Portugal 2021
International Diving Congress
Tróia, 8-10 October


Ahmed Gabr

World Record Holder

Armando Ribeiro

Advanced expedition diver

Belen Andres

Underwater and Space Designer

Costantino Balestra

VP DAN Europe Res. & Edu.

Cristina Zenato

Shark Dancer

Gonçalo Calado

Professor, Marine Biologist

Immi Wallin

Ichtyonomist and Explorer

Jeff Lindsay

Diver, photographer

Jill Heinerth

Explorer • Presenter • Author

João Neves

Technical Diver, Explorer

José Pinto

Underwater Robotics Investigator

Mark Powell

Technical Diver

Michael Santos

Maritime Rescue Service

Natalie Gibb

Underwater cave explorer

Nuno Sá

Underwater photographer

Oscar Camacho

Hyperbaric Medical Doctor

Paulo Costa


Phil Short

Professional diver

Rui Luis

Speleologist and diver

Sabine Kerkau

Technical wreck and cave diver

Sami Paakkarinen

Diver and instructor

Sylvia A. Earle

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October, 2021
  • 12:00 – 18:00

    Arrival, accreditation and set-up of displays

  • 12:30

    Welcome lunch

  • 12:30 – 18:00

    Side events; trials, diving activity

  • 14:30

    Exhibition official openning

October, 2021
  • All-day

    Exhibition and visit to displays

  • Morning

    Talks 1 to 8

  • 13:00

    Networking lunch

  • Afternoon

    Talks 9 to 16

  • 19:30

    Cocktail & Congress dinner

October, 2021
  • Morning

    Exhibition and visit to displays and Talks 17 to 26

  • 14:00

    Closing Lunch & Awards Ceremony

  • Afternoon

    Free Site visits

What are diving talks?

DIVING talks 2021 is the international diving congress, that will bring to Portugal the world’s leading divers, showing their best of the best recent achievements.

DIVING talks 2021 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 2021 will feature an exhibition area, ‘show and tell’ expo that will host a range of exhibitors from the global diving industry, 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.

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