Registration Requires Two Steps :

(1) Payment of $30. can be made by PayPal via the ISHOF website by clicking
HERE before August, 10 (choose "Drowning-NDE Conference") or on-site on the day of the event during registration on August 18th. To ensure that lunch will be pre-ordered for you, please book your registration before August 10. 
(2) Confirm your attendance by email to Dr. Stathis Avramidis

Fees cover attendance, lunch and a certificate of attendance. 

Poster Presentations: Although the oral presentations are focused on drowning related Near-Death Experiences, the poster presentations are open to all aspects of aquatics. Therefore, you are encouraged to submit a 500 word abstract using one of the following themes: Water safety, Swimming, Near-Death Experiences with any type of approach (e.g. history, art, cinematography, psychology, pedagogy, training, sociology, psysiology, bio-mechanics, reflection etc.). Those wishing to submit a poster presentation should follow three steps: (1) Submit your poster via email to Dr. Stathis Avramidis: (2) Payment of $30 may be made via PayPal using the ISHOF website by clicking HERE before August 10th (*choose "Drowning-NDE Conference"). (3) Mail your poster before August 17th to the address below:

International Swimming Hall of Fame
1 Hall of Fame Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA.

Contact Information:
ISHOF Phone: (954) 462-6536
Dr. Stathis Avramidis at

Suggested Attendees
Near-Death Experiencers; NDErs' relatives; Lifeguards; Rescuers; First Aiders Professionals, Emergency Medical Services, Physicians, Medical Personnel, Nurses; Aquatic Professionals, and anyone with an interest in this field of study