Building on the success of 2020, which attracted over 30 sessions, 65 speakers and 3,000 delegates from more than 90 countries, the two week online IMarEST Annual Conference 2021 will feature multiple streams exploring many of the big topics across marine engineering, science & technology. Attendance will be free for IMarEST members.
The conference will utilise a mixture of live formats to provide delegates a flexible and unrivalled opportunity to participate in debates, to learn about subjects outside their day-to-day work, and to make new professional connections.
The conference programme, which is subject to change and will be published soon, will cover a range of streams, including:
Latest insights from the blue economy
The human element - spotlight on seafarers
Progress and pathways towards decarbonisation
Digitalisation and innovation in the marine sector
Environmental developments in marine activities
Safeguarding the ocean environment
Navigating towards net zero emissions
New currents in naval and defence engineering
Navigating ballast water management
The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
The Online IMarEST Conference Experience
The conference will take place online using the IMarEST's online conference platform, with speakers and delegates able to attend, and network with each other, from anywhere in the world.
Key features include:
Flexible 2-week conference programme of 90-minute live sessions, with the ability to ask your questions to our speakers.
Dedicated networking sessions where you can explore and connect with fellow delegates, speakers and sponsors.
Exclusive on demand access to sessions via IMarEST TV for 6 months after the conference.
Virtual exhibition area to connect with sponsors and support organisations.
Easy access to the conference platform via your computer and/or mobile devices.
IMarEST CPD-recognised Certificate of Attendance following the conference.