MATS 2021

Delegate Registration to attend MATS 2021 Live

Registration to attend MATS 2021 is now open. We are really looking forward to welcoming a live in person and virtual audience to MATS 2021.

As we will be using a hybrid format for this years event your registration fee covers access to either attendance, giving you flexibility on how you join the event.  We have two registration types available, Full 3 day delegate registration (available for in person or virtual attendance) and a student registration. Attendance, both in person and virtual, is only guaranteed once full payment has been made and received.

Registration closes at 8am on Monday 08 November 2021. Full payment must be received by that time to guarantee your place at the event.

MATS 2021 Programme 

We are pleased to share with you the exciting programme for MATS 2021 

Exhibiting at MATS 2021

Exhibition space bookings for Live in person Exhibitor Packages are now open for MATS 2021, for further information or to book your exhibit please click here 

To view this year's themes:

During MATS 2021, our aim is to explore the information needs of users of Marine Autonomous Systems (MAS), review the current technologies available to enable the data gathering for MAS users and explore the methods of taking that data and making it exploitable information for the users needs. Presentations may focus on work undertaken or planned to be undertaken in the 12 months since MATS 2020, be a forward look along your organisation's technology roadmap or include information on novel ways of maintaining operations throughout the global challenges of Covid in 2020 /2021, to view the themes Click Here 

Exhibiting This Year Will Be:








COVID Guidance for MATS 2021 

We are pleased to be able to operate MATS 2021 in a hybrid format, to ensure all live in person attendees are safe and able to attend please take note of the COVID guidance / requirements we have for the event.

Looking to the Future  - Hydrographic Society Southern Branch  

Come and join us at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton for our first face to face meeting since February 2020! for further details and how to register please click the THS logo below 









Car Parking for MATS 2021 

Car parking will be at the MDL car park in ocean village (charged do apply) a free shuttle bus will be running between NOC and the MDL car park at the following times 

  • Tuesday 9 November          08.30 – 12.00
  • Tuesday 9 November          16.30 – 18.30
  • Wednesday 10 November   08.00 – 10.30
  • Wednesday 10 November  16.00 – 21.30
  • Thursday 11 November       08.00 – 10.30
  • Thursday 11 November       15.00 – 18.00

2021 Media Partners 


News Items and Press Releases 

Press release / News Item 18 February 2021 please click here 

Supported by 








We thank the members of the 2021 Delivery Committee for their support To view the details of the commitee please click here 


National Oceanography Centre

European Way, Southampton

Hampshire, SO14 3ZH