Prof Mike Tipton
Dr Paul Skett
Dr Stephanie Sharp
Dr Caroline D'Alton
Mr Ram Barkai
New invited speaker:
Mr Ram Barkai, Founder and President of the International Ice Swimming Association. He holds the Guinness World record for furthest South swim: 1km in 1 degree Celsius water in Antarctica 2008.
More info about his activities: http://www.internationaliceswimming.com
Deadline for early registration extended to 01 August 2014
Additional international speakers to address the alcohol and drug risks
in extreme situations.
Seminar hosted by University of Cape Town, Division of Forensic Medicine.
Annually in South Africa there are many casualties and fatalities of people who suffer the effects of hypothermia, drowning and hyperthermia.
First responders to such medical emergencies, like paramedics, emergency health care practitioners, sport scientists, divers. Also Forensic pathology officials who deal with fatalities of such cases.
Understanding the physiology of humans exposed to extreme situations of immersion and the opposite ends of temperature.
Date: 4 September 2014, 08h00-17h00
Garden Court Hotel, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Cape Town
Professor Mike Tipton, Portsmouth University