Blue Economy Workforce Track

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November 20th (12:15 - 5:00pm)

Location: Sheraton Bay Tower Hotel & Marina

Lunch among Tech Expo Exhibitors and Conference Attendees: 12:15 - 1:15

Panel discussions 1:15 - 5:00

Hosted Networking Reception: 5:00 - 6:30pm

Workforce Development is a key focus area of BlueTech Week and for the fourth year, we have a dedicated half-day track on Wednesday during the BlueTech Summit & Tech Expo.  Educators and Administrators are invited to register for the half-day track free-of-charge.  Attendees will have access to BlueTech industry professionals, the BlueTech Tech Expo and will learn about Blue Economy career pathways and programs on a regional and international level.

A focus this year will be on BlueTech certification programs. If you have ideas or programs related to certification, education and workforce development that you would like to share, please contact

Three panel sessions include:

  • 1:15pm - 2:15pm - BlueTech Industry Needs

  • 2:15pm - 3:15pm - BlueSTEM Programs

  • 3:15pm - 4:00pm - Break and Networking in Tech Expo

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm - BEEC Panel & Townhall: Certification Programs

To register, go to our registration page and choose the FREE half-day afternoon registration. 

33% DISCOUNTED full-day Wednesday registration is available for Educators and Administrators. If you are a TMA Member, educator, government attendee, non-profit, please contact for discount codes.

Full day registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and hosted networking reception in the evening.