In partnership with the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) and Subsea UK the AOG Subsea Forum is a free-to-attend conference that addresses the latest trends, issues and developments in the Australian subsea industry. View the 2019 Subsea Forum agenda here.
Held over three days in a theatre on the AOG exhibition floor, the Subsea Forum is the largest gathering of subsea professionals in Australia.
Why speak at the 2020 Subsea Forum?
With a capacity of hundreds of attendees in every session, the Subsea Forum is a great platform to share knowledge and cement yourself and your organisation as industry leaders with expert insights, in front of a specific and engaged audience.
The Subsea Forum provides the inspiration, insights, education, and connections that AOG attendees look for to grow their knowledge in the subsea industry, uncover opportunities and solve challenges.
It is the largest gathering of Subsea specialists in Australia with 941 attendees in 2019, an overall conference attendance increase of 20.1% on 2018.
Thanks to the generosity of our hosts and Operator Sponsors Woodside and Chevron, delegate attendance will be complimentary.
Submissions referring to case studies will be highly regarded.
Prior to submission, company and joint venture clearance must be obtained. Any perceived problems concerning clearance should be outlined when the paper proposal is submitted.
Ideally your submission will not have been presented before and should contain new information.
Subsea Speaker FAQ:
Q) When do applications close?
A) Applications officially close on 6 September 2019, however late abstract entries may still be accepted by clicking the Submission Form above.
Q) When will I know if I’ve been accepted?
A) Accepted speakers will be notified in November 2019.
Q) Who can submit an abstract?
A) The Subsea Forum is open to anyone in the subsea community with a story to tell or a lesson to teach.
Q) How are speakers selected for the Subsea Forum?
A) Selections will be based on the abstract submitted, the speaker’s knowledge, experience, and several other variables to balance the Subsea Forum
Q) What criteria does the Subsea Forum Selection Committee use to review abstracts?
A) The selection committee will review all abstracts with the following in mind:
Is the content updated and relevant?
Will it be interesting to attendees?
Is the content being put forward in an inventive and updated way?
How does the abstract align with the topics for 2020?
How much expertise does the speaker have based on the content submitted?
What are the submitter’s previous speaking experiences?
Q) How do I get the best out of my speaking opportunity?
A) Don’t sell anything except ideas. The best presentations are non-commercial in nature. Use the introductory slide to promote your organisation and your credibility. The following slides should share knowledge and information that is new and relevant to the audience, this will position you – and by default your organisation – as a specialist and a thought leader.
Queries can be directed to the Submission Coordinator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 8 6467 7640