2019 STATE OF HAWAII OCEAN SAFETY AND DROWNING PREVENTION CONFERENCE

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019

“IMUA: MOVING FORWARD”  HAWAII CONVENTION CENTER
Presented by the City and County of Honolulu Ocean Safety Division,
Hawaiian Lifeguard Association, State Department of Health, and Hawaii Tourism Authority

AGENDA

7:30 – 8:15                   REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:15 – 8:30                  WELCOME, OPENING CEREMONY                           Ka’ala Souza
8:30 – 9:00                 KEYNOTE ADDRESS                                                Catherine Cruz
9:00 – 10:15                LIFEGUARD SYSTEMS
LA County                 Operational Overview                                                          Jay Butki
C&C Honolulu            Rescuecraft Program Integration                                    John Titchen
Kauai                          Electronic Data Collection                                               Kalani Vierra
Maui                           Spinal Cord Injury Prevention                                         Cary Kayama
Hawaii Island             Guarded /Unguarded Beaches                                          Garrett Kim
10:15 – 10:30              A.M. BREAK
10:30 – 11:30              PANEL DISCUSSION:  CLIMATE CHANGE, SEA LEVEL RISE,
                                  AND WEATHER PATTERNS: EFFECTS ON OCEAN SAFETY
Charles ‘Chip’ Fletcher, PhD, Associate Dean, UH SOEST
Makena Coffman, PhD, Director, UH Institute for Sustainability and Resilience, Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Alison Nugent, PhD., Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, SOEST
11:30 – 1200             BIG WAVE RISK ASSESSMENT GROUP   Brian Keaulana
                                 (BWRAG) SAFETY SEMINARS
12:00 – 1:00             LUNCH                                                       
1:15 – 2:00               SNORKEL SAFETY STUDY UPDATE   Ralph Goto
2:00 – 2:30             DOH DROWNING AND AQUATIC INJURY PREVENTION ADVISORY
Bridget Kaumeheiwa Velasco, PT, MPH DOH, Maui District Health Office
Tammie Healani Hoapili Smith, MPH DOH, EMSIPSB
2:30 – 2:45             EPIDEMIOLOGY OF STATEWIDE DROWNINGS AND INJURIES
Dan Galanis, PhD DOH, Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch
2:45 – 3:00             BREAK
3:00 – 3:15              USLA UPDATE                                                           Kalani Vierra
3:15 – 3:30              HGEA UNIT 14 UPDATE                                            Bryan Phillips
3:30 – 4:00            NEW EQUIPMENT / TECHNOLOGY
4:00 – 4:30            CLOSING REMARKS
4:30                       PAU

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