What: International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists (IADRS) International Public Safety Diver Conference

When: Sept 26, 2007 - Sept 29, 2007

Where: Sheraton Colorado Springs, 2886 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Description: International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists and the Colorado Springs Fire Department host the International Public Safety Diving Conference Sept 26-29, 2007
Topics to Include:
  • Forensic Interviewing
  • Limitations of Water Dogs
  • Public Safety Diving Fatalities
  • Media Relations
  • Mock Trial
  • Equipment Standardization
  • Diving Fitness and Nutrition
  • The History of Public Safety Diving
  • Grant Writing Information
  • Dealing with Grief and Families
  • Challenges w/Hybrid Cars in Water
  • Chemical Testing on Dry Suits: How and Why
  • MORE ... To be announced*

We recommend all attendees stay at the conference hotel:
Sheraton Colorado Springs
2886 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

The attendee rate is $92.00
for a single or double room. To make reservations call
719-576-5900 by September 5, 2007 and ask for the
IADRS rate. The rate includes a complimentary shuttle to and
from the Colorado Springs airport.

For more inforamtion, please visit:

Or call toll free:

International calls:
Additional: Pre-conference programs include:
  • September 22-24, 2007 Water Rescue Officer Development - 8am to 5pm Sat-Mon
  • September 23-24, 2007 Underwater Investigator - 8am to 5pm Sun-Mon
  • September 25, 2007 Visual Inspection Program - 8am to 5pm Tuesday
  • September 25, 2007 Interspiro Technician - 8am to 5pm Tuesday
  • September 25, 2007 Marine Sonic SONAR - 8am to 5pm Tuesday
  • September 25, 2007 Kongsberg SONAR - 8am to 5pm Tuesday

For more information on the pre-conference programs taught through Dive Rescue International, please visit:

*Agenda subject to change