Online 2-4 PM (Eastern) February 2, 2021

Networking 4-5PM
2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Opening Remarks
Toby Stapleton, PhD, Co-Founder, Blue Innovation Symposium
2:05 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Welcome
Rhonda Moniz, Woods Hole Group & President of the Marine & Oceanographic Technology Network (MOTN)
2:10 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Panel Introduction
BAE Systems/BAE Fastlabs
2:15 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Global Innovation Panel
Moderator:
Melaine Nadeau, CEO Center for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE)

Panelists:
  • Eric Siegel – Ocean Startup Challenge (Halifax, Canada)
  • Derek Puzzuoli – SeaHawk Robotics (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Vince Sieben – Dartmouth Ocean Technologies (Halifax, Canada)
  • Jerry Sgobbo – Dive Technologies (Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)
  • Jeff Smith – BAE Fastlabs (Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)
  • Robert Dane – Ocius Technology (Syndey, Australia)
Remaining 20 minutes Q&A moderated by Melanie Nadeau
3:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Break
3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Keynote
Matthew Dunbabin, Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia) Robots for Coral Reef Restoration
3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Future of the Blue Economy
Dean Paula Bontempi, URI Graduate School of Oceanography
4:00 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Closing Remarks
COMMERCE RI
4:05 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Networking

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