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EOI: IEEE MTS OCEANS2020 Conference and Exhibition: Visions for the Blue Economy

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Expressions of Interests
IEEE MTS OCEANS2020 Conference and Exhibition: Visions for the Blue Economy
October 19-22, 2020
Mississippi Coast Convention Centre
Biloxi, Mississippi

In these unprecedented times, we want to assure Pan Atlantic Canadian firms that OA and partners (ACOA Halifax, OTCNS and the four Provincial Governments) continue to work on their behalf so that we can hit the ground running when these difficult times pass and we return to the ‘new normal ’.

We are seeking creative ways to provide programs and services to assist our firms to resume doing international business quickly and without delay.

Thinking of Exhibiting at OCEANS 2020

The main objective for organizing this initiative is to provide Atlantic Canadian companies with a platform to highlight and showcase their array of ocean technology goods and services that will help increase business opportunities in the US and other international markets.

Exhibiting at OCEANS 2020 gives you access and networking opportunities with the industry’s leaders, top scientists, technologists, engineers, and government agencies.

Visions for the Blue Economy

Global thought leaders and innovators in the areas of marine technology, engineering, science, research, and education will gather together to learn and experience cutting-edge technologies in the field of marine science, hear from industry experts and engineers regarding the latest research and innovations, discuss current environmental issues and policies affecting the field, and collaboratively work together to move the fields of marine technology and engineering forward.

Join the thousands of professionals who have made OCEANS their home for continued learning:

  • Businesses, institutions, individual professionals and students who are ocean engineers, technologists, policy makers and educators.
  • Members of academia, government and industry who want a common forum for the exchange of information and ideas.
  • Professionals interested in all aspects of science, engineering, and technology that address research, development, and operations pertaining to all bodies of water; this includes the creation of new capabilities and technologies from concept design through prototypes, testing, and operational systems to sense, explore, understand, develop, use, and responsibly manage natural resources.
  • Individuals interested in sessions that are scientific, literary, and educational in character that strive for the advancement of the theory and practice of electrotechnology, allied branches of engineering, and related arts and sciences, applied to all bodies of water; and the maintenance of high professional and ethical standards among its members and affiliates.
  • Come meet bright young women from the Atlantic Region. Maybe she’s your future work term student or permanent employee.


Get your brand and/or product in front of top innovators and decision makers and be a part of one of the most exciting exhibit floors in the marine field:

  • Create new relationships in the entire marine technology supply chain – government, scientific, military, and commercial customers are waiting to be introduced to your company.
  • Expand into new markets – international, government, commercial, and scientific.
  • Raise the profile of your company.
  • Align your brand with the marine science, technology and engineering sector.
  • Network with fellow industry leaders.
  • Attend technical program and learn what is next in marine science, technology and engineering.

Participants are responsible for covering the cost of all travel and transportation, hotels, meals, incidentals as well as shipping of booths and materials. Moving ahead with this project will be incumbent upon a minimal number of participating companies.

Please advise of your interest in participating no later than Thursday, April 16, 2020.

Please submit your interest or any questions to Cathy Hogan, Executive Director, OceansAdvance:

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