Dr. Stathis Avramidis delivers the message of Bob Burnside, who acted as ambassador of the conference. 

Bruce Wigo explains why the International Swimming Hall of Fame hosted a conference about drowning-related NDEs.
Audrey Dalton recounting her near death experience while drowning
Prof. Jan Holden gives an overview of what research has revealed the last 40 years about near-death experiences.

John Spannuth is explaining the importance of swimming and lifesaving lessons as means to drowning prevention. 

Dr. Stathis Avramidis presenting a protocol that lifeguards may use to treat drowning survivors with a near-death experience.

Family photo of the co-chairmen, speakers and some of the participants. 

The team of the conference speakers. L-R: Stathis Avramidis, John Spannuth, Jan Holden, Audrey Dalton, Bruce Wigo.

The International Swimming Hall of Fame where the Conference on Near-Death Experiences while Drowning took place. 

Dr. Stathis Avramidis and Prof. Jan Holden

John Spannuth
Bruce Wigo and Dr. Stathis Avramidis