Over 20 invited renowned local and international speakers shared their knowledge and advocacies in seminars and presentations on a wide variety of topics covering dive travel, marine science, underwater photography and videography, and sustainability and conservation at the main stage of the exhibition hall, simultaneously with the three-day expo and TRAVEX.

For the first time, the invited international speakers interacted with the live audience at a dive expo in the Philippines. The international speakers include Ahmed Gabr from Egypt, a Guinness World Record Holder In Scuba Diving 332.35M, Faisal Jawad Hashim from Kuwait, a Guinness World Record Holder for the fastest 10km Scuba Dive in 5 Hours & 24 minutes, David Strike from Australia, Lynn Funkhouser from USA, Prahlad Kakar from India, Cai Songda from China, Hidy Yu from Hong Kong, Mike Bartick from USA, Valentine Thomas from Canada, Stan Gonia from Germany, Yolanda Yao from China, Stéphane Dugast from France, Conny Jeppson from Sweden, Aaron Wong from Singapore and many more.

Celebrity speaker Sarah Lahbati was on stage too, along with the local veteran speakers who showcased the pristine Philippine diving scene to the international audience in PHIDEX 2019 included Alex Santos, Bo Mancao, James Omac, Juan Naval, Noel Guevara, Odessa Bugarin, Ram Yoro, Roni Ben-Aharon, and many more.

PHIDEX 2019 Dive Conferences