2nd International Swim Schools Spectacular

SINGAPORE 2020

The 2nd International Swim Schools Spectacular is heading to Singapore from Monday 13th – Friday 17th January 2020, at the Novotel Clarke Quay. The week will include the World Infant Aquatic Conference, Business of Swim Schools Conference, Swim School / City tours and a number of networking-social events.

This will be an amazing opportunity for Swim School owners, managers and teachers to participate in this world-leading event.

 

ISSS 2020 SINGAPORE Program Outline @ 04.11.2019


Please note to receive Members Rates you must be a Member with either Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) or International Swim Schools Association (ISSA) for more information on Membership or to join please contact Nicala.harris@australianswimschools.org.au

Outline of the week is as follows;

2nd International Swim Schools Spectacular - SINGAPORE 2020

SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar - Cinnamon Room

Day 1 - Monday 13th January

Time Activity Speaker
7.30am Registration
8.30am Connecting the Dots: FUN~Play~Move~Learn for Pre-K Lessons Debbie Sayers
– DolFUN Swim Academy, USA
9.15am Through a Parents Eyes – How to Enrich a Learn to Swim Lesson for a Parent Tracey Ayton & Ben Holden
– Little Heroes Swim Academy, AUS
10.00am Refreshment Break
10.30am Conquering The Fear of Teaching Children With Special Abilities Erin Seal-Grande
– Seal Swim School, USA
11.15am Focusing On Fundamentals Jade Edmistone
– Oncore, AUS
12.15pm Lunch
12.45pm Freestyle Progressions From Beginner to Advanced; and Starts & Turns. Judy Bonning
– Billabong Swim School, AUS
2.15pm Refreshment Break
2.30pm Bonus: Round Table Discussions
3.30pm Finish

Please note: the SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar is primarily designed for ‘local’ teachers, from the likes of Singapore and Malaysia, to have the opportunity to hear from so many overseas presenters ‘in town’ for ISSS 2020 SINGAPORE.  Anyone can register though.  Those registered for the World Infant Aquatics Conference day 1 can also attend any sessions of the SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar. Please note that this session will be run the same time as the Monday sessions of the WIAC.

2nd Word Infant Aquatics Conference

Day 1 - Monday 13th January - Grand Ballroom

First 1000 Days of Swimming - Setting Infants Up for Life!
Time Activity Speaker
7.30am Registration
8.45am Welcome
9.00am Swimming Into Happiness Ulrika Faerch
– SWE
9.30am Bond in the Pond Ulrika Faerch
– SWE
10.30am Refreshment Break
11.00am From High Tech to High Touch in Communication and Interaction Terje Stakset
– Norwegian Lifesaving, NOR
11.45pm Panel Terje Stakset, NOR with with Sharron Crowley, CAN
Ulrika Faerch, Sandra Madormo – BRA;
Judy Watts – AUS; Le Tan – CHINA
12.15pm Lunch
1.00pm Trauma Free Swimming Lessons: Recap Sue Mayo
– Australian Crawl, AUS
1.30pm Below Threshold, True Trauma Free Swimming Lessons Julia Ham & Jen Sadler
– Hampton Swim School, AUS
2.15pm Fun, Trauma Free ‘Survival Swimming’ – The Swimland Way Shona Pallas
– Paul Sadler Swimland, AUS
3.00pm Refreshment Break
3.30pm Watsu for Newborns Tatyana Penzina
– VodoRod Family Swimming Center, RUS
4.15pm The Swim Course Concept of Family Growth Space that Integrates Culture & Sports Jun Lian
– Loong Swim Club, CHN
5.00pm Debrief around the Bar; and enjoy Singapore at your leisure

