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VIP Speakers In Shanghai

Welcome to attending our VIP Seminar Programs during DRT Show Shanghai 12-14 April 2019.

Mr. Lin Qing, China
DIWA Underwater Photography Examiner/Photographer

Born in 1965 in Beijing, Qing has been taking pictures since 1985. He began to dive in 2002 and later got into underwater photography in 2006. Photojournalist of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Qing is also the producer of Dream Wavers, which represented China to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category in the 2008 Oscars. Since 2013, his work has been winning many international awards every year, including Our World Underwater.
Mr. Tim Ho, Malaysia

In 2009 Tim purchased his 1st underwater compact camera, the game of upgrading was too expensive and beyond the means of an island based dive instructor, so Tim started to explore and develop his own comprehension of how his little camera worked. Now his methods and compact camera techniques are some of today's reference materials used and shared by underwater photography trainers when teaching about compact camera use, while some of his earlier works are still often used as benchmarks of what to strive to achieve when shooting with a compact camera. His works have been published globally, displayed at underwater photography exhibitions internationally while he is sought after as a coach and speaker at dive shows and photography dive destinations in the region.
Mr. Alex Tyrrell, UK

Alex Tyrrell is a professional underwater photographer based in Thailand, where he operates Dive4Photos, a dedicated underwater photography training facility. He is a freelance photo journalist writing articles and providing images for numerous dive magazines. He also runs regular photo workshops and tours to destinations around Asia.

Mr. Eric Goh, Malaysia
DIWA Underwater Photography Examiner/Photographer

Eric is a professional photographer. His underwater images have graced numerous international magazines and even a personal themed hotel room featuring all the top artists in the country. His work has been commissioned by major tourism campaigns and features prominently on graphic walls in city walkways and national billboards.

Mr. Ken Thongpila, Australia/Thailand
DIWA Underwater Photography Examiner/Photographer/Founder of Underwater Macro Photographer (UWMP) Facebook Group

Ken Thongpila is an Australian-Thai, living and working in Sydney. He is an award-winning photographer and a Photo Journalist who has been featured in diving magazines and websites. He also judges local and international photo competitions and shootouts. He is regularly invited to give presentations at diving and travel expos in Asia. Ken has been scuba diving and taking photographs underwater as his hobby since 2003. His passion is macro photography and his favorite critter is the Nudibranch. In September 2011 he created the Underwater Macro Photographers (UWMP) Facebook Group, which quickly became popular with the underwater photography community and has more than 42,500 members from all over the world. The group shares information, ideas and tips on how to take better macro photos.
Mr. A.G. Saño, Philippines

A.G. Saño is a professional photographer whose works have appeared in different international and local media such as CNN, National Geographic Channel, Asian Geographic, Asian Diver, CNTV, Channelnews Asia, LA Times, Getty Images, AP Reuters, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philippine STAR, RAPPLER.com, ABSCBN, GMA7, TV5, NET25, UNTV, NBN4, etc. He is a conservationist who has been involved in whale and dolphin research for the past 14 years. He has also done assignments on sea turtles, dugong habitats, sharks and other environmental work with reputable NGO’s and institutions such as WWF, Greenpeace, RARE, Conservation International, Silliman University, LAMAVE, PFEC, among others. He is a cofounder of Balyena.org, a non-profit group undertaking marine mammal conservation efforts in the country.
Mr. Horst Dederichs, Germany
CEO of dive2gether.net

Horst is the CEO of dive2gether.net the company behind SCUBA FORCE & SF2 ECCR. He has been a scuba instructor since 1993 and began working full time in the diving industry. Horst has lead several wreck expeditions in the past to both unknown and very famous wrecks like the “Lusitania” and “HMS Hampshire”, which were all documented by German television. Horst has published several books about Tech and Wreck Diving. He did his formal CCR training in the mid-ninties with Max Hahn. Horst used a variety of rebreathers during his wreck expeditions including MCCR, PSCR and ECCR systems. These experiences ultimately led to the production of the SF2 ECCR.
Mr. Gary Sun, China

