Innovators: Ocean Observation & Science

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE 2014 CANADIAN HYDROGRAPHIC CONFERENCE

by wade on January 19, 2014

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for papers and posters for presentation at the Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2014. This international conference, which will be held April 15 - 17 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador  is a continuation of the series of premier North American hydrographic conferences that alternate between the United States and Canada. The St. John's conference will include workshops on current topics in hydrographic surveying and a full schedule of technical sessions on the latest issues, developments and applications in hydrography.

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JOURNAL OF OCEAN TECHNOLOGY ISSUES CALL FOR PAPERS

by wade on January 18, 2014

The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) production team invites the submission of technical papers for Volume 9, Number 2: Ocean Technology Review.   We are seeking manuscripts that describe cutting edge research and development of ocean technology in its many forms and applications.   Read more.

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MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY REQUEST FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS

by wade on January 9, 2014

SMC/IEC TC114 is soliciting proposals from Canadian industry and academic groups who are interested in performing research that will accelerate the development of international marine energy technical specification and standards currently being developed through IEC/TC 114.   The Canadian marine renewable energy industry has played a leading and active role in the development of International Standards through the International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee 114 Read more.

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR CANADIAN OT SECTOR IN EU’S HORIZON 2020 R&D PROGRAM

by wade on December 9, 2013

On March 14, 2014, after the close of the 2014 Oceanology International show in London, UK, the Canadian High Commission will host a one-day workshop on opportunities for Canadian SMEs and researchers on participation in Horizon 2020, the European Union’s new R&D program.

The final details on teh workshop are still being developed, but for those booking flights to attend the show, you may want to consider staying in London for Friday the fourteenth of March.
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OCEAN SCIENCE IN CANADA: MEETING THE CHALLENGE, SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY

by wade on November 18, 2013

(November 6, 2013, Ottawa, ON) A new expert panel report, by the Council of Canadