Global Bluetech Summit

WHERE

Taking place in the iconic Williamsburg Bank Building in Brooklyn, the conference will shine a spotlight on the cutting-edge innovation in this dynamic, emerging industry.

The Weylin
175 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211

WHEN

October 9th - 10th

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Our Theme:
Next Generation Bluetech

This year's theme, "Next Generation Bluetech," will organize the event around forward-looking strategies and new paradigms of innovation where technology meets the ocean. Sessions will feature top executives from some of the largest and most important organizations in the sector to discuss a wide range of urgent topics including the decarbonization of shipping, smart ports and urban waterfronts, advances in aquaculture, enabling technology for offshore wind, maritime cyber-security, solutions to the problem of ocean plastics, and ocean-centric approaches to combating climate change.

The event will also include presentations from some of the hottest startups working to solve the industry's thorniest problems, and perspectives from the investment community on financing new ventures and projects.

 
 
 
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Our 
Speakers

MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

 

Victor Vescovo

Investor & creator,
Five Deeps Expedition

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Founder, Ocean Collectiv

Vikki Spruill

CEO, New England Aquarium

David Benzaquen

CEO, Ocean Hugger Foods

Wenche Grønbrekk

Senior Advisor, Sustainable Ocean Business, UN Global Compact

Tero Hottinen

Director Of Emerging Business, Cargotec

Mike Doenges

Global Business Development, Cisco

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Julie Pullen

Director of Product, Jupiter Intelligence

Frohman Anderson III

Managing Partner, Everhope Capital

Matt Heider

CEO, Nautilus Labs

Danielle Joseph

Investment Officer, Closed Loop Partners

Rolando Morillo

SVP Equity & ESG Management, Rockefeller Capital Management

Vesa Koivumaa

Business Development Director, Marine at Wärtsilä

Laurent Develle

Attorney-at-law, Froriep

Ronny Waage

Founder and Managing Director, Heron Advisory

Kelly Lucas

Director, Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center, USM

Boris Perlovsky

Director, Cambridge Innovation Center

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Kendra MacDonald

CEO, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

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Elizabeth Yee

Managing Director, Climate and Resilience Operations, The Rockefeller Foundation

Larry Feinberg

CEO, KnipBio

Petere Miner

COO & Co-Founder, CoLoadX

Brian Wilson

CEO, Duro AUS

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Dennis Yancey

CEO, Marauder Robotics

Yi Chao

CEO, Seatrec

 
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Attendees

Executives, innovators, and business development teams from companies working at the intersection of technology and the oceans; venture capital and private equity investors, ocean and innovation-focused foundations; bluetech startups of all stripes; organizations focused on ocean sustainability and conservation.

INNOVATORS FLASH TALK

We will have opportunities throughout the event to include new ventures, young companies and bluetech innovators. If you think you might be a fit:

For information about speaking at the event, please contact Alissa.

 
 
 
 
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Our Sponsors & Partners

 

OUR SPONSORS

OUR PARTNERS

 

We also have a wide range of high-impact sponsorship opportunities for this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring the Global Bluetech Summit, please contact David.

 

Summit Host:
SeaAhead

Venture innovation will have broad and lasting impact on the future of our oceans. We formed SeaAhead to encourage and accelerate new bluetech startups with commercial solutions that solve the biggest challenges facing ocean industries and ocean health. These new companies will build on scientific and advocacy advances to create massive scalability, and will change our global trajectory. Through our Boston hub space, newly announced fellowship program for founders, and a network of engaged corporations and investors, SeaAhead supports the entrepreneurs that will turn the tide.