Join the leading innovators, analysts, and producers of marine technology, research, and education gathering for the OCEANS 2024 Singapore conference.

Come meet your fellow professionals and students, hear from experts about their latest activities and ideas, and discuss your needs with the best suppliers of marine and maritime products in the exhibit hall. Thousands of professionals make the OCEANS conference their home for continued learning and so can you.

A premier partner event presented by The Marine Technology Society and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society.

You can expect to meet with:

  • Members of industry, academia, and government who want a common forum for the exchange of information and ideas
  • Professionals involved in science and engineering that addresses research, development, and operations in all bodies of water
  • Students interested in scientific and educational advancement in the theories and practice of electrotechnology and mechatronics
  • Businesses and institutions interested in maintaining high professional and ethical standards among members and affiliates
  • Policymakers and administrators who want to know what is available to address monitoring, warning, and remediation issues

OCEANS 2024 Singapore Highlights

Technical Papers: OCEANS features over 400 professionally reviewed technical papers, covering a wide range of topics. These papers are presented in sessions that often focus on local themes, providing insights and expertise relevant to the host region. Attendees have the opportunity to explore groundbreaking research and discoveries in oceanic engineering and related fields.

Plenary Sessions: The conference hosts engaging plenary sessions featuring leaders from industry, academia, the military, and government. These sessions provide a platform for thought-provoking discussions, sharing of knowledge, and envisioning the future of ocean science, technology, and engineering. Attendees can gain valuable insights from renowned experts and visionaries in their respective fields.

Exhibition: OCEANS boasts a vibrant exhibition area with 50+ exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in products and services. This provides attendees with a unique opportunity to explore cutting-edge technologies, network with industry leaders, and discover potential collaborations. The exhibition offers a dynamic environment for industry professionals, researchers, and organizations to showcase their advancements and connect with a diverse audience.

Student Involvement: The conference places a strong emphasis on engaging and supporting the next generation of professionals. A dedicated student poster session is held, featuring outstanding projects from around the world. Students also have access to various activities tailored to their needs and interests, fostering their development and integration into the ocean science and technology community.

Additional Opportunities: OCEANS offers a wide array of supplementary activities, including tutorials, workshops, demonstrations, government listening sessions, and professional field trips. These provide attendees with additional learning opportunities, hands-on experiences, and the chance to network and build connections in a relaxed and social setting.

OCEANS is more than just a conference—it’s a collaborative platform that drives innovation, encourages knowledge sharing, and cultivates meaningful connections within the oceanic engineering and marine technology community. Join us for an enriching experience filled with insightful sessions, exciting exhibitions, and endless networking possibilities.

Meet the Honorary Chairs

Koh Lian Pin

National University of Singapore| Honorary Chair

Professor Chan Eng Soon

Chief Executive Officer of the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS)| Honorary Chair

Local Organizing Committee

Sponsoring Societies

The OCEANS Conference is made possible through the collaboration of two esteemed organizations, the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society and the Marine Technology Society. This joint effort aims to provide a platform for society members, affiliated companies, government agencies, universities, and individuals to engage in collaborative learning, foster synergistic solutions, and further advance their respective fields. With a rich history and a commitment to excellence, the OCEANS Conference has become a prestigious event that attracts a diverse and influential audience. These societies have partnered to present the OCEANS Conference to society members, as well as affiliated companies, government agencies, universities, and individuals, in order to further grow and develop their fields through collaborative learning and synergistic solutions. 

The IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) promotes the objectives of the society around the world through networking, conferences, and publications with a focus on the future through extensive support of their student and young professional members. The Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of electrotechnology, allied branches of engineering, and related arts and sciences, applied to all bodies of water – and the maintenance of high professional and ethical standards among its members and affiliates.

OES’s field of interest includes all aspects of science, engineering, and technology that address research, development, and operations pertaining to all bodies of water. This includes the creation of new capabilities and technologies from concept design through prototypes, testing, and operational systems to sense, explore, understand, develop, use, and responsibly manage natural resources.

The Marine Technology Society (MTS) promotes awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology. The society was incorporated in June 1963 to give members of academia, government and industry a common forum for the exchange of information and ideas.

The MTS mission is to 1) Facilitate a broader understanding of the relevance of marine technology to wider global issues by enhancing the dissemination of marine technology information; 2) Promote and improve marine technology and related educational programs; 3) Advance the development of the tools and procedures required to explore, study and further the responsible and sustainable use of the oceans.