'An Ocean in Common': San Diego to Host 'Ocean 2013'

Press Release
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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San Diego conference to be the largest in U.S. history: World ocean community to gather at Oceans 2013.

More than a dozen professional and academic societies are coming together for OCEANS '13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, 'An Ocean in Common'. The conference,scheduled Sept. 23-26, 2013 with many side activities taking place before, during and after the event, make it the largest and most comprehensive ocean science and engineering gathering in U.S. history.

The sponsoring societies are the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (IEEE-OES) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS). Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has been announced as the OCEANS '13 MTS/IEEE San Diego academic host. Participating societies include: AGU Ocean Sciences (AGU-OS), Acoustical Society of America (ASA), The Oceanography Society (TOS), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), American Fisheries Society (AFS), the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the Association of Dive Contractors (ADC), and others.

This international conference is a major forum for scientists, engineers, ocean professionals and enthusiasts to gather and exchange their knowledge and ideas. An Ocean in Common features a day of tutorials, multiple tracks of technical sessions, student poster competition, keynote speakers, receptions, public exhibit halls, and a banquet on the USS Midway aircraft carrier in San Diego Bay.

Information on Registration, Schedule, Call for Papers, Exhibit Space, and updates on the week's events are posted here.


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