1. Dynamic Positioning Committee Conference Going Strong

    December 9, 2019 For more than 20 years, the Dynamic Positioning Conference has been the focal point for sharing and advancing the technologies that relate to dynamic positioning. Run by volunteers from the MTS Dynamic Positioning Committee, the two-day conference and workshop drew a few hundred attendees who were welcomed by DP Committee Chair, Pete Fougere, before […]

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  2. Oceans in Action is all About Building Connections that Advance Marine Technology

    In its 9th year, the Oceans in Action Workshop, spearheaded by MTS Gulf Coast Chair Laurie Jugan with help from Section leadership, and in collaboration with the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET)  brought together an incredible array of corporate, academic, military, and government representatives for three days of information and technology sharing and networking. The […]

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  3. MTS Co-Hosts Capitol Hill Ocean Science & Technology Reception; Attends White House Summit

    On the eve of the 2019 White House Summit on Partnerships in Ocean Science & Technology, with representation by MTS President, Rick Spinrad, the Marine Technology Society joined Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and fifteen other ocean research and corporate partners to host a reception on Capitol Hill. Speakers included Rep. Suzanne […]

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  4. MTS Hawaii Section Reboots

    by Liz Corbin, Former MTS President and Hawaii Section Vice-Chair What’s Hawaii been missing out on for the past couple of years? An active MTS Hawaii section that provides that big tent for everyone interested in any aspect of marine science, technology, engineering and policy. That started changing last August when we kicked off the […]

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  5. OCEANS 2019 Seattle a Success

    By Fritz Stahr, PhD, OCEANS 2019 Seattle Conference Chair More than 1,700 people attended OCEANS 2019 Seattle, October 27-31, at the Washington State Convention Center and the new Hyatt Regency in downtown Seattle. The area’s unique history of forward-thinking ocean research, technology development, federal agency and Navy presence, and focus on the Blue Economy combined […]

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  6. New York Times Highlights Bubble Craft Manned Submersibles

    New York Times journalist William J. Broad, interviewed MTS Manned Underwater Vehicles Chair, Will Kohnen, and MTS member Patrick Lahey, president of Triton Submarines in this November 18, 2019, feature article. By William J. Broad, November 19, 2019 Bruce H. Robison, a marine biologist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California, began prowling the deep […]

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  7. MTS President Rick Spinrad Talks with Hawaii Public Radio

    On a quick trip to visit the MTS Hawaii Section and give seminars at NOAA and University of Hawaii, MTS President, Rick Spinrad, stopped in at Hawaii Public Radio to talk about MTS and landscape of the marine technology field. Listen to the interview. https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/conversation-marine-technology-affects-more-oceans#stream/0

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  8. Lakebed 2030 TechSurge Brings Focus to Great Lakes Mapping

    The Marine Technology Society’s Great Lakes Section hosted a TechSurge in Traverse City, MI on October 1-2, 2019, at Northwestern Michigan College’s Great Lakes Water Studies Institute. Lakebed 2030 was the first MTS conference held in the Great Lakes region. Analogous in focus to the Seabed 2030 effort, Lakebed 2030 aimed to establish communication among stakeholders […]

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  9. MTS President’s Column – October 2019

    A Global Society Rick Spinrad, PhD, CMarSciMTS President I was talking with a colleague recently who asked me what we did at the “American Marine Technology Society”.  I was, of course, quick to correct him that our name is simply the Marine Technology Society, and that we are truly a global organization.  I shared with […]

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  10. MTS Partnership Update – October 2019

    Kathleen HerndonMTS Executive Director The Society has a long and proud history of partnership with related organizations in the marine technology space. These relationships increase and diversify the membership of the Society; broaden and enhance the visibility and influence of the Society with a range of audiences, including the international community, decision-makers and policy-makers, technical […]

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