The Ocean Startup Challenge will award $1.4 Million in 2021 to start and grow new ocean tech companies in Canada. Leading up to the launch of the Challenge, we’re hosting a six-part series of industry-led presentations and interactive networking sessions.

This speaker series will bring together ocean industry experts in shipping and transportation, fisheries and aquaculture, naval and defence, offshore energy and marine bio-resources. You will hear from industry leaders who will discuss the challenges faced by each sector, highlight opportunities in the market, and share other insights into their respective fields.

Join us on Tuesday, March 9 at 1 pm AST for part four of the virtual dialogue series focused on offshore energy. After the panel discussion, you’ll have a chance to connect with speakers and other attendees during sector networking. You’ll hear from:

-Melanie Nadeau, CEO of Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE)

-Jason Hayman, CEO at Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd

-Moya Cahill, CEO & Co-founder PanGeo Subsea Inc.

-Neil Hamel, Head, US Innovation & Venture Hub at ├śrsted – Offshore North America

To ensure that you are able to take part in the networking portion of this event, please download the most recent version of Zoom:

Event Overview:

1:00 pm – Panel discussion

Our guest speakers will discuss big problems, trends and new technologies in offshore energy.

2:00 pm – Interactive networking session

The interactive networking session will allow you to:

  • Speak with panelists in individual rooms
  • Choose when you want to change rooms and speak with another panelist

2:30 pm – Event concludes