Welcome to BlueTech Expo 2019!

IOSTIA and Sea Technology Magazine host an expanded BlueTech Expo in Washington, D.C., on June 4-5, 2019.  Organized to coincide with Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW), this year's program will feature an exhibition of 30 leading providers of cutting edge ocean technology. New in 2019, is a one-day workshop that features hot-topics and case studies of interest to both government and industry.  

This year's themes include:

 Ocean Autonomy Residency & PersistencePorts & Harbors Legislative Hot-Topic (TBA)

Agenda and Who Should Attend:

BlueTech Expo is IOSTIA's signature annual event and focuses on growing a robust and informative dialog between government and industry.  Anyone working in industry, the military, or any government organizations that utilize blue technologies are strongly encouraged to attend! 

The workshop:  In 2019, BlueTech Expo will include a one-day workshop* that will present case studies and panel discussions themed around ocean autonomy, residency & persistence, port security, and a special hot-topic legislative session.  A special lunch session will feature special government speakers discussing business-oriented topics such as SBIR/STTR, small business set-asides, and more.

The Expo:  Exhibitors will showcase their latest technology solutions, services and share customer success stores with members of congress, staff, end-users, and key federal agency decision makers.  

B2G Networking Social:  Close out BlueTech Expo by attending this special social event that allows industry professionals to meet and establish contacts with agencies, procurement offices and staff.  Beverages and hors d'ouevres are served.  

*Registration is required.


Registration is to participate in the workshop.  Registration and rates will be available in January.  Please check back or join the IOSTIA mail list to receive updates!



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Honorary co-host:  House Oceans Caucus

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