Events

Ben Hellwarth’s latest SEALAB presentations and book signings are listed here. If your group or store is interested in getting on Ben’s schedule, please send a message to: info@benhellwarth.com.

Oct. 29, 2015
50th Anniversary Celebration of SEALAB II & the Marine Technology Society
Keynote Speaker
6 to 10 p.m.
Holiday Inn – Bayside
San Diego, CA

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
Lecture and book signing
7:30 p.m.
40 Crow Lane
Pembroke HM 19
Bermuda
(441) 292-7219

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, noon to 6 p.m.
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting

SEALAB and a Forgotten Quest, 2-3 p.m.
(Book signing to follow my seminar presentation)
Boston Marriott Quincy
1000 Marriot Drive
Quincy, Massachusetts  02169
Contact: Lisa Tidd
lisa@uhms.org /  919-490-5140 x103

Thursday, July 24, 2014
SEALAB’s Spirit of Exploration
A symposium in honor of SEALAB’s 50th anniversary, with:
Bob Barth, only living SEALAB I aquanaut
Ben Hellwarth, author of SEALAB
Terry Allard, Ph.D., Office of Naval Research
3:30 p.m.
(Book signing to follow symposium)
Florida State University, Panama City
Holley Academic Center Lecture Hall
Panama City, FL
(850) 770-2154

Monday, June 9, 2014
Sole Searchers Dive Club
7:30 p.m.
El Torito Mexican Restaurant
3333 East Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 351-8995

Sunday, June 8, 2014
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
11 a.m., Seminar: “SEALAB and a forgotten quest”
Room Seaside 3
Book signing to follow at Booth 733 (HDS USA)
Scuba Show 2014
America’s Largest Scuba and Diving Expo
 – back for its 27th year
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436- 3636

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Beneath the Sea
America’s Largest Consumer Scuba Dive and Travel Show
– My two seminars:
Noon: “SEALAB and America’s Forgotten Quest”
2 p.m.: “Forgotten Sea Dwellings and the Future”
at Meadowlands Exposition Center
Secaucus, New Jersey
Book signing/sales at the Historical Diving Society booth (#128):
2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 29
3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 30

Monday, Sept. 30, 2013
Birch Aquarium
at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UC San Diego
7- 8 p.m; members free, public $5
Presentation & Signing
(Books available from Aquarium Book & Gift Shop)
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92037
RSVP: 858-534-5771 or online

Sunday, June 9, 2013
11 a.m., Seminar: “SEALAB and a forgotten quest”
Room Seaside 3
Noon to 2 p.m., Book Signing at Booth 733 (HDS USA)
Scuba Show 2013
America’s Largest Scuba and Diving Expo

Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436- 3636

Saturday, June 8, 2013
1 p.m to 3 p.m., Book Signing
Historical Diving Society USA, Booth 733
Scuba Show 2013
America’s Largest Scuba and Diving Expo

Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436- 3636

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Marine Technology Society of San Diego
with Deep Submersible Pilots Association
7 p.m.
Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant
9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 279-6700

Thursday, May 2, 2013
8 p.m.
The Adventurers’ Club of Los Angeles
2433 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 223-3948

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013
1:45 p.m., Convention Center #45 (Dive With A Pro)
Our World – Underwater
The Midwest’s Largest Dive & Travel Expo
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL (near Chicago)

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
7 p.m.
The Book Cellar
4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 293-2665

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
Noon, Convention Center #45 (Dive With A Pro)
Our World – Underwater
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
7 p.m.
South Orange County Dive Club
at Fuddruckers
23621 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630 

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
DEMA Show 2012

Historical Diving Society USA, Booth #1020
Sands Expo and Convention Center
201 Sands Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 733-5556

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
7 p.m.
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

113 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 962-8404
Click here for event information.

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012
2 p.m.
Historical Diving Society USA
20th Anniversary Conference
Santa Barbara City College, Garvin Theatre (West Campus)
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
For tickets: hds@hds.org, or call (805) 934-1660
www.hds.org 

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Blue Ocean Film Festival
– ‘Title Wave’ Book Signing
Portola Hotel & Spa
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
www.blueoceanfilmfestival.org/schedule.htm?category=all

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
7 p.m.
The Mariners’ Museum
America’s National Maritime Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 591-7749
www.marinersmuseum.org

Monday, April 9, 2012
9 a.m.
University Village Thousand Oaks
3415 Campus Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
http://www.uvto.com/

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
7:30 p.m.
Warwick’s Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 454-0347
http://warwicks.indiebound.com/

Thursday, March 22, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Chaucer’s Bookstore
3321 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-6787
http://www.chaucersbooks.com/

Saturday, March 17, 2012
1:00 p.m.
Book Passage, Corte Madera Store
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 927-0960
http://bookpassage.com/

Friday, March 16, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Books Inc.

1760 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 525-7777
http://www.booksinc.net/Berkeley

Saturday, March 3, 2012
1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Tattered Corners Bookstore
At Meadville Council on the Arts
Gardner Theater
2nd Floor
The Market House
Meadville, PA 16335
Tattered Corners: (814) 337-7975
http://www.tatteredcorners.com/index.htm

Sunday, February 26, 2012
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Book Signing
The Annapolis Bookstore
68 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 280-2339
http://www.annapolisbookstore.com/

Saturday, February 25, 2012
5:30 p.m.
The New Mercury Readings: Nothing But the Truth
Readings held at:
The Windup Space
12 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 244-8855
http://www.thewindupspace.com/

Saturday, February 11, 2012
2:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble

Third Street Promenade
1201 3rd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 260-9110
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/75345
On C-Span2’s BookTV: http://cs.pn/Ihj9Rh