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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CMARTECH CERTIFICATION PROGRAM & MARINE SCIENTIST CERTIFICATION TO BE LAUNCHED IN THIS FALL - LEARN HOW YOU CAN BECOME CERTIFIED

 

 

This June, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) launched the Marine Technologist Certification program. In 2020, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) entered into a pilot program to offer the Chartered Marine Technologist (CMarTech), in an effort to provide members with an opportunity to advance their professional profile through certification. Now, all MTS and SUT members have the opportunity to apply for Marine Technologist Certification through your own professional society - at all three levels of certification: Chartered Marine Technologist (CMarTech), Registered Marine Technologist (RMarTech), and Marine Technician (MarTech).

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REGISTER FOR SEPTEMBER 8 BLUE ECONOMY EVENT - MARKET DISRUPTION & NEW BUSINESS MODELS

 Join us for an interactive discussion with Dr. Jax Kirtley, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Jim Costopulos, CEO, Global Oceans.

 

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MTS TECH FORUM: INTELLIGENCE AND OBSERVATIONS: THE NEXUS OF UNDERSEA TECHNOLOGY TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 30

Join the Washington, D.C. Section of MTS and Oceaneering for the MTS Tech Forum: Intelligence and Observations: The Nexus of Undersea Technology Virtual Panel on September 30, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EDT. Hear from a panel of leaders in marine technology with opening speakers Phil Beierl, Senior Vice President of the Aerospace and Defense Technologies segment (ADTech) within Oceaneering International, Inc. and Jake Sobin, chair of the Washington, D.C. section of MTS and sales manager at Kongsberg Maritime. Panelists include: Vice Adm. Jeff Trussler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare; Craig McLean, Assistant Administrator, NOAA's OAR Office; Dr. Leigh McCue, Associate Professor, George Mason University; and Zdenka Willis, Panel Moderator, MTS President.

 

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MTS INDIA HELD UN DECADE ENDORSED GLOBAL STUDENT VOLUNTEERS MEETING ON AUGUST 22 & WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 14

This event resulted in the creation of the official Hindi UN Decade logo.

 

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MTS PARTNERS WITH THE HYDROGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA FOR THE U.S. HYDRO CONFERENCE

On September 13-16, join this premier online event in the field of hydrography, ocean mapping, cartography & marine geomatics. Register and submit papers: http://www.thsoa.org/event-4303159

MTS FEATURED AS A OCEAN DECADE U.S. NEXUS ORGANIZATION

As an Ocean Decade U.S. Nexus organization, MTS plays a crucial role in advancing actions in the UN Decade. Learn about MTS's contributions to the Decade including the May/June open access issue of the MTS Journal featuring the Decade and our efforts to foster diversity and inclusion amongst ocean science professionals. Read our featured Nexus Member Story here: https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/us-national-committee-on-ocean-science-for-sustainable-development-2021-2030

MARINE TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS ARE GOING PLACES! CONNECT WITH THEM IN THE MTS CAREER CENTER

 

 

FEATURED JOBS AVAILABLE NOW!

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY HOLDS SUMMER CAMPS FOR STUDENTS

 

Rutgers University held two weeks of summer camp programs for undergraduate students with a focus on HF radar in the first week and underwater gliders in the second. Throughout the camps, students participated in classroom and field activities that introduced them to the technologies and the many applications they support. MTS President Zdenka Willis visited the camp and presented to students about her career experiences in marine technology. For more information on these camps contact Josh Kohut, [email protected]

ECOPS at OCEANS & MEMBER RECRUITMENT


If you are an ECOP and want to have input into what sessions are offered at OCEANS San Diego 2021. Please complete this brief survey. https://forms.gle/EtCmYR3u3x6nv16KA

 

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APPLICATION DEADLINE - SEPTEMBER 15! APPLY TODAY FOR THE BLUE CLIMATE INITATIVE

This Prize is part of the Blue Climate Initiative's Ocean Decade Program

The Prize aims to inspire, fund, support, and showcase market-based innovations to mitigate climate change through ocean-related strategies. It’s time to use energy, ambition and creativity to solve the biggest ocean-related challenges and play an active role in the Ocean Decade. Winners will be invited to participate in the high-level 2022 Blue Climate Summit in French Polynesia where their projects will be profiled and introduced to leading investors, ocean experts and champions and to high-level Ocean Decade events.

