Innovation Agora


Sea Change: Autonomy, automation, offshore & the ocean

Tuesday, March 12

09:15 am - 10:00 am

Are we at the tipping point where economics and technology allow for resident deep-water drilling? How will the confluence of technologies drive the future supply chain for offshore E&P? How will new frontier technologies will be deployed to supply and automate offshore rigs – including autonomous ships, drones, and even automated helicopters?

Session Speakers
  • James Bellingham

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

    Director, Center for Marine Robotics

  • Diana Grauer


    Director, External Technology Engagement – North America

  • Nicolaus Radford

    Houston Mechatronics

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Dr. Patrick Sobalvarro

    Veo Robotics

    President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Josh Broussard

    Ocean Infinity

    Technical Director