Show Schedule 2013

Friday, February 22nd 2013

7:00pm: Join us at our UMSAT Complimentary Friday Nite At the Movies! Held in the Crowne Plaza’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 23rd


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: John Janzen – Shipwrecks of Lake Huron’s Presque Isle

10:00 AM: Bob Tema – Surfing Lake Superior


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: Jay Hanson – Real-life Stories of a Great Lakes Diver”

11:00 AM: Wayne Quarberg – Diving the Southern Caribbean Sea The Island of Curacao


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 St. Croix Room & Calhoun Room near the GLSPS Booth


12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM: Seminar: Pat Conzemius of Wildlife Forever on Invasive Species (St. Croix Room)

12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM: Seminar: Scuba Diving 101 – Taught by Dick Hagen (Calhoun Room)


12:45 Noon to 1:15 PM: Seminar: Steve Philbrook of Aquaventure Dive & Photo Center on Shooting Video with a DSLR (St. Croix Room)

12:45 Noon to 1:15 PM: Seminar: Getting Back Into Diving – Taught by Dick Hagen (Calhoun Room)


1:30 PM: Ann Merriman & Chris Olson – The Lake Minnetonka Sonar Survey 2011-2012

1:30 PM: Pat Labadie – SOS Save Our Shipwrecks


2:15 – 2:45 PM: Break


2:45 Ric Gillespie – The True Story of Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance


3:55 PM: Silent Auction Bidding Closes


4:00 PM: Bret Gilliam – An Insider’s Look At The Evolution of the Diving Industry


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 BSA Venture Crew 820,
Jeff Redmon of Redmon Law Chartered, and C. Patrick Labadie former Director of the Duluth Marine Museum.
Dinner Speaker will be Brett Gilliam. Limited Seating, Select your entre’ and get your tickets while they last. Ticket sales for the banquet close February 20.