Wednesday, May 25, 2022

‘DIVING Talks’ Dive Show Will Have a Panel Featuring Senior PADI, SDI and SSI Executives


This year’s DIVING talks international dive show in Portugal will have a cool panel about the future of teaching in diving.

The panel will include Mark Caney, Mark Powell and Jean Claude Monachon talking about diving through the perspective of the three biggest agencies: PADI, SDI and SSI.

Caney is PADI’s Industry Relations and Training Executive, as well as President of the European Underwater Federation, President of the Rebreather Training Council and President of the World Recreational Scuba Training Council.

Powell is the Scuba Diving International Director of Global Development.

And Monachon is Scuba Schools International’s Vice President for International Business Development & Marketing.

The show will take place October 7-9, 2022 in Troia, Portugal at the Aqualuz Troia Events Center.

For more info and to get tickets, go to or check out the video below.


John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.