Events

2019 EVENTS

Oceanology International Americas (OiA) 2019 (San Diego, CA)
Feb
25
to Feb 27

Oceanology International Americas (OiA) 2019 (San Diego, CA)

As a growing hub for the blue economy in Americas, San Diego is the perfect location to discover the best technology and research in the industry. The 2nd edition of Oceanology International Americas (OiA) is organized in association with The Maritime Alliance. The exhibition and conference will focus on key issues in ocean science and marine technology for the Americas and globally, whilst also placing the spotlight on world-class technology and research projects.

Oi portfolio of events first started in the UK. In 2019 Ai celebrate s its 50th anniversary in San Diego. Over the years, the Oi portfolio has established itself as a truly global portfolio with events in London, China and San Diego.

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Ocean Business 2019 (Southampton, UK)
Apr
9
to Apr 11

Ocean Business 2019 (Southampton, UK)

What’s going on at Ocean Business 2019?

More than 360 international exhibitors, over 180 hours of training and demonstration workshops, a cutting edge conference, industry led associated meetings, a careers event and innovative networking opportunities.

Most BTCA member clusters will be represented at Ocean Business 2019 including the TMA BlueTech Pavilion showcasing a number of SMEs from across the U.S.

In addition, BTCA cluster members will host a meeting from 1-3 pm on Monday, April 8 (the day before Ocean Business opens) and welcomes anyone interested in developing BlueTech clusters in their region.

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FOWT2019 ( Montpellier, FR)
Apr
24
to Apr 26

FOWT2019 ( Montpellier, FR)

FOWT 2019 (Floating Offshore Wind Turbines: once again the world's largest event dedicated to floating offshore wind.

Following FOWT 2018's resounding success with nearly 6800 participants from 25 different countries, preparation of FOWT 2019 is actively under way and will take place in Occitanie/Pyrénées Méditerranée region in spring.

FOWT2019 is co-sponsored by BTCA cluster member Pole Mer Mediterranee (PMM).

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European Maritime Day (EMD2019) (Lisbon, PT)
May
16
to May 17

European Maritime Day (EMD2019) (Lisbon, PT)

The focus of the European Maritime Day 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, will be on blue entrepreneurship, innovation and investment to transform traditional maritime sectors and boost emerging technologies and value chains. A specific focus will be put on research and innovation for a plastic-free ocean.

The EMD is the annual EU meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders from Academia, NGOs, businesses, governments and public institutions.

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Nor-Shipping 2019 (Oslo, NO)
Jun
4
to Jun 7

Nor-Shipping 2019 (Oslo, NO)

Nor-Shipping is at the centre of the oceans. This is where the maritime and ocean industries meet every two years – a natural hub for key decision makers from across the world to connect, collaborate and do deals to unlock new business opportunity. This is your arena for ocean solutions. For the first time, Nor-Shipping will devote an entire hall - Hall A - to the concept of Blue Economy, showcasing ‘tomorrow’s business solutions today’.

Various BTCA member clusters will be represented at Nor-Shipping including the TMA BlueTech Pavilion showcasing a number of SMEs from across the U.S.

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BlueTech Week 2019 (San Diego, CA)
Nov
18
to Nov 22

BlueTech Week 2019 (San Diego, CA)

The 10th annual BlueTech Week organized by BTCA member The Maritime Alliance held on 5-9 Nov. 2018 was our biggest ever with over 550+ attendees at 7 events over 5 days from 16 countries including 150+ speakers and representatives of 140+ companies. We expect the 11th annual BlueTech Week to continue the growth trajectory with an increasing number of representatives of academia, clusters, government, industry, military, NGOs and policy makers from a growing number of countries.

The BTW2019 theme will be "The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Clusters and the Triple Helix." Monday, Nov. 18 will be the 5th annual “by-invitation” BlueTech Cluster Convening; Tuesday will be a one-day conference co-hosted with Scripps Institution of Oceanography on “The Decade of Ocean Science: Promoting Industry & Science Collaboration”; Wednesday-Thursday will be the BlueTech Summit & Tech Expo with multiple tracks on Aquaculture/BioMarine, Maritime Robotics, Offshore Renewable Energy, Water/Wastewater technologies and Workforce Development plus - on Wednesday evening - the 11th annual Maritime Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony; and on Friday, Nov. 22, the 4th annual BlueTech Investor Day. Visit www.bluetechweek.org for information and registration.

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10th annual BlueTech Week
Nov
5
to Nov 9

10th annual BlueTech Week

The 10th annual BlueTech Week, organized by The Maritime Alliance, in San Diego will feature 500+ registered attendees for 7 events over 5 days in San Diego, CA USA.  We anticipate representatives of 100+ companies and 16+ countries will participate.

This year's theme will be "Sustainable Development Goals - Industry Solutions."  There will be a full-day by-invitation event for BlueTech clusters, a full-day conference co-hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Marine Debris Solutions, and multiple tracks on Aquaculture/BioMarine, Maritime Robotics, Offshore Renewable Energy, Water/Wastewater technologies and Workforce Development.  There will also be the 10th annual Maritime Gala Dinner and the 3rd annual BlueTech PitchFest for investors.  Visit www.bluetechweek.org for information and registration.

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