9th annual BlueTech Week
Registration for the 9th annual BlueTech Week is open. Visit https://www.bluetechweek.org/ to find information and to register.
BlueTech Week 2017 is scheduled for 6-10 Nov. 2017 in San Diego, CA. Last year there were just under 400 attendees from 10 countries at 6 events over 5 days. There will be 7 events over 5 days in 2017 and an expected 450+ attendees. The theme in 2017 is “Smart Ocean, Smart Water”. On Monday, Nov. 6 we will hold a by-invitation BlueTech Cluster Gathering for the 3rd year. Tuesday, Nov. 7 is a one-day event co-hosted with SIO focused on “The intersection of the Blue Economy and the Space Economy”. Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 8-9 will focus on Smart Ocean, Smart Ports, Smart Shipping and Smart Water. On Friday, Nov. 10 for the 2nd year there will be a BlueTech PitchFest with innovative SMEs. To get a sense of BlueTech Week, look at the 3½ minute video on YouTube located at: https://youtu.be/YUG_HvSL8xw?list=PLsnBJzB9G_q99-KX67WH2sR5_kgSRpVh9.
Last year 11 existing or in formation clusters from 8 countries participated in the BlueTech Cluster Convening and the Week. This year, representatives of 15-18 organized clusters and clusters in formation are expected from at least 8-10 countries. In addition, 8 U.S. states are planning to participate. These will be predominantly ocean tech clusters, but also several water tech clusters.
For more information, please contact: Michael B. Jones - President at [email protected] .
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