The Maritime Alliance announces open registration for San Diego BlueTech Week 2016, which will focus on “Case Studies of Collaboration,” November 7-11, 2016 in San Diego, CA. San Diego BlueTech Week will feature three segments: 2nd Annual BlueTech Cluster Convening (by invitation only), Big-Data, Maritime Cyber and OceanGIS (co-sponsored by Scripps Institution of Oceanography) and the BlueTech and Blue Economy Summit, with a new pitch fest for small and medium size companies. The Summit will include: panel sessions, new technologies, keynote addresses from high level officials and key industry leaders, a tech expo and networking opportunities for industry stakeholders, investors, and government officials from around the world.
This five-day event will bring together 400+professionals, investors, educators, and government officials to collaborate on issues, engage in key topics and develop partnerships that promote BlueTech and Blue Jobs. The Maritime Alliance expects at least 12 BlueTech Clusters from 7+ countries to attend.
Keynote speakers for San Diego Blue Tech Week include:
Dr. Peter Heffernan – CEO, Marine Institute (Ireland);
Tony LaVoi – NOAA Geospatial Information Officer & Big Data lead
CAPT. Kurt Rothenhaus (USN) – CO, SPAWAR Systems Center-Pacific
Mark Spalding – President, The Ocean Foundation
Rear Adm. Jon White – CEO, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
To register please click here
The Maritime Alliance (TMA) is a non-profit industry association and cluster organizer for the San Diego maritime technology community. TMA promotes sustainable, science-based ocean and water industries by bringing academic, education, policy and technology stakeholders together to create a strong Blue Voice through unique events, information sharing, national and international outreach, networking, research, and workforce development. For more information, call 1-619-450-4600 x 181