Gary Sun is the representative of National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) South China Region, NAUI course director trainer, vice president of China Ocean Photographer Association Underwater Photographic Committee, director of Guangdong Photographer Association, manager of Underwater Photographic Committee, and member of Photographic Society of America (PSA).
Mr. Liu Yi, China

Liu Yi is a professional screenwriter. He has written a number of movie & TV plays, such as 'Wolf Warriors', 'Young Justice Bao' and 'My Sisters and Brothers'. In 2010, Yi obtained his first diving license as his birthday gift and became infatuated with diving. If he is not diving, he's on the way to diving. Now Yi is a Wreck Penetration Diver & Go Sidemount Cave Diver of PSAI. He is interested in studying the history behind wrecks, and exploring the beauty of the caves through diving.
Mr. Marco Chang, Taiwan
DIWA Underwater Photography Examiner/Underwater Photographer

Marco Chang, who is a freelancer. Back in 2008, he started to dive and were attractive by the fascinated underwater world. On the summer of 2013, he has upgraded his camera by using DSLR and since then, it has been his most powerful weapon thru out his 7 years underwater photography. In 2012, encouraged by seniors, he started to compete his works on multiples contests and had won many prizes during the contests. Marco Chang hope people will not just see the beauty of ocean but will take more serious concern on ocean conservation. He will continue to take more great photos, so that thru his lens, people will love the ocean as he does.
Mr. Enzo Zhao, China
AIDA Free Diving Instructor Trainer/SSI Free Diving Instructor Trainer/Founder of One FreeDive China

Enzo Zhao is the first AIDA free diving instructor in China, having rich free diving experience. Meanwhile, he is also the first AIDA master instructor, first generation of AIDA instructor trainer, and the one and only dual system (AIDA & SSI) free diving instructor in Mainland China. Enzo is the first National record holder of Static Breath holding and Free Immersion. At same time, he is also the founder of OneFreeDive Club, the largest free diving club in China.
Ms. Vania Kam, Hong Kong
DIWA Underwater Photography Examiner/Photographer

Vania is an award-winning photographer who was fascinated and mesmerized by the beauty of the underwater world when her parents took her to Guam where she did her first DSD at the age of 14. She is a barrister-at-law by profession and enjoys photography since she was a teenager. Vania became a certified open water diver in the end of 2009 and has been shooting underwater photos ever since in her spare time. Her hard work and dedication gained her 35 local and international photographic awards and her photos are published and exhibited worldwide such as the Nationa Geographic website and the Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice one year exhibition displayed at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
Ms. Zhou Fang (PauPau), China
Dive Instructor of NAUI/Executive Director of Chinese Diving Photography Committee/Shark Conservationist

PauPau, Doctor of management, is not only the Vice President and General Secretary of the film and television branch of China Pacific institute but also the founder and general director of 《Dive the World》. PauPau’s underwater photos were displayed nationwide for many times. She has filmed a large number of sharks, so PauPau is known as "the Girl Chasing After Sharks in the World" and won the title “Top 10 of Charming Girls” in 2016. The documentary 《Looking for Whale Sharks 》won the second prize of Micro Film Contest held by Hunan TV. 《Dive the World》directed by PauPau is broadcasted on several online network platform. Now she is in the process of filming a documentary 《Underwater China》, presenting the underwater cultures in China to the world.
Mr. Sendoh Wang, China
AIDA Freediving Instructor

Sendoh Wang is an IC design engineer and AIDA freediving instructor. He started freediving in 2012, broke several national records of China, and is still keeping two China national records, including 100M CWT, 95M FIM, and one Asian record, 70M CN. He has rich and vast experience in freediving training and competition, and has strived to promote recreational and safe freediving in China.
Mr. K. Zhang, China
Full-time Underwater Photographer/PADI Dive Instructor

