Tuesday 20th June 2017

OCEANS'17 Opening Plenary Addresses (Fleming Auditorium)

    • 08:55 The General Chair of OCEANS'17 ABERDEEN, Professor John Watson.
    • 09:00 The Principal of Aberdeen University, Professor Sir Ian Diamond and the Principal of The Robert Gordon University, Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski.
    • 09:05 Welcome by IEEE/OES and MTS Presidents, Dr Donna Kocak and Dr Christian deMoustier.
    • 09:15 The Gold Patrons Mr Neil Gordon, Subsea UK and Dr Gordon Drummond, NSRI.
    • 09:30 Plenary Presentation: Professor Dame Anne Glover, University of Aberdeen "Delivering Innovation".
    • 10:00 Plenary Presentation: Dr Gareth Davies, Aquatera, "Marine Renewables and the Future"
    • 10:30 Plenary Presentation: Dr Stef Kapusniak, SMD "Underwater Mining - worldwide developments and emerging market opportunities"
    • 11:00 Close of Session.

11:00 OPENING OF EXHIBITION -- Boyd-Orr Exhibition Hall.

12:00 Lunch in the Exhibition Hall.


  • Technical Sessions .
  • Student Poster Presentations.

Exhibitors Reception -- Boyd-Orr Exhibition Hall 18:00 to 20:00

Gold Patron

Oceans OES
Marine Technology Society

 Gold Patron

Subsea UK


University of Aberdeen
The Robert Godon University
Visit Aberdeen

Associated Societies

Society for Underwater Technology   The Challenger Society for Marine Sciences Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Institute of Physics