Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase

Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase  2018

13 - 15   November 2018

Keynote speaker announcement 

The keynote address will be delivered by Major General Robert Magowan CB, CBE Royal Navy, who will be in familiar territory in the city, having graduated from the University of Southampton in 1989. Major General Magowan’s current role is Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Capability and Chief of Staff Navy Command HQ. He has previously served as Deputy Head in Defence Intelligence and Commandant General Royal Marines. Major General Magowan was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the October 2013 Operational Honours, which were awarded for services on operations in Afghanistan.


Conference Presentations  

To view the presentations we have been given permission to publish, please click here 

Conference Programme 

To view the conference programme by day please click below

                  Tuesday 13 November 2018                   

Tuesday Presenter Profiles 


                  Wednesday 14 November 2018                      

Wednesday Presenter Profiles 


                  Thursday 15 November 2018                      

Thursday Presenter Profiles 




To view a full list of our 2018 Exhibitors please click here  


Hydrographic Society Southern Region Evening Meeting in association with NOC Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase (MATS) took place on the evening of Wednesday 14 November 2018 


The NOC would like to thank the members of the Delivery Committee for their support and guidance in the delivey of the 2018 event.

  • Aidan Thorn  NOC – Project Sponsor and Committee Chair  
  • Ian Folger NOC Event Manager 
  • Nick Green SeeByte
  • Dan Hook ASV
  • Ioseba Tena Sonardyne
  • Annika Simpson NOC
  • Rod Steel Thales
  • Damian Cook NOC
  • Ralph Dodds Atlas Elektronic
  • Matthew Kingsland NOC
  • Dr Jon Downes University of Southampton 





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