K. Zhang is a full-time underwater photographer, currently residing in Japan. Before starting to scuba diving, K. Zhang has been obsessed with a variety of wild animals. He always enjoys the photographs of the wild animals. When the very first time going scuba diving in 2014, he made a decision of letting others to understand the splendid marine life through his lens and photographs. He wishes to be an underwater photographer in front of people more than to be a scuba diving instructor. He has always been convinced that the pictures that come from "thinking and heart" are more likely to resonate with others. As an underwater photographer, he devoted to showing more people the marvelous underwater world and creatures through the lens.
Ms. Violet Ting, Taiwan/Malaysia
Underwater Photographer

Violet Ting, in May 2015, joined Zero Editing Shootout of “SNUPS” competition in the Philippines and won three awards including 1st place in Nudibranch portrait, 1st place in Macro, and the Silver prize Photographer of the year. She then became the first Asian female for the #25 cover story of Europe online magazine Scubashooter and the interviewee of Malaysia China Post. Violet specializes in the Art of snoot and luminance, being an expert in colors and lights. For her, capturing moods and moments is a beautiful thing. Underwater photography is about feeling the mood of any given subject and transforming that moment into a visual art that connects with the viewers. This is her way in expressing visual photography.
Mr. Henry Tao, China
Professor of Second Military Medical University (SMMU)/Chief Diving Medical Advisor of DAN-AP

Dr. Henry Tao (Tao Hengyi), a retired professor and doctoral supervisor from Second Military Medical University (SMMU), Shanghai, China, is a member of SMMU Committee of Experts, Chief Diving Medical Advisor of DAN-AP, executive member of ICHM and academic advisor of Hyperbaric Medical Institute of San Francisco, etc. He mainly contributes himself into the research of diving medical protection and diving disease mechanism and prevention.
Mr. Cary Bao, China
Autodesk Agile Coach/Underwater Photographer/Founder of UWPIXEL.CN

Cary Bao has about 10 years of underwater photography experience. He has won many awards in many international underwater photography competitions. His underwater photos are published in many diving magazines and some online media. Cary commits himself to promote the underwater photography in China.
Ms. Joyce Ng, Hong Kong
Co-founder of DIWA Mermaid System/DIWA Mermaid Course Director/Underwater Model/Underwater Photographer

Joyce’s diving journey started in 2011, and now she is a PADI dive master and Hong Kong’s first real mermaid. Passionate for underwater photography, Joyce garnered awards for international underwater photo contests and have been published in various magazines. She hopes that her photos will let everyone see the beauty of the ocean and motivate them to realize that we need to protect it. Joyce has taken her ideas of conservation and human connection to another level. She has also put her camera down, and swims into other photographers’ frames as an underwater model and mermaid as she endeavors to make the ocean-human connection more tangible.
Mr. Yang Guang, China
Male Nation Record Holder of STA in China/PADI Master Instructor/APNEA ACADEMY Instructor/AIDA Master Instructor/APNEA TOTAL Master Instructor/PADI EFR Instructor

Mr. Yang Guang is a freediving athlete, freediving sport communicator, freediving instructor, founder of EQ workshop, and also the co-founder of Alpha Diving. Yang Guang was a member of 2016 AIDA World Championship China Team and won Champion of STA of 2017 and 2018 Beijing Pool Competition. He insists on attending non-profit EQ workshop monthly to help more freedivers get the “key” to the ocean. Yang Guang believes that enjoyment is much more valuable than depth in freediving, and thinks we should face plastic ocean issues properly and pick up every piece we can reach in water.
Mr. Allen San, China
Founder of Shanghai Narwhal Ocean Research Centre (N.O.C.)/PADI Scuba Dive Instructor

