2019 STATE OF HAWAII OCEAN SAFETY AND DROWNING PREVENTION CONFERENCE

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019

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                                         TBD

9:00 – 10:15                            LIFEGUARD SYSTEMS

 

LA County                    Operational Overview                                                Jay Butki or (?)

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 ASSESMENT GROUP              Brian Keaulana                                                        (BWRAG) SAFETY SEMINARS           

 

12:00 – 1:00                                    LUNCH                                                        Speaker:  TBD

  

2019 CONFERENCE AGENDA

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1:15 – 2:00                              SNORKEL SAFETY STUDY UPDATE

 

Ralph Goto

 

2:00 – 2:30                              DOH DROWNING AND AQUATIC INJURY PREVENTION

ADVISORY

 

Bridget Velasco, MPH, Tammie Smith, MPH

 

2:30 – 2:45                              EPIDEMIOLOGY OF STATEWIDE DROWNINGS AND INJURIES

 

                                                             Dan Galanis, PhD

 

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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