EUROTEK 2018 Talks Schedule

EUROTEK showcases 40 different inspiring and educational talks and useful workshops are presented by a team of international experts, today’s cutting-edge explorers and diving legends.

Get access to up to 40 different presentations covering many aspects of advanced and technical diving. From wreck, cave and physiology through to technique, safety and imaging. A team of international experts, luminaries and diving legends will be flying in from all over the globe to speak at EUROTEK. This is your opportunity to learn from the pioneers about the latest in best practice and techniques. Your hardest task will be deciding who to listen to next!

Many aspects of diving are discussed including cave diving, shipwrecks and diving physiology. There is something for every diver – the only problem you will have, is choosing who to listen to next!

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EUROTEK 2018 TALKS SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2018
TIME
THE HOUSE
THE STUDIO
THE DOOR
THE SUITES
08:00
EUROTEK 2018 Registration & Exhibition Opens
09:20
EUROTEK TEAM - Opening Address
09:30
9:30 - THE HOUSE
Richie Kohler
Monsters of the Abyss
The famous 'Shadow Diver' on legendary sea monsters and the identification of UB-85 sunk off Scotland.
09:30 - THE STUDIO
Professor Constantino Balestra
Narcosis & Preconditioning in Diving: Latest Research
Discover the very latest DAN research into narcosis and the factors that predispose its onset.
09:30 - THE DOOR
Emily Turton
Scapa 100
A digital tour of the German High Seas Fleet sunk 100 years ago in the Orkney Islands. Sponsored by BSAC
09:30 - THE SUITES
Martin Parker
Staying in the loop
What lessons have - and, more importantly, haven't - been learnt in the CCR industry.
10:30
COFFEE BREAK
11:00
11:00 - THE HOUSE
Dr Timmy Gambin
The Phoenician wreck project
Deep archaeological discoveries and the oldest known shipwreck in the Mediterranean.
11:00 - THE STUDIO
JP Imbert
Changing concepts in decompression
Solving the mystery of pre-existing micro gas pockets in decompression.
11:00 - THE DOOR
Craig Challen
New Zealand’s Pearse Resurgence
The complete exploration story of New Zealand's signature cave pushed on the last expedition to a depth of 230m.
11:00 - THE SUITES
Jason Brown
Getting the shot!
Discover the secrets of off-camera lighting in challenging conditions, working with models and how to get published.
12:00
COFFEE BREAK - Preorder Lunch Packs can be collected
12:30
12:30 - THE HOUSE
Krzysztof Starnawski
Deep Cave Exploration
Extreme cave diving and the technological barriers to overcome the frontier of cave exploration.
12:30 - THE STUDIO
Immi Wallen
The Soviet Dunkirk
Exploring, documenting and researching the Tallinn evacuation shipwrecks of the Baltic sea.
12:30 - THE DOOR
Dr Doug Ebersole
Immersion Pulmonary Oedma
Understanding this poorly understood and potentially fatal condition.
12:30 - THE SUITES
Kevin Gurr
Rebreather Canisters
A review of naval and other research on rebreather canister design and limitations.
13:30
LUNCH - Preorder Lunch Packs can be collected
14:30
14:30 - THE HOUSE
Professor Simon Mitchell
Hypoxia: Insights into a silent killer
How hypoxia can occur in diving, and how failure to recognize its onset is common.
14:30 - THE STUDIO
Phil Short
An American Legend: The Tulsamerican project
The excavation of the WW2 Liberator aircraft Tulsamerican sunk off the coast of Croatia.
14:30 - THE DOOR
Simon Mills
Exploring Britannic
The iconic wreck - then, now and forward into the future. The wreck's owner tells all.
14:30 - THE SUITES
Nick Jewson & Tom Hughes
Accessibility in Technical Diving
A first-hand account of the challenges and positive impact technical diving offers disabled divers.
15:30
COFFEE BREAK
16:00
16:00 - THE HOUSE
Rick Stanton & Dr Richard Harris
