H2O HOME TO OVERSEAS
June 6–7, 2019HalifaxNova ScotiaCanada
The Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the H2O: Home to Overseas Conference on Wednesday June 5 to Friday June 7, 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Atlantic Canada and Nova Scotia, in particular, is home to a strong cluster of ocean industries and to ground breaking ocean research. This region is quickly becoming a globally recognised hub of oceans expertise with the potential to be a significant contributor to a number of Global Value Chains associated with the oceans sector, including, but not limited to, Marine Defence, Marine Energy, Marine Observation, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Marine Tourism and Marine Transportation.
The H2O Conference is an ideal event to engage with the ocean technology industry. The conference will include: an ocean industry showcase, international delegates, research, development and commercialisation presentations, networking events and the oceans gala dinner. This year’s conference will also include a day of on-water demos at the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE). The H2O conference takes place Wednesday June 5 at COVE and Thursday, June 6 and Friday June 7, 2019 at the Halifax Convention Centre.
The H2O Conference will feature presentations from industry experts and Government departments on the following topics:
Member rates apply to OTCNS members.
The H2O Conference Partnership Program provides an array of opportunities to organizations and corporations to allow you to select the benefits to best suit your organizational objectives. The H2O conference partnership benefits maximize organizational visibility to your target audience and provide various onsite and online promotional opportunities. As we continue to develop and establish the 2018 conference, cultivating a relationship with partners will be vital to a successful event. Please see our partnership package.
Olivier Cadet is President of Kongsberg Maritime Inc., located in Houston, and responsible for activities in the North America region. Prior to assuming his role in July 2018, Olivier was Executive Vice President of Products & Services, based in Norway. In this role, Olivier was responsible for the teams managing Kongsberg Maritime’s products portfolio aligned with market demands and future trends, such as autonomous operations and digital performance. Olivier was responsible for Kongsberg Maritime’s strategic initiative around Information Management System and Smart Data. Olivier originally joined Kongsberg Maritime in 2014 in Houston, TX, as Business Development & Quality Manager.
Olivier started his career in 1998 in the offshore drilling industry, working at Transocean as a Controls Engineer where he was involved with the installation, commissioning and support of Dynamic Positioning and Automation systems on offshore drilling rigs. In 2004 Olivier joined Air Liquide, the world leader in industrial gases, where he served for 9 years in a variety of innovation management roles, including R&D Group Manager and Program Director, driving Air Liquide’s research efforts in the field of Advanced Process Control and Operations Research.
Olivier graduated from the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INP Grenoble) in France in 1998 with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Halifax offers 4,500 guest rooms in the heart of downtown Halifax.
Most of these accommodations are within walking distance of the Halifax Convention Centre.
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