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VIP Speakers In Guangzhou
Welcome to attending our VIP Underwater Photography Seminar in DRT Show Guangzhou 2019.
Mr. Patrick Ong, Malaysia

Certified to dive since 1997, his fascination with the ocean continues. In 2008, he began committing to underwater photography, like a love affair with the sea. ‘Passion’ is the word that has kept him going in this sport for 21 years. He is a strong influencer, leading the rest of the people who knew him to become divers as well besides spreading his knowledge on marine environment and conservation to many others around him.
Mr. Liu Yi, China

Liu Yi is a professional screenwriter. He has written a number of movie & TV plays, such as 'Wolf Warriors', 'Young Justice Bao' and 'My Sisters and Brothers'. In 2010, Yi obtained his first diving license as his birthday gift and became infatuated with diving. If he is not diving, he's on the way to diving. Now Yi is a Wreck Penetration Diver & Go Sidemount Cave Diver of PSAI. He is interested in studying the history behind wrecks, and exploring the beauty of the caves through diving.
Mr. Enzo Zhao, China
AIDA Free Diving Instructor Trainer/SSI Free Diving Instructor Trainer/Founder of One FreeDive China

Enzo Zhao is the first AIDA free diving instructor in China, having rich free diving experience. Meanwhile, he is also the first AIDA master instructor, first generation of AIDA instructor trainer, and the one and only dual system (AIDA & SSI) free diving instructor in Mainland China. Enzo is the first National record holder of Static Breath holding and Free Immersion. At same time, he is also the founder of One FreeDive Club, the largest free diving club in China.
Ms. Vika Li, China
Freediving Instructor Trainer of SSI/Mermaid Instructor Trainer of SSI/Freediving Master Instructor of AIDA

Vika is a Partner of One FreeDive China, she is Freediving & Mermaid Instructor Trainer of SSI, and Master Instructor of AIDA. She is also a freediving athlete. Vika has the master degree of psychology of Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is also a certified psychiatrist. Vika is very fond of all extreme sports and once won the second place of China Xinjiang ZhaoSu riding endurance.
Ms. Allie Sun (Sun ZiTong), China
PADI Scuba Staff Instructor/Freediving Instructor/Mermaid Instructor

PADI Scuba Staff Instructor/Freediving Instructor/Mermaid Instructor

Allie Sun is a PADI Scuba Staff Instructor, Freediving Instructor, and Mermaid Instructor. Also, she is the champion and the winner of environmental protection award and best popularity award of 2016 International Miss Scuba China; third place and the winner of best environmental protection award of 2016 International Miss Scuba; underwater rescuer of 2017 sperm whale rescue operation in Shenzhen; and the Secretary general of 2018-2019 Dapeng District Diving Association of Shenzhen City.
Ms. August Ho, China
MFI Mermaid Instructor Trainer/National Champion of 2017 Miss Scuba International China & Marine Environmental Protection Ambassador/Stunt Performer for “MERMAID”/Champion of China Mermaid Competition

He Haohao aka August Ho practiced synchronized swimming from young and had won numerous championships in China Youth Synchronized Swimming Competition, and also placed first in the first China Mermaid Competition. August was also crowned as 2017 Miss Scuba International, China, and Marine Environmental Protection Ambassador. After becoming the stunt performer for the ocean conservation hit movie “MERMAID”, August officially became an amphibious dancer and model. Now August is a we-media practitioner and MFI mermaid instructor trainer.
Mr. Henry Tao, China
Professor of Second Military Medical University (SMMU)/Chief Diving Medical Advisor of DAN-AP

Dr. Henry Tao (Tao Hengyi), a retired professor and doctoral supervisor from Second Military Medical University (SMMU), Shanghai, China, is a member of SMMU Committee of Experts, Chief Diving Medical Advisor of DAN-AP, executive member of ICHM and academic advisor of Hyperbaric Medical Institute of San Francisco, etc. He mainly contributes himself into the research of diving medical protection and diving disease mechanism and prevention.
Mr. Joe Chang, Taiwan
Underwater Photographer/Nudibranch Specialist

