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Sue Crowe – OZTek Diving Conference & OZDive Expo ’22

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OZTek Advanced Diving Conference & OZDive Expo is a major international event that, since its inception in 1999, has done more to highlight the adventure and excitement inherent in diving than any other show. The show continues to play a key role in creating broad awareness of new techniques and technologies which transform and push back the boundaries of underwater knowledge.

Produced by divers for divers, both OZTek Conference & OZDive Expo offer unique insights into the entire world of underwater adventure by encouraging a better understanding of all diving has to offer. This unique event represents a broad spread of diving interests – reflected by the Speaker and Exhibitor list – including many prominent world leaders in their particular fields of expertise; people whose wealth of knowledge is second-to-none and who are instrumental in helping to shape the future growth and development of diving.

Focused on the full spectrum of underwater activities, (from recreational, technical, commercial, military and scientific diving through to free-diving and marine conservation issues) the two-day OZTek Advanced Diving Conference and OZDive Expo merge all facets of diving into one event aimed at promoting the exhilaration and adventure of diving to a passionate and enthusiastic audience.

Joining me in the studio is Sue Crowe to discuss a variety of topics including a shout-out to a number of presenters that will be sharing their experiences during the two-day event.  The show isn’t just for tech-heads and advanced divers. With displays from all aspects of the dive industry, coupled with the marvellous selection of presentations there is something for everyone at the show.

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The OZTek conference has a wide variety of presentations listed, with over 45 speakers highlighting a vast array of topics ranging from deep sea exploration to cave mapping, marine conservation and photography and even crime investigation!

On the OZDive show floor, we will be treated to an equally vast array of products and services with more than 60 booths available you’ll find some of the Scuba GOAT’s past guests ready to chat and many others that I’m sure will be on the show soon too!




Tickets are available at the door from 8 am Saturday and Sunday.

General entry tickets allow a full range of The OZDive Show (see who’ll be there); the Exhibitor workshops (unless otherwise stated); and the Photographic Image Centre which includes an Underwater Photographic Exhibition, Photographic Workshops and a Winners’ Display of the OZDive 2022 Underwater Photographic Competition (including the Nikon Dive Shot of the Year). Come and explore!

Children under 15 are FREE if accompanied by an adult

OZTek SINGLE SPEAKER TICKET – $45.00 + entry ticket

Never been to OZTek before? Want to try just a small taste? Perhaps there is one presentation you simply MUST see – then the Single Speaker Ticket is perfect for you. This ticket includes one speaker of your choice as well as UNLIMITED access to the exhibition and associated activities. Please see the important note above. Single speaker tickets will be available during the event from the registration office.

Please note: Unless otherwise stated, admission to all OZTek2022 speaker presentations will be restricted to Gold, Silver Passes and Single Speaker Tickets.

OZTek2022 Single Speaker Ticket AUD $45.00
these tickets will be available at registration and is on top of your General Entry)

OZTek SILVER (SINGLE-DAY) PASS – $195 (Saturday)

OZTek SILVER (SINGLE-DAY) PASS – $195 (Sunday)

If you’re unable to make both days of the Conference, you can purchase an OZTek2022 Silver Passes (Saturday) offering single-day access to the full spectrum of activities for the day of use, either Saturday or Sunday. A Silver Pass offers full access to ALL the OZTek speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops and seminars, plus UNLIMITED access to the exhibition and associated activities. A silver pass also includes on-demand access.

Please note: Excludes the Gala Awards Dinner – held as a separate event


Absolutely no better way to enjoy the full OZTek2022 experience than with the purchase of an OZTek2022 Gold Pass. Offering delegates full two-day access to ALL the OZTek speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops and seminars, plus UNLIMITED access to the exhibition and associated activities. A Gold Pass also includes full on-demand access


Something a little different … this year to help stretch the budget, we’re taking over the Melbourne Public to celebrate the finale of the OZTek Advanced Diving Conference and the first OZDive Show. Set in and around the lovingly restored heritage cargo sheds on the Yarra’s edge, Melbourne Public (affectionately known to regulars as ‘MP’) can be found on the banks of Melbourne’s newest drinking and dining secret – South Wharf.

With iconic interiors inspired by 1920s industrial flair of polished brass, exposed beams and heritage features, Melbourne Public celebrates the best of Melbourne’s past and present, in true Australian style. With a warm sense of hospitality at its core, MP consistently delivers great food, premium drinks and a vibrant atmosphere.

The Decompression Party is a stand-alone event and includes the presentation of the OZTek Awards and a night of unparalleled entertainment and mingling.  Join us to celebrate the achievements and accomplishments of Australia’s leading Divers and Dive Industry personnel at the MP with fun, food, fabulous company and music.

The OZTek Awards and concluding Decompression Party are a much-anticipated aspect of OZTek. This year, to help stretch the budget, we have 2 options:

  1. Full Table Treatment RX95 (Sustenance, libation, awards – the works!) $95 from 7 pm to 1 am Sunday, October 2nd
  2. Hydration Only Hx45 (drinks, good company, entertainment) $45 from 8.30 pm to 1 am Sunday, October 2nd

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