Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase

MATS Showcase 2019


Register to attend please click here 

We are pleased to announce the key note speakers for MATS 2019 will be:

 Jim Birch, Director of the SURF Centre at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute,

 Rear Admiral Nick Lambert, from Ocean Infinity,

 Prof Ed Hill OBE,  NOC’s executive Director will open the event.

The opening session will round off with a panel Q&A session to discuss the challenges facing the marine autonomy and technology sectors.

Full Programme 

Day 1 Tuesday 12 November 2019 

Day 2 Wednesday 13 November 2019 

Day 3 Thursday 14 November 2019  

To view the outline for each of the themes please click here 

Registration is now Open 

 Attendance will include access to all sessions, panels discussions, trade exhibits, evening social events and follow on sessions where applicable. 

The 2019 registration is a three day package at £180.00 inclusive of VAT (companies may wish to split the three days into individual attendees)

Register to attend please click here 


Agreed rates have been set up with the following hotels, please click on the link to visit the hotel booking websites, ensuring to add promotion code NOC in the relevant box

The Leonardo Royal Hotel Southampton Grand Harbour  - West Quay Road, Southampton, SO15 1AG - Rate £95.00 B&B

Jurys Inn SouthamptonCharlotte Place, Southampton, SO14 0TB - Rate £81.00 B&B

 Exhibitor Packages 

One exhibit space available 

Following feedback from our previous events we are pleased to announce that for 2019 we will have two packages available a 2m and a 4m stand for further details or to book your space please click here 

Media Enquiries 

Media colleagues are invited to attend MATS 2019 for the entire event, or for individual or part days, as guests of the NOC.

Please contact Damian Cook (email click here telephone 023 8059 6170) to register your interest, or if you have any questions about #MATS2019 or the NOC in general.


Exhibiting at MATS 2019 will be 














UK Hydrographic Society Meeting 

Wednesday 13 November 2019

The Meeting will take place in the 4th Floor Seminar room at the NOC, commencing at 17.15 

The Hydrogrpahic Society will host an evening of lectures / presentations. for further information please click here

Registration is mandatory please click her to register


The UK Glider Community Workshop 2019

14 - 15 November 2019

This workshop will be an opportunity for the community to come together and discuss their current research, technical challenges and future proposals in an informal and open forum.

The event will also provide an opportunity for new users to gain access to experienced users to help build new partnerships and collaborations.

for further information or to register please click here 



To view the members of the MATS 2019 Delivery Committee and Key Milestone dates please click here


The National Oceanography Centre 

European Way, Southampton 

Hampshire, SO14 3ZH

For further information email