Joe Chang, an underwater photographer who expresses his love of underwater photography like playing music and a protected-species promoting activist from Hualien, has been studying Nudibranch for years on Green Island, Taiwan and is now an underwater photography equipment maintenance lecture for Bubble Scuba and AOI, underwater photography lecturer at Cool Diving Resort, a nudibranch lecturer for POCO Underwater Sharing, and an exclusive underwater photographer for Bubble Scuba, AOI, DIVEVOLK, Mic, Bigeye in Taiwan from 2016 to 2019. He was an underwater photography lecture at DRT SHOW Taiwan, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong 2018 and DRT SHOW Shanghai 2019. His underwater photography was exhibited at DRT SHOW Shanghai 2018. Joe won the second place of UWPIXEL pro-shoot #12 2018. He also joined DRT SHOW Hong Kong 2017 for presenting Bubblescuba products and was interviewed by Conquer Sport Taiwan and Blue Trend.
Mr. Zhang Fan, China
Underwater Photographer

Zhang Fan who grew up in Hainan Province and was graduated from China Central Academy of Fine Arts fell in love with diving when he was little and has dived all over the world. He now is Canon Best Ten Photographer and also the special photographer of “China National Geographic.” Zhang Fan has published several books and was once invited to shoot Finless porpoise by Chinese Academy of Sciences. He hopes he can deliver his passion of the blue world to more people through his lens.
Mr. Jonathan Lin, Singapore
Underwater Photographer

Jonathan started diving in 1996 and has more than 7,500 dives under his belt. He started underwater photography in 2011 and he is now the in-house photographer for 3 resorts in Indonesia. His works had been published in many diving magazines, inflight magazines, and also airline websites. He has also graced a handful of underwater photo competitions as a judge. In 2018, he is also chosen as 1 of the only 2 Asian photographers in the Hugyfot Hall of Fame.
Ms. Lina Liao, China
CEO of Guangzhou Asian World International Travel Co., LTD/CEO of Majestic Dive Club/Head of Guangdong Division for Miss Scuba International

As a founder of the Guangzhou Asian World International Travel Co., LTD, she has been in travel industry for more than ten years. Not only she is an experienced diving travel professional and diving instructor, but also an ocean conservationist. She dedicates her time to advocate every diving destination in the world, also she established the Majestic Dive Club which hosts Miss Scuba International and a series of ocean environmental and conservational activities. Meanwhile, she is also the agency of famous Taiwanese diving gear brand “SurfaceTension”. The mission for her business is “Protect the ocean in the name of beauty”, she hopes to influence more people by herself, and to promote diving sport together, then to advocate the ocean conservation.
Mr. Chan Leung Bo, Hong Kong
Co-founder of Diving for Humanity/DIWA Underwater Therapy Course Director

Mr. Chan Leung Bo is the leader and pioneer of underwater therapy in the world. He is co-founder of Diving for Humanity, DIWA underwater therapy course director, and a member of the National Diving Experts Committee. He encourages diving enthusiast to join the public welfare and find out more value to the society and the human being.
Mr. Andy Yan, China
China Open Circuit Side Suspended Diving Maximum Depth Recorder/TDI Advanced Trimix Diver/TDI Full Cave Diver/TDI CCR Decompression Diver/TDI CCR Sidemount Decompression Diver

Andy is one of the top technical divers in China. On August 2018, he led a technical diving team to use scuba diving in Puerto Galera, Philippines, and successfully dived to a depth of 123 meters. On December 1, 2018, a 150-meter deep diving was completed by using side-hanging scuba diving, which created the record of the maximum depth of side-hanging diving in China. In addition, he is a SDI Instructor, TDI Instructor, TDI Advanced Trimix Diver, TDI Full Cave Diver, TDI CCR Decompression Diver, TDI CCR Sidemount Decompression Diver.
Mr. Michael Wang, China
FRTI Mainland China Training Responsible/SDI IT, ERDI Instructor, TDI Instructor,

Michael Wang has 12 years of diving experience. He currently is SDI Instructor Trainer, ERDI Instructor, TDI Instructor, and FRTI Mainland China Training responsible.
Mr. Raymond Chan, Hong Kong
SDI TDI Instructor Trainer

Raymond Chan is a SDI TDI Instructor Trainer from Hong Kong Interest in and been diving in different Caves and Wrecks, visiting many caves in China, Florida, Mexico, Philippine and Thailand. Raymond also dives in countries like Canada, USA, China, Mexico, Bahamas, Caribbean, Japan, Taiwan, Philippine, Thailand, Malaysia, Micronesia, Indonesia, UK and Indian Sea. Raymond is Defender, Hammerhead, Megalodon, Poseidon, SF2 CCR instructor, and did a deep cave dive in Thailand, Song Hong using Hammerhead CCR to 175 meter in July 25, 2014.
Mr. Chi Xiang, China
DIWA China Representative / Public Safety Diving Instructor Training Officer / Technical Supervisor of Blue Sky Rescue Team