In early 2017, Allen San went to Norway alone, entered the Arctic Circle and filmed a short film about glaciers. After returning home, he started to set up the Shanghai Billion Whale Marine Research Center N.O.C., a non-governmental organization dedicated to assisting marine environmental research, popularizing knowledge of marine environmental protection and promoting the development of marine environmental protection economy. Since its establishment in March 2017, it has cooperated with China Polar Research Center and Tongji University to assist in the research of marine microplastics pollution. It has assisted in the development of a micro-plastic sampling device which has been recognized by the academic community. Since 2018, N.O.C. has started the sampling of microplastics pollution in the global sea area, and started the sampling of microplastics pollution in the headwaters of the Yangtze River Delta. While actively cooperating with scientific research, it is also bringing the most scientific knowledge of marine environmental protection into primary and secondary schools and has been welcomed by teachers and students.
Mr. Nick Song, China
DIWA Underwater Photography Master/Underwater Photographer/Founder of Wan International Dive Center

Nick Song, a professional underwater photographer, is now based in Shanghai, China. He is one of founders of Wan International Dive Center, DIWA underwater photography master, a diving instructor, and a snowboard instructor as well. Nick has been diving all over the world, having good experience in diving and underwater photography. He was awarded by National Geographer as Marine Ambassador in 2018. Besides, he is also a landscape photographer and travel photographer. Recently, he’s working on underwater photography training.
Mr. Leon Zhao, China
DIWA Underwater Photography Master/Photographer/Writer

Mr. Leon Zhao is a Chinese professional underwater photographer, who has dedicated to diving and underwater activities since 2014. With the purpose of “learn, enjoy, and share”, he determined to bring the magical ocean lives and beautiful scenery to audiences through his lenses. Many of Leon’s photos have won underwater photograph competitions and published in magazines and other media in China and overseas. Leon has also published more than 50 underwater photography articles shared across the public media. Leon has traveled to many diving destinations across Southeast Asia and South Pacific regions. He focuses on underwater macro, wide angle, portraits, etc.
Mr. Dan Knorr, USA
Founder and Owner of Florida’s Tropical Seas - Reef Safe Sun

For over 30 years, Dan Knorr has been contributing to the well-being of all sea creatures and their environment on a quest to produce the highest quality, environmentally friendly sun care products on a global level from the Tropical Seas Reef Safe Sun laboratory and manufacturing facility in Daytona Beach, Florida. Since outdoor enthusiasts are making a conscious decision to responsibly protect the oceans and waterways by using environmentally friendly sun and skin care products, Reef Safe Sun is not only in the business of protecting our bodies but they are also passionate about the environment and go to great lengths to do the right things for our planet.
Ms. Megan Huang, China
Co-founder of DIWA Mermaid System/DIWA Mermaid Course Director/Underwater Model

Megan Huang, M. Phil., is a Chinese professional mermaid instructor credited with creating dozens of underwater photos and videos of her real life mermaid adventures. Her freediving journey started after her first encounter with wild manta rays during her first SCUBA trip in 2013. Fascinated by the mysterious and yet stunning mermaid/siren images in the literature, Megan is dedicated to finding a more profound meaning to the mermaid culture. Through the promotion of DIWA’s mermaid system and underwater photography, Megan wishes to bring more public awareness to the ocean ecology and its precious marine life.
Ms. DoDo Shu, China
Co-founder of DIWA Mermaid System/ DIWA Mermaid Course Director/Underwater Model/Freediving Instructor

DoDo is one of the founders of DIWA Mermaid System and DIWA Mermaid Course Director. She strives to popularize mermaid which is a healthy sport, letting more and more people who have the mermaid dreams experience the interest and beauty of mermaid. As a freediving instructor, a bodybuilding lover, and a model that has more than ten years of experience, DoDo is willing to combine the performing arts with the underwater strength and beauty of mermaid, bringing new mermaid style to the public and making more people more familiar with this healthy and beautiful exercise.
Mr. Mingo Lee, Taiwan
Underwater Photographer/SDITDI Instructor Trainer

