W H A T

SeaAhead's inaugural Global Bluetech Summit will bring together hundreds of high-level stakeholders to talk about the intersection of ocean innovation and finance, for the can't-miss bluetech event of 2019.

W H E R E

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.

W H E N

October 9th - 10th

W H E R E

The Weylin

175 Broadway

Brooklyn, NY 11211

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.

 
 

S P E A K E R S

VIKKI SPRUILL
CEO, NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM

DAVID BENZAQUEN
CEO, OCEAN HUGGER FOODS

TERO HOTTINEN
DIRECTOR OF EMERGING BUSINESS, CARGOTEC

MIKE DOENGES
GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CISCO

DANIELLE JOSEPH
INVESTMENT OFFICER, CLOSED LOOP PARTNERS

MATT HEIDER
CEO, NAUTILUS LABS

JOHN KONRAD
CEO, GCAPTAIN

WENCHE GRØNBREKK
SENIOR ADVISOR, SUSTAINABLE OCEAN BUSINESS, UN GLOBAL COMPACT

more speakers to be announced soon…

A T T E N D E E S

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.

 
 

Innovator Flash Talks

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.

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.