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IMCA South America webinar on Competence

IMCA’s South America Regional Committee is planning to host its next regional webinar on 24 November 2021 at 1000hrs local time in Brazil (BRT), (UTC-3).

The key focus for this webinar will be competence, led by Chair John Chatten, Vice Chair Daniel Marins and supported by the committee members with Andy Goldsmith as IMCA’s regional lead.

The webinar opened with a few words from special guest Vice Admiral Alexandre Cursino of the Brazilian Navy and IMCA’s Chief Executive Allen Leatt.

Presentations followed from:

  • IMCA’s Competence & Training Committee representative – Celio Pessoa, Subsea 7 will discuss what competence is, what it means and why it is important and will detail IMCA’s Competence Assurance process
  • Information on member company competence schemes with presentations from
    • Rafaela Rodrigues – Subsea 7
    • Darren Walley – Fugro
  • How regulation in Brazil has encouraged training – Simone de Uribe, Kongsberg
  • Current IMCA Diving Training & Certification initiatives in South America – Laude Azevedo, Sistac
  • The Brazilian Navy’s Lt Erika Lanes will share details of IMCA’s contribution to Brazilian offshore training and competence development
  • An interactive Q&A session covered a range of topics – themed responses will be posted on this web page shortly.

Event Information


24 November from 10:00 BRT
Ends 12:30 BRT

BRT is GMT/UTC -3hrs

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