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OceanTech Program 2021(OT 2021) pulls over 1,000 delegates to Zhoushan to surf challenging waves of Ocean Technology

By Eric Van Rees - 5th July 2021 - 07:41

Over 1,000 delegates surfed challenging waves of ocean technology in person at OceanTech Program 2021 in Zhoushan, China May 19-21.

Delegates were challenged by the Exhibit Hall, Live and Remote Demonstrations and Seminars, OceanTech Talent Club and Career Sharing in addition to the China Ocean Technology Conference.

Key exhibits included over 30 displays from universities, research institutions and laboratories, including the State Key Laboratories of

Deep-Sea Manned Vehicles

Exploitation and Utilization of Deepsea Mineral Resources

Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University

Marine Geology, Tongji University

Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics

Ocean College, Zhejiang University – host of OT 2021 – showcased 13 of their Ocean Technology R&D projects.

Hengtong Marine Cable Systems, Laurel Geophysical Systems, and Laurel Technologies each had a significant presence in the commercial section.

This year’s sessions, including Live and remote demonstrations, were accessible to remote viewers globally through Zhejiang University’s digital network.

The 5th China Ocean Technology Conference presented challenging waves with Invited Speakers covering key topics in ocean technology and engineering, The Conference then broke into sessions with over 90 additional presentations.

Invited delegates set out on the Zijingang survey ship for Live Demonstrations of EdgeTech’s 3400 Sub-Bottom Profiling and 4205 Tri-Frequency / Motion Tolerant Side Scan Sonar conducted by Laurel Technologies in the waters around Zhoushan.

Sonardyne presented a remote Live demonstration and seminar from the United Kingdom showcasing their range of ocean science technology capabilities.

The full Exhibit Hall had 59 exhibitors representing manufacturers and agents showcasing international and domestic origin ocean technology products along with displays from universities, research institutions and State Key Laboratories.

OT 2021 also premiered the “China OceanTech Roundtable”, sponsored by the Society of Maritime Industries, an invitation only event focused on China’s commercial market.

OT 2021 Program Guide is accessible through the “Industry News” section of the OceanTech Asia Pacific homepage.

For more information, please contact Katherine Lee: [email protected]

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