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.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Conference: Industry Role in Seabed 2030

June 11, 2020

In order to achieve the ambitious goal of mapping the world’s oceans by the year 2030, we will need to develop and deploy the next generation of ocean mapping technology. The panelists will discuss the current state of the art, and unmet challenges in ocean mapping.

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Technology and Opportunities in the Marine Industry

June 16, 2020

Panelist Vince Capone, Principal of Black Laser Learning Inc., describes his experiences with various technologies, career opportunities for marine tech graduates, & insights for those planning their academic path. Hosted by Stockton Univ., the NJ MTS Student Section, & MTS HQ.

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LakeBed 2030

June 24, 2020

This virtual symposium outlines the ambitious goal of mapping the world’s largest fresh water system, the Great Lakes, by the year 2030. The initiative is modeled after the Seabed 2030 effort and brings together a broad and diverse set of stakeholders throughout the Great Lakes.

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The Seafloor Revealed: Mapping the 3rd Dimension with Sub Bottom Profilers

July 01, 2020

USGS geologists Walter Barnhardt and Bill Danforth provide an introduction to geologic research and seafloor mapping conducted at the USGS, and an overview of remote sensing system technology.

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Facts to Consider for Material Selection for Long Term Marine Applications

July 08, 2020

This virtual symposium will focus on material selection and knowledge on performance of materials in actual marine environment in design of marine structures. These aspects determine the structural reliability and life assessment in terms of industrial and economic aspects.

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POSTPONED: OCEANS 2020 Singapore

August 11, 2020

OCEANS 2020 Singapore has been postponed: The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in several parts of the world, including Singapore, and concerns for the health and safety of our delegates, have forced the organisers to reschedule the conference to 11-14 Aug 2020.

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OTC Asia

August 17, 2020

Join OTC in Malaysia where, for 50 years, energy professionals have been exchanging ideas and advancing scientific knowledge.

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OCEANS 2020 Gulf Coast

October 19, 2020

Join MTS and IEEE on the Gulf Coast to learn, innovate, and lead in the protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our Oceans.

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Oceanology International

December 01, 2020

Attracting visitors from a variety of industries, including oil & gas, marine renewables and maritime defense, Oceanology International gives the opportunity for buyers and suppliers to do business in one location. Postponed until December 1, 2020

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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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