Connecting the Ocean Technology Community across Middle East & India

At a time when growing environmental concerns are prompting calls for significant and sustainable global change, the future of our oceans hangs in the balance. Oceanology International Middle East 2020 will bring together the world’s ocean science communities to discuss the most impactive industry trends and insights, while showcasing the latest international marine technology and market innovations.

Oceanology International Middle East 2020 will play a vital role in shaping the future of oceans in the Middle East, India and East Africa by providing a highly influential platform for delivering specialised educative content and the right contacts to develop successful and sustainable projects. Supported by the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, OIME 2020 will be hosted in Abu Dhabi, making it ideally placed to access the regional and international ocean technology community.

Attendees of Oceanology International Middle East 2020 will gain access to:

Up-to-date content and expert analysis of the ocean and marine technology industry

Exclusive showcasing and demonstrations of advanced marine technology and cleantech innovations

A gathering of the most influential figures in government, business and academia associated with the marine technology and ocean science industries

A wide range of one-to-one networking opportunities and contacts for future collaboration

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"The need to save our oceans has never been more critical. Given this priority, exploring the wide range of benefits that the sustainable use of marine resources offers is now an imperative. The launch of Oceanology International Middle East in Abu Dhabi reaffirms the UAE’s steadfast commitment to marine conservation, and the country’s globally acclaimed role as a convener of key players in the field to step up the pace and scale of ocean protection."

His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi

Minister of Climate Change and Environment and patron of the event

Oceanology International Middle East 2020 at a glance

Demonstration and training at Oceanology International Middle East

Oceanology International Middle East will present a unique live & hands on demonstration zone that will bring the latest technology from around the globe to be presented to regional visitors in a live working demonstration.

Market outlook

Saudi Arabia looks forward to strengthening its partnerships with the member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Sri Lanka has called for an overarching security architecture tasked to mitigate regional security challenges in the Indian Ocean Region, giving priority to the littoral states and sensitive to the interests of all maritime users of the Indian Ocean.

The 19th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, IORA, opened here today with the United Arab Emirates taking over from South Africa as the chairman for the next two years and pledging to work to "reinvigorate" the goal of creating an IORA Development Fund.


ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

7 - 9 September 2020

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM