Organization of the 2017 Congress

Gramat, Mecca for cave diving in Europe, welcomes us once again in 2017 for the 6th international congress.

The City Council offers various internal and external means to welcome the exhibitors, the speakers, the animations and you.

Cabouy partie exondé

Places and means

The town hall offers the following facilities:

  • 1 large exhibition hall of 400m2 with catering facilities, to welcome many exhibitors specialized in our discipline,
  • 2 meeting rooms (themed workshops) with 25 and 45 seats,
  • 2 show rooms of 270 and 186 seats for conferences,
  • The cinema of the city for the screening of documentaries and films,
  • Large parking spaces.

Indoor entertainment

Various commercial suppliers will be present, all specialized in technical diving equipment, and, of course, focused on cave diving.

 We already have the commitment of several professionals:

  • Exhibitors of materials, certification agencies, schools and institutional federations will be present to inform visitors and delegates.
  • Information tables will be available for delegates to sell or exchange used equipment or to organize their own dives on the sidelines of the Congress.

All these activities will be supervised by members of the LICDC, all concerned with cave diving or speleology in order to have a better organization.

Exhibitors at the next congress

Proteushop at the LICDC / Proteushop au LICDC

Outdoor entertainment

Various animations are planned, on the 3 days and during the 2 weeks around the congress, for the big ones as for the small ones, the beginners as the confirmed ones:

  • Children will be introduced to the terrestrial caving in a course set up on the congress forecourt.
  • Exits under ground will be proposed with executives of the French Federation of Speleology (FFS)
  • Internships will be organized by different federations (FFS, FFESSM, FEDA).
  • The French Federation of Studies and Sports Underwater (FFESSM) will organize diving baptisms for children as well as for the bigger ones.

All these activities will be supervised by the managers of the federations or dive schools concerned.

To participate in one of these courses, we advise you to inquire and register directly with the federation concerned. (Link to come)

Reserve your congress Pack
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