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U.S. IOOS Director Search Open

NOAA has opened a national search for the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System(IOOS®) Program Office Director. The full position announcement can be found at USA Jobs. The deadline for applications is September 4, 2016. The U.S. IOOS Program Office is housed in NOAA's National Ocean Service.

Siemens Improves Subsea Ethernet Communication

Siemens has successfully developed and tested a new cost efficient product for better subsea Ethernet communication. The Advanced Converter & Switch (ACS) is making it possible to communicate at higher data rates and over longer lengths, then with the current electrical distribution technology. The ACS increases precision and effectiveness of subsea communication. Read More.

Society News

Available now: Volume 50, Number 4, July/August 2016: Research Initiatives in Europe: Cooperation for Blue Growth

This special issue of the MTS Journal contains selected contributions from cooperative research projects in Europe, all showcased in the MTS/IEEE Oceans'15 Genova Conference. The projects described in these papers highlight both the innovative marine technology and the expansive cooperation among industry and academia across borders throughout Europe. To view the journal online, click here.

MTS Announces Cables and Connectors TechSurge in Florida in October

Marine Technology Society is pleased to announce our newest TechSurge, a joint Navy-Industry-University “Underwater Cables, Connectors and Imaging Systems” 3-day working session. This workshop will take place October  26-28, 2016 in Ft Lauderdale, Florida and is organized by the MTS Cables and Connectors Committee and the MTS Underwater Imaging Committee. For more conference details click here.

Oregon Section to host NW Marine Technology Summit

The Oregon Section of MTS will host their second NW Marine Technology Summit in Newport, Oregon October 10-11, 2016.  The inaugural event,  held in 2014, attracted over 200 industry professionals and students and provided education and business development opportunities for all attendees.  Registration is now open.  For more details please read here.

Capitol Hill Briefing Video Now Available

On Monday July 11, MTS and the House Oceans Caucus hosted a briefing titled "Technologies For Fisheries Research And Applications". Video of the event, including introductory remarks by Congressman Farr, can be seen here.

Marine Technology Society Announces Kevin Traver as New Leader

The Marine Technology Society (MTS) today announced Kevin Traver as its Executive Director. In this position Traver will lead the organization in its mission to promote awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology. Read more.

OCEANS'15 Washington DC and OCEANS'16 Shanghai - Plenary Sessions Now Available online!

Now online! View the OCEANS'15 Washington DC and OCEANS'16 Shanghai plenary videos here.

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Upcoming Conferences

September 19-22, 2016
Monterey, CA

Techno Ocean 2016
October 6-8, 2016
Kobe, Japn

NW Marine Technology Summit
October 10-11, 2016
Newport, OR

Dynamic Positioning Conference
October 10-12, 2016
Houston, TX

OTC Arctic Technology Conference
October 24-26, 2016
St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador

Cables, Connectors and Imaging Systems
October 26-28, 2016
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Marine Renewable Energy TechSurge
November 2-3, 2016
Portsmouth, NH

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