Saturday, April 20, 2024

PADI, DAN Team Up For Seminar Aimed At Promoting Diving Safety


PADI and the Divers Alert Network have announced an immersive seminar aimed at promoting diving safety.

The daylong seminar will take place on June 2, 2023, from 9:00 am through 3:00 pm PST at PADI headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

The seminar will include several keynote presentations, and attendees will also be provided with breakfast and lunch. Representatives from both PADI and DAN will conduct presentations. Featured presentations include:

  • Diving Equipment Failures: Did Your Equipment Fail You or Did You Fail Your Equipment? – Led by Francois Burman, Pr. Eng., M.Sc.
  • Rescue of Unconscious Diver at the Surface and Oxygen Administration – Led by Alan Jan, Director of Instructor Development.
  • SMB Deployment | Led by Alan Jan, Director of Instructor Development.
  • Thinking Critically About Post-Dive Symptoms: An Interactive Review of DAN Cases – Led by Matias Nochetto, MD, FUHM.
  • Your Questions Answered! DAN Membership, Dive Accident & Travel Insurance – Led by Steven Jamroz, M.A., Shelli Wright, Director, Commercial Insurance, Nathalie Judkins, Director, Membership & Insurance Services.

Commenting on the seminars, Zach Pavkov, the Manager of Club Operations for PADI Worldwide, stated:

“PADI Pros and Club members will be exposed to dive safety best practices by industry experts from DAN and PADI. A combination of short, impactful seminars and practical, in-water demonstrations will keep attendees engaged and provide a unique and impactful opportunity to learn from and ask questions of those at the core of the industry.”

You can find out more and book your place here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for