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Local  Events

 

Monthly Lunch Meeting

Our next lunch meeting will be held on June 19th at O’Sullivan’s Wharf starting at 11:30

O’Sullivan’s is located at 4300 Colley Ave in Norfolk (757)961-0899You can find their menu at  http://www.viewmenu.com/osullivans-wharf/menu?ref=google

Please send warren an email ( warren.krug@noaa.gov) if you will join us so we can give the restaurant a head count

 

All Monthly Lunches are on the
3rd Thursday of the month

 

 

 

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OCEANS Events

OCEANS’14 MTS/IEEE St Johns Newfoundland http://oceans14mtsieeestjohns.org/

OCEANS’13 MTS/IEEE San Diego
http://www.oceans13mtsieeesandiego.org/

OCEANS’12 MTS/IEEE Hampton Roads
http://www.oceans12mtsieeehamptonroads.org/

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MTS Hampton Roads Section History

One of the newer society sections, MTS Hampton Roads was formed in 2005 after Dr. Larry Atkinson, Ray Toll, and Mark Bushnell agreed with MTS Headquarters to start a section that could capitalize on the recognized potential of the Hampton Roads region, with its large concentration and variety of maritime interests. Initial membership of 15 has since grown to more than 50, representing NOAA, Navy, Coast Guard, academic, shipping, and maritime business-related activities. 

Retirement is quite stressful... ;-)Section focus expanded significantly beyond local networking after 2007, when it agreed to host the OCEANS’12 conference, as well as a “warm-up” TECH SURGE workshop on Ocean Observing in June 2010. Both events proved very successful – OCEANS’12 was recognized by the city of Virginia Beach as one of the best attended international conferences of the year with more than 2000 attendees and 171 exhibitors representing 35 countries participating. For the future, the section looks forward to engaging in meaningful topics of interest to the Hampton Roads area, such as sea level rise and marine renewable energy; to partnering with the local maritime museums and other regional organizations involved in this work; and to growing student participation and membership through expanded university involvement.