Shark Events

INDUSTRY EVENTS FOR EVERYONE INTERESTED IN SHARK CONSERVATION.


CITES CoP 18 World Wildlife Conference

The single most powerful tool to protect endangered species is the United Nations treaty known as The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES). The delegates to CITES, scientific authorities from 183 nations, will meet to decide the fate of many species currently threatened with extinction. CITES is where the future of African elephants, rhinos, pangolins, birds, trees, and many other species will be decided.

SRI has sent scientists to CITES every year since 2002. This year we are sending three of our scientists to the meeting in Geneva, Switzerland (the new venue from the originally planned Sri Lanka) to present delegates with peer-reviewed scientific evidence in support of additional shark species being considered for CITES protection. Learn more about our role here.

Date
August 17-28, 2019

Location
Geneva, Switzerland


International Whale Shark Day

Celebrate this gentle giant of the sea by adopting one and supporting our work understanding and protecting these magnificent animals.

Date
August 30, 2019

Location
Everywhere!


Surf Expo

The world’s largest and longest-running surf show with nearly 30,000 attendees.

Date
September 5-7, 2019

Location
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL USA


DEMA Show 2019

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association show is the largest diving show in the world bringing together around 650 exhibitors. It is only accessible to professionals of the scuba diving industry.

Date
November 13-16, 2019

Location
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL USA