11th annual BlueTech Summit & Tech Expo + Green Connections 2019

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BlueTech Summit & Tech Expo

November 20 & 21 (7:30am - 6:30pm)

Location: Sheraton Bay Tower Hotel & Marina

1590 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

The 2-day BlueTech Summit & Tech Expo is the core of the 11th annual BlueTech Week and includes PLENARY PANEL discussions, KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS and 6 breakout tracks with 3 - 6 panel discussions for each track.  Hosted reception as part of the Maritime Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony (separate event) on Wednesday, Nov. 20 and a hosted reception on Thursday, Nov. 21 after both conferences.


    • Erik Giercksky - Head, Sustainable Ocean Business, UN Global Compact

    • Chantal Rouleau – Delegate Minister for Transport, Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montréal Region, Government of Québec (invited)


    • International Leadership in Promoting the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    • Industry Leadership in Promoting the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    • Clusters Role in Promoting the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    • Accelerators and Incubators Promoting the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

  • 6 Breakout Tracks

    • Aquaculture/BioMarine/Biomimicry/Fishing Technologies (6 panels)

    • Offshore Renewable Energy (3 panels)

    • Security, Defense & Robotics (3 panels)

    • Smart Ports, Smart Transportation & Ocean Protection (3 panels)

    • Water/Wastewater Technologies (6 panels)

    • Workforce Development (3 panels)

The Tech Expo will have 45-50 table-tops in an adjacent room for attendees to visit with during breakfast, lunches and breaks both days of the BlueTech Summit…and we are expecting to “sell out” this year.  To inquire about exhibiting, please contact Melissa Fischel at mafischel@themaritimealliance.org at your earliest convenience.

Green Connections 2019

November 21st (7:30am - 6:30pm)

We are excited to announce that BlueTech Week 2019 will be co-located with Green Connections 2019 for the very first time! Green Connections will be taking place on Thursday, November 21 on the 2nd floor of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina - Bay Tower. Thursday registration to BTW2019 includes attendance to GC2019 (and registrants to GC2019 can attend BlueTech Summit sessions, as well, and will participate in the same breaks and lunches with attendees of the Summit).

Learn more about Green Connections 2019 here.

Registration includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch and a hosted networking reception in the evening on both days.

$260 per day for non-member early bird pricing

If you are a TMA Member, educator, government attendee, non-profit, please contact snarsipur@themaritimealliance.org for discount codes