UMC 2019 • Technical Presentations

The World’s Largest Gathering of Ocean Mineral Stakeholders

Sustainable Development of Seabed Mineral Resources: Environment, Regulations and Technology


UMC 2019 image of JW Marriott - poster venue

48th Underwater Mining Conference
September 22 through 27, 2019
JW Marriott Hotel Sanya Dadonghai Bay
Sanya City, Hainan, China


UMC 2019 Technical Sessions I, II and III will span Monday 23 September through Wednesday 25 September.

Topics include:

Updated! Download the current List of Technical Presentations (PDF, updated 09-16-19).

Posters will be on display in the Ballroom foyer throughout the conference from Monday 23 September through Thursday 26 September. The Poster Session, where authors and speakers will be available to meet participants directly, will be on Tuesday 24 September from 13:30–14:15.

Workshops will be held on Thursday 26 September (details to be provided soon).

Instructions for Presenters

Oral Presentations

Please bring your PowerPoint Presentation on a thumb drive labeled with your name to the UMC Welcome Reception on Sunday 22 September at the Outdoor Terrace, JW Marriott Dadonghai Bay from 18:30–21:30. A host representative or audio technician will be available to upload the file as needed.

Poster Session

Set-Up: UMC 2019 Sunday 22 Sept 18:30–21:30 or Monday 23 Sept 08:00–9:00 JW Marriott Dadonghai Bay, Ballroom Foyer.

Poster Session: After lunch on both Tuesday 24 September from 13:30–14:15. 

Format and Instructions: Vertical presentations should be designed in Size A0 or A1, which will be displayed on 1 x 2.5-meter poster walls. A host representative will provide general assistance. Supplies will be on hand for you to hang your poster to the walls. Download the poster guide (PDF, updated 07-26-19)

If presenters wish to print and pick up their poster in Sanya, please contact Karynne Morgan at

Conference Contacts

  • Technical Program Chair
  • Dr. Charles L. Morgan
    Moana Hohonu LLC
  • Technical Program Co-Chair
  • Professor YANG Ning
  • Institute of Deep-Sea Science and Engineering
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • IDSSE Host Representatives
  • Mr. XIAO Jianyu
  • Dr. CHEN Yuxiang
  • UMC 2019 Conference Coordinator
    and for assistance and inquiries in Chinese
  • Jack Zhang
  • Executive Director
  • Karynne Chong Morgan
  • University of Hawai‘i
  • 1000 Pope Road, MSB 322, Honolulu HI USA 96822
  • Tel: +1 808.956-3184

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