:30       Discussion

17:00       Coffee-break

17:30       Prevention of accidents in technical diving. Profiles, oxygen pressure, gas diluents, decompression procedures.

17:00       Medical Assessment of fitness to Technical Diving

18:00       Discussion

19:00       End of the first journey

Sunday 11 September 2005

09:00       Main causes of accident in technical diving. Statistics.

11:00       Coffee-break

11:30       Improving the safety of recreational technical diving

13:30       General Discussion

14:00       End of Symposium

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