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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 130+ exhibitors from across the sector delivering against visitors interests.

  • AUVs/USVs
  • 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
  • Hydrographic Survey
  • Marine Biology

Ocean Futures Theatre – Exhibit Hall

The Ocean  Futures Theatre takes a prominent position on the Exhibit Floor. It’ll feature key note sessions on the Blue Economy, Energy Transition and Science & Innovation. Sessions will be bought to life by leading lights in the sector including; Dr Rick Spinrad Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Technical Sessions

Across all three days of the event premium technical sessions led by top tier thought leaders will focus on subject including: Uncrewed Vehicles & Vessels, Ocean Observation, Remote Monitoring, Offshore Wind, Ocean Data Analytics

Show Floor

The exhibit floor will play host to the full range of ocean technology solutions; from AUV’s, SUV’s, Robotics, survey tools, connectors, imaging devices, you’ll find suppliers to provide you with valuable information, resources and the equipment and services you need to get the job done. 

Brokered Meetings with B2Match

Make new connections and find your next collaborator with B2Match. All registered visitors can pre-book face 2 face meetings onsite through the B2Match platform. 

Get Social with Ocean Social

Oceanology International Americas attendees can attend a varied range of Social and Networking events hosted by Oi Americas or our Exhibitors, throughout the week, encouraging new social connections and taking advantage of some mid-February California weather. 

Exclusive Launches only at Oi Americas

Oi Americas will play host to a number of launches. Keep coming back to this page to catch up on the latest updates. 

 Future Tech Hub

From tech accelerators and disrupters the Future Tech Hub is the area where these innovators will be exhibiting technology that is brand new to Oi Americas and new to market. 

US Government Ocean Hub

The USG Ocean Hub has been developed in partnership with NOAA to provide greater connection between Industry and US Government technical, research and strategic personnel. The Hub aims to help facilitate partnerships between federal agencies, industry, and academia to support climate change adaptation, ocean research, education and economic growth.

Ocean ICT

A specialist area within the exhibition dedicated to the latest Information and Communication

Technologies (Data, Software, Hardware, and Communication) for the Ocean space. 


Industry 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.

Product Launches

Large-scale uncrewed vehicles, robotics and other key Exhibitor technologies will be located here, highlighting the cutting edge of ocean technology.

MTS Golf Tournament

Join the MTS San Diego Chapter for their annual tournament to be held at the Riverwalk Golf Club.

Register today

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