Lee Shih Ming, also known as Mingo, he starts his scuba diving career in 1996. Mingo currently is the SDITDI Instructor Trainer, and also a marine life videographer. In 2015, Mingo worked with China Airline to play his underwater production of all over the world. Not to mention that he has been cooperated with different movie directors. Among these movie productions, Formosa 3D is the special one because it’s required more than 3D videography technique; it required the ability to use it underwater. Mingo is putting the marine conservation information spreading in action by sharing his videos. He also is the lecturer/consultant of the Fishery to Scuba Diving Tourism Transformation Program of Taiwan offshore islands. He even united the local people of the Liuqiu Island to spontaneously hold a marine concert to promote the idea of establishing the Marine Protected Areas in Taiwan. By doing all these acts, Mingo wants to spread the beauties of ocean to everyone on earth, and then catching up the problems that mother sea is facing.
Ms. Allie Sun (Sun Zi Tong), China
PADI Scuba Staff Instructor/Freediving Instructor/Mermaid Instructor

Allie Sun is a PADI Scuba Staff Instructor, Freediving Instructor, and Mermaid Instructor. Also, she is the champion and the winner of environmental protection award and best popularity award of 2016 International Miss Scuba China; third place and the winner of best environmental protection award of 2016 International Miss Scuba; underwater rescuer of 2017 sperm whale rescue operation in Shenzhen; and the Secretary general of 2018-2019 Dapeng District Diving Association of Shenzhen City.
Mr. Wu Yu Tong, China
PADI Platinum Course Director/PADI SF2 eCCR 100-meter Instructor Trainer/Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer

Mr. Wu YuTong is the founder of the 5-Star PADI CDC and the only CDC in eastern China. From year 2015 to year 2018, Mr. Wu got the Platinum Course Direct. He issues over hundreds instructor level certification every year. In year 2018, Mr. Wu got the SF2 eCCR 100M Instructor trainer course in Germany SCUBA FORCE factory. And now is the only person who gets this level IT in China.
Mr. Andrew Lau, Hong Kong
Underwater Photographer/PADI Scuba Diving Instructor

Andrew Lau is a PADI dive instructor and he has been diving for over 10 years. Being an amateur underwater photographer with his passion about ocean, he earned awards from various international underwater photo contests. He wanted to enhance connection between ocean and human in his photos by shooting models underwater, which granted him winner of Underwater Fashion photo in an underwater photo contest f or 3 consecutive years.
Mr. Andrew Georgitsis, USA
Founder & CEO of UTD International LLC.

AG is the convener of SCKPP Cave Exploration Projects. He has thirty years of explored diving experience and leads the exploration and infrastructure every year in China. AG specializes in technical diving, cave diving, wreck diving, CCR diving, and so on. He not only brings comprehensive diving training to many countries but also develops cutting-edge diving equipment from time to time to support the UTD training system so that divers can have more complete and safer diving conditions.
Mr. Poh Chang Chew, Singapore
UTD Asia Chief Instructor Trainer

Poh Chang Chew is the push team of SCKPP Cave Exploration Projects. He also is the chief Instructor Trainer of UTD Asia and has trained an excellent cave diving team and instructors in China.
Mr. Yang Li, China
UTD China Instructor Trainer Candidate/Founder of Beijing Hai-Jie Scuba Diving Co., Ltd.

