EVENTS

Fossil Shark Tooth Hunt

August 11, 2018 — Colts Neck, NJ

Free for SRI members & all children. Non-members $10. Registration is required because we need to bring equipment for everyone. Email info@sharks.org or call (609) 921-3522 to register.

 

The 10th Annual Shark Celebrity Auction

July 22-31, 2018 — Worldwide

Being auctioned are lunches or dinners with many of the world-famous researchers & conservationists. You will recognize most from network television, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, Nat Geo and Animal Planet. These celebrities are located around the world, so simply pick one who is nearby that you’d like to meet and get to know personally, and start bidding. When the auction opens there will be a link from the homepage of our website, or you can enter the auction directly at www.biddingforgood.com/shark.

 

Shark-Con

July 14th-15th — Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

This shark-focused marine festival features seminar and exhibits, games and touch pools for children, Discover Scuba events and much more. SRI Director of Science & Research Jennifer Schmidt will be presenting a seminar at the show, and SRI will have an exhibition booth.

Information: http://shark-con.com/

 

Shark Show, A Shark Conservation Benefit Concert for SRI hosted by singer, songwriter, actor Elise Levin. 

July 13, 2018 — Brooklyn, NY

Come hear some great music and support the Shark Research Institute. Program begins at 8pm at The Well, 272 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206. The concert features top new musicians, and visual artists such as famous shark photographer Wayne Levin.

Information: SRI Benefit Concert Flyer

 

Shark Celebration

June 25-June 27, 2018 — Jenkinsons Aquarium, Point Pleasant, NJ

Presentations by SRI staff afternoons and evenings.

 

Gulf of California Expedition

May 4th – May 13th, 2018 — Baja California, Mexico

Travel with SRI Director of Science & Research Dr. Jennifer Schmidt to study the many species of sharks and rays that inhabit the Gulf of California.

Information: https://www.sharks.org/expeditions/women-researchers-in-science-journey-to-the-sea-of-cortez-expedition

 

Beneath the Sea

March 23rd-25th, 2018 — Meadowlands Exposition Center, New Jersey

America’s largest consumer scuba and travel show features workshops, seminars, exhibitors, an underwater photo competition and more.

Information: http://www.beneaththesea.org/

 

Our World Underwater Chicago

February 17th-18th, 2018 — Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, Illinois

Dive and travel show features seminars, workshops, exhibitors, a film festival, prizes, children’s events and more.

Information: https://ourworldunderwater.com/Chicago/

 

Our World Underwater Dallas

January 27th-28th, 2018 — Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Dallas, Texas

Dive and travel show features seminars, workshops, exhibitors, a film festival, prizes, children’s events and more. SRI Director of Science & Research Jennifer Schmidt will be presenting seminars at the show.

Information: http://ourworldunderwater.com/Texas/

 

Djibouti Expedition

January 5th-12th, 2018 — Djibouti, Africa

Travel with SRI Director of Science & Research Dr. Jennifer Schmidt to study the juvenile whale sharks of the Gulf of Tadjoura, off the coast of Djibouti.

Information: https://www.sharks.org/expeditions/djibouti-whale-shark-research-expedition-january-5th-13th-2018