Talks & Presentations

MIDE2016:

Azua Shafii
President of My Apnea Diver (A.I.D.A Malaysia) 2016, SSI Freediving Instructor, Malaysia Female National Record Holder for Freediving

TOPIC: My Journey on Free Diving

Synopsis: Join me at this presentation to know the journey on free diving and the road to achieve your dream as a women free diver.

DATE&TIME: 31 July 2016 (Sunday) at 2:00pm
LOCATION: Main Stage, MIDE Hall, LEVEL 3, PWTC,KL

Azua Shafii is Malaysian female freediving champion who holds multiple records for freediving in Malaysia and South East Asia. She is the first SSI Freediving instructor in Malaysia Singapore and Brunei and founded Apnea Odyssey, a dive centre dedicated solely to freediving. She currently serves as President of My Apnea Diver, an official club for A.I.D.A Malaysia. In this capacity she is determined to promote more about freediving and encourage more members and Malaysian to try freediving and also to represent Malaysia and compete in international arena.

Ponnie Janjarasskul 

Topic: Believe To Achieve

Synopsis: Ponnie will share her challenging journey in what she continues to believe to achieve.

DATE& TIME : 30 July 2016 (Saturday) at 2pm

LOCATION: Main Stage, MIDE Hall, LEVEL 3, PWTC,KL

Ponnie has been elected as Ambassador for Olympus Thailand. She is also a winner of several underwater photo competitions.

MIDE2015:

Nurul Azlifah Mohd Ismail
OWSI PADI Instructor ,Underwater Photographer& Manager of UrbanIsland Divers dive shop

TOPIC:
– What the future holds for women divers?
– Diving business-How far can we go?

DATE&TIME: 13-14 June 2015 2.00pm – 3.00pm
LOCATION: Main Stage, MIDE Hall, LEVEL 3, PWTC,KL

NURUL AZLIFAH BTE MOHD ISMAIL ( IPAH UID ) was born in 28th June 1976. She is an OWSI PADI instructor and an Underwater Photographer. Mother of 4 boys and 2 girls, Ipah is also managing her own dive shop in Pulau Perhentian called UrbanIsland Divers . She Conducts Speciality Classes of DUP Padi in Photography and is a honorary member for Dive Diva’s fan club.

MIDE2014:

Ms.Mallika Naguran
founder of Gaia Discovery

TOPIC: Lady Diver Ahead! Diving With Style and Confidence
DATE&TIME: 6,7,8 June 2014- 3:00pm – 4:00pm
LOCATION: Main Stage, MIDE Hall, LEVEL 3, PWTC,KL

Fat, skinny, lonely or shy. You’re not alone! Women have unique physiological experiences, and a few may pose challenges when diving.

This talk deals with knowing your body and explores health and fitness issues for women, such as PMS, menstruation, contraceptives, pregnancy, breastfeeding and more.

There are fun tips too on diving with long hair, buddying up with a male stranger and communicating better for safe diving. Be prepared, be a dive diva!

MIDE2013:

Ms.USTAZAH AMIE SOFIA

TOPIC: Diving During Fasting Month (Is it allowed?)
DATE&TIME: 6 – 7 July 2013 , 2.00pm – 2.30pm
LOCATION: DDFC LOUNGE

Ustazah Amie Sofia Ahmad holds a Degree in in Takhassus Qiraat from Al – Azhar University and currently pursuing Master Degree in University Malaya. She has been a Open Diver for 2years and works at TV Al Hijrah as a Host.

Ms.Sorraya
DDFC Honor Member Since 2013

Sorraya is a diver with more than 500 loged dive. When she was pregnant she shared her experience as a pregnant diver during MIDE2013.

MIDE2012:

Ms.DAYU PRASTINI

2011 Miss Scuba International

TOPIC: My life as Miss Scuba International!
DATE&TIME: 6 – 8 July 2012 , 2.00pm – 2.30pm
LOCATION: DDFC LOUNGE

DayuHatmanti is the first Miss Scuba International. Since she was crowned as MSI 2011 she realized that she will play an important role in promoting scuba diving industry and marine conservation.

Early in this year she joined a conservation boat named Kalabia in Raja Ampat West Papua. She toured the island spending a few days at each village to deliver interactive conservation education program to the children and communities.

Being involved with Miss Scuba gave her a clear vision of the direction that she wants to focus for her education and career. Beside still continuing her study in Master of Management Corporate Social Responsibility in Trisakti University Jakarta, she also takes a big part in save sharks Indonesia movement as community manager. She spends much of her time traveling and diving throughout Indonesia for TV Program.