The Australasian Hydrographic Society (AHS) is pleased to announce that its internationally recognised hydrographic conference program will return in 2024. The four-day ‘HydroSpatial 2024 Conference‘ will be held from:

📆 9 – 12 April 2024

📍Hotel Grand Chancellor
Hobart, Tasmania [nipaluna, lutruwita]

The Conference theme “At the Edge” represents not only the island state’s location in the Southern Ocean, but also the cutting edge science and technology that we employ every day in the hydrospatial field. Focusing on the future of hydrography, and emerging developments and techniques, HydroSpatial 2024 will bring together speakers from varying maritime fields including:

  • specialist hydrographic streams,
  • maritime transport, oceanography,
  • research organisations,
  • offshore exploration,
  • environmental science,
  • maritime heritage,
  • defence,
  • tourism,
  • coastal development,
  • ports and harbours,
  • Law of the Sea, and
  • government.


Join us for an exciting and insightful conference experience like no other! Our HydroSpatial Conference brings together industry leaders, experts and enthusiasts from around the world to explore the latest trends, share knowledge and foster meaningful connections.

Discover cutting-edge ideas and gain valuable insights through our diverse line-up of keynote speeches, panel discussions and interactive workshops. Engage in thought-provoking conversations that address the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the hydrospatial field.


For more information, contact their event organiser:
📞+61 2 6285 3000
📩[email protected]



Mark your calendars for OCEANS 2024 Singapore, a premier partner event presented by The Marine Technology Society and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society.

If you’re a subsea professional, you can’t afford to miss this leading event focusing on marine robotics, underwater acoustics & sensing, sustainable ocean practices and conservation, plus much, much more. 

OCEANS 2024 Singapore 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.

📅April 14 – 18, 2024

📍Sands Expo & Convention Center


OCEANS 2024 Singapore 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 leading experts, researchers, and professionals to explore cutting-edge ideas and solutions to address our planet’s most pressing ocean challenges. Learn about the latest innovations and activities, discuss your needs with the best suppliers of marine and maritime products, network with like-minded individuals in the fields of ocean science and engineering.

OCEANS 2024 Singapore also presents a crucial hub for networking opportunities:

  • Meet with members of industry, academia, and government who want a common forum for the exchange of information and ideas
  • Learn from professionals involved in science and engineering that addresses research, development, and operations in all bodies of water
  • Talk with students interested in scientific and educational advancement in the theories and practice of electrotechnology and mechatronics
  • Connect with businesses and institutions interested in maintaining high professional and ethical standards among members and affiliates
  • Discover policymakers and administrators who want to know what is available to address monitoring, warning, and remediation issues

Don’t miss this enriching experience filled with insightful sessions, exciting exhibitions, and endless networking possibilities. Be a part of this global dialogue shaping a sustainable oceanic future.

REGISTER by February 10th for EARLYBIRD RATES!


Australian Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (AINDT) WA Technical Session – INTRODUCTION TO NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

This seminar is hosted by AINDT.

FREE event!

Speaker: Paul Grosser – Level 3 NDT.

This training session is specifically tailored to provide QA professionals and non-technical personnel with a deeper understanding of this critical industry topic.
The session will cover:

  • Basic NDT methods
  • Advanced Techniques (Digital Radiography, PAUT, ToFD, Acoustic Emission)
  • Australian & International Standards
  • Qualification / Certification and Career Pathways
  • General Q+A

📅Friday, 11 AUGUST 2023

🕐1pm – 5.30pm (AWST)

📍Parmelia Hilton Perth – 14 Mill Street, Perth, WA 6000

𝐑𝐄𝐆𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐑➡️via AINDT website

We hope to see you there!

Please note: This event is set to 𝐀𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞. If you are outside this time zone, you will need to ensure when saving to your calendar that your time settings are correct and the event is saved to your respective time zone correctly.

Structural Reliability Assessment (SRA) and the Nature of Uncertainties in Upheaval Buckling of an Unbonded Flexible Pipe.

This Public Lecture is hosted by TIDE.

FREE event – including networking session & a light lunch.

Guest speaker: Ralf Peek

Ralf Peek from Peek Solutions is an independent consultant working primarily on pipeline assessments including structural reliability assessment (SRA). He was formerly the Principal Technical Expert for pipeline integrity at Shell, and is the inventor of the ZRB method to trigger lateral buckles in pipelines and the pipe-clamping mattress.

DATE: Wednesday, 9th August 2023

TIME: 11.30am – 1.00pm

LOCATION: Woodside Energy – 11 Mount Street, Perth, WA 6000

This is an in-person event and seating is limited. 


For more info, please contact: Oceans Graduate School on:

Ph: +61 8 6488 7401 •  Email: [email protected]

SME Funding – What’s Available

This event is organised by Subsea Energy Australia.

Hear from government & industry bodies on what funding is available and how it can help grow your business. Guest speakers include:
– Brett Duane – AusIndustry
– Isabella Tomich – JTSI
– Jason De Silveira – Nexxis

DATE: Thursday, 20th July 2023

TIME: 5:00PM – 8:00PM (UTC+08)

LOCATION: Holiday Inn – Perth; 778-788 Hay St, Perth WA 6000

TICKETS: https://www.trybooking.com/CJKDF

For more info / enquiries / sponsorship packages, please contact [email protected]

Industry Mentoring Program Sundowner

The joint Industry Mentoring Program is a collaboration between nine professional associations: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA), Australian Society for Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG), Energy Club of WA (ECWA), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Engineers Australia (EA), Subsea Energy Australia (SEA), Women in Subsea Engineering (WiSE) and Professional Petroleum Data Management Association (PPDM).