Chi Xiang, young entrepreneur, supervisor of the public safety diving team of Blue Sky Rescue, and the first public safety diving instructor training officer in China, is an experienced diving rescuer. He inherits features of each diving system, and published “Public Safety Diving Guide”. This time, Mr. Chi Xiang will share some rescue experiences, making public know more about public safety diving and hopes that more people will join public welfare rescue diving team.
Ms. Leni Wei, China
DIWA Course Director / CMAS 3-Star Instructor

Leni Wei is from Guangxi, China and began to explore dive sites in Guangxi in 2005. She is the one who discovered Craspedacusta in Guangxi Duan. More than 15 famous dive sites in Duan and Nanningwere discovered by her and her team. She is the only female among the eight experts who established the National Diving Standard in China. Leni Wei is also the Course Director of DIWA and the Instructor Trainer of SSI and CMAS.
Ms. Viking Wei, China
General Manager of Lion Dive & Travel

Viking is the General Manager of Lion Dive & Travel and also the external tutor of CMAS ASIA.
Mr. Alexander Cocco Schmidt, Maldives/Germany
Cruise Director / Underwater Videographer

Alex, 34, was born in Maldives, grew up on and in the water, and received his schooling in Europe. By his combination of Maldivian and German citizenship he unites the best of the two worlds. Since the age of 20 he worked as guide and instructor (PADI) on liveaboards in the Red Sea and Egypt. He has intimate knowledge of reefs and their inhabitants in Maldives. Alex also got international recognition as an underwater videographer.
Mr. Patrick YIP, Hong Kong
Managing Director of Songtao Trading (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. / NAUI Course Director

At early 90s, Patrick has been entering into diving territory. For divers, a reliable equipment could ensure their safety for underwater exploring, meanwhile make them easy diving and feel its happiness to the maximum. An athlete related to diving could achieve better performance with the quality diving equipment. Patrick deeply understands that, so Songtao Trading (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd (short for STT) was born, which brings the world class brands, such as SUUNTO dive computers from Finland, BEUCHAT dive equipment from France, SEALIFE underwater camera from US to China market. He is very active for ocean protection, advocating underwater exploring with responsibility.
Mr. Simon Chen, China
Founder of HelloDive.com and director of "Wonderful Travel"

