9-12 April 2013
Fifth International Conference Swimming Pool & SPA

Swimming Pools and SPA represent a great opportunity not only for social development and health promotion but also for basic and applied research in several areas of scientific interest.
Previous International Conferences on Swimming Pool and SPA highlighted great interest and provided relevant advancements in issues related to Swimming Pool and SPA safety, including chemical and microbiological risks, regulation guidelines, monitoring and management.

Tuesday 9 April 2013
  • Open Ceremony
  • Welcome address
  • WHO presentation on activities on recreational water Enkhtsetseg Shinee
  • Round Table
  • Welcome Cocktail
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
  • Public Health issues related to the recreational use of water
  • A review on microbiological issues related to swimming pools
  • A review on monitoring and disinfection issues.
  • The health promotion and social benefits of recreational waters
  • Occupational safety and health promotion
  • Invited Lectures
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Thursday 11 April 2013
  • Monitoring, Surveillance and Prevention
  • Water Treatment and Pool Management
  • Workshop
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Friday 12 April 2013
  • Harmonized Guidelines and Regulations
  • Round table
  • 6th ICSPS election
  • Abstract Prizes
  • Conclusion
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Tuesday 9 April 2013 - At National Institute of Health, Viale Regina Elena n. 299
From Wednesday 10 April 2013 - At University of Rome "Foro Italico", P.zza Lauro de Bosis n. 4



Paolo Parisi (Director of University of Rome "Foro Italico", Italy)
Enrico Garaci (President of National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy)
Aldo Tomasi (Director of University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy)
Michele Conversano (President of Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Rome, Italy)
Costanzo Jannotti Pecci (President of Italian Federation of Thermal Industries and Curative Mineral Waters, Rome, Italy)
Gabriella Aggazzotti (Dean of Faculty of Medicine of University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy)
Loredana Musmeci (Director of Department Environment and Primary Prevention of National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy)
Paolo Barelli (President of Italian Federation of Swimming, Rome, Italy)
Fabio Pigozzi (President of the International Federation of Sports Medicine, Prorector University of Rome "Foro Italico", Italy)