Mr. Yang Li is the 3D survey team of SCKPP Cave Exploration Projects. In 2012, Yang Li first knew about UTD, an international scuba diving agency. At that time, he had been trained by many other diving agencies. Certainly, he became an UTD instructor very soon. Then, he became an UTD Instructor Trainer candidate in 2018.
Ms. Lina Liao, China
CEO of Guangzhou Asian World International Travel Co., LTD / CEO of Majestic Dive Club / Head of Guangdong Division for Miss Scuba International

As a founder of the Guangzhou Asian World International Travel Co., LTD, she has been in travel industry for more than ten years. Not only she is an experienced diving travel professional and diving instructor, but also an ocean conservationist. She dedicates her time to advocate every diving destination in the world, also she established the Majestic Dive Club which hosts Miss Scuba International and a series of ocean environmental and conservational activities. Meanwhile, she is also the agency of famous Taiwanese diving gear brand “SurfaceTension”. The mission for her business is “Protect the ocean in the name of beauty”, she hopes to influence more people by herself, and to promote diving sport together, then to advocate the ocean conservation.
Mr. Wong Ting Kwok, Hong Kong
ANDI Regional Manager of Huanan China/ANDI Instructor Trainer/ANDI Technical Diving Trainer

Mr. Wong Ting Kwok is ANDI Regional Manager of Nanhua China, ANDI Instructor Trainer, Technical Diving Trainer, Wreck Diving Instructor, Cave Diving Instructor, CCR Instructor Trainer, and ANDI CCR Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Operator. He has conducted underwater archeological works for several times, having more than 20 years of diving experience and more than 10 year of CCR experience.
Ms. Meng, China
Co-founder of Dream Dive Club/MFI Mermaid Instructor/Co-founder of DIWA Mermaid System/DIWA Mermaid Course Director

Meng is a co-founder of Dream Diving Club. As the DIWA Mermaid Course Director and MFI Mermaid Instructor, she comprehensively promotes underwater sports, advocates the beauty and independence of women, and improves her own personal charm through continuous self-renewal. On the other hand, from a model to a photographer, she deeply understands the relationship between the two and their needs, and that is why she has made many well-known works. Now Meng is fully committed to the mermaid courses, bringing her friends into the silent deep blue and the embrace of nature. She hopes that we could once again embrace the nature, stay from the noise, and return to the ocean.
Mr. Andy Yan, China
China Open Circuit Side Suspended Diving Maximum Depth Recorder/TDI Advanced Trimix Diver/TDI Full Cave Diver/TDI CCR Decompression Diver/TDI CCR Sidemount Decompression Diver

Andy is one of the top technical divers in China. On August 2018, he led a technical diving team to use scuba diving in Puerto Galera, Philippines, and successfully dived to a depth of 123 meters. On December 1, 2018, a 150-meter deep diving was completed by using side-hanging scuba diving, which created the record of the maximum depth of side-hanging diving in China. In addition, he is a SDI Instructor, TDI Instructor, TDI Advanced Trimix Diver, TDI Full Cave Diver, TDI CCR Decompression Diver, TDI CCR Sidemount Decompression Diver.
Mr. Michael Wang, China
FRTI Mainland China Training Responsible/SDI IT, ERDI Instructor, TDI Instructor

Michael Wang has 12 years of diving experience. He currently is SDI Instructor Trainer, ERDI Instructor, TDI Instructor, and FRTI Mainland China Training responsible.
Mr. Osamu Fujishiro, Japan
Representative of World Dive Corporation

Mr. Osamu Fujishiro comes from Japan. He started scuba diving at the age of 18. Over the past 25 years, he has 1,500 logged dives and enjoyed diving in Japan and around the world. Every time he feels the importance and role of wet suit greatly and believes that it is a tool that affects the diving itself. Mr. Fujishiro has been working for World Dive Corporation, a suit specialized manufacturer for 21 years. He would like to tell people about the importance of the wet suit and how to enjoy diving more comfortably.
Mr. Li ZhiQin, China
Founder & CEO of Youcan Robot

Li ZhiQin is a master of control engineering from East China University of science and technology. He was a customer support engineer at Master semiconductor (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. He has abundant experience in mass production and solves the chip problem of mass-produced TV sets for China's major TV manufacturers, such as Hisense, Konka, etc. Also, he founded the Shanghai Showme Science and Technology Co., Ltd. Then, he provides education board overall solution for Shanghai broadcasting and other customers.
Mr. Joe Chang, Taiwan
Underwater Photographer

