Marine Debris Solutions Conference

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November 6th (8:00am - 7:00pm)

Co-sponsored by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and TMA

For the fourth year in a row, UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Scripps) and TMA are co-hosting a 1-day conference embedded within BlueTech Week that historically has focused on topics such as Big Data & Data Analytics, BioMarine, Maritime Robotics and the Space Economy.

In 2018, the focus will be on Marine Debris Solutions and will highlight industry solutions in four key topics:

  • Plastics in the Ocean - Industry Solutions

  • Sunken Vessels & Unexploded Ordinance

  • Oil Detection & Cleanup

  • Fishing & Netting Gear Alternative Solutions

KEYNOTE speakers include Dr. Sherry Lippiatt, California Regional Coordinator, NOAA Marine Debris Program Office and Daniella Russo, CEO of Think Beyond Plastic.  


This event is co-hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and TMA.  

For the comprehensive agenda and list of speakers, click here (PDF) (coming soon) or download the event app.

$175 per person includes morning refreshments, breaks, lunch and a hosted networking reception in the evening.

$125 educator/government/nonprofit rate

TMA member discount applies

$30 student rate