The Energy Field of the Future

Call for Papers now open

01 November, 2022


Call for Papers

The Society for Underwater Technology, The Hydrographic Society UK and Ireland (THS: UK&I) Scotland Branch and The International Marine Contractors Association are jointly holding our well-respected joint industry seminar in November 2022 (date to be announced) in Aberdeen, UK.

The energy industry is currently experiencing a period of significant change, with ever increasing focus on sustainability, while marine and underwater technologies continue to advance. With this scale of change ongoing, what does the field of the future look like, and how close are we to achieving ‘Net Zero’ targets? What transformative technologies and strategies will have the greatest impact to: operational efficiency, value creation, and Net Zero operations? How do we accelerate the integration of these solutions within our existing offshore assets?

Topics of interest will include (but not limited to)


Alternative fuels


Energy transition


Net Zero operations

Remote inspection

Subsea chemical storage / deployment

Cloud Computing & Data analytics

Subsea energy storage


Abstracts of 150 words are invited considering the above topics of interest to members of all three societies, with the aim of providing a 20-minute presentation.

Abstracts should be submitted to by 17th August 2022

All submissions will be acknowledged, and speakers advised by 31st August 2022 if their abstract has been accepted. Note: Sponsorship opportunities also exist with the option to deliver an elevator pitch. For more information contact