Agenda

The OCEANS 2018 Charleston speaker line-up is chock full of presenters from prominent government, military, academic, and industry agencies. We’re excited to feature speakers and technical presentations from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the International Space Station (ISS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and more to be announced.

Featured speakers and agencies are highlighted below, and more will be added as presentations are confirmed. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear, and learn from the world’s leading voices in marine research, technology, and application!*

Keep up-to-date on news, updates, and announcements.

Time Event
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Workshops + Tutorials
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Icebreaker Reception
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Student Mixer
Time Event
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration + Speaker Breakfast
8:00 – 8:25 a.m. Welcome
8:25 – 8:45 a.m. Keynote Presentation
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Plenary Presentation – Space and Sea: Global Perspectives
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Plenary Presentation – International: Future Oceans Perspectives
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Plenary Session – MTS Business Meeting + Awards
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00 – 1:40 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:40 – 3:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
3:00 – 3:40 p.m. Break
3:40 – 5:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Exhibitor Reception
Time Event
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration + Speaker Breakfast
8:30 – 8:55 a.m. Welcome
8:55 – 9:55 a.m. Plenary Presentation – Oceans and Coasts: Regional and Local Perspectives
9:55 – 10:40 a.m. Plenary Session – IEEE OES Business + Awards
10:40 – 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Technical Sessions
12:30 – 1:40 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:40 – 3:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
3:00 – 3:40 p.m. Break
3:40 – 5:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Buses Depart for Gala
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Gala at the SC Aquarium and Access to Ft. Sumpter Visitor Center
Time Event
7:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Registration + Speaker Breakfast
9:10 – 10:30 a.m. Technical Sessions
10:30 – 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Technical Sessions
12:30 – 1:40 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:40 – 3:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
3:00 – 3:40 p.m. Break
3:40 – 5:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
3:00 – 3:40 p.m. Break
3:40 – 5:00 p.m. Technical Sessions

*Schedule is subject to change. 

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