Thailand Cave Rescue
The truth behind the Thailand cave rescue. Followed by an interactive Q&A session with the core dive team on stage. Sponsored by O’THREE.
17:30
CONFERENCE CLOSES
19:15
DRINKS RECEPTION - The Library of Birmingham
20:15
EUROTEK CHRISTMAS PARTY - Book Rotunda, The Library of Birmingham
02:00
CARRIAGES
SUNDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2018
TIME
THE HOUSE
THE STUDIO
THE DOOR
THE SUITES
08:00
EUROTEK 2018 Registration & Exhibition Opens
09:20
EUROTEK TEAM - Opening Address
09:30
09:30 - THE HOUSE
Stratis Kas
Professional diving film productions
Balancing efficiency and safety in professional diving film productions, how to 'bring home' the best results.
09:30 - THE STUDIO
Alex Santos
The most painful recovery
The challenges and harrowing experiences of removing drowned victims from deep inside maritime disasters.
09:30 - THE DOOR
Stefan Panis
Wrecks of the Dover Straits
Exploring, documenting and researching the forgotten shipwrecks of the Dover Straits.
09:30 - THE SUITES
Dr Doug Ebersole
Cardiac issues in diving
Strategies on how to avoid developing coronary artery disease for divers.
10:30
COFFEE BREAK
11:00
11:00 - THE HOUSE
Emily Turton
HMS Hampshire & Vanguard
Documenting Orkney's World War One sunken war graves 100 years on. Sponsored by BSAC
11:00 - THE STUDIO
Armando Ribeiro
Exploring Portugal's underwater caves
A journey of discovery into Portugal's spectacular caves where more discoveries await.
11:00 - THE DOOR
Tomasz Stachura
Discovery of HMS Narwhal
Searching for the legendary Polish Eagle, the British submarine HMS Narwhal is discovered.
11:00 - THE SUITES
Dr Craig Holdstock
Diving Emergencies
What happens when you call the National Diving Accident helpline and how to avoid it.
12:00
COFFEE BREAK - Preorder Lunch Packs can be collected
12:30
12:30 - THE HOUSE
Andy Torbet
Technical Diving on TV
The popular British TV presenter and all round technical diver talks about deep diving and filming for television.
12:30 - THE STUDIO
Chris Jewell
Diving inside a mountain
The story of the recent Peña Colorada cave diving expedition in Mexico.
12:30 - THE DOOR
Vic Verlinden
The Blue Lagoon Experience
Mine exploration across Europe. Discover the beauty of Malogne, Jozef opal and Kobania.
12:30 - THE SUITES
Leigh Bishop
Expedition Diving
Permits, logistics, SOPs, planning and safety issues of a wreck diving expedition from start to finish.
13:30
LUNCH - Preorder Lunch Packs can be collected
14:45
14:45 - THE HOUSE
Luigi Casati
Cave Exploration in Croatia
Join the legendary Italian cave diver as he talks about his favorite and most recent cave diving explorations.
14:45 - THE STUDIO
Dr Timmy Gambin
Malta’s underwater cultural Heritage
An exclusive look at spectacular new Maltese sites that will soon welcome technical divers.
14:45 - THE DOOR
Sabine Kerkau
When Past meets Future
Baltic Sea Heritage Rescue Project. Wreck & environmental project in Lithuania.
14:45 - THE SUITES
Gareth Lock
The Divers Dilemma
Managing the balance between risk, reward and the external pressures divers face.
15:45
COFFEE BREAK
16:15
16:15 - THE HOUSE
Professor Simon Mitchell
Temp sticks under the spotlight
Discussion of the current state of CO2 monitoring in rebreathers and how it can affect you.
16:15 - THE STUDIO
Martyn Farr
Who are the REAL cave explorers?
An entertaining and informative look back at the cave explorers who have shaped the sport.
16:15 - THE DOOR
Edoardo Pavia
The Battle of Lissa
The exploration of the deep 115m wrecks Palestro & SMS Radetzky off Croatia.
16:15 - THE SUITES
Martin Stanton
CCR CE Testing: Accurate PO2 control and WOB reductions
How rebreather CE testing can contribute towards better CCR design and performance.
17:15
EUROTEK TEAM - Closing Address
17:30
EXHIBITION CLOSES

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