About 450 participants from all over the world are expected to participate in the Symposium. The participants include researchers, students and industry from various fields of ocean science and observing technology.

An exhibition has been planned during the Symposium to showcase emerging technologies in the field of ocean science & technology, ocean remote sensing, sensors, products developed by researchers, and premier public and private organizations. The exhibition will also provide an opportunity to the exhibitors to showcase their products, services and explore the business opportunities.

The agencies involved in the ocean science and observing technology are invited to participate in the exhibition associated with the Symposium.


Number of Stalls available: 10 booths (Size: 3m X 3m X 2.5m).

Each Stall will be provided with 2 spot lights, 1 table, 2 chairs, Facia (up to a maximum of 26 characters), two 5 amp power points (220 V, 50 Hz).


Stall Size Companies
3m X 3m X 2.5m (L x W x H)INR 1,50,000/-
6m X 3m X 2.5m (L x W x H)INR 2,50,000/-

Stall Set up : 29th November, 2015

Stall dismantling: 4th December, 2015

Booking deadline: 31st August, 2015

The exhibition stalls will be allocated on first come first served basis. The fees will cover the registration and participation for one participant per booth during the Symposium. The exhibition registration fees are payable by demand draft/bankers cheque in favor of "IO50- NIO Symposium" and to be sent to "Dr. V. Purnachandra Rao, Geological Oceanography Division, National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Dona Paula- 403 004, Goa, India" on or before 30th September, 2015. Payment can also be made to "IO50- NIO Symposium" by bank transfer.

The IO50- NIO Symposium Exhibition will have a 24 hour security service during the period 30th November - 4th December, 2015. Exhibitors are responsible for protection of their equipment and insuring them, if necessary. Exhibitors are advised to close down their booth after the exhibition closing time at 1800 hrs on each day of the Symposium.

Other Details

Interested exhibitors can contact the Local Organizing Committee at IO50@nio.org for further details.