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US Hydro 2019 Scheduled for March 18-21 in Biloxi, MS

US Hydro is due to take place on March 18-21, 2019 in Biloxi, Mississippi.US Hydro is a biannual conference hosted by the Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA). The 2019 Conference will be held at the beautiful Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.  The exhibit hall and technical presentations hall will be co-located allowing for maximum interaction and networking discussions with exhibitors and presenters. In addition, the conference center is located within close proximity of the piers, not far from the exhibit hall, where exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase their vessels and products for on-water demonstrations. The 2019 Conference theme will be "Our Changing Oceans and Coasts: Driving Innovation in Charting" with RDML Shepard Smith, Director, Office of Coast Survey.

Learn more and register today!

2018 MTS ROV Committee Scholarships Announced

MTS ROV Committee announced the winners of its 2018 scholarships.  Saul Hughes, Sriram Govindarajan, Khaled Saad, and Matt Glencross each received ROV scholarships.  Saul Hughes received the MTS ROV MATE Center scholarship.
Saul Hughes was awarded $5,000 and attends Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada majoring in Computer Science.  Sriram Govindarajan will receive $4,000 and is studying Civil Engineering at the National Institute of Technology in Tamil Nadu, India.  Khaled Saad received $3,000 and is majoring in Mechatronics and Robotics at the University of Sheffield in the UK.  Matt Glencross, a freshman engineering major at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, NS received $3,000.
Each recipient will be recognized during the Awards presentation at Underwater Intervention ’19 in New Orleans, LA (
Since 1994 the MTS ROV Committee has awarded over $500,000 to deserving students who have an interest in Remotely Operated Vehicles.  Scholarship applications for 2019 must be submitted by April 15, 2019.  Details on how to apply and further information can be found at

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MTS DC Section Annual Holiday Party

Please join the MTS DC Section at their Annual Holiday Party which will be held at the Army Navy Club at Farragut Square on Wednesday, December 19 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm.  This year's reception will be held in the General George Washington Room which will provide our guests with festive holiday décor, plenty of hors d’ oeuvres and an open bar.

There will be plenty of holiday cheer as the DC Section hosts their annual holiday music sing-a-long and there may even be a surprise visit from the season’s jolliest guy in the world!

Register today for the MTS Buoy Workshop in Hobart, Australia!

Join us at the International MTS Buoy Workshop hosted at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (CSIRO) Hobart facilities, located along Princess Wharf in Hobart, Australia, April 15-18, 2019. Hobart is the gateway to the Antarctic for Australia, and the home of a number of government and research agencies engaged in sustained observing across Australia. The event will bring together science, engineering and technical staff from across the region to share their experiences in the development and use of moorings in both research and commercial applications.

We will open with an Icebreaker Reception on Monday, April 15 at CSIRO and our speaker program will begin at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, April 16 at CSIRO with exhibits located in the adjoining engineering facilities building.

Learn more about the workshop and register today!


Register now for Undertwater Intervention 2019!

Registration is LIVE for Underwater Intervention 2019!  

Underwater Intervention (UI) is the premier event for the entire underwater operations industry. Through compelling education and thought provoking features, UI will draw the industry’s leaders from access the country and around the globe to gather for 3 days of networking, thought sharing and relationship building.  Be a part of the must-attend event of the year to ensure your position in this competitive and ever-evolving industry. 

Register today for Underwater Intervention 2019, February 5-7, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. 

Call for Abstracts for Underwater Intervention 2019

The leadership committee for Underwater Intervention 2019 (UI 2019) has issued a call for abstracts for those interested in presenting at the preeminent event for the underwater operations industry. UI 2019 will take place February 5-7, 2019, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. For more details please visit or click here.

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