Welcome to BlueTech Expo 2018

Join IOSTIA and Sea Technology Magazine to promote ocean "blue" technology and innovation. The year's premier blue-tech event on Capitol Hill will be held June 4th, 2018, on the eve of the annual Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW). The BlueTech Expo will feature an exhibition of ocean innovators demonstrating and discussing their products, services and customer success stories with key decision-makers, members of Congress and their staff. The exhibition will be followed by an innovative B2G networking social.


The list of invited U.S. military, and Federal departments and agencies is available here.

 

Event Schedule

Who Should Attend

Industry professionals, government employees and the public are welcome to attend.  Exhibitors will showcase their technology solutions, services and customer success stores to members of congress, staff, and key federal agency decision makers.  Federal workers from all relevant agencies are invited to attend and visit with the exhibiting companies.


The B2G networking social will be a widely-attended event allowing industry professionals to meet and establish contacts with agencies, procurement offices and staff.  There will be beverages and hors d'ouevres served.  Registration is required.

Exhibition -  Register for Exhibits
BlueTech Expo will be held on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on June 4th, 2018.  The technology exhibition portion of the event will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer and co-sponsored by the House Oceans Caucus.  The exhibits will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 3:00 p.m.  The exhibition portion of BlueTech Expo is free to attend.


B2G Networking Social - Register Now

The BlueTech Expo B2G networking function will be held on the Senate side of Capitol Hill on the 9th floor of the Hart Senate Office building from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Cost

Registration is required for the B2G networking social function.  Government employees may attend with their official credentials.  Industry attendees must be an IOSTIA member.  Your individual membership is activated when you register for BlueTech Expo.

 

Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor


Event organizers

 
 
Honorary co-host:  House Oceans Caucus

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Event Venue

The BlueTech Expo will be held on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on June 4th, 2018.  The technology exhibition portion of the event will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer and co-sponsored by the House Oceans Caucus.  The B2G Networking Social will be held on the Senate side of Capitol Hill on the 9th floor of the Hart Senate Office building.

 

Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515

 

Hart Senate Office Building
Constitution Ave And 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20002