H2O HOME TO OVERSEAS
June 12 – 14, 2023HalifaxNova ScotiaCanada
The Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the H2O: Home to Overseas Conference on Monday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at the Halifax Convention Centre.
The Home to Overseas Conference, is rapidly becoming Canada’s premier event for the ocean technology sector and is attracting significant international participation—there were 25 countries, represented in 2021.
Ocean technology being defined as a horizontal sector covering the technologies applicable to such vertical sectors as marine defence, marine energy (offshore extractive and renewable), marine environmental monitoring, marine transportation, aquaculture, fisheries and marine tourism.
Atlantic Canada, and Nova Scotia in particular, is home to a strong cluster of ocean industries and to ground breaking ocean research. This region is quickly becoming a globally recognised hub of oceans expertise with the potential to be a significant contributor to a number of Global Value Chains associated with the oceans sector, including, but not limited to, Marine Defence, Marine Energy, Marine Observation, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Marine Tourism and Marine Transportation.
The H2O Conference is an ideal event to engage with the ocean technology industry. The conference will include: international delegates, research, development and commercialisation presentations, and B2B meetings. This year’s conference will also include on-water demos at the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE).
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