Agenda

The OCEANS 2019 Seattle event agenda will be continuously updated to reflect Plenary Presentations, Exhibitor Track Presentations, Special Sessions, and other calendar items as they are scheduled.

Please note: The preliminary Technical Program is subject to change.

Time Event
3:00pm – 7:00pm Registration
5:00pm – 7:00pm Icebreaker Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm OES/MTS Student Mixer
Time Event
7:30am – 6:30pm Registration
8:30am – 9:30am Plenary Presentation: Innovating Manned Submersibles
Speaker: Stockton Rush, CEO, OceanGate, Inc. (Everett, WA)
9:35am – 10:10am IEEE-OES Awards
10:00am – 10:40am Poster Session 1 & Coffee Break
10:40am – 12:00pm Technical Sessions
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch on Own
1:30pm – 3:10pm Technical Sessions
3:10pm – 3:50pm Poster Session 2 & Coffee Break
3:50pm – 5:30pm Technical Sessions
5:30pm Ribbon Cutting- Exhibit Hall Opening
5:30pm – 7:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
5:30pm – 7:30pm Exhibit Hall Reception
Time Event
7:30am – 7:00pm Registration
7:00am – 8:15am Women in Engineering OCEANS Seattle Breakfast Gathering
8:30am – 6:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
8:30am – 9:10am Plenary Presentation: Offshore aquaculture needs YOU!
Speaker: Lisa Vollbrecht, Research Manager, Kampachi Farms, LLC (Kailua Kona, Hawaii)
9:15am – 10:10am MTS Annual Meeting, Election Results
and Awards Celebration
10:00am – 10:40am Poster Session 3
10:00am – 10:40am Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:40am – 12:00pm Technical Session
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30pm – 3:10pm Technical Sessions
1:30pm – 3:10pm Town Hall: Federal Strategic Vision for Ocean Observing
3:10pm – 3:50pm Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:10pm – 3:50pm Poster Session 4
3:50pm – 5:30pm Technical Session
5:00pm – 6:30pm Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
6:00pm – 8:30pm Town Hall: Marine Debris
Time Event
7:30am – 5:30pm Registration
8:00am – 3:50pm Exhibit Hall Open
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:30am – 9:30am Plenary Presentation: The Role of Marine Technology in Mitigating Subduction Zone Hazards
Panelists: William Wilcock, David Schmidt, Harold Tobin, and Dana Manalang; University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
9:35am – 10:10am Awards for ONR Student Poster Competition
10:00am – 10:40am Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:40am – 12:00pm Technical Session
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30pm – 3:10pm Technical Sessions
3:10pm – 3:50pm Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:50pm – 5:30pm Technical Sessions
7:00pm – 9:30pm OCEANS 2019 Seattle Gala
Museum of Pop Culture
Time Event
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshops & Tutorials
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Workshops, Tutorials & Technical Demonstrations

*Schedule is subject to change.

Innovation Theater Schedule at a Glance

Monday, October 28:
6:00pm – 6:30pm
6:45pm – 7:15pm

Tuesday, October 29:
9:30am – 10:00am
10:05am – 10:35am
3:15pm – 3:45pm

Wednesday, October 30:
8:00am – 8:30am
10:05am – 10:35am
3:15pm – 3:45pm

Exhibit Hall Hours at a Glance

Monday, October 28:
5:30pm – 7:30pm OPEN
5:30pm – 7:30pm Reception

Tuesday, October 29:
8:30am-6:30pm OPEN
10:00am-10:40am Morning Break, unopposed starting at 10:10am
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch
3:10pm-3:50pm Afternoon Break
5:00pm-6:30pm, Happy Hour, unopposed until 6:00pm

Wednesday, October 30:
8:00am-3:50pm OPEN

8:00am-9:00am Continental Breakfast, unopposed until 8:30am
10:00am-10:40am Morning Break, unopposed beginning at 10:10am
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch
3:10pm-3:50pm Afternoon Break