Announcing NDPA Educational Conference to be held In Orlando, Florida March 19th – 21st, 2014

The NDPA re-classifies annual symposium to be an educational conference. The NDPA Educational Conference will take place at the Wyndham Orlando Resort March 19th – 21st, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
 
Chuck Wielgus, Executive Director USA Swimming; CEO USA Swimming Foundation
Chuck Wielgus, Executive Director USA Swimming; CEO USA Swimming Foundation
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - July 23, 2013 - PRLog -- The National Drowning Prevention Alliance is pleased to announce by popular demand that their annual symposium has been re-classified to be an educational conference.  The event will be held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, from March 19th – 21st, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.    The NDPA Educational Conference will offer the best-of-the-best in aquatic safety and drowning prevention programs for all bodies of water, strategies, research and information to advance aquatic safety and drowning prevention efforts nationwide for people of all ages, ethnicities and socio-economic levels.  This educational event is designed to offer attendees the most current information in research, products, educational programming, outreach strategies, policy & code, international relations, and other topics related to aquatic safety and drowning prevention.      Chuck Wielgus, Executive Director of USA Swimming® and CEO of the USA Swimming Foundation®, will be the keynote speaker at the educational conference this year.  Wielgus received a M.Ed. from Springfield College in Springfield, MA in 1974, and a B.A. in History from Providence College in 1972. Several years ago Mr. Wielgus was diagnosed with stage III cancer, and he has been valiantly fighting this disease all the while continuing a rigorous work schedule ever since.  In addition to receiving the Nadar Por Vida Award for promoting diversity in swimming, Mr. Wielgus has co-authored three books with Sports Illustrated Senior Writer, Alexander Wolff.  He resides in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife Nancy, and has four children.    Educational presentations will encompass a wide array of topics as related to aquatic safety and drowning prevention; pool safety, open water safety, research and information to advance drowning prevention, aquatic safety products, national public educational programming including public school programs, outreach strategies, policy & code, international relations, medical advances, the use of devices to prevent drowning, advocacy groups, non-profit organizations, lifeguarding and the importance of swim instruction as it relates to aquatic safety and drowning prevention.      The NDPA’s Annual Educational Conference is the leading national conference devoted to aquatic safety and drowning prevention.  We invite everyone with an interest in learning more about these topics to attend this diverse, educational and enriching event.    About The National Drowning Prevention Alliance    The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) is a volunteer-driven, 501c3 non-profit organization. The NDPA’s mission is to prevent drowning and aquatic injuries, by educating, leading, engaging, and supporting the public, its members, chapters, and partners. The NDPA is located at 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 and online at www.ndpa.org .

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