Adapting to the digital future for the subsea industry

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  • Keeping pace with the industry’s digitalisation and discussing future possibilities
  • Three key organisations staging joint seminar

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has teamed up with the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) and The Hydrographic Society in Scotland for an annual joint seminar. The seminar’s theme this year is ‘Adapting to the Digital Future’ for the subsea industry, and will be held on 1 November 2018 in Aberdeen.

Digitalisation is a key strategic theme for IMCA. The seminar aims to stimulate discussion on subsea innovation and the development of a road map on possibilities for the digital oilfield of the future.

A Call for Papers has been published for the seminar. Abstracts are being accepted for consideration in areas such as Inspection, Repair, Monitoring & Maintenance / Operations & Maintenance; Survey; Construction; Environment & Ocean Science; and Decommissioning.

More information can be found here.

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About the SUT and Hydrographic Society in Scotland

Further information on the SUT is at and on The Hydrographic Society in Scotland at

Abstracts for the seminar

Abstracts should be approximately 150 words, written with a 20-minute presentation in mind, and sent to by 1 August 2018.