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What to expect from Oceanology International America’s

Here at OiA we want to make sure we are talking about the topics affecting the industry now and into the future. We want to tackle policy, planning and strategy, assess our challenges and opportunities, and take a deep look into past case studies to understand how we can make positive strides towards a sustainable ocean. We aim to be inspiring, innovative and a beacon of fresh ideas — and we want you to join the conversation. Explore the unique feature areas you can find on the show floor of OiA  including the Future Tech Hub, Town Halls, Ocean Futures Theatre and the many international pavilions.  With so many different exhibitors, demonstrations and learning opportunities, what will you discover in 2023?

Main Exhibition

Located in the San Diego Convention Centre, with access to water the main exhibition is set to deliver 200 exhibitors from across the sector delivering against visitors interests.

  • AUVs
  • Acoustics
  • Oceanography 
  • ROVs
  • Robotics
  • Ocean Observation
  • Marine Survey
  • Data Acquisition / Management
  • Sensors
  • Submarines
  • Submersible 
  • Bathymetric survey
  • Sonar & Systems
  • Cameras
  • Underwater
  • Communications
  • Marine Engineering
  • Remote Sensing
  • USVs
  • Marine Biology

Deep Dive Conferences

The Oi portfolio has an enviable reputation for hosting speakers who hold top tier positions in academia, government, scientific and commercial organisations. We bring together these people and their  knowledge so you can walk away from the event having been armed with the latest insights and information. 

 Future Tech Hub

Looking to the future of how we use, research and operate in a sustainable way is a core pillar of OIA23, and the Future Tech Hub is an incubator of innovation and bright thinking. Populated by start-ups who have developed or are developing new solutions to old and new challenges; this is place to exhibit and visit as we draw together those who are revolutionizing the way we work now and in the future.  Businesses will be giving daily ‘pitch sessions’ to promote solutions and services never shown before at Oceanology International Americas before. This is the launch pad for the future. Be part of it. 

Get Social

Oceanology International Americas attendees can attend a range of events hosted by our exhibitors during the show. Some events are free and for others, you may need to register in advance for. Our own OceanSocial Bar and Catering is open every day to encourage networking and serve as a meeting point.

Ocean Futures Theatre

The Ocean Futures Theatre takes a prominent position on the show floor and is packed with 3 days of world beating technical conference, Key Note plenaries and exclusive content delivered by leading academics, technicians, engineers, CEOs and scientists. 

Brokered Meetings

Register to participate in a series of brokered 1-2-1 meetings. Aimed at companies looking to grow their networks internationally with other small to medium-sized businesses, this free Opportunity is powered by the Enterprise Europe Network.

Technical Conference

Happening across the 3 days of the event, the technical conference will focus on:

  • Asset Integrity & Monitoring| Coastal Zone & Shallow Water| Data Interpretation & AI| Hydrography, Geophysics & Geotechnics 
  • Imaging & Metrology| Low Carbon Initiatives| Marine Pollution Mitigation & Environnemental Stressors| Navigation & Positioning
  • Ocean ICT| Ocean Observation & Sensing| Offshore Energy Development| Un-crewed Vehicles & Vessels 

On water demonstrations

OiA23 is located in the San Diego Convention Centre right on the waterfront in downtown San Diego, steps from the bustling Gaslamp District. The event benefits hugely from its location as it enables exhibitors to demonstrate their USVs and ROV’s on their natural habitat.. The water. Add to the fact the weather will be great and it offers everyone a fantastic opportunity to scrutinise the vehicles at length safe in the knowledge the weather wont get in the way. 

Town Halls

Your business is top of our list of priorities, we’re in the business of building business; its this that drives us forward to offer you even more opportunities to connect, share and discover new solutions and new thinking. We’re developing  a number of Townhall programmes to provide exhibitors, US Government and the Navy with more opportunity to interact, drive partnerships, and boost innovation and collaboration.

NEW for 2023 Blue Tech Clusters

Currently in development we are working to bring the leading Blue Tech Clusters together so you can share, meet and discuss the latest topics, issues and challenges the sectors face.

Register your interest

Sign up to keep up to date with the latest 2023 programme in the coming months.