Joe Chang, an underwater photographer and a protected-species promoting activist from Hualien, has been studying Nudibranch for years on Green Island, Taiwan and is now an underwater photography lecture at Cool Diving Resort, Nudibranch lecturer for POCO Underwater Sharing and exclusive underwater photographer of many international brands for Taiwan. Joe is good at underwater photography by using simple equipment, especially smartphone, with his unique macro photography and wide-angle photography techniques. His underwater photography had been exhibited at DRT SHOW Shanghai 2018. He was also an underwater photography lecture at DRT SHOW Taiwan 2018 and DRT SHOW Hong Kong 2017 and was interviewed by Conquer sport and Blue Trend.
Ms. Lou Yan, China
President of PADI Greater China

Previously General Manager of Timberland China, Principal of the Boston Consulting Group and Managing Director of Accenture Consulting.
Mr. Thomas Kan, China
PADI China Regional Manager

Thomas Kan is the regional manager for PADI China. He provides services and supports for PADI members in China. He’s also currently pursuing Doctor of Business Administration degree in University of Otago, New Zealand. His research area is consumer behavior and decision making process of Chinese recreational diving consumer. He believes that by combining academic and business research together, it can provide more accurate and applicable information to PADI members and diving industry stakeholders.
Mr. Simon Chen, China
Founder of HelloDive.com and director of "Wonderful Travel"

Chen Shuo, who fell in love with diving in 2015, created HelloDive.com, China's largest diving service platform. In 2018, he planned to shoot a travel program called "Wonderful Travel" with the theme of diving, land exploration, and new travel lifestyle, helping Chinese players know about diving and letting more people join this fascinating sport.
Mr. Geoffrey Yue, Canada
PADI Course Director/Freediving Trainer/Technical Diving Trainer/Chief Instructors Trainer at GAIA Adventure in China Photographer

Geoffrey Yue was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Canada. He graduated with dual Bachelor degrees in Science and Environmental Engineering. Geoffrey was elected as a Director for World Trade Centre and a CEO for an International Engineer Corporation. He started diving, surfing, skiing, sailing etc. all over the world since 70's. He was also the Pioneer and Founder of Project AWARE Cleanup Day event and “Diving with Love” Charity Organization for Physical Disable in China 2005 in China.
Mr. Hp Hartmann, Switzerland
Razor Side Mount System Creator & Driving Force for Modern Side Mount Diving

Hp Hartmann is one of the most famous cave divers in Mexico. He has been diving Side Mount for 14 years and together with Steve Bogaerts he developed the Razor Side Mount System 9 years ago. His videos have made Side Mount Diving well known and popular and sparked a real boom in Side Mount diving. In his talk, Hp highlights the benefits of Side Mount diving and why, with this type of diving, the transition from scuba-diving to technical diving becomes fluid. He also gives insights into his exploration in Mexico and the Bahamas with exclusive videos.
Mr. Daniel Riordan, Mexico/USA
Founding Member & Exploration Diver for Mexico Cave Exploration Project (MCEP)/GUE Cave Training Director/GUE Regional Safety Officer

Mr. Daniel Riordan has 31 years of diving experience with 8000+ logged dives and 6000+ cave dives. His longest penetration reaches 6,000+ m; his cave passage explored and surveyed 21,000+ m. Daniel has experiences in cave systems in Mexico, US, Spain, Italy, Russia, Portugal, and France.
Mr. Du JinEn, China
Founder of Azure Club/Director of PADI Courses

