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2018 Our World Underwater

Dive & Travel Show

Workshop Schedule

Friday,  February 16th

8:00AM - 5:00PM

River Room

PSI-PCI VISUAL CYLINDAR INSPECTION

Mark A. Gresham

This certification course teaches the regulations and fundamentals of conducting visual inspections of solid wall and composite SCUBA and SCBA cylinders.  The full day course is suited for those new to visual inspection as well as those who have been inspecting without formal training through its wide range of inspection subjects including damage limits, neck cracking, and laws affecting inspectors.  Additionally, this course meets the OSHA and DOT requirements for employee HAZMAT training and attendants completing the course are qualified to conduct HAZMAT training for cylinder handlers.  It is the only training recognized by USDOT, Compressed Gas Association, and cylinder manufacturers as the most comprehensive, up to date training available today on this subject. Previously certified inspectors may attend this full course under the VCIR for re-qualification The course is open to anyone 16 years or older and no previous cylinder inspection experience is required.  Participants receive certificate as Visual Cylinder Inspectors upon course completion.

Fee:  $295*

*Want to take the Visual Cylinder Inspector course with all the specialties?  Use this package price and save $50!  This will include Visual Cylinder Inspector, Eddy Current Technician, Valve Repair Technician and Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician.
 

*Receive 50% any Lone Star Dive & Travel Show ticket when you take the Visual Cylinder Inspection course!

To Register:

Click Here to register with PSI-PCI

 

8:00am - 5:00pm

River Room

PCI-PSI VCI Refresher Course

Mark A. Gresham

Refresher courses allow previously certified inspectors (by PSI-PCI) to attend the full VCI course described above at a reduced price.  If you are outside your 3 year window for updated training this is the course you need to take.  Refresher participants receive certificate as Visual Cylinder Inspectors upon course completion.

Fee:  $225

*Receive 50% any Lone Star Dive & Travel Show ticket when you take the Visual Cylinder Inspection course!

To Register:

Click Here to Register with PCI-PSI

 

Saturday, February 17

8:00am - 10:00am

River Room

PSI-PCI Annual Update

Mark A. Gresham

For previously trained PSI-PCI Inspectors, within the 3 year federally mandated recurrent training window, that need to renew. The PSI-PCI Annual Update is designed to provide a current PSI-PCI trained inspector information on recent changes to cylinders and inspection standards as well as keeping you abreast of current happenings. Additionally, this update meets the OSHA and DOT 3 year retraining requirements for cylinder HAZMAT handling. PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are still the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

FEE:  $95

Click Here to register with PCI-PSI

9:00am - 12:00

O’Hare Room 1 & 2

Getting a Good Start in Underwater Photography

Michael Gilbert & Danielle Alary

Whether you are considering underwater photography or you have experience, this workshop will offer you key concepts and practical advices to produce great images.  From the point and shot digicam to the DSLR or even the GoPro, today’s tools can all produce pleasing results.  Award-winning photographers/authors Danielle Alary and Michel Gilbert will share their experience and simple approach to the specialty.  Learn and improve to make more satisfying images.  Making great images can be simple.

Workshop is Limited to 30 participants  

Cost:  $75.00*

Enroll in both Alary & Gilbert workshops for a discounted price of $125

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10:30am - 12:30pm

River Room

PSI-PCI Valve Repair Technician

Mark A. Gresham

The PSI-PCI Valve Repair Technician course provides a broad overview of valve types, valve repair and valve care and maintenance. It is approved by the valve manufacturers who have provided valuable input to the program! PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

FEE:  $195

Click Here to Register with PCI-PSI

1:00pm - 4:00pm

O’Hare Room 1 & 2

A Complete Lightroom Immersion

Jennifer Idol

Learn how to enhance your underwater photography with simple photo editing principles. Using Lightroom for Mac, we’ll review file management and workflow techniques. Bring 3 photos for editing, laptop, and camera for this in-depth workshop. All attendees receive a course packet with tips.

Learn how to use Lightroom to enhance your underwater photography in this in-depth workshop.  

Workshop is Limited to 30 participants  

Cost:  $65.00 

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1:30pm - 3:30pm

River Room

PSI-PCI Oxygen Cylinder Tech

Mark A. Gresham

Prerequisite: Current PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector

The PSI-PCI Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician course offers information and inspection training specific to cleaning oxygen service cylinders. The course has been created by true experts and engineers in the gas industry on the subject of oxygen/enriched air service cylinders. PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

FEE:  $195

Click Here to Register with PCI-PSI

4:00pm - 6:00pm

River Room

PSI-PCI Eddy Current Tech

Mark A. Gresham

Prerequisite: Current PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector

Eddy Current testing is a powerful addition (and now required by USDOT to be updated every 3 years) to visual cylinder inspection; however many in the industry continue to use such instruments on the wrong cylinders or fail to operate the equipment properly. The PSI-PCI course provides Visual Cylinder Inspectors with the added training to know when and how to conduct proper Eddy Current Tests on SCUBA and SCBA cylinders in addition to hands on experience with Eddy Current instruments. PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

FEE:  $195

Click Here to Register with PCI-PSI

Sunday,  January 28th

9:00am - 12:00

O’Hare Room 1& 2

Macrophotography – A World of Discovery

Michael Gilbert & Danielle Alary

Macrophotography is the quintessential instant gratification gift of underwater photography.  But there is more to it than what meets the eye.  Come and learn the basics as well as the more advanced concepts behind great macrophotography.  From simple point and shoot systems to pro-level camera gear, the tools are there.  This workshop will bring a better understanding of the approach towards spectacular images.  Cold water, warm water, it does not matter, macrophotography is possible in any kind of water environment.

Workshop is Limited to 30 participants  

Cost:  $75.00*

Enroll in both Alary & Gilbert workshops for a discounted price of $125

Click Here to get tickets

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