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OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 10, Number 3


OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 10, Number 3
IEEE OES Scholarship spring deadline is May 1st
OCEANS' 13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, CA - Call for abstracts - due May 3rd
Singapore AUV Challenge a success
SYMPOL 2013 - Call for papers, due May 31st
OTC Asia - Call for papers, due June 5th
IEEE UASP Workshop - Call for Abstracts - due July 15, 2013
The Baltic Symposium will return to Tallinn, Estonia, in 2014

IEEE OES Scholarship spring deadline is May 1st

Twice each year the the Oceanic Engineering Society provides $2,000 scholarships. Applicants must be a student or regular member of the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society, and enrolled in an accredited college or university in a field of study that will lead to a career in ocean engineering or a related ocean science field. Further information and applications are available at www.ieeeoes.org.

OCEANS' 13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, CA - Call for abstracts - due May 3rd

The OCEANS ’13 MTS/IEEE San Diego committee invites you to beautiful San Diego to participate in the world’s most diverse and prestigious conference and exposition regarding our most critical resource—the oceans. This will be the 7th time the OCEANS conference has come to San Diego. The team that orchestrated the OCEANS ’03 San Diego conference, the largest OCEANS conference to date—has returned to raise the bar even higher. The ’03 conference, which was a cornerstone of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s Centennial, had a total event attendance of 5,400, the exhibition included 301 booths and the technical program exceeded 800 excellent presentations. That international audience, from 46 countries, helped us establish the theme for the OCEANS ’13 conference—An Ocean in Common.
Details at: http://www.oceans13mtsieeesandiego.org/

Singapore AUV Challenge a success

The Singapore AUV Challenge sponsored by the Singapore Ocean Engineering Chapter with help from the Singapore Section and OES was conducted 1-3 March 2013 and was very successful and enjoyable event.. It was conducted at the pool on the campus at the University of Singapore. Sixteen teams applied for the challenge and nine teams were selected and seven participated. The competition started with a qualification run followed by the competition. The AUV had to be pre-programmed to go under a bar, proceed to touch a ball and then surface inside a ring. The AUV was not permitted to touch the bottom or to surface during the run. A team from the far eastern Federal University in Vladivostok Russia was the winner of the competition and received a prize of 5,000 Singapore dollars. They were challenged by a couple of teams from Singapore. The Chapter intends to conduct the challenge again in 2014. Watch brief video footage of the competition here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0mIRADzzik

SYMPOL 2013 - Call for papers, due May 31st

Papers are invited for SYMPOL 2013, the International Symposium on Ocean Electronics, Oct. 23-25, 2013 in Cochin, India. There is also a student poster program. The template for papers, and deatils at: http://sympol.cusat.ac.in.

OTC Asia - Call for papers, due June 5th

In 2014, the inaugural Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia, branching out from the original event held annually in Houston. This event will be held from 25 – 28 March, before the Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend. OTC Asia will focus on concerns pertinent to the region and be an avenue to share lessons learnt, best practices and emerging technologies in offshore oil and gas activities towards meeting the challenges for Asia’s growth. Cross-border issues, enhanced oil recovery on the back of depleting resources, aging facilities, adapting international standards to local requirements, and high CO2 gas reservoirs are among the challenges, whilst pursuing the right technologies and the right expertise to realise greater value for the industry. Asia, being the centre for offshore rig and facilities construction, will be the perfect venue to present success and innovation in this field.
Details at: http://www.otcasia.org/2014/

IEEE UASP Workshop - Call for Abstracts - due July 15, 2013
The IEEE Underwater Acoustic Signal Processing Workshop will be held October 16-18, 2013 at the Alton Jones Campus of the University of Rhode Island. The objective of the workshop is to provide an informal atmosphere for discussions of original research on signal processing techniques with underwater acoustic applications. The 2013 workshop will include a special session on Continuous Active Sonar and a memorial session honoring Prof. Donald Tufts. Abstracts are due July 15, 2013. Details at: http://uasp.org/

The Baltic Symposium will return to Tallinn, Estonia, in 2014
In 2014 the biannual Baltic Symposium will return to Tallinn, Estonia where it was held last in 2008. This symposium planned now for 20-22 May 2014, serves all of the countries surrounding the Baltic Sea and NATO countries with interest in enclosed seas. OES is the sponsor and ONRG has provided student support at previous Baltic Symposia in Lithuania and Latvia as well as Estonia. Papers will be presented on oceanography, environment, marine technologies, and coastal concerns.

Other deadlines:

Upcoming! OES Sponsored Meetings

Did you know? See the full calendar online here: http://www.ieeeoes.org/calendar/
  • IEEE Region 1 Student Conference - Cambridge, MA, April 6th, 2013
  • Bionav, Surrey UK, 11-13 April 2013, conference@rin.org.uk
  • ESTS - Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, 22-24 April, 2013
  • 21st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), Montreal, CA, 2-7 June, 2013
  • Combined with 165th Meeting of the ASA and 52nd Meeting CAA
  • OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE, Bergen, Norway, 10-13 June, 2013
  • Underwater Acoustics, 23-28 June, 2013
  • RIO Acoustics 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 24-26 July, 2013
  • OCEANS' 13 MTS/IEEE San Diego, CA, 23-26 Sept., 2013
  • IEEE UASP Workshop, at U. of Rhode Island, West Greenwich, RI 16-18 Oct, 2013
  • SYMPOL, Cochin, India, 23-25 Oct., 2013
  • 166th Meeting of the Acostical Society of America, San Francisco, California, 2-6 Dec., 2013
  • INCHOE2014, Goa, India, 5-7 Feb., 2014
  • OTC Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 25-28 Mar., 2014
  • 167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, Rhode Island, 5-9 May, 2014
  • 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana, 27-31 Oct., 2014
  • 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18-22 May, 2015
  • 170th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Jacksonville, Florida, 2-6 Nov., 2015

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