Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase

MATS Showcase 2019



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


 Prof Ed Hill OBE,  Chief Executive NOC  opened the event (click here to view the presentation)

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

 Rear Admiral Nick Lambert, from Ocean Infinity,

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

Presenter Biographies.

To view the profiles of the Keynote speakers and the daily and session hosts please click here 

To view presenter biographies per theme please click below

1. Users and Applications 

2. Planning and Control 

3. The Vehicle 

4. Data Collection 

5. Generating Information from Data

Full Programme 

Download full three day programme by clicking here 

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


Exhibitors at MATS 2019  













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