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 (OiME 2020) will bring together the world’s ocean science communities to discuss the 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 the Indian Ocean region by providing a highly influential platform for delivering specialised educative content and the right contacts to develop successful and sustainable projects. Under the patronage of 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 decision-makers from government, business and academia associated with the marine science and ocean technology industries

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

Under the patronage of:

Part of:

His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi

Minister of Climate Change and Environment and patron of the event

"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."

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.

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Oilfield services company Schlumberger has announced a partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum for the Egypt Upstream Gateway (EUG) project that will help digitise subsurface information. An industry-first solution, it will deliver a platform to improve the safety of Egypt’s subsurface data.

Norwegian Energy intelligence company, Rystad Energy, forecasted the UAE to see upstream investments reach a ballpark figure of close to $1 billion by 2025, with the spending increase driven by new drilling contracts, licensing awards, and future bid rounds.

The 10-zone, giant aquarium measuring over 7,000 square metres is expected to welcome an estimated 1 million visitors per year.


ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

7 - 9 September 2020

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM