International Conference on Marine Engineering and Technology Oman 2019 (ICMET Oman)

In collaboration with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST), the Military Technological College (MTC), Sultanate of Oman, is hosting the 2019 International Conference on Marine Engineering and Technology (ICMET Oman), from 5th – 7th November, 2019, at the MTC campus in Muscat.

ICMET Oman 2019 will bring together an international audience of researchers and designers from academia, alongside developers, technical providers and policymakers from public and private sector organisations. We expect ICMET to deliver significant benefits to delegates as a forum for the latest developments and challenges in marine engineering and technology.

ICMET Oman 2019 advisory and technical committees are working hard to organise a conference of scientific excellence that will meet the aspirations of an innovation-hungry, international maritime community. The conference programme will focus on a carefully-selected theme, “Innovative Solutions for Future Needs” of the international maritime community, and will be driven by prominent keynote speakers and authors from around the globe.

Why Should I Attend?
Conference
Be part of an international event that aims to attract more than 200 delegates representing academia, science and technology, private and public sector organisations, across more than 20 countries. Develop and share expertise at a distinguished international event at an affordable cost.
Latest On Innovations
Receive the latest on innovative solutions expected in the near future from key players in industry and R&D, through plenary and poster sessions and state-of-the-art exhibitions of the latest technological products.
Meet With Experts
Have opportunity to meet with experts in marine industry and exchange ideas related to latest technologies used, promote innovative products and discuss cooperation opportunities with private and public sector key-players that starve to invest in the region.
Have the opportunity to visit a well-hidden jewel of the Middle East and Arabian Peninsula see venue information below.
Why Should I Submit a paper?
  • Be part of a world-wide event, present and promote your ideas to a diverse, international audience and gain acceptance from world-wide professionals and scientists.
  • Get your paper published in the conference proceedings, together with other up-to-date material in the field of marine engineering and technology. Take advantage of free-of-charge publishing opportunities in IMarEST journals.
  • Showcase your poster to hundreds of delegates, acquiring experience in international events of this magnitude.
  • Get one year free IMarEST Affiliate Membership and benefit from instant access to institute’s services.
  • Get Continuing Professional Development (CPD) approved by IMarEST.
Featured Topics

The overarching theme for ICMET Oman 2019 is “Innovative Solutions for Future Needs”.

Featured topics include:

  • ٍShipbuilding technology
  • Marine resources and security
  • Sustainability and green shipping
  • Ship design and propulsion
  • Safe automation and remote manning
  • Support and infrastructure
  • Safety and regulations
  • Naval engineering (underwater technology and weapon systems)
Venue Location

Muscat is the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman, a Middle East maritime trading centre with 2000 years of maritime history and a stunningly diverse range of landscape that includes:

  • more than 3,000 km of pristine coastline on the Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea and Sea of Oman.
  • dramatic wadis (valleys) cut into rugged mountain terrain.
  • marine, desert and mountainous nature reserves.
  • majestic deserts, riverbed oases and sand dunes reaching up to 250 metres in some areas.

Oman is the ideal location to host international maritime events owing to its unique combination of historical maritime tradition and the latest technological growth and development. With maritime trade and the hydrocarbon sector supporting annual economic growth of 2.5%, it offers an attractive investment climate for prospective investors scouting for innovation. Moreover, it is a young nation (40% of the population is under age 25) in a pro-business reformation process, aspiring to increase trade and investment by promoting innovative solutions.