Featured Events

The Marine Technology Society is internationally recognized for its conferences, technical symposiums, and workshops, produced in collaboration with MTS Sections, Professional Committees or other partners. View the list of upcoming events below to find the one that is right for you. If you would like to propose a webinar, please fill out this form and send it to kristina.norman@mtsociety.org.

Given the rapidly changing situation with respect to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the events listed below are current as we know it. We will continuously update this page with the new information as the situation evolves.

Past webinars are free and open to all. Access them here.

Upcoming Events

Teledyne CARIS: Leveraging AI Technology On The Cloud For The Future of Ocean Mapping

August 05, 2020

This webinar will introduce machine learning technology and describe the sonar noise classifier and the need for AI in marine mapping. The panelists will discuss why a cloud solution was chosen and the role cloud technology plays in the future for marine mapping.

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OTC Asia

August 17, 2020

OTC Asia 2020 is going virtual! Stay tuned for more information in the next few weeks!

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Dr. Kathy Sullivan - Women in Ocean Science

August 19, 2020

This June, former NASA astronaut Kathy Sullivan became the only woman ever to have walked in space and reached the deepest point in the oceans. Join MTS for a special webinar with Dr. Sullivan in conversation with MTS President Zdenka Willis about "Women in Ocean Science."

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Building Blocks for Hydrographic Surveys

August 25, 2020

This session will focus on the necessary building blocks to conduct a comprehensive hydrographic survey: understanding the technology and networking requirements, principles of geodetics and positioning, the basics of acoustics, and knowledge of hardware specifications.

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The Ocean Enterprise Study: Changes Within the Last Five Years

September 09, 2020

This special webinar will introduce the 2015 Ocean Enterprise Study and the importance of its results. The follow-up 2020 study will then be introduced and preliminary results will be discussed as they relate to ocean observing and the Enterprise.

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MTS Technology Forum

September 17, 2020

Virtual Panel Hosted by the Washington D.C. Section and Oceaneering. More information to come.

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The 2020 Underwater Mining Conference Now Virtual and In Person

St. Petersburg, FL
September 27, 2020

The International Marine Minerals Society will hold its 49th Underwater Mining Conference from September 27 through October 2 in person and will offer virtual conference solutions for presenters and participants.

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Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore-U.S. Gulf Coast

October 05, 2020

MTS and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society have decided to combine forces and invite worldwide community participation to a single virtual conference “Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore – U.S. Gulf Coast.”

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OCEANS 2021: Sustaining our Oceans - Sustaining our Future

San Diego, California
September 20, 2021

Co-presented by MTS and IEEE, this premiere event brings together global marine technologists, engineers, students, government officials, lawyers, and advocates to learn and experience cutting-edge technologies in the marine science, learn about latest research and more.

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