March 26

Ocean Supercluster Collaboration Event - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. "Beyond the Vision: Navigating the Ocean Supercluster Opportunity", being held at the Halifax Convention Centre, is focused on building and strengthening relationships, sharing capabilities, and learning how to activate and accelerate cross-sectoral partnerships as part of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC). The time has come to shift from ideation and planning to action. Industry partners will share their path to engaging with the OSC and how they are driving cross-sectoral innovation. Growing technology companies and ocean researchers will share their capabilities to strategically support and enhance Technology Leadership programs. Partners will share opportunities to support the inclusive development of the cluster. OSC Leadership will share key processes and opportunities to meaningfully engage in collaboration to grow the cluster. The Ocean Supercluster Collaboration Event has been designed to give industry and academia access to information, learning opportunities, and experiences to help shape and define their participation in the OSC.

April 9 -11

Ocean Business 19 - Southampton, England. This year's event will see the same winning formula as in previous years with an international exhibition, three-day programme of hands-on demonstration sessions, a cutting edge conference, various associated meetings, Ocean Careers and an amazing line of up social events keeping exhibitors and visitors networking around the clock. Ocean Business 2019 will see a record number of autonomous vehicles taking part in demonstrations. Live demonstrations of cutting edge ocean technology will take place back-to-back on board vessels, in dockside waters, in the test tank and in classrooms; giving visitors a chance to see the latest technology first hand in their real environment. This bi-annual event takes place at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.

May 14 -16

Maritime Search and Rescue 2019 - Tallinn, Estonia. As search and rescue organisations face harsher conditions, more complex operations and increased responsibility they are now turning to new technologies, advanced platforms and increased collaboration to overcome new and growing challenges. This year's event will be focused on the future of search and rescue investigating new unmanned/autonomous platforms, increasing collaboration and understanding for complex operations such as mass rescue and chemical spills. The meeting will additionally look at collaborative opportunities for procurement, research and technology, including communications, command and control and deployment of new/ different platforms to enable faster, safer rescues.

June 5 - 7

H2O Conference - Halifax, Canada. Conference highlights include: Oceans Industry Showcase; International Delegations; Conference and Workshop Programme; Networking Opportunities; On Site B2B Meetings and the Annual Oceans Gala Dinner all under one roof at the Halifax Convention Centre. Opening Reception and On-Water Demos will take place on June 5 at COVE in Dartmouth (5 minutes away by water taxi). Be there or be square!

September 4 - 6

MAST | Northern Coasts - Copenhagen, Denmark. Over 3,000 participants are expected to attend MAST Northern Coasts and join keynote, plenary, and technical presentations, visit exhibition displays, and take part in hosted ship tours. New! Combined conference/ exhibits/ tours format: Core technical streams e.g. Anti-submarine warfare, Mine Counter-Measures will be paired with tours of specific exhibits AND hosted demos on the relevant units/systems in the harbour.

September 10 - 13

DSEI - London, England. Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is the world leading event that brings together the global defence and security sector to innovate and share knowledge. DSEI represents the entire supply chain on an unrivalled scale. DSEI 2019 will have five key sector-focused Zones: Air, Land, Naval, Security, and Joint, all showcasing the latest equipment and systems. Attend DSEI 2019 to develop relationships with an audience of over 34,000 including Defence Ministers, International Military and Armed Forces, key industry players and private sector companies.

October 1 - 3

DEFSEC Atlantic - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. DEFSEC Atlantic is the second largest exhibition of its kind in the country and the largest event that does not restrict exhibitors through membership in any industry association. This added flexibility allows a great variety of companies, especially those at the cutting-edge of the Aerospace Defence industries, to attend and participate in the event from across the region, country and globe. DEFSEC Atlantic provides a unique atmosphere where businesses can meet each other and start down the path of future collaboration. The event also brings all levels of government which highlight the programs available to aid companies in future business development. If it's only possible to attend one show in Canada this year, DEFSEC Atlantic is by far the best option.

October 30 - November 1

Unmanned Systems Canada Conference - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This event is Canada’s premiere Unmanned Systems Conference, covering Land, Sea and Air applications of unmanned vehicle systems. Join your colleagues, competition and partners as well as Canadian and International aerospace professionals, researchers, knowledge brokers, and policy and decision makers at the Industry event of the year. UC2019 will be held at the Westin Ottawa. The event will host an extensive program of technical presentations, B2B meetings and a full trade show floor for exhibitors. USC’s Unmanned Conference is the premiere Unmanned Aerial, Ground and Marine convention in Canada. If you’re in the UAV industry in Canada, or looking to do business in the Canadian Unmanned marketplace, you have to go to USC 2019.