Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase 2020 (MATS 2020)

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10 November – 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

11 November – 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

12 November – 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

(GMT UK Time)

The keynote speakers have been announced for the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2020, which will be held as a virtual event for the first time from 10–12 November.

This year’s keynote speakers are Leslie-Ann McGee, Assistant Director of the Consortium For Marine Robotics at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Neil Tinmouth, Chief Operating Officer at SEA-KIT International Ltd.

Find out about Leslie-Ann and Neil by reading the full story on our website.


About NOC

Ocean science is big science and the problems it tackles are too great for any one nation acting alone. The UK has a long tradition as an ocean science pioneer with world leading capabilities and the NOC is one of the world's top oceanographic institutions. We provide the UK with the national capability needed to be a top global player and to lead and participate in international cooperation’s. The NOC undertakes world-leading research in large-scale oceanography and ocean measurement technology innovation. We work with Government and business to turn great science and technology into advice and applications. The NOC supports the UK science community based in universities and smaller research institutes with scientific facilities, research infrastructure and irreplaceable data assets - enabling the UK to harness the full power and diversity of its scientific talent in ocean science.


Why Attend

-No travel required, enjoy this event from the office, home or mobile device.

-Participate in the event anywhere in the world as long as you have an internet connection.

-Interact with exhibitors using text, video call or audio call.

-Interact with colleagues from academia, industry and government at one of the first Marine Tech Events of 2020.

-Watch live or on demand presentations and video.

-Click and meet networking has never been this simple.

-Participate in an innovative event, using an innovative platform covering innovative technology.


Tickets for MATS 2020 are priced at £130 (including VAT) for the three-day online event, with a limited number of student places available costing £80.

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