2nd Word Infant Aquatics Conference

Day 2 - Tuesday 14th January - Grand Ballroom

First 1000 Days of Swimming - Setting Infants Up for Life!
Time Activity Speaker
8.30am Registration
9.00am Water Safety Matters
Research on Parental Perceptions
Melissa Sutton
– National Drowning Prevention Alliance, USA
9.45am Sensori-Motor and Water Safety Skill Development the Aquatots Way Alena Sarri & Rhiannon Kocmar
– Aquatots, AUS
10.30am Refreshment Break
11.00am Human Links and Learning In The Water Robert Strauss
– Swim Gym, USA
11.45pm Greek holistic approach in Baby Swimming Margarita Kontzia
– Ydria Swim School, GREECE
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Through a Parents Eyes – How to Enrich a Learn to Swim Lesson for a Parent Tracey Ayton & Ben Holden
– Little Heroes Swim Academy, AUS
2.15pm Conquering The Fear of Teaching Children With Special Abilities Erin Seal-Grande
– Seal Swim School, USA
3.15pm Refreshment Break
3.45pm Parental Participation until the Age of 4 Leesa Langdon
– Laurie Lawrence Swim School, AUS
4.15pm Panel Kathy Hubbard – USA
Margarita Kontzia – GRE
Jun Lian – CHN
Robert Strauss – USA
Julie Zancanaro – AUS
5.00pm Debrief around the Bar
6.30pm River Cruise @ 6.30pm for 45 minutes – optional ISSS 2020 SINGAPORE Networking Social

International Business of Swim Schools Conference

Day 1 - Wednesday 15th January - Grand Ballroom

The Ultimate Customer Experience
Time Activity Speaker
8.00am Registration
9.00am The Ultimate Customer Experience Core to the Strategic Plan Bruce Sullivan & Mark Cecil
– Paul Sadler Swimland
10.30am Refreshment Break – ISSA Supporter Expo – SKM Demo
11.00am The Ultimate Customer Experience Ron Kaufman
– Uplifting Service
12.30pm Lunch & ISSA Supporter Expo
1.30pm Investing in The Early Years Julie Zancanaro & Nicole Dodds
– Hills Swimming
2.30pm The Development Management System for the Teachers Team Le Tan
– Loong Swim Club
The Core Competencies of Winning the Baby Swimming Business Jie Zhu
– Loong Swim Club
3.30pm Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporters Expo
4.00pm Day Debrief Panel Mark Cecil – AUS
Bob Hubbard – USA
Miren Oca – USA
Cyrena Yong – MAL
4.30pm Debrief around the Pool and Bar!

International Business of Swim Schools Conference

Day 2 - Thursday 16th January - Grand Ballroom

The Ultimate Customer Experience
Time Activity Speaker
8.30am Registration
9.00am Money Money Money; Franchises & Private Equity Investors Enter The Market David Gorman
– SwimJim
The Millennial Perspective Theo Millward
– SwimTime
10.30am Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporter Expo
11.00am Diving in Further Than You Ever Thought You Could Paul Dunn
– B1G1
Customers Love What We Do Paul Dunn with Miren Oca
– Ocaquatics
12.30pm Lunch – ISSA Supporter Expo – SKM Demo
1.30pm How Swim Schools Can Use Water Safety to Gain & Retain Clients Siria Thomas – Northern Stars Swim School
Mel Rickwood – Aquatics Downunder
2.15pm Delivering the Customer Experience Sort by a ‘Different’ Target Erin Seal-Grande
– Seal Swim School
2.45pm Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporter Expo
3.15pm The Ultimate Customer Experience: the Way Forward Panel David Gorman,  USA
– Theo Millward, UK; Mel Rickwood, AUS; Erin Seal-Grande, USA and Jie Zhu, CHINA
4.00pm Debrief around the Pool & Bar!
(Possible Function)
6.00pm Networking-Social TBC

Peak Performing Swim Schools Seminar

Friday 17th January - Cinnamon Room

From Good to Great to Peak Performing
Time Activity Speaker
8.30am Registration
9.00am The Power of Pause Chris Robb
– Mass Participation Asia
10.00am Refreshment Break
10.30am Delivering Delight Through Values Avi Liran
– Delivering Delight
12.00pm Lunch Break
12.45pm Values Check-In Avi Liran
1.00pm Panel Avi Liran
Daniel Lee
Tim Ford
Lynn Ledford
Angel Massey-Singh
1.30pm Preparing Your Next Generation of Leaders Daniel Lee
– Delivering Delight
2.15pm Refreshment Break
2.45pm Becoming A Chief Delighting Officer Avi Liran
– Delivering Delight
4.15pm Close – Debrief at the Pool & Bar!

