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BSAC Diving Conference 2013 tickets now on sale



Help BSAC celebrate 60 years of diving at the BSAC Diving Conference 2013, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham on Saturday, 26th October.

The one-day Conference will run alongside DIVE 2013 at the NEC and is open to all BSAC Diving Officers, Instructors and branch representatives (BSAC members only). There’s a great programme planned, including keynote speaker Professor Simon Mitchell and previously unseen archive footage of BSAC diving from the early days.

Tickets are £15 each, and include a free weekend pass for the Birmingham Dive Show.


The BSAC Diving Conference 2013 is the ideal way to keep up-to-date on BSAC developments and news as well as to network, exchange ideas and feed back to your National Diving Committee (NDC).BSAC Diving Conference 2013 speaker Simon Mitchell

The 2013 conference programme includes essential diver training updates, the Incident Report and open forums as well as the BSAC annual Awards.

There are various keynote speakers lined up, including renowned diving physician Professor Simon Mitchell and photographer Doug Allen. There will also be a very special 60th film archive presented by BSAC Vice President Tony Marshall, which includes some previously unseen footage.

The full BSAC Diving Conference programme 2013 will be available shortly.

Plus….every conference ticket holder will be entered into a prize draw, courtesy of Scubapro, to win a MK25/A700 regulator worth £599!

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The resort is nestled around an ocean front deck and swimming-pool (with pool-bar) which is the perfect place to enjoy a sundowner cocktail at the end of a busy day of critter-diving.

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Booking deadline: Subject to availability – book and stay before end of June 2022

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