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SPIDA 2023 Annual Meeting
April 20-22, 2023
Omni Austin Downtown | Austin, TX
**scroll down for event schedule**
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Special Thanks To Our
2023 Diamond Sponsor:

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Gold Sponsors


Research and Development Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsors

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SPIDA Friends

Design Polymerics

KURB Software


Reed Rubber Products

Duro Dyne

~~~   Featuring Keynote Speaker: Olympic Swimmer, Josh Davis   ~~~

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Despite a late start into the sport of swimming, Josh Davis made  history by becoming the only man to win 3 Gold Medals at the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games.  Four years late as Captain of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Team, Davis broke the American Record 3 times in his signature event, the 200m freestyle.  For 25 years now, Davis has lead a nation-wide tour of Olympic swimmers called the BREAKout! swim Clinic Tour.

He speaks to groups all over the country on how perseverance, pursuing excellence, and attitude can turn the ordinary into extra-ordinary.  Davis also hosts a popular podcast called Ultimate Swimmer that has interviewed hundreds of top swimmers in the World.

Still practicing what he preaches, Davis just recently became the fastest man ever over 40 years old as he set National Records in the 50, 100, 200, and 500 Freestyle.  Josh Davis lives in Edmond, OK with his wife and and 6 growing kids.

(Subject to change)


Wednesday, 4/19

Times vary...

Thursday, 4/20

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm




7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Friday, 4/21

8:00 am – 9:00 am 

9:00 am – 9:15 am

9:15 am – 10:15 am 

10:15 am - 10:30 am

10:30 am - 12:15 pm





12:15 pm – 1:15 am

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm 


3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm  

Saturday, 4/22

Times vary...

Attendees arrive in Austin...




Board Meeting (Justice Boardroom)

Inaugural Bill Bradford Memorial Golf Tournament (additional registration fee)

Co-Sponsored by: ACHR News

Welcome Dinner at Roaring Fork (additional registration fee)



BREAKFAST • Mansfield Room

Welcome / Introductions 

Educational Presentation -- Presented by: Mike Bailey | Mestek Machinery



Keynote Presentation -- Presented by: Josh Davis

Leadership: Making every body on the team a captain

Josh was captain of the first USA junior team in 1989 at the age of 16. He was elected captain of his high school team in 1990 at 17, then his college team in '94 at age 21, then was co-captain of the USA swim Team for 3 years from '97 to 2000. Josh shares his principles of leadership that anybody can apply to achieve maximum effectiveness for a group striving for peak performance.


Update on SPIDA Business and Technical Project Recap

Educational Presentation -- Presented by: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Topic pending...


Round-table Discussions


Round-table Reports

Vendor Table Top Reception

Optional Social Events (details to come...)

Details to come...

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