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Saturday, the 14th of February 2009

10:00 - 10:30
Opening and Welcome

- Petar Denoble, MD, D.Sc., Organizing Committee
- Branko Ravnak, President of IAHD Adriatic
- Boris Podvrsnik, Mayor of City of Zrece
- Bojan Podkrajsek, Mayors Office of City of Slovenske Konjice
- Borislav Vuckovi
c, MSc, Social and Humanitarian Advisor to the President of Republic of Croatia
- Franc Hocevar, MSc, Adviser to the President of the Republic of Slovenia on Health and Social Care and Humanitarian Issues
- Neven Katic
, Capt. Fregate, Ministry of Defense of Republic of Croatia
- Miran Balazic, Porocnik Fregate 430. mornariskega diviziona Slovenske vojske, Ministry of Defense of Republic of Slovenia
- Fraser Bathgate, IAHD
- Dane Kastelic, President of Paraplegics Association of Slovenia

1st Session: Apnea

Chairman: Toni Breskovic, MD

10:30 - 10:55
No Limit: A Way to Redefine Our self
Patrick Musimu, BEL

10:55 - 11:15
Update of Breath Hold Diving Physiology
Zeljko Dujic, MD, PhD, University of Split School of Medicine, CRO

11:15 - 11:30
Latest Research on The Physiology of Apnea Divers
Arnie Sieber, PhD, CNR-Institute of Clinical Physiology Pisa, ITA

11:30 - 11:45

2nd Session: SCUBA
Chairman: Neven Lukas, Fraser Bathgate

11:45 - 12:00
50th Anniversary of C.M.A.S.
- Pierre Dernier, Secretary General of CMAS, BEL
- Karl Heinz Kerll, Honorary Vice President of CMAS, GER

12:00 - 12:15
Elhawi Star, Sigrid & Lina The Choice of SCI Divers
- Peter Lombar, SLO

12:15 - 12:25
Underwater Film and Video in Adriatic Region
Andrej Natlacen, SLO
12:25 - 12:40
Remote Operated Underwater Vehicle - RoV
Marino Brzac, CRO

12:40 - 13:05
Adriatic Hydro Archaeology
Smiljan Gluscevic, PhD, Archaeological Museum Zadar, CRO

13:05 - 13:30
Diver's Training & Medico-Technical Problems during Lifting Dives of Sunken LPG Tanker Brigitta Montanari
Stracimir Gosovic, MD, PhD, CRO


13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

3rd Session: Tech diving
Chairman: Petar Denoble, MD, D.Sc., Ivica Cukusic

- 15:00
Recent Decompression Trials at NEDU: Effects of Exercise, Temperature and Deep Stops on Decompression Outcomes
Wayne A. Gerth, PhD, Navy Experimental Diving Unit, USA

- 15:30
Dive Computers

- 15:15
Suunto, Toni Leskel, Product Manager, FIN

- 15:30
Mares, Gianni Garofalo & Giovanni Distefano, Director of
Electronic Division, ITA

- 16:00
Estimated Decompression Stress in 100 Cases of DCS
Petar Denoble, MD, D.Sc., Divers Alert Network, USA

16:00 - 16:20
Automatic Control Algorithms of Poseidon Discovery MK VI Rebreather
Arnie Sieber, PhD, Poseidon, SWE

16:20 - 16:45
The Influence of Trimix on Diver's Cardiovascular
Marko Ljubkovic, MD, D.Sc., University of Split School of Medicine, CRO

16:45 - 17:00
Epidemiology of Decompression Sickness of Decompression Sickness in Croatian Adriatic from 1967 to 2008
Pavle Jovovi, MD, Naval Medical Institute Split, CRO

Accompanying Events of 7th International Symposium

Fridays Workshop: Decompression Practice, Open session
Place: Hotel Dravinja, Slovenske Konjice
Date: Friday, 13th of February 2009
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Chairman: Petar Denoble, MD, D.Sc., USA

18:00 - 18:05 Introduction: Variability of Decompression Outcomes
Petar Denoble, MD, D.Sc., Divers Alert Network, USA

18:05 - 18:20 The Contribution Of Pre-Dive Activity To Post Dive Bubbles
Igor B. Mekjavic, PhD, Divers Alert Network Europe, SLO

18:20 - 18:35 Physiological and Pharmacological Factors Affecting Decompression Outcomes
Zeljko Dujic, MD, PhD, University of Split School of Medicine, CRO

18:35 - 19:35 Risk Management Features in Decompression Algorithms Used in Dive Computers
18:35 - 18:50 Suunto, Toni Leskel, Product Manager, FIN
18:50 - 19:05 Uwatec, Reima Holopainen, R&D Manager, CHE
19:05 - 19:20 Mares, Gianni Garofalo Head of Research and Development, Giovanni Distefano, Head of Electronic Division, ITA
19:20 - 19:35 Poseidon, Arnie Sieber, PhD, CNR-Institute of Clinical Physiology Pisa, ITA

19:35 - 19:55 Some Epidemiological Data about DCS in Croatian Adriatic
Nadan M. Petri, MD, PhD, Institute of Maritime Medicine, Croatian Navy, Split, CRO

19:55 - 20:10 Discussion

Sprehodi pod morjem
1st International Festival of Underwater Film & Video presents Belgrade after Belgrade

Prirucnik za komercijalna i mornariska dubinska ronjenja

Stracimir Gosovic, MD, PhD, Gojko Gosovic, MD, D.Sc.
Presentation and authorization of the book will be on Saturday between 10 am and 5 pm.