Diving Talks – Lisbon’s Unmissable Dive Show (October 6 to 8)

Diving Talks - Portugal 2023 International Diving Show is a highly anticipated event for the global diving community and the broader diving industry. As the event enters its third edition, it continues to attract and inspire diving enthusiasts, professionals, and experts from around the world.

Its role in uniting the diving community is at the heart of this event’s significance. Diving industry leaders converge to share their experiences, insights, and the latest innovations in a vibrant atmosphere of learning and collaboration.

Together, they create a pivotal platform that fosters connections and promotes advancements in scuba diving. Diving Talks is truly a hub for like-minded people to unite, regardless of their backgrounds, and immerse themselves in a shared passion for the underwater world.

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Nurturing the future of the scuba diving industry

Diving Talks 2023 plays a crucial role in nurturing the future of the entire scuba diving industry. It brings together major scuba diving certification agencies, diving instructors, equipment manufacturers, researchers, and other professionals – all under one roof.

Not only does this facilitate meaningful discussions about dive safety standards, industry trends, and technological advancements. It also fosters an environment in which ideas can flourish and best practices can be shared.

Industry players can showcase their latest products, services, and educational initiatives, contributing to the overall growth and development of the diving industry.

Accessibility and attendance

One of the standout features of Diving Talks 2023 is its commitment to accessibility. The organizers understand the importance of ensuring that as many diving enthusiasts as possible can attend and benefit from the event:

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To achieve this, ticket prices are deliberately low, making the event more inclusive and affordable (one-day ticket cost is 50.00 €). This approach attracts diverse attendees and underscores the event’s dedication to promoting the sport and its associated industries.

Visiting Lisbon – Pack your dive gear!

Lisbon, Portugal’s picturesque capital, is the perfect backdrop for this global gathering. The city’s vibrant culture, stunning coastal landscapes, and rich maritime history create an immersive setting that resonates with divers and industry professionals alike.

Attendees can not only engage in insightful discussions but also explore the local attractions and experience the beauty of Portugal.

Why not add a few days to your trip and go diving in Portugal? With over 145 dive sites to choose from, fantastic scuba diving in Lisbon, plus bucket-list destinations Madeira and the Azores, you are spoilt for choice!

Added to that, TAP Air Portugal is offering a discount to attendees who make their flight booking and buy their ticket through the TAP Air Portugal website:

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Diving Talks - Keynote speakers

Diving Talks 2023 has an extraordinary gathering of speakers, showcasing the best of the latest achievements in diving. Check them out here:

Becky Kagan Schott

Becky Kagan Schott is a 5-time Emmy Award winner and pioneering underwater photographer and filmmaker whose work unveils the hidden wonders of the deep sea. She has illuminated underwater landscapes, historic wrecks, and marine life through her lens. Her work inspires awe and fosters a deeper connection to the underwater world.

Cat Braun

Cat Braun is a distinguished figure in the domain of technical diving, known for her contributions to skill development and safety protocols. Her expertise aligns seamlessly with SSI’s commitment to excellence in diving education.

As a representative on the panel discussing the future of technical diving training, Cat Braun’s insights will undoubtedly shape the discourse. She will draw from her extensive experience to illuminate new pathways for innovation, safety, and enhanced training in technical diving.

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Jean-Claude Monachon

Jean-Claude Monachon is a visionary in marketing strategies who empowers diving professionals to connect effectively with their clients and bolster their businesses. His innovative ideas have redefined how the diving industry engages its audience.

Having significantly contributed to SSI’s growth, he was a distinguished speaker at a previous Diving Talks edition. Recognizing his pivotal role, he has been invited once again to the Speakers Panel.

His expertise continues to inspire, making him a crucial voice in shaping discussions on leveraging marketing to enhance the reach and impact of diving education and services.

Jonathan Bird

The inclusion of Jonathan Bird, a celebrated underwater cinematographer and educator, brings the magic of the underwater world to the forefront at this event.

Karen van den Oever

Karen van den Oever holds the world record for the deepest cave dive by a woman, accomplished in the caves of South Africa. Her exceptional achievement showcases her remarkable skill and determination in pushing the boundaries of underwater exploration.

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Luiz Rocha

Luiz Rocha’s work in marine biodiversity and coral reef conservation underscores the need to protect fragile ecosystems.

Mark Caney and Mark Powell

Mark Caney and Mark Powell’s roles in major scuba diving certification agencies further highlight the event’s industry-wide significance. They will debate with Cat Braun the future of technical diving training.

Michael Menduno

Michael Menduno’s pioneering contributions to diving journalism showcase the power of storytelling in enriching the diving experience.

Nuno Sá and Tom St George

Nuno Sá and Tom St George’s mastery of underwater photography adds an artistic dimension to the event, capturing the beauty and wonder of the underwater world.

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Paula Lima

INESC TEC researcher Paula Lima’s involvement in marine research and education resonates with the event’s knowledge dissemination mission.

Pete Mesley and Phil Short

Pete Mesley and Phil Short, with their roles in technical diving and maritime expertise, underscore the event’s commitment to exploring the depths with utmost professionalism.

Simon Mitchell

Simon Mitchell, an authority in diving medicine and safety, contributes with insights that directly impact divers’ well-being.

Teresa Amaro

And finally – although more speakers constitute this year’s panel – Teresa Amaro’s commitment to marine conservation through science further enriches the event’s discourse.

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Diving Talks 2023 promises to be a fascinating event, driven by the quality of its content and the speakers’ remarkable achievements. Join these leaders of the diving community and get inspired as they bring their diverse skills to the forefront and shape the future of scuba diving.