This Year's Speakers


Frederick Stonehouse - Sailing into Legend – the Most Baffling Shipwreck(s) in the Great Lakes!

Historian, Author, Dynamic Speaker


A number of ships have “gone missing” on Lake Superior. The Bannockburn, Lambton, Henry Steinbrenner, Steelvendor, Sunbeam and Merchant are only some of the lost fleet still lurking deep in the Big Lake’s dark and icy depths. But the most inexplicable loss was that of the French Navy minesweepers Inkerman and Cerisoles, each with French […] read more...

Greg Piper - “What They Left Us” Truk Lagoon 75 years later

Professional U/W Photographer


“What They Left Us” Truk Lagoon 75 years later read more...

Ric Mixter - Tuskegee Airmen searches

TV producer, U/W photographer, Shipwreck Researcher & Story Teller


African American pilots trained in Michigan after their initial ground school at Tuskegee. Several men died during flights from Selfridge and two of the aircraft have been located. Ric Mixter has been on dives to one of the planes and shares insight from the recovery of artifacts as well as an interview with a pilot […] read more...

Keith Cormican - Bruce’s Legacy Travels to Nepal

Dive Instructor, Search & Recovery Expert


Bruce’s Legacy Travels to Nepal read more...

Jeff Ginther - Cayman Island Diving

Midwest Sales Representative


Cayman Islands is one of the premier diving destinations in the Caribbean. Explore the Cayman Islands above and below the water, then and now. Who better to guide you than an expert from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism? Jeff Ginther will enlighten and entertain you with his highlights of the Cayman Islands. read more...

Doug Klein - Diving Locations in MN


Doug will highlight what he believes to be some of the better and unique dive locations around the state. read more...

Jason Schulz - Rec to Tech Panel

Adv Nitrox/Deco Procedures & Helitrox Technical Diver


Jason Schulz will be part of our Rec to Tech Panel discussion at the Upper Midwest SCUBA and Travel Show. read more...

Shawn Harrison, TDI - Rec to Tech Panel

Director of ERDI Training


Shawn Harrison from TDI will be part of our Rec to Tech Panel discussion at the Upper Midwest SCUBA and Travel Show. read more...

Mike Oswald - Rec to Tech Panel

Diver, Instructor


Mike “Ozzy” Oswald will be part of our Rec to Tech Panel discussion at the Upper Midwest SCUBA and Travel Show. read more...