Marine Tech Expo in 2020 will focus its attention on Autonomous Applications and Sustainable Marine technologies, showcasing innovation and research from an inspiring line up of experts and contributors.The two days of Marine Tech Expo takes place on Wednesday 1 July and Thursday 2 July 2020.

Day one

The Expo will explore the application of autonomy in marine science and the commercial world through a series of talks.

Day two

The conference will be centred on sustainability within the marine world, touching on methods of propulsion, energy sources and our impact on the ocean environment.

networking & exhibitions

In addition to the packed two day conference, delegates will also be able to network directly with commercial businesses and partner organisations at the exhibition which will allow you to see first-hand the latest technology and systems supporting the marine world.

Smart sound demonstration tour

Utilising Plymouth’s unique ‘Smart Sound’ proving range as a stage, the Marine Business Technology Centre, working closely with the Future Autonomous at Sea Technology cluster, will be carefully curating a series of in sea demonstrations of autonomous platforms and environment monitoring systems.

Businesses and innovators across the globe will be given the opportunity to witness demonstrations of new technology in real world conditions live. Businesses will also be given the opportunity to view the command and control centre for the Smart Sound, based at Thales’ Autonomous Operations Centre.



Tickets are £75 per day of Marine Tech Expo, or £120 for a two-day ticket (plus booking fee and VAT).

Tickets include lunch and an option to book a morning or afternoon tour of Smart Sound Plymouth during the day.