New Bedford, MA - The New England Marine Renewable Energy Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA, announced that it is holding the 4th Annual New England MREC Technical Conference in Rhode Island on October 30-31, 2012. Moving from Massachusetts to Rhode Island will give the event room to grow. The new venue offers state of the art conference facilities and superb accommodations, which will be attractive and convenient to all participants and attendees.
There will be two days of technical presentations on research relating to offshore wind, wave, tide, ocean and river current, environmental monitoring, policy and regulations. A Call for Abstracts will be out soon to solicit topics for presentations and poster sessions from professionals all over the globe. There will be ample time for networking with engineers, scientists and policy professionals from government, academia and industry. Attendees are expected from the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, France, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Ecuador, Chile, and beyond.