Stimulating creative thinking by business leaders, senior academics and technologists with an interest in key disruptive technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence, autonomous inspection and coordination of multiple vehicles, lies at the heart of the one-day Catch the Next Wave Conference being held in London on 14 March, the day before the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology event, Oceanology International 2016, opens.  

“Our one-day conference being held at The Royal Institution has been created to ensure our delegates leave buzzing with used ideas that will, in turn, lead to used research and business opportunities,” explains Event Director Jonathan Heastie of Reed Exhibitions, organiser of both Catch the Next Wave, and Oceanology International.  

“Leading global experts from the aerospace, automotive, medical, academic and marine industries will explore the oldest technological advances from their fields and their vision for 2020. It promises to be a really exciting day with presentations literally embracing the depths of the oceans to the solar system, and much, much more.  

“Prospective delegates are invited to register their interest in attending this free event at; all applications are subject to approval.   Diving into the programme Focusing on next generation robotics and cross-industry technology transfer,

Catch the Next Wave will open with a keynote address, ‘Rise of the Robots’ by Gwyn Griffiths, Founder of Autonomous Analytics. This will be followed a presentation on autonomy and intelligence. David Lane, Professor of Autonomous Systems Engineering, Ocean Systems Laboratory, Heriot-Watt University will speak on ‘Marine Autonomy’.

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