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.

 

Outline of the week is as follows;

2nd World Infant Aquatics Conference

First 1,000 Days Of Swimming - Setting Infants Up For Life!

Day 1 - Monday 13th January

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        The Past 25 Years in Infant Aquatics

                       Laurie Lawrence – Laurie Lawrence Swim School, AUS

11.45pm         Panel: Laurie Lawrence, AUS with Beatriz Esesarte, MEX; Ulrika Faerch, Judy Watts, AUS; Tingting Wu, 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          From High Tech to High Touch in Communication and Interaction

                        Terje Stakset – Norwegian Lifesaving, NOR

4.15pm          Various Member Activities – The Growing Space With Culture and Sports 

                        Tingting Wu –  Loong Swim Club, CHN

                        Alternative option for 4.15pm (in Breakout Room)

                        Watsu for Newborns

                        Tatyana Penzina – VodoRod Family Swimming Center, RUS

5.00pm         Debrief around the Bar; and enjoy Singapore at your leisure

Day 2 - Tuesday 14th January

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

11.45am         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: Steve Franks, UK; Laurie Lawrence, AUS; Miren Oca, USA; Julie Zancanaro, AUS; Jun Lian, CHN.

5.00pm          Debrief around the Bar

7.00pm          River Cruise – optional ISS 2020 SINGAPORE Networking Social – STILL TBC

2nd International Swim Schools Spectacular – 2020 – Singapore

International Business of Swim Schools Conference

The Ultimate Customer Experience                                                                                          

 Day 1 – Wednesday 15th January

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

                      How Baby Swimming Brands Build Their Core Competencies – Le Tan, Loong Swim Club

                      How Do We Make a 3,000-Person Baby Swimming Team Work Well? – Jun Lian, Loong Swim Club

3.15pm           Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporters Expo

3.45pm           Day Debrief Panel

 

International Business of Swim Schools Conference                                                            

The Ultimate Customer Experience                                                                                           

 Day 2 – Thursday 16th January

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. Miren Oca, Ocaquatics & other panellists

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

                        Delivering the Customer Experience Sort by a ‘Different’ Target. – Erin Seal-Grande & Shannon Seal. Seal Swim School

2.30pm           Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporter Expo

3.00pm           The Ultimate Customer Experience: the Way Forward Panel. – David Gorman, Theo Millward, Miren Oca, Siria Thomas

4.00pm           Debrief around the Pool & Bar! (possible Function)

 

 

Peak Performing Swim Schools Seminar.  

From Good to Great to Peak Performing

Friday 17 January

Program Coming Soon…

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 – A$60 per person
ASSA-ISSA River Cruise on Water B – Tuesday 14 January – A$30 per person
ISSS 2020 Review Networker @ Marina Bay Sands – Thursday 16 January – A$ TBA
Swim Schools Tour – Friday 17 January

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

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