Innovators: Guest Articles

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DEEP SEA DREAMER

by wade on October 20, 2014

Venturing into the unknown is a natural compulsion for homo sapiens.  From climbing Everest to exploring Mars, to probing the vastness of space with telescopes, our species is driven by curiosity, and the potential for financial gain, to evolve technologies that enable us to master space, time, and distance.  Among the most technically challenging and potentially rewarding areas that remain tantalizingly out of reach are the depths of the oceans.   Read more.

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SHIPPING INDUSTRY WANTS HIGHER QUALITY DATA SAYS SURVEY

by wade on October 7, 2014

The latest INTTRA Technology Outlook survey, which tries to identify the top technology priorities and challenges on the minds of international logistics and shipping industry professionals from direct shippers, carriers and freight forwarders around the world has shown that the industry’s top priority is “improving supply chain visibility capabilities to integrate higher quality data.”   This demonstrates the importance now placed on having easy access to quality shipping information that is timely, accurate and complete.   Read more.

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A NEW ERA IN CANADA-EU RELATIONS

by wade on October 6, 2014

(Ottawa, Ontario; 26 Sept.2014) We, the leaders of Canada and the European Union (EU), meeting today in Ottawa, are committed to strengthening and deepening our strategic partnership that builds on our shared history and values.  We reaffirmed our commitment to contributing to our mutual prosperity through our continued cooperation. Read more.

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THE BLUE ECONOMY

by wade on October 6, 2014

Understanding and promoting the Blue Economy and BlueTech is critical for the future of the U.S. and the world. Yet we don’t know in the U.S. and around the world how big our ocean and maritime tech industries are. Why? Because in most countries traditional, “visible” maritime industries (e.g. fishing and shipbuilding) have been on a decline while fast growing BlueTech companies have been largely invisible. Why are they invisible?
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5th ANNUAL EDUCATORS WORKSHOP ON OCEAN EDUCATION IN THE CLASSROOM

by wade on September 3, 2014

The Conference is fast approaching and Oceans '14 is full speed ahead with more than 100 exhibitors, hundreds of presentations  and thousands of delegates. No one can take it all in, but every delegate can be assured of an immersive experience Among the special groups targeted at the Conference are educators who have been issued a special invite by organizers.
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