China Technical Conference

11th International SUT (China) Technical Conference


Qingdao, China

October 28-31, 2022

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Ocean mineral and hydrocarbon deposits are major resources to ensure sustainable industrial development in the future. In order to provide an open platform for the advancement of global marine resources exploration and development technology, the 11th International SUT (China) Technical Conference will be held in Qingdao, China, from October 28 to 31, 2022. We would like to extend our warmest invitation to experts and scholars from home and abroad engaged in scientific research, education, production, application and other disciplines to discuss the development of underwater technology, engineering equipment and related industrial topics.

Founded in 1966 and headquartered in London, United Kingdom, the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) is the most influential academic organization in the world of underwater engineering, and is a multidisciplinary society that brings together institutions and individuals concerned with underwater technology, marine science and engineering. The annual SUT (China) Technical Conference was initiated by SUT China Branch in 2012 and 10 such events have already been held successfully in Shenzhen, Shanghai, Qingdao, Beijing, Haikou, Zhoushan Changsha and Dalian. These events have been highly recognized by both academia and industry.

With the theme of “Ship and Ocean Engineering”, this conference will invite distinguished experts and scholars from dozens of universities, research institutes and enterprises in the field of marine engineering around the world to participate and to discuss new ideas, research findings, resource development, technology utilization, etc. Specifically, in order to expand the scope of SUT China and its influence, this conference will specially devote sub-forums for the new topics of “Underwater Survey and Communication”.

Founded in 1953, the host China University of Petroleum (East China) is a national key university affiliated to the Ministry of Education. Honored as “the cradle of petroleum talents”, it has produced a large number of key personnel for the development of petroleum and petrochemical industry, including more than 30 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering. Now, the university is striving to be “a world-class university distinctive in its specialization of the energy disciplines”.

The host city Qingdao, located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, is a beautiful seaside city with fresh air and amazing sea view. There are beautiful islands, winding coastline, and ancient buildings whose red roofs are held in the embrace of verdant trees. Summer is not too hot and winter is not too cold. Qingdao is well known in China for its seafood, which attracts a large number of tourists from home and abroad, and also the world-famous Tsingtao beer can be enjoyed at its freshest here.