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THE OCEAN DECADE ADVISORY BOARD: CALL FOR EXPERT MEMBERS NOMINATIONS - DEADLINE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

 

The Decade Advisory Board will be a multi-stakeholder advisory body that will assist the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO in performing its function as coordinator of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030 (the 'Ocean Decade').

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MTS EXHIBITED AT OTC THIS MONTH AND HELD NETWORKING RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS

MTS Headquarters staff Monica Ostrander and Amanda Johnston traveled to the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this month. We exhibited, networked and met with our members. We also held a networking reception at the Hotel ZaZa where MTS President-Elect Justin Manley spoke to MTS members about upcoming MTS initiatives and events. If you attended OTC and have photos or information to share about the conference, please reach out to [email protected].

 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR OTC 2022

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THE AMERICAN BLUE ECONOMY PODCAST

The American Blue Economy Podcast, launched in April on the American Shoreline Podcast Network, a Coastal News Today production. Retired Navy Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet, PhD, CEO of Ocean STL Consulting hosts the monthly podcast. Admiral Gallaudet is the former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Deputy NOAA Administrator, and before that Oceanographer of the Navy.

 

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SEASTATE PODCAST - SEASON 2, EPISODE 6

SeaState talks with Scott Parazynski about NASA and Ocean Exploration


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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE MTS HOUSTON ANNUAL FUNDRAISING BBQ ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28

 

Learn more and REGISTER: https://mtsociety.memberclicks.net/houston-bbq

MTS SAN DIEGO HOLDS ITS ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT ON SEPTEMBER 19

 

Contact Larry Hagstrom for more information, [email protected]

MTS Featured as a Decade Nexus Member

As an Ocean Decade U.S. Nexus organization, MTS plays a crucial role in advancing actions in the UN Decade. Learn about MTS's contributions to the Decade including the May/June open access issue of the MTS Journal featuring the Decade and our efforts to foster diversity and inclusion amongst ocean science professionals. Read our featured Nexus Member Story here: https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/us-national-committee-on-ocean-science-for-sustainable-development-2021-2030

President's Letter

MTS President Zdenka Willis presents during a MTS India event on July 4 for a student competition about ocean pollution with Dr. R.Venkatesan and Professor Monika Aggarwal.

 

PRESIDENT'S LETTER

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MTS & SUT CERTIFY 15 MARINE TECHNOLOGISTS THROUGH THE CMARTECH PROGRAM

 

MTS & SUT CERTIFY 15 MARINE TECHNOLOGISTS THROUGH THE CMARTECH PROGRAM - LEARN HOW YOU CAN BECOME CERTIFIED

 

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REGISTER FOR AUGUST 4 BLUE ECONOMY EVENT - THE NEW BLUE ECONOMY

 

Join us for an interactive discussion with Carl Goulding, Director at U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System Office and Kellie Keller, Sofar Ocean, about the New Blue Economy.

The Ocean Exchange™ and MTS offer a joint webinar series – Engaging with the Blue Economy
More than 400 people have joined the webcast to learn more about the Blue Economy. “The webinar gave us a fantastic opportunity to reach a receptive and informed audience. Before the event, I was contacted by colleagues who had seen the flyer and indicated their excitement about the topic. The audience was larger than we usually see in person at a conference.” Rob Cavagnaro, PNNL Coastal Research. "Issues like climate change, disaster resilience, energy transition, public health, etc., all encompassed under a banner of sustainable development can only be addressed with better public-private partnerships and the will/intent to work together. Thank you for including WGIC in this important debate."  Barb Ryan, World Geospatial Industry Council 

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