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The 2011 Global Open Water Swimming Conference will be held in New York City between June 17th and 19th, 2011. A global gathering of open water swimming athletes, including world champions, celebrated soloists, world-record holders and Olympians, coaches, administrators, officials, physicians, researchers, scientists, documentary directors, writers and enthusiasts will occur during a three-day celebration of open water swimming in New York City. The Conference is part of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim weekend that includes the world-renowned 28.5-mile race, attend the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and attend the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year, World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year and World Open Water Swimming Women of the Year award ceremonies. Schedule: June 17th on Governors Island – Inspirational Talks and Certification Program June 18th at North Cove and Governors Island – Sessions and Race Watching June 19th at the United Nations – Awards Brunch

Day One, Friday June 17th on Governors Island (Pershing Hall) 10:30 am 11:30 am 12:30 pm 1:30 pm Networking and Registration Unveiling of the Fran Crippen Memorial Quilt Swimming On Top Of The World by Lewis Gordon Pugh Networking and lunch break The Day The English Channel World Record Was Set by Dr. Penny Dean Tactics, Techniques and Training of A World Champion by Erica Rose Open Water Swimming Coaching Certification Program by Steven Munatones* Online Social Media In The Athletic World by Andrew Silver The World's Most Challenging Channel by Anne Marie Ward Extreme Swimming In Patagonia by Ram Barkai The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim by Sid Cassidy Networking

2:30 pm 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

* Session 1: The Marine Environment and History of Open Water Swimming
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www.openwatersource.com Session 2: The Pyramid of Open Water Swimming Success Session 3: Introducing Young Children, Teenagers and Newcomers to the Open Water Session 4: Fine-tuning Stroke Efficiency, Pacing and Positioning in the Open Water Session 5: Equipment Used in Open Water Swimming - from Local Races to the Olympics Session 6: Officiating and Logistics in Open Water Swimming Session 7: Refueling and Hydration in Open Water Swimming Session 8: The Psychology and Physiology of Open Water Swimming Session 9: Marathon Swimming, Channel Swimming and Solo Swims Session 10: Financing and Sponsorship Day Two, Saturday, June 18th at North Cove and Governors Island (Pershing Hall) 7:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 11:30 pm 11:30 am 11:30 pm 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 1:30 am 1:30 pm 2:30 pm 2:30 pm 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 4:30 pm 7:00 pm Observers for the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim meet at North Cove Networking at the Start of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (North Cove) Watch start of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (North Cove) The Champion Mindset by Shelley Taylor-Smith Open Water Swimming Officials Certification Program by Steven Munatones The Pyramid of Open Water Swimming Success by Mike Lewis Crisis Management and Best Safety Practices by Steven Munatones Swimming Down The Amazon by Martin Strel Openwaterpedia and World Swimming Majors by Mike Lewis Networking and lunch break International Ice Swimming Association by Ram Barkai Open Water Swimming Race Directors Program by Steven Munatones Avoiding Hypothermia and Hyperthermia by Dr. Jim Miller Medical Considerations and Concerns by Dr. Jim Miller Swimming Down The Colorado River by Martin Strel Women vs. Men In The Open Water by Shelley Taylor-Smith Head towards the finish of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim Finish of first swimmers of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim Manhattan Island Marathon Swim celebration dinner (North Cove)

Day Three, Sunday, June 19th on Manhattan Island (United Nations Building) 9:30 am Networking at the Delegate Room in the United Nations Building with race directors, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame honorees and the World Open Water Swimming Award winners and English and Catalina Channel swimmers Brunch International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame celebration and awards World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year, 2010 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year and 2010 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year awards Closure

11:00 am 12:30 pm

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