Journal of Ocean Technology Latest News and Events Ocean Business 2013 - Apr 9, 2013 to Apr 11, 2013 An international ocean technology exhibition and training forum expecting to attract 4,000+ visitors from over 50 countries. An exhibition of over 300 companies runs alongside a three-day program of hands-on training and demonstration workshops. MARTEC 2012 - Oct 20, 2012 to Oct 22, 2012 8th International Conference on Marine Technology The Ocean Renewable Energy Group 2012 Annual Conference - Sep 13, 2012 to Sep 14, 2012 OREG's 2012 Annual Conference provides a forum that will highlight supply chain opportunities, expand on Canadian accomplishments, and build industry knowledge and collaboration to establish a world-leading industry. The Conference features action planning work sessions, updates on progress by sector leaders, and networking opportunities to help build connections and support emerging industry needs. Ocean Innovation 2012 - Oct 21, 2012 to Oct 24, 2012 Extreme Survival Tec-knowledgy: ocean technology enterprises This is the third in a series of essays, exclusive to the JOT, that focus on the role of ocean technology in society today. In our last issue, Ocean Science and Technology explored how science drives the development of new ocean technologies, and how new technologies can, in turn, enable science. Where new technologies come from and how they find traction in the marketplace is this issue's theme. Tec-knowledgy: ocean science and technology This is the second in a series of essays, exclusive to the JOT, that focus on the role of ocean technology in society today. This essay explores the relationship between science and technology in the ocean realm. We welcome your comments on this important topic. Tec-knowledgy: why oceans matter This is the first in a series of essays, exclusive to the JOT, that focus on the role of ocean technology in society today. Subsequent essays will explore the role of technology in ocean science, governance and commerce. This, the first, summarizes why oceans themselves are important, from both an economic and environmental perspective. We welcome your comments on this topic. Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2012 - May 15, 2012 to May 17, 2012 The theme of this year's conference is "The Arctic: Old Challenges, New Approaches," and will explore new approaches to the challenges of Arctic hydrography. Sonardyne helps major scientific discovery on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge Sonardyne International's Ranger 2 USBL acoustic positioning technology has played a crucial role in a scientific mission to discover a new ecosystem on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. The Irish led VENTuRE expedition used the Ranger 2 equipment to track the ROV Holland 1 as it searched for and filmed evidence of the newly named Moytirra Vent Field. Call for research papers The JOT production team is inviting the submission of research papers in the following areas for volume 7 (four issues), which are due for publication in 2012: technology to the wind: sailing; mapping the oceans; extreme survival; and oil on water: tankers. Papers should present the results of new research in ocean technology, science or engineering. All papers are subjected to a rigorous peer-review process.