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Call for Speakers for Teledyne Marine's Technology Workshop 2017

Teledyne Marine's bi-annual Technology Workshop will take place October 15-18, 2017 in San Diego, California.  A Call for Speakers is currently open for 25 minute presentation slots in six different technical tracks throughout the 3 day workshop. For additional details on the event or to submit an abstract before April 30, please read here. 

The Link Foundation Offers 1-Year Fellowships of $28,500

The Link Foundation is offering 1-year fellowships of $28,500 for students working toward a Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation. To learn more and register, click here.

Ocean Exploration: A Supply Demand Mismatch - Editorial by VADM Paul Gaffney USN (Ret)

Demand is up; supply is down. We are talking about Ocean Exploration; the simple characterization of a cube of ocean for the first time.  In recent months the President rocketed the size of the marine sanctuary that heads out northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands.  A few weeks later he designated a new marine sanctuary off New England.  Both will now demand some sort of comprehensive characterization; ocean exploration campaigns. Read More.

Society News

Abstract Deadline for OCEANS '17 Aberdeen Approaching

OCEANS '17 Aberdeen, to be held in Aberdeen, Scotland June 19-22, is still accepting abstracts for technical presentations at the conference.  The deadline for submissions is January 20.  For additional conference information please visit here and for abstract submission guidelines read here.

New MTS Board of Directors takes control for 2017

Marine Technology Society announced today changes to the Board of Directors effective January 1. Donna Kocak, an MTS member since 1998, assumes the position of President, after a 2 year term as President elect. Craig McLean joins the MTS board for the first time as VP of Government and Public Affairs and Dr. Rick Spinrad returns to the board as President Elect.  For more information please read here.

Register now for Underwater Intervention 2017

Underwater Intervention announced that registration is now open for the annual 3 day conference taking place this year from February 21-23, in New Orleans. For more information or to register please visit here

Discounted Exhibit Space at UI Available for MTS Member Companies

Floor space is still available for Underwater Intervention 2017 taking place in New Orleans on February 21-23.  MTS member companies receive discounted opportunities on exhibiting, at this annual show sponsored by the MTS ROV Committee and the Association of Diving Contractors International.  For additional information on the conference or exhibiting details please click here. 

Available now: Volume 50, Number 5, September/October 2016: Bioinspiration for Marine Technologies

The newest themed issue of the MTS Journal, guest edited by Jason Geder of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, focuses on the latest developments in marine technologies inspired by biological organisms. Research topics include understanding flow structures in oscillating propulsion systems, exploiting the benefits of an array of artificial muscles, and designing unique vehicle systems inspired by water striders, stingrays, crabs, and jellyfish. Contributors to this issue come from China, Iran, Korea and the United States. To view the journal online, click here.

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Underwater Intervention
February 21-23, 2017
New Orleans, LA

OTC Houston
May 1-4, 2017
Houston, TX

June 19-22,
Aberdeen, Scotland

Marine Design TechSurge 2017
July 19-21, 2017
Norfolk, VA

September 18-21, 2017
Anchorage, AK

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