The 2nd International Swim Schools Spectacular is heading to Singapore from Monday 13th – Friday 17th January 2020, at the Novotel Clarke Quay. The week will include the highly anticipated World Infant Aquatic Conference, Business of Swim Schools Conference, Swim School / City tours and a number of networking-social events.

Aquatics In Motion Swim School is proud to be a participating member of International Swim School Association Conference. An amazing event with brilliant topics from industry experts regarding baby swimming lessons. This will also be an amazing opportunity for Swim School owners, managers and swim teachers to participate in this world-leading event.

The following will be details for the upcoming event. For interested parties, you may sign up for this event here:

2nd World Infant Aquatics Conference

First 1,000 Days Of Swimming – Setting Infants Up For Life!

Day 1 – Monday 13th January

7.30am        Registration

8.45am        Welcome

9.00am        Swimming Into Happiness. Ulrika Faerch, SWE

9.30am        Bond in the Pond. Ulrika Faerch, SWE

10.30am      Refreshment Break

11.00am      The Past 25 Years in Infant Aquatics. Laurie Lawrence – Laurie Lawrence Swim School, AUS

11.45pm      PanelLaurie Lawrence, AUS with Ulrika Faerch, Judy Watts, AUS; Tingting Wu, CHINA

12.15pm      Lunch

1.00pm        Trauma Free Swimming Lessons: Recap. Sue Mayo – Australian Crawl, AUS

1.30pm        Below Threshold, True Trauma Free Swimming Lessons. Julia Ham & Jen Sadler – Hampton Swim School, AUS

2.15pm        Fun, Trauma Free ‘Survival Swimming’ – The Swimland Way. Shona Pallas – Paul Sadler Swimland, AUS

3.00pm        Refreshment Break

3.30pm        From High Tech to High Touch in Communication and Interaction. Terje Stakset – Norwegian Lifesaving, NOR

4.15pm        Various Member Activities – The Growing Space With Culture and Sports. Tingting Wu –  Loong Swim Club, CHN

Alternative option for 4.15pm (in Breakout Room)

Watsu for Newborns. Tatyana Penzina – VodoRod Family Swimming Center, RUS

5.00pm        Debrief around the Bar; and enjoy Singapore at your leisure

Day 2 – Tuesday 14th January


8.30am        Registration

9.00am        Water Safety Matters – Research on Parental Perceptions. Melissa Sutton- National Drowning Prevention Alliance, USA

9.45am        Sensori-Motor and Water Safety Skill Development the Aquatots Way. Alena Sarri & Rhiannon Kocmar – Aquatots, AUS

10.30am      Refreshment Break

11.00am      Human Links and Learning In The Water. Robert Strauss – Swim Gym, USA

11.45am      Greek holistic approach in Baby Swimming. Margarita Kontzia – Ydria Swim School, GREECE

12.30pm      Lunch

1.30pm        Through a Parents Eyes – How to Enrich a Learn to Swim Lesson for a Parent. Tracey Ayton & Ben Holden – Little Heroes Swim Academy, AUS

2.15pm        Conquering The Fear of Teaching Children With Special Abilities. Erin Seal-Grande – Seal Swim School, USA

3.15pm        Refreshment Break

3.45pm        Parental Participation until the Age of 4. Leesa Langdon – Laurie Lawrence Swim School, AUS

4.15pm        Panel: Steve Franks, UK; Laurie Lawrence, AUS; Miren Oca, USA; Julie Zancanaro, AUS; Jun Lian, CHN.

5.00pm        Debrief around the Bar

7.00pm        River Cruise – optional ISS 2020 SINGAPORE Networking Social


 2nd International Swim Schools Spectacular – 2020 – Singapore

International Business of Swim Schools Conference – The Ultimate Customer Experience

Day 1 – Wednesday 15th January

8.00am        Registration

9.00am        The Ultimate Customer Experience: Core to the Strategic PlanMark Cecil, Paul Sadler Swimland

10.30am       Refreshment Break – ISSA Supporter Expo – SKM Demo

11.00am       The Ultimate Customer Experience. Ron Kaufman, Uplifting Service

12.30pm       Lunch & ISSA Supporter Expo

1.30pm         – Investing in The Early Years. Julie Zancanaro & Nicole Dodds, Hills Swimming

                      – How Baby Swimming Brands Build Their Core Competencies – Le Tan, Loong Swim Club

                      – How Do We Make a 3,000-Person Baby Swimming Team Work Well? – Jun Lian, Loong Swim Club

3.15pm        Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporters Expo

3.45pm        Day Debrief Panel

Day 2 – Thursday 16th January

8.30am        Registration

9.00am        – Money Money Money; Franchises & Private Equity Investors Enter The Market. David Gorman, SwimJim

                      – The Millennial Perspective.  Theo Millward, SwimTime

10.30am       Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporter Expo

11.00am       – Diving in Further Than You Ever Thought You Could. Paul Dunn, B1G1

                       – Customers Love What We Do. Miren Oca, Ocaquatics & other panellists

12.30pm       Lunch – ISSA Supporter Expo – SKM Demo

1.30pm         – How Swim Schools Can Use Water Safety to Gain & Retain Clients. Siria Thomas, Northern Stars Swim School & Mel Rickwood, Aquatics Downunder

                       – Delivering the Customer Experience Sort by a ‘Different’ Target. Erin Seal-Grande, Seal Swim School

2.30pm         Refreshment Break & ISSA Supporter Expo

3.00pm         The Ultimate Customer Experience: the Way Forward Panel. David Gorman, Theo Millward, Miren Oca, Siria Thomas

4.00pm         Debrief around the Pool & Bar! (possible Function)

Peak Performing Swim Schools Seminar.  

From Good to Great to Peak Performing


Day 3 – Friday 17th January

8.30am         Registration

9.00am         – Welcome & Setting the Scene

                       – The Power of Pause. Chris Robb, Mass Participation Asia

10.30am        Refreshment Break

11.00am        Peak Performing Panel A. Avi Liran, Delivering Delight

1.00pm          Lunch Break

1.45pm          First Time Leadership. Daniel Lee, Delivering Delight,  Avi Liran, Delivering Delight

2.45pm          Refreshment Break

3.15pm          Peak Performing Panel B.

4.00pm          Debrief at the Pool & Bar!

Disclaimer: The information presented above is for reference purposes only. We will not be held liable for any inconvenience caused due to either closure or maintenance of the swimming complex. For any inaccurate information presented, we would appreciate it if you could kindly drop us an update by filling up a Contact Us form and we will make the necessary amendments after verification with relevant authorities.

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