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Marine Technology Society Webinar: Supporting Students in the Age of COVID-19

05/13/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
8610 Kennel Way La Jolla, CA 92037, US
Event Description: 

As we deal with the ongoing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, graduating students are facing an especially difficult job market which – even in the best of times – can be challenging to navigate. In response, MTS invites you to a webinar featuring a panel of experienced professionals sharing their guidance and insights into the diverse field of marine technology.

Marlene Kaplan,

Deputy Director, STEM Education

Office of Science and Technology Policy


Ms. Kaplan serves as Deputy Director of STEM Education with the Office of Science and Technology Policy where she helps advise the President and others in the Executive Office of the President on the scientific, engineering, and technological aspects of the economy, national security, homeland security, health, foreign relations, the environment, and the technological recovery and use of resources, among other topics.

Kris Ohleth 

Senior Manager, Stakeholder Engagement

Ørsted US Offshore Wind 


Ms. Ohleth is the Senior Manager of Stakeholder Engagement for the offshore wind developer Ørsted, working across projects in their US portfolio on a variety of stakeholder-related issues to help advance thoughtful and comprehensive stakeholder engagement for the world's leading offshore wind developer.


Greg Rocheleau


Makai Ocean Engineering


Mr. Rocheleau has over 10 years’ experience in ocean engineering at Makai. Based in Hawaii, Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc.'s core technical areas include submarine cables, ocean energy and marine pipelines, and subsea technologies such as underwater vehicles, buoys, communications systems, general marine engineering, and R&D.


Wednesday, May 13

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST/12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM (EST)


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For more information on this event, contact: 
Vanessa A Scott
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