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Shaping the deep sea mining sector - influencing policy, advancing technology, and developing economic viability

Cut through deep sea mining complexities and map out the path to commercial reality

Strategic, commercial and environmental factors to be discussed include
  • Long term prospects for deep sea mining
  • Moving the industry forward – from vision to reality
  • Environmental impact of offshore mining compared to conventional land mining
  • Sustainable development of the ocean’s seabed in an unpredictable, multi-use ocean world 
  • Singapore’s new DSM legislation and how it compares to other national governments’ legislation 
  • Recommended Practice for Managing Environmental Aspects and Impacts of Seabed Mining

Key technology themes include
  • Fostering technological change for sustainable harvesting of ocean mineral resources in a volatile global environment
  • Development of technology for the mining of polymetallic nodules from the deep sea
  • Powering deep seabed mining
  • Latest innovations in ROVs and AUVs for ocean floor mining 
  • Advances in riser technology for mineral exploration
Companies attending this year include

Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources & Security - Commonwealth Secretariat - Damen Shipyards - DNV GL - Earth Economics - Global Sea Mineral Resources - IHC Mining - International Seabed Authority - Lockheed Martin - McInnes Cooper - Nordic Ocean Resources - Norton Rose Fulbright - Pinsent Masons - Research Institute for Ocean Economics - SMD - Seascape Consultants - Seatech Solutions - University of Paris - University of Oxford - World Ocean Council - Yokohama National University

Want to raise your profile to the deep sea mining community?

To receive the Partner Prospectus or to discuss your bespoke requirements, please contact:

Piers Newman on +44 (0) 20 3377 3120 or