3rd Annual SmartOcean Workshop & Innovation Exchange 2012

SMART OCEAN LOGOThe Marine Institute will host the 3rd Annual SmartOcean Workshop and Innovation Exchange on the 2nd & 3rd July 2012 with the theme of 'Getting more from our Marine Resources through Technology'.
Registration is now open for this workshop. Registration will close on Wednesday 27th June @ 5pm.

Day One of the SmartOcean workshop will be at the Marine Institute Headquarters in Galway. It will deliver International perspectives from 'Thought Leaders' across the Marine and ICT Sector, State Agencies and Research Institutes to stimulate discussion on the challenges and lead opportunities for translation of innovative technologies into solutions for the Global Marine Sector. Sector specific opportunities will be explored in the areas of Aquaculture, Security and Logistics and Offshore Energy.

The second day of proceedings will be hosted at Ocean Wealth Showcase @ the Volvo Global Village. Sponsored by SmartBay Ireland, The SmartOcean Innovation Exchange will profile a selection of leading SMEs actively engaged in the development and translation of technology enabled products and services for the Global Marine Sector. Participating companies will be provided the opportunity to give a short presentation, and exhibit their business at the Volvo-Global Business Village.

The full programme of events and registration details including information on hotel accommodation and travel options can be found at the following website: http://smartocean.org/Workshop.aspx .Given the level of interest in to-date, it is strongly advised to register and book hotel accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The SmartOcean Workshop and Innovation Exchange form an integral part of an exciting week-long series of events in association with the Ocean Wealth Showcase at the Volvo Global Village.


For further information please contact smartocean@marine.ie