Chen Shuo, who fell in love with diving in 2015, created HelloDive.com, China's largest diving service platform. In 2018, he planned to shoot a travel program called "Wonderful Travel" with the theme of diving, land exploration, and new travel lifestyle, helping Chinese players know about diving and letting more people join this fascinating sport.
Events & Programs
28 June 2019 (Friday, 10:00am-5:00pm)
Time Program Venue
02:00-03:00pm Opening and Launching Ceremony of Miss Scuba China Stage A
03:30-04:10pm Dive Destination Seminar – Ms. Lina Liao (Asia World)
Topic: High-Quality Diving Trips
Stage A
04:15-04:55pm Diving Medicine Seminar – Mr. Henry Tao
Topic: Diving Decompression Sickness
Stage A
03:20-04:00pm Dive Destination Seminar – Mr. Simon Chen
Topic: "Wonderful Travel" -- Diving-Themed Travel Style Will Become Increasingly Popular in China
Stage B
04:05-04:45pm Technical Diving Seminar – Mr. Liu Yi
Topic: China in a Reservoir (I)
Stage B
03:00-04:00pm WildAid Celebrity Explorers Series: 《Swimming with Sharks》 Seminar Room
29 June 2019 (Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm)
Time Program Venue
11:05-11:45pm Dive Destination Seminar – Mr. Alexander Cocco Schmidt (MV KEANA Maldives)
Topic: Wonderful Maldives
Stage A
11:50-12:30pm Dive Destination Seminar – Ms. Viking Wei (Lion Dive & Travel)
Topic: Travel Is Meaningful
Stage A
12:35-01:15pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Zhang Fan
Topic: Starry World under the Sea Level -- Black Water Photography
Stage A
01:20-02:00pm Technical Diving Seminar – Mr. Michael Wang (FRTI)
Topic: ERDI Training System Overview
Stage A
02:10-02:50pm Freediving Seminar – Ms. Vika Li
Topic: Reconsider Yourself
Stage A
02:55-03:35pm Technical Diving Seminar – Mr. Liu Yi
Topic: China in a Reservoir (II)
Stage A
03:40-04:20pm Dive Computer Seminar – Mr. Patrick YIP (Suunto)
Topic: SUUNTO D5 New Product & D4i New Variants
Stage A
04:30-05:00pm Lucky Draw Stage A
11:35-12:15pm Dive Destination Seminar – Mr. Simon Chen
Topic: "Wonderful Travel" -- Diving-Themed Travel Style Will Become Increasingly Popular in China
Stage B
12:25-01:05pm Technical Diving Seminar – Mr. Andy Yan (SDI TDI ERDI)
Topic: TDI Technology Diving -- Boundless Exploration
Stage B
01:10-01:50pm Freediving Seminar – Mr. Enzo Zhao
Topic: How to Practice Frenzel Efficiently?
Stage B
01:55-02:35pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Jonathan Lin (Joydiving)
Topic: Discover the Beauty of Indonesia
Stage B
02:45-03:25pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Patrick Ong
Topic: My 11-Year Underwater Photography Journey
Stage B
03:30-04:10pm Diving Medicine Seminar – Mr. Henry Tao
Topic: Medical Assessment of Fitness to Dive
Stage B
01:00-02:00pm WildAid Celebrity Explorers Series: 《Swimming with Sharks》 Seminar Room
03:30-05:00pm SDI TDI ERDI Member Update Seminar Room
30 June 2019 (Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm)
Time Program Venue
11:50-12:30pm Dive Destination Seminar – Ms. Leni Wei (DIWA)
Topic: Guangxi: The Most Beautiful Cave in China
Stage A
12:40-01:20pm  Marine Conservation Seminar – Ms. August Ho
Topic: Heart in the Ocean
Stage A
01:25-02:05pm  Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Joe Chang (AOI)
Topic: Macro Marine Creatures in Green Island
Stage A
02:10-02:50pm Technical Diving Seminar – Mr. Raymond Chan (SDI TDI ERDI)
Topic: Deep Wreck Diving
Stage A
03:00-03:40pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Patrick Ong
Topic: My 11-Year Underwater Photography Journey
Stage A
03:45-04:25pm Freediving Seminar – Mr. Enzo Zhao
Topic: Last 7 Dives in Your Life
Stage A
04:30-05:00pm Lucky Draw Stage A
12:25-01:05pm Public Welfare Diving Seminar – Mr. Chan Leung Bo (Diving For Humanity)
Topic: Direction and Trend of Underwater Therapy
Stage B
01:10-01:50pm Public Safety Diving Seminar – Mr. Chi Xiang (DIWA)
Topic: Public Welfare Rescue Diving and Public Safety Diving
Stage B
01:55-02:35pm Freediving Seminar – Ms. Vika Li
Topic: Born to Be
Stage B
02:45-03:25pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Zhang Fan
Topic: Meet the Gentle Giant -- Dance with Whales
Stage B
03:30-04:10pm Freediving & Mermaid Seminar – Ms. Allie Sun (ZL Diving)
Topic: How to Start Your Freediving & Mermaid Specialty Diver Course
Stage B
01:00-02:00pm WildAid Celebrity Explorers Series: 《Swimming with Sharks》 Seminar Room
Supported By:
  • The ONLY Diving Expo in Asia Pacific is supported by AUF (Asian Underwater Federation).
  • The ONLY Diving Expo in Asia Pacific is supported by General Administration of Sport of China (HR Resources Development Center), China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Guangdong Vocational Institute of Sport, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT), Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPBP), Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Okinawa Prefecture Government, Okinawa Convention & Visitor Bureau (OCVB), Japan Recreational Diving Association (JRDA), Japan Wetsuits Manufacturers Association (JWMA), Japan Scuba Association (JSA).
  • The ONLY Diving Expo in Asia Pacific is supported by PADI, NAUI, SDI TDI ERDI, UTD, RAID, DIWA, CMAS, PSAI, DAN, IANTD, ANDI, IRD.
  • The ONLY Diving Expo is supported by Hong Kong Underwater Association (HKUA), China Underwater Association (CUA), and Macau Underwater Club (MUC).
  • DRT SHOW is the ONLY Diving and Resort Expo in Asia Pacific supported by more than 30 media partners worldwide.
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