At the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Penang, Dan presented the following papers:
As a representative of Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth – A low resource pool lifeguard programme for LMICs
As a representative of Nile Swimmers – The challenges & successes of mixed-gender training in a conservative muslim society.
Prior to the conference, Dan was the Chair of the review panel for the Rescue stream, and chaired one of the Rescue sessions during the conference. Dan was also invited to take part in an active symposium discussing the challenges of CPR training programmes in LMICs. As the Chair of the review panel, Dan was also required to speak during the closing plenary to summarise the learning that had taken place during the conference.