12–14 March 2024
London, Excel

What to expect at
Oceanology International

Take your place at our world-class exhibition and conference

Where Missions Are Made Possible 

Here at Oceanology International , we want to make sure we are talking about the topics affecting the industry now and into the future. We tackle the subjects that matter the; Blue Economy, Energy Transition, Sustainability. But we also look at topics that are often controversial -  Ocean Mining, Oil & Gas, but all with a view to broaden minds and horizons. Our ambition is to take a deep look into case studies to understand how we can make positive strides towards achieving our missions. We aim to be inspiring, innovative and a beacon of fresh ideas — and we want you to join the conversation. Explore the unique feature areas you can find on the show floor of Oceanology International 2024, including the Future Tech Hub, Ocean ICT Zone, Technology Showcase, and, the Dockside Demos/  With so many different exhibitors, demonstrations and learning opportunities, what will you discover in 2023? 

Show features

Our features are carefully curated to showcase informative and inspiring content across all its forms. We also present awards to highlight the exemplary work of organisations from within the industry.


The Oi show floor is where the globe focuses its attention on the latest solutions and innovations. With a typical event hosting 500+ exhibitors from, 90 countries  attendees are sure to experience the latest in cutting edge technology from major brands through to disrupters and technology accelerators. The 2024 event will be no different, the stars of the show are always the ROVs, AUVs and ASVs. These platforms need payloads and the event holds all that is required to ensure your missions deliver the results you need.

International Pavilions

Being a truly international show Oi is a beacon for overseas technology suppliers., typically the event hosts 10 plus international pavilions typically coming from Canada, Rhode Island, Norway, Italy, & France.

Ocean Futures Theatre

The Ocean Futures Theatre takes a prominent position on the show floor and is packed with 3 days of world beating technical conference, Key Note plenaries and exclusive content delivered by leading academics, technicians, engineers, CEOs and scientists.

Technical Sessions  

Detail orientated, but embedded in real world situations the Technical Sessions have been 5 star. The content touches deep dives in to OSIG, Sensors & software, Developments in Uncrewed Vehicles, Sampling, Marine Pollution and Ocean Mining.

Ocean ICT Pavilion Powered by ON&T

In truth the vast majority of Oi is dedicated to ICT, the collection of data from water columns, hydrographic surveys, asset monitoring, UXO… the list goes on. The amount of data being acquired from within the ocean space is leading to a growth in interoperable systems for ocean data acquisition, transfer, storage and analysis. The Ocean ICT zone sits within Oceanology International and is built to meet the growing demand and interest in the cutting-edge of marine, ocean IT, communications, satellite and data solutions. This year Ocean ICT will feature 30 companies that serve this sector

Dockside Demonstrations

Dockside demos are the most exciting and educational part of the show as it all happen in real time. Our dockside location offers exhibitors the opportunity to demonstrate their technology  live in and on water. Each day you can visit the dock, complete with viewing platforms and micro theatres so that  can get up close to the technology, the results it produces and talk to the operators who can give you detailed information.

Future Tech Hub & Theatre

Prepare your teams to meet the demands of the market in 2024 and beyond at the Future Tech Hub and Theatre. Meet the trailblazers who are building transformative new technological eco systems designed to deliver for you missions into the next decade and beyond. Each day the Theatre will play host to ‘pitch sessions’. These pitches are designed to engage, stimulate thought and bring the future forward. 

Brokered Meetings

At the heart of Oi is the networking. We offer both informal and structured networking, and, the free brokered meetings we organise with UKRI Edge is just one way of bring you closer to securing solutions for your missions. Meetings are free and will happen on the show floor and online for those who cant make the event. 

Exclusive Launches only at Oi

Oceanology International is targeted by industry heavy weights to launch their latest products and  services. In 2022 the show played host to over 80 launches. In 2024 we expect this number to rise as the demand for new solutions in the blue tech and energy transition markets explode. Be sure to check back for news as we get it.

Get Social with Ocean Social

Oceanology International attendees can attend a range of events hosted by our exhibitors during the show. Some events are free and for others, you may need to register in advance for. Our own OceanSocial Bar and Catering is open every day to encourage networking and serve as a meeting point.

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