Show Schedule 2014

Friday, February 21st 2014

7:00pm: Join us at our UMSAT Complimentary Friday Nite At the Movies! Held in the Boulevard Hotel’s St. Croix Room. Refreshments, snacks, and cash bar will be available. Bring your favorite scuba and adventure travel videos and slide shows…read more


Saturday, February 22nd


9:00 AM: Doors Open. Admission to all exhibits …


9:30 AM: Welcome & GLSPS, A Year in review by Phil Kerber, GLSPS President


10:00 AM to Noon: Discover Scuba in the pool …FREE, Report to the GLSPS booth


10:00 AM: Tamara Thomsen & John Janzen – Shipwreck Lakeland

10:00 AM: Myron Haynes – Diving in the Philippines


10:45 AM – 2:00 PM: Discover Rebreathers in the pool. Attendees should report to the GLSPS booth at 10:45 AM


11:00 AM: Fred Stonehouse – Forgotten Heroes, The U.S. Life-Saving Service on the Great Lakes

11:00 AM: Yung Yip – Amazing Galapagos! A how-to-guide


12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM: Lunch – Sandwhich Buffet Lunch Served in the hotel restaurant Proceeds go to GLSPS


12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM: Sit Down to eat and enjoy a Lunch and Learn Seminar in the Grand Ballroom & St. Croix Room


12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM: Seminar: Jim Christian on Life Lessons from the Shipwreck Edmund Fitzgerald. (Grand Ballroom)


12:15 to 1:15 PM: Seminar: Mike Gerken – Wide angle workshop, How to Capture Wide Angle Imagery from Reefs to Wrecks. Cost $10, pay at GLSPS booth – You can bring lunch into class (St. Croix Room)


1:30 PM: Rick Mixter – Survival stories and adventure on the Great Lakes

1:30 PM: Jerry Eliason & Ken Merryman – Finding and Exploring Lake Superior’s Undiveably Deep Shipwrecks


2:15 – 2:45 PM: Break


2:45 Mike Gerken – Diving Around the Globe & Soldiers Undertaking Disabled SCUBA (SUDS)


3:55 PM: Silent Auction Bidding Closes


4:00 PM: Becky Kagan Schott – Diving the Sacred Maya Underworld


5:00 – 6:00 PM: Raffle and Silent Auction – Pick up prizes


6:00 PM: Exhibits close


7:00 PM- 9:30 PM: Dinner Reception in the St. Croix Ballroom with our GLSPS awards honoring Dick (Grumpy) Hagen of the County Sheriffs,
Jay Hanson of Scenic North Shore Cruises, and Kimm Stabelfeldt, former Director of GLSRF.

Dinner Speaker will be Becky Kagan Schott – Beauty and the Beasts
Limited Seating, Select your entre’ and get your tickets while they last.
Ticket sales for the banquet close February 19.