OCEANS2013/San Diego, MTS/IEEE’s big show, returns to San Diego September 23-26, 2013, with the theme, “An Ocean in Common,” and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego serving as academic host. It is on track to be among the most dynamic Oceans conferences ever organized. Registration is now open.
There will be more than 450 papers, presentations, and posters, plus an extraordinary exhibition by industry, academia, non-profits, and government agencies. Numerous special events complement the rich technical and scientific presentations.
September 22-28, 2013, has been designated as “National Marine Technology Week” and the Marine Technology Society will celebrate its 50th anniversary at OCEANS2013.
The Technical Program, which runs Sept. 24-26, will feature 23 special sessions, including Ships-to-Reefs, Ultra-deep Exploration, International Business, San Diego Maritime History, and Technology Transfer.
Monday’s tutorials are available to the general public at a nominal cost without having to register for the full conference. Check out the 13 compelling course descriptions, which include IEEE CEU credits.
More than 200 exhibit booths will fill the two exhibit halls. Admission is free to the exhibits, with registration required for a complimentary badge.
The opening plenary session also is free to attend. UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla will join oceans advocate Sylvia Earle and Greg Kusinski, DeepStar® Director, Chevron Energy Technology Company, in offering perspectives on ocean initiatives.
Military personnel in uniform who register for the free exhibits will also be given admittance to all technical programs.
The San Diego Underwater Film Festival is open to the general public at a nominal cost.
For more information: OCEANS'13 and OCEANS'13 events.
See you in San Diego!
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