Annual Conference and Dinner

Date and venue to be confirmed

Each year since 1990, the Society has held an annual conference and dinner at which leading pioneers and researchers give presentations and the Society’s various awards are given.

The Conference and dinner are open to all – they are not restricted to members only.


The 2021 Conference will be held in autumn/winter 2021.

The date and venue are to be confirmed.

Call For Speakers

We welcome proposals for talks about any aspect of diving history.

Historic events, equipment, biographies, operational practices, company histories are all suitable subjects for talks.

Presentations should be about 45 minutes in length and must be non commercial. Speakers will receive the published ‘Proceedings’ of the Conference including their talk.

Please contact our Secretary ( if you would like to present a paper at our Conference.

2021 Programme

Speakers and Talks to be confirmed


Every year the Society presents awards to the individuals and organisations who have made a significant contribution to the furtherance of diving history knowledge.



The Society publishes the presentations given by the speakers at the Annual Conferences each year.