Share your knowledge, research, and programs with others!

Over 100 presenter requests have been submitted for the 2020 National Water Safety Conference. We can’t wait to share our amazing line up of speakers with you! Please check back here soon!

Call for Presentations is Now Closed!

If you submitted a presentation for consideration, you will be notified no later than October 4, 2019.

Keep an eye out for the line up of speakers that will be released in October 2019!


Call for Posters

Closes: February 1, 2020

All presenters will be notified on a rolling basis!

Topics: Any topic inclusive of academic and healthcare research related to drowning and drowning prevention will be considered for this conference. Special areas of interest include, but are not limit to: Advocacy, Care Management, Clinical Innovation, Community Behavior Modification, Community Intervention & Support,  Education and Training, Technology

Poster Format: The size of the poster should not exceed 36” in height and 48” in width.

Audience: The audience will consist of a range of academic, industry, non-profit and healthcare professionals working together to prevent drowning. Also, included will be family members who have suffered loss as a result of drowning.  

Prizes and Expense Reimbursement: Posters will be reviewed by a panel of judges and cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the competition for a total of $500, $300, and $200 respectively, along with a one-year membership to NDPA (courtesy of NDPA). Prizes will be split between multiple authors of a single winning poster. Travel expenses will not be reimbursed.  

In appreciation of you being a poster presenter, we do offer a discount on the conference registration fee.  Please see your options below:

1.  Attending the entire conference - 40% discount on conference registration fee.
2. Attending the entire conference with a co-speaker - 20% discount on conference registration fee for each speaker.
3. Attending the conference for ONLY the of the poster presentations - $100 flat rate


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