OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 14, Number 4, May 17, 2017

OTC Asia 2018 Call for Papers Deadline Extended

If you still have not submitted your abstract for OTC Asia 2018, there is still time. The submission deadline has been extended to 09 June 2017. This is a great opportunity to present and share your technical knowledge to a global audience of 25,000 energy professionals from more than 80 countries. 350 selected abstracts from different topical areas on offshore technology are expected to be presented. To check out the details of conference and submit the abstract click at this link:  http://2018.otcasia.org

OTC's Tradition of Technical Excellence Returns to Rio de Janeiro 24-26 October 2017.

Join E&P stakeholders to discover innovative solutions to the most pressing operational deepwater challenges and to accelerate your expertise in offshore exploration.  For the first time, OTC Brasil will be held alongside Rio Pipeline featuring a shared exhibition floor with ground-breaking tools and technologies all in one place.
The distinguished program committee includes general chairman, João Carlos de Luca, Barra Energia-IBP; and other notable executives from Petrobras, Shell, SBM Offshore, OneSubsea, Schlumberger, Total, Stress Engineering, and more.  Focused on “Transforming Today to Power the Solutions of Tomorrow,” OTC Brasil 2017 includes 24 technical sessions, 12 panels sessions, and three topical luncheons covering all aspects of offshore exploration and development. Presented papers will be published to OnePetro®, the premier research and technical library.   http://www.otcbrasil.org/

Summer School for Underwater Glider Operations.

 We would like to invite you to the week long summer school on underwater gliders.  The school will take place from June 11-16, 2017 on the campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
Topics Include
  •     Glider Introduction
  •     Command and control
  •     Glider underwater robotics lab
  •     Anatomy of a glider
  •     Ballasting
  •     Compass calibration
  •     Deployment and recovery
  •     Piloting
  •     Mission Simulations
  •     R/V Rutgers coastal research vessel
  •     Ballasting facility
Registration information can be found here:

Call for Nominations 2017 IEEE/OES Emeritus Award.

Please submit a one page summary for an IEEE/OES member who has been particularly important for the Society and who is no longer in any position of Society Governance. The recipient shall be a member of the IEEE in good standing ad at least the grade of Senior Member, and a member of the Oceanic Engineering Society. The recipient will be given a Photo-Engraved Plaque at the Fall OCEANS CONFERENCE.  Please submit by 31 May 2017 to the Chair of the IEEE/OES Awards Committee:
Prof. Rene Garello
Awards Chair

Other deadlines:
  • OTC Asia 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 20-23, 2018 - Abstract due Jun. 9, 2017 (extended)
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