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Portugal 2024
International Diving Show

18-20 October


This year Speakers will bring to the table exciting and new content to share and discuss with the international diving community.
This list will be updated periodically.

Becky Kagan Schott

Underwater Photographer

Brian Helmuth

Lead Scientist

Cat Braun

Technical International Training Director

Darrel Adams

Public Safety Diver

David Doolette


Gareth Lock

The Human Diver

Gouveia e Melo (Adm.)

Chief of the Navy

João Correia

Corporate Speaker and Consultant

Jonathan Bird


Karen van den Oever

World Record Holder

Kirk Krack

Human Performance Lead

Luiz Rocha

Curator of of Ichthyology

Mark Caney

Industry Relations & Training Executive

Mark Powell

Director of Global Development

Martin Parker

AP Diving Managing Director

Melodie Trevino

Diving Entrepreneur

Michael Menduno

InDepth Editor-in-Chief

Nuno Sa

Underwater Cameraman

Paula Lima

Marine Biologist

Paulo Vicente (Cmdr.)

Diretor Portuguese Live Saving Institute

Pete Mesley

Shipwrecks Lover

Phil Short

Professional Diver and Explorer

Rui Madeira (Cmdr.)

Commander Portuguese Navy Divers

Simon Caruana

Senior Manager (Academia)

Simon Mitchell

Physician and Scientist

Teresa Amaro

Marine Ecologist

Tom St George

Underwater Photographer
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October, 2023
  • 9:00 – 18:00

    Arrival, accreditation and set-up of displays

  • 9:30 – 12:00

    Workshops and other activities

  • 12:00

    Welcome lunch

  • 12:30 – 18:00

    Workshops and other activities

  • 14:30

    Exhibition official openning

October, 2023
  • All-day

    Exhibition and visit to displays

  • Morning

    Talks 1

  • 13:00

    Networking lunch

  • Afternoon

    Talks 2

  • 19:30

    Congress dinner and Awards Ceremony

October, 2023
  • All-day

    Exhibition and visit to displays

  • Morning

    Talks 3

  • 13:00

    Networking Lunch

  • Afternoon

    Talks 4

  • 19:00


What are diving talks?

DIVING talks – Portugal 2023 is the international diving show that will bring to Portugal the world’s leading divers, showing their best of the best recent achievements.

DIVING talks 2023 is also a pretext to put together the love for diving and a trip with your family.

Diving Talks is talking about diving, talking is an expression of communication, communicating is sharing; so let’s talk about diving, and share the talks!

What you can expect
  • A diving event with international visibility and attractiveness;
  • The world’s leading divers, showing their best of the best recent initiatives;
  • A diving community network;
  • Debate on technological advancements in diving;
  • Portugal new hub for all subjects related with diving, both technical and scientific.


DIVING talks will feature an exhibition area, a ‘show and tell’ expo that will host a range of global diving exhibitors showcasing their latest services, products and technologies.

Are you confused about which DPV to dive? Want to update your lighting system? Are you seeking inspiration for your next diving adventure? Or maybe you are thinking of buying your first rebreather? Benefit from valuable facetime with leading companies, users, and get all your questions answered without the usual hard sell.

Diving Talks

Underwater Photography Collection

The Diving Talks | Underwater Photography Collection exhibition is an exciting display of images captured by some of the world’s best underwater photographers. It combines works by award-winning photographers Brandi Mueller, Ellen Cuylaerts, Nuno Sá (Curator of the Collection), and Nuno Vasco Rodrigues. In 2023, Natalie Gibb, Pete Mesley, Rui Luís and Tom St George joined the Collection.

Whether you’re an experienced diver or want to admire the beauty of the underwater world from afar, you’ll be amazed by the incredible images on display. From coral reefs to mysterious shipwrecks, the photographs in this collection transport visitors to another world and surprise them with the natural wonders that exist underwater.

Get your ticket

Tickets for the Diving Talks – Portugal 2023 – International Diving Show are available.