Symposium 2019

2019 ADPA Annual Symposium and Training Day Weekly Schedule

If you have your ADPA lanyards from last year please bring them!

Sunday, Nov 10: Board Meeting

  • 10am – 2pm – Executive Session (closed).
  • 2pm – 5pm – Open Session. Contact Holly Martel Bourbon for location details.

Monday, Nov 11: Training Day

Orange County Convention Center, West Hall 8am – 5pm: (registration table opens at 8am)

             *pre-registration and fee required for all sessions (must be a current paid active member to attend)

8am – 12pm: Morning Sessions
  • Room W304G                          MyEverything DiSC
  • Room W306AB                       PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector Update
  • Room W304F                           Rescue X Diver Extrication Training
1pm – 5pm: Afternoon Sessions
  • Room W304F                           Building a Dive Umbilical Pressure Test Unit
  • Room 306AB                            DSO / Dive Program Workshop
  • Room W304G                          Tools for Trust

Tuesday, Nov 12: Symposium & Networking Event

SeaWorld Orlando, Ports of Call Open to all current & paid ADPA members, free parking available. Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/JqsZ8oQ8bQuLYxDR7

  • Symposium registration and continental breakfast begins at 9:00am, lunch provided
  • Networking Event hosted immediately after Symposium. Fee includes appetizers and 2 drink tickets (cash bar available)
  • Enter Ports of Call SeaWorld Orlando into smartphone for directions or use link above
  • Follow signs to Ports of Call Banquet

Wednesday, Nov 13: Training Day, DEMA Starts

Disney Epcot; 8am – 6pm

  • DAN Diving First Aid for Professional Divers Instructor Course

Orange County Convention Center, West Hall, ADPA Room W306AB

DPiC Session; 10am – 12pm

  • An introduction to ADPA’s proprietary dive log and dive program management software
  • Please arrive at 10am for a brief group overview followed by individual exploration and advising
  • Bring a laptop or other device if possible. Use of ADPA laptops can be available, please notify divesafety@moodygardens.org or inform a BOD member at the Symposium

DEMA: Orange County Convention Center, West Hall

  • Registration opens at 7:00am, don’t forget to attach your ADPA ribbon to badge received at symposium!
  • BOD office hours are on the DEMA show floor, contact a BOD member to set up a meet!

Committee Member Social

  • 4pm – 6pm: Committee Member Social, invite only. Contact a BOD member if interested!
  • Thank you to all our Committee Members who make our Association and this annual event such a success!

Wednesday to Saturday, Nov 13 to 16th: DEMA

DEMA: Orange County Convention Center, West Hall

  • Registration opens at 8am Friday, 9am Saturday 
  • Show floor closes 6pm Friday, 5pm Saturday


ADPA room available on request. See a Board member for details