Diving into History: Technical and Sport Exploration of Shipwreck speaker

February 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mānoa Campus, NOAA Marine Sanctuary Offices 6600 Kalanianole Hwy Suite 300

Part of 23rd Annual Symposium on the Maritime Archaeology and History of Hawaii and the Pacific

Keynote speaker Dr. Della Scott-Ireton, will discuss Heritage Awareness Diving Seminars (HADS), an approved NAUI, PADI and SSI course specifically geared to instructors that bridges the gap between academic and sport wreck diving.

Dr. Scott-Ireton graduated from the University of West Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology and a Master's degree in Historical Archaeology. She also has a Master's in International Relations from Troy University, and a PhD in Anthropology from Florida State University.

She is certified as a Scuba Instructor with the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI). She worked with the Pensacola Shipwreck Survey, West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc., Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research, and the government of the Cayman Islands before joining the Florida Public Archaeology Network where she serves as Associate Director.

The symposium is co-sponsored by NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Marine Option Program, and the Maritime Archaeology and History of the Hawaiian Islands Foundation.

Ticket Information
Free and open to the public

Event Sponsor
Marine Option Program, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Jeff Kuwabara, 956-8433, hans.vantilburg@noaa.gov, http://www.mahhi.org

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