NW Marine Technology Summit

NW Marine Technology Summit
October 10-11, 2016
Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn
Newport, OR, USA




The NW Marine Technology Summit will provide opportunities for businesses, researchers, and students to learn more about key blue sector interest areas, visit with local technological innovators, network with like-minded individuals, and be a part of solution-oriented dialogue about problems within the industry.

The event is being organized by the Oregon Section of the Marine Technology Society (MTS), comprised of marine technology professionals from throughout the state. It will convene at the Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn October 10th-11th in Newport and feature a variety of session topics, private receptions at the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Hatfield Marine Science Center, keynote speakers, and more. Funds raised from the conference will go toward MTS Oregon’s outreach programs, including their college scholarship program. 

Session Topics:

• ROVs and Submersibles • Innovations in Data Collection, Usability, and Analysis • Innovations in Ocean Observation • Promoting BlueTech in the Northwest • Unmanned Vehicles • Marine Operations • New Sensors • Marine Mammals • Marine Renewable Energy • Underwater Optics and Vision Systems • Ocean Observatories Initiative • The State of the NW Marine Science Economy • Coastal Water Quality • Ocean Resources • Conservation and Development

Hotel Information:

We are pleased to extend special discounted group rates of: $95.00 Hillside and $115 .00 Ocean View. All room rates are based on single or double occupancy and are quoted exclusive of applicable local tax, currently 11.3%. Each additional adult will be charged $10.00 per room, per night.

The above mentioned rates will be honored two days prior to the event date and two days after the event date on a space available basis.

Best Western Agate Beach Inn
3019 N. Coast Highway
Newport, Oregon 97365



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