Having engaged in underwater photography for 12 years and travelled to over 50 seaside resorts across the globe, Mr. Du JinEn has more than 1100 hours of experience in this industry. Particularly, he is a professional polar ice diver who has taken loads of amazing pictures under the ice. Mr. Du JinEn's work was displayed on various international photography exhibitions, winning the golden prize of the underwater session of Austria Super Photography Exhibition for two times. One piece of his work, The Dance of Whale Sharks, was displayed in New York City, the United States, and was awarded FIAP Mention of International Exhibition of Photography of Photographic Society of America.
Ms. Bonnie Song, Hong Kong
DIWA DFH Underwater Therapist

Bonnie is a newly trained underwater therapist, who began to use her spare time to participate in community service programs more than five years ago. Serving others has now become a principle part of her life. The ability to turn her hobby of scuba diving into a helpful way to witness the growth of autistic children is a true happiness to her. Helping the kids and seeing their happy faces has become a motivation for Bonnie to continue her mission at DFH.
Mr. Hi Yuan, China
DEEP BLUE ASIA Ocean Environmental Protection Ambassador/Founder of High Dive Club/Founder of DSP (Super Diver Party)/Founder of Black Stream π/PADI Dive Against Debris Instructor

Hi Yuan developed from being an amateur to a professional, from a single-handed ocean environmental warrior to having multiple fans and being a celebrity in the diving community all over China. You may know about diving, but if you do not know Hi Yuan, then prepare to be amazed. He has gone through a difficult process of growth, but Hey Yuan will use his special sense of humor - “DE YUN SHE” style to present to you and invite you into his world.
Ms. Becca Wen, China
IANTD Instructor Trainer/Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver Instructor/Advanced Wreck Diving Instructor/Founder of E.D.I. Diving Equipment/Founder of Black Stream π

Becca Wen is a technical diving instructor who loves diving and is willing to share her skills. Her flexible underwater skills, talented calm, and careful judgment have allowed her to take the initiative in the male-dominated sport of scuba diving. With her experiences and talents, she has become one of the first group of female cave exploration divers in China. Her teaching characteristics are delicacy and comprehensiveness. Becca Wen is good at absorbing and summarizing and also exploring and innovating. She fully imparts the essential knowledge derived from technical diving to students.
Ms. Wang Miao, China
Founder & Creative Director at In Sharks We Trust

Founder of ISWT, sustainable swimwear made from reclaimed fishnets and dedicated to shark conservation. She’s currently based in Shanghai as the creative strategist for a Fortune 500 company. Born in Beijing and grew up in the US, the unlikely shark girl has a Bachelors in Design from Yale, Masters in Business from UCLA Anderson, PhD in Life from Diving.
Ms. Ratna Suranti, Indonesia
Secretary of Acceleration Team for Marine Tourism Development, Ministry of Tourism Republic of Indonesia

Ratna has been enjoying recreational diving as domestic tourist all over Indonesia since 2010. Until now, this former Director of Marketing Communication in the Ministry of Tourism still intensively promotes Indonesia diving destination from the government side by being part of the Acceleration Team for Marine Tourism Development, Ministry of Tourism Republic of Indonesia. Being situated in the world’s coral triangle, Indonesian is blessed with an abundance of natural resources including marine life, host an exceptional variety of coral reef in which fish and other marine creatures live. That is why Ratna truly believes that Indonesia Archipelago is a fascinating destination for divers all around the world including divers from China.
Mr. Ernest Turnschek, Austria
Diving Instructor/Owner of Tauchbasis Yachtdiver Weissensee

Besides teaching students in diving from beginner to instructor level, Ernest Turnschek dedicates his life to one of the most fascinating ways of diving: diving under ice. The 49-year-old Austrian ice diving pioneer woks and lives at lake Weissensee in Carinthia, where he owns two diving bases. About 120 days Ernest and his trained and certified team are teaching divers in ice diving. Moreover, the team from Yachtdiver Weissensee trains customers for Expeditions in the Arctic, Antarctic, lake Baikal and Greenland. In addition, a lot of national and international TV Productions under the ice has been supported by Ernest Turnschek and his professional team.

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