Event Calendar

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

BlueTech Expo 2019

Start Date: 6/4/2019 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 6/5/2019 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W.
Knight TV Studio Room
Washington, DC  United States  20001

Event Website: https://www.bluetechexpo.org/

Organization Name: IOSTIA

MJ McDuffee
Email: mj.mcduffee@iostia.org
Phone: 202-389-9009

Sponsor: Sea Technology Magazine

The BlueTech Expo Technical Sessions

A: OCEAN AUTONOMY: 8:30 – 11:45

Session I: 8:30 – 10:00 
Autonomous Platforms
Case Study Presentations and Panel Discussion

  • Moderated by Carl Gouldman, NOAA US IOOS
  • Aquabotix - Swarm Technology and Shallow-Water Bathymetry - Presented by Whitney Million, CEO
  • Kongsberg Maritime Seaglider - Presented by Jake Sobin, Manager Sciences/Americas
  • Teledyne Webb Research - Slocum Glider Applications - Presented by Clara Hulburt, Sales Executive
  • Cellula Robotics - Fuel Cell Powered AUV for Long Term Persistent Monitoring - Presented by Jacqueline Nichols, P.Eng
Break: 10:00 – 10:15
Session II: 10:15 – 11:45 
Seafloor Residency and Persistence
Case Study Presentations and Panel Discussion
  • Moderated by Mike Wardlaw, Office of Naval Research
  • Saab Sabertooth -Seafloor Resident ROV/AUV Systems - Presented by Chris Roper, Sales Manager N. America
  • Kongsberg Maritime eElume - Disruptive Technology for Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair - Dave Mackay, Sales Manager
  • 3D at Depth - Real Time Accurate 3D Digital Twin for Optimized Seafloor and Infrastructure Integrity- Presented by Neil Manning, COO

B. SMALL BUSINESS FORUM: Lunch Session 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  •   U.S. Commercial Services – Overcoming Export Challenges - Presented by Ann Ngo, 

C. PORTS and HARBORS - SECURITY & SURVEY 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. 
Case Study Presentations and Panel Discussion

  • Moderated by Jason Smith, Director for Legislative Affairs, National Security Council/USCG
  • eTrac - Emergency Survey Response to 2018 Anchorage Earthquake - Presented by David Neff, Hydrographer
  • Saab Seaeye - Seawasp - Advanced ROV-Based Port Security Applications - Presented by Chris Roper, Sales Manager N. America
  • DimEye - High Accuracy 3D Subsea Survey using HD video and Advanced Photogrammetry Software for Inspection - Arnauld Dumont, President
  • SPYRUS Solutions - Exercising Existing Technology to Mitigate Cyber Vulnerabilities Now and Into the Future - Daniel Turissini, CTO
BREAK: 2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

D. OCEAN CLEAN UP 3:00 – 4:30 - Upstream, Downstream, Innovation
Case Study Presentations and Panel Discussion

  • Moderated by Nancy Wallace, Director NOAA Marine Debris Program
  • Dow Chemical Company - Upstream Solutions for Ocean Plastics - Jeff Wooster, Global Sustainability Director
  • Rozalia Project - Downstream Solutions for Ocean Plastics - Rachael Miller, Founder (invited)
  • Ohmsett - Marine Debris Cleanup Technology Development and Testing - Leonard Zabilansky, Program Manager
  • Oceanamatica - Clean Oceans-Removing the Waste and Returning to Industry  - Jeff Shattuck, CEO
*Note: BlueTech Expo will be held the following day, Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 6/4/2019 1:00 PM

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Don't miss the premier blue tech business-to-government event.  Held in Washington, DC on June 4-5, 2019, this unique and expanded event brings together industry, government and policy-makers.  Registration will be opening soon.  Will you meet me in DC?