WAHC Track Tuesday: Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 2018

WAHC Track Tuesday 2018 Drowning Prevention Who Should Attend?
The Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk WAHC track covers topics beneficial for Aquatic Directors, Facility Managers, Parks and Recreation Officials, Lifeguards, Homeowner Association Managers, and Pool Operators of all types of venues. 

What Will Be Discussed?
Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk sessions will approach drowning prevention as a means to reduce risk at the pool, ensuring more people enjoy water-based activity. Sessions include success stories, national water safety plans, a decade of lessons and successes from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance, and what low and middle-income countries can teach us about drowning prevention. 

Every aquatic professional will benefit from this #WAHC2018 track. Plan to attend to help increase fun and reduce risk at your facility. 

How to Learn More
The below table shows the full titles, times, and speakers for each Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk WAHC session. If you are interested in more details about any session, click the hyperlinks below. 




Friday, October 12



What Low & Middle-Income Countries Can Teach Us about Drowning Prevention

Julie Gilchrist

10:00 am-10:50 am

A Decade of Lessons & Successes from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance

Adam Katchmarchi

11:00 am-11:50 am

National Water Safety Plans: What Are They, How Do They Help, & What Can U.S. Learn From Countries Where They Are Already in Place?

Morag MacKay

1:30 pm-2:20 pm

Drowning Prevention Success Stories

Julie Gilchrist

2:30 pm-3:20 pm


The World Aquatic Health™ Conference will be hosted in Charleston, South Carolina, October 10-12, 2018. Be sure to purchase your ticket today and if you have more questions about the WAHC, please email conference@nspf.org or call 719.540.9119.

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