We’re inviting the members of the participating associations to join us for the mentoring program wrap-up. This will be an opportunity to network with mentors, mentees, and members of the participating clubs and associations. There will be networking activities, nibbles and drinks to encourage meaningful networking and connections in a friendly environment.


Date: Tuesday, 29th November 2022

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Location: The Globe, 495/497 Wellington St, Perth

Cost: ???? ??? ??????? & ??????? in the 2022 programme (invitations sent);

$10 for members of any of the participating associations

**NB: Ticket sales close Sunday 27th November at 5pm**


Materials Innovations in Process Engineering and Batteries

Materials Australia would like to invite you to a seminar on the latest materials and maintenance advancements for chemical process engineering and the emerging battery chemicals markets.

The seminar will be followed by a site visit. Hosted by Kwinana Industries Council, delegates will be taken on a bus tour around various facilities on the Kwinana strip/Naval Base. More details about the site visit will be released closer to the event.

Date: 25th August 2022
Venue: AMC Jakovich Centre – Lake Coogee Room, Henderson (south of Perth)

More info/flyer/registration, please head to Materials Australia’s website

The SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE)

HURRY! Super early bird registrations close 8th August.

The Society of Petroleum Engineers’ regional flagship event, the Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE), has since its inception in 1989, successfully established itself as the premier upstream technical event in the Asia Pacific region, covering the broadest range of technical disciplines involved in exploration and production activities

The SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE) will continue to advocate technology dissemination and knowledge sharing amongst energy professionals.

APOGCE 2022 will be held in Adelaide, Australia, from 17-19 October 2022.

Themed “Leading a Sustainable Future of Accessible and Responsible Energy”, APOGCE 2022 includes a comprehensive conference discussing discuss topics revolving around the conference theme including energy security and supply, the role of petroleum engineering in a net zero carbon emissions world, and decarbonisation of the upstream oil and gas industry.

For Exhibit Prospectus and Sponsorship Opportunities, view this flyer here.


UT2 – Issue 3, 2022

The latest 2022 issue of UT2 (Underwater Technology) magazine is now available! Jam-packed with all the latest subsea industry news, interesting technological developments for subsea, offshore and geotechnics engineering, plus innovative solutions to harness renewable energy. Check out the range of interesting articles in this issue which includes:

  • SEAPIX-R 3D Volume Sonar
  • Saildrone Voyager uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs)
  • Del Mar Oceanographic (DMO’s) novel Wirewalker vertical profiling system
  • EdgeTech Buried Object Scanning Sonar (EBOSS) sediment-penetrating 3D synthetic aperture sonar (SAS)
  • SeaTwirl’s wind turbines
  • Seawind’s twin-bladed turbine
  • How Herrenknecht OFD (Offshore Foundation Drilling) modified its tools to drill through monopiles and down into the bedrock to achieve a suitable foundation
  • The latest products showcased at Oceanology International 2022 (London)
  • plus a lot more…

To read UT2 – Issue 3, 2022 – click here

MRE International Webinar Series 2022

A collaborative event organised by INORE and SUT YES! Committee

  • A platform for University Students/Researchers and Industry Professionals alike to showcase their work in the Offshore and Marine Renewable Energy field
  • Takes place every 1 to 2 months
  • Two 15 min presentations
  • 5 min Q&A each
  • 40 min casual networking
  • Click here to register your interest in presenting at the webinar

Contact: Raphaël Alwan ([email protected]) or 
Elena Gerginov ([email protected])

Webinar Series: Information
The MRE International Webinar Series 2022 has been created to provide a platform for University Students/Researchers and Industry Professionals alike to showcase their work in the Offshore and Marine Renewable Energy field. By providing this free webinar, INORE and SUT YES! hope to educate young professionals and encourage further research and work in this rapidly evolving industry.

A webinar will be held every one to two months and each webinar will consist of two 15 minutes presentations, each with 5 minutes of Q&A time. After the presentations, the floor will be open for 40 minutes for casual networking, allowing attendees to build a network with people of similar backgrounds, hopefully leading to further collaboration!

People are invited to register their interest, and submit an abstract to participate as speakers in the event. The talk can be on any topic surrounding marine renewable energies. Registration and participation in the webinar will be free of charge, and further information will be communicated at a later stage.

Who is INORE?

INORE was founded in 2006 as an international network of graduate students and early career professionals working in offshore renewable energy across social, environmental, and technical fields. The mission of INORE is to support the development and enable the success of our members, and we achieve this by providing collaborative research scholarships, connecting our members both in-person and virtually, and planning events that provide opportunities to develop new technical skills, network, and collaborate. For further information please refer to this link.

Who is SUT YES!?
SUT YES! represents the Young Engineers and Scientists chapter of the Society of Underwater Technology Perth branch. The mission of YES! is to create awareness of the subsea/underwater industry, and provide networking opportunities to build relationships amongst young engineers and scientists as well as education groups such as universities. As the industry landscape evolves, SUT and YES! are excited to collaborate with other organizations and broaden our reach within offshore renewable energy. For further information please refer to this link.