February, 2021

202123Feb1:00 PM2:30 PMOcean Solutions Exchange: naval and defence February 20211:00 PM - 2:30 PM AST Organizer: Ocean Startup Project Region:OnlineTopic:Energy,Fisheries,Marine,Natural Resources,Networking,Shipping and TransportationCost:No CostConfidence:High TagsFree,online,Weekday


The Ocean Startup Challenge will award $1.4 Million in 2021 to start and grow new ocean tech companies in Canada. Leading up to the launch of the Challenge, we’re hosting a six-part series of industry-led presentations and interactive networking sessions.

This speaker series will bring together ocean industry experts in shipping and transportation, fisheries and aquaculture, naval and defence, energy and marine bio-resources. You will hear from industry leaders who will discuss the challenges faced by each sector, highlight opportunities in the market, and share other insights into their respective fields.

Join us on Tuesday, February 23 at 1 pm AST for part four of the virtual dialogue series focused on naval and defence. After the panel discussion, you’ll have a chance to connect with speakers and other attendees during sector networking. You’ll hear from:

-Tobias Stapleton, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Blue Innovation Symposium

-Mae Seto, PhD, Associate Professor & Irving Chair in Marine Engineering and Autonomous Systems

-John Waterston, Program Manager, DARPA Ocean of Things

-Sue Molloy, PhD, PEng, President Glas Ocean Electric

-Michael Brasseur, Co-Chair of the NATO Maritime Unmanned Systems Innovation Advisory Board (IAB)

-Jeff Smith, Chief Scientist, Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Systems, BAE Systems

To ensure that you are able to take part in the networking portion of this event, please download the most recent version of Zoom: https://zoom.us/download

Event Overview:

1:00 pm – Panel discussion

Our guest speakers will discuss big problems, trends and new technologies in fisheries and aquaculture.

1:30 pm – Interactive networking session

The interactive networking session will allow you to:

  • Speak with panelists in individual rooms
  • Choose when you want to change rooms and speak with another panelist

2:30 pm – Event concludes

Stay tuned:

Further details for our upcoming Ocean Solutions Exchange events are coming soon. In the meantime, be sure to register for the sessions that interest you:

  1. March 9: Offshore Energy
  2. March 23: Marine Bio-resources


Tuesday, February 23 - 1:00pm 2021 - Tuesday, February 23 - 2:30pm 2021


Ocean Startup Project

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