Fees

BOTH CONFERENCES
(World Infant Aquatic and Business of Swim Schools – Mon 13th – Thu 16th January)
Members A$1000
Non Members A$1400

Monday 13 – World Infant Aquatic Conference Day 1
Members A$300
Non Members A$400

Tuesday 14 – World Infant Aquatic Conference Day 2
Members A$300
Non Members A$400

Wednesday 15 – Business of Swim Schools Conference Day 1
Members A$300
Non Members A$400

Thursday 16 – Business of Swim Schools Conference Day 2
Members A$300
Non Members A$400

Extra Events

SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar – Monday 13 January – Member A$125 – Non Member A$175
Peak Performing Swim Schools Seminar – Friday 17 January – Members A$485 – Non Members A$600
ISSS 2020 Welcome @ 1 Altitude – Sunday 12 January 6pm to 8pm – A$60 per person – Child A$30 – includes Entry into Bar, canapes and 1 drink ticket up to value of a cocktail e.g. Singapore Sling
ASSA-ISSA River Cruise on Water B – Tuesday 14 January – 6.30pm for 45 minutes A$30 per person – child will be the same price
ISSS 2020 Review Networker @ Marina Bay Sands – Thursday 16 January – A$ TBA
Swim Schools Tour – Friday 17 January A$95 per person – Child A$20

SwimSchoolers TEACH Presentations

SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar. Monday 13 January

7.30 tbc             Registration

8.30am              Connecting the Dots: FUN~Play~Move~Learn for Pre-K Lessons

                           Debbie Sayers- DolFUN Swim Academy, USA

9.15am                Through a Parents Eyes – How to Enrich a Learn to Swim Lesson for a Parent

                           Tracey Ayton & Ben Holden – Little Heroes Swim Academy, AUS

10.00am             Refreshment Break

10.30am             Conquering The Fear of Teaching Children With Special Abilities

                           Erin Seal-Grande – Seal Swim School, USA

11.15am                Focusing On Fundamentals

                           Jade Edmistone, Oncore, AUS

12.15pm               Lunch

12.45pm              Freestyle Progressions From Beginner to Advanced; and Starts & Turns.

                            Judy Bonning, Billabong Swim School, AUS

2.15pm                Refreshment Break

2.30pm               Bonus: Round Table Discussions

Please note: the SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar is primarily designed for ‘local’ teachers, from the likes of Singapore and Malaysia, to have the opportunity to hear from so many overseas presenters ‘in town’ for ISSS 2020 SINGAPORE.  Anyone can register though.  Those registered for the World Infant Aquatics Conference day 1 can also attend any sessions of the SwimSchoolers TEACH Seminar. Please note that this session will be run the same time as the Monday sessions of the WIAC.

Accommodation

Click below for the Novotel Clarke Quay hotel reservation form.

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Cancellation Policy. Refunds will be granted based on the following date schedule:

  1. Cancellations received by 13 December 2019:  refunds will be processed with a A$50 service charge applied per person of cancellation.
  2. Cancellations received after 13 December 2019, but before 30 December 2019: refunds will be processed with a A$100 service charge per person applied.
  3. Cancellations received after 30 December 2019 are not eligible for refunds.

Substitutions. Substitutions will be allowed at any time.  If you are unable to attend, registered attendees can change the name of the registration to a substitute at no charge.

No Shows. There will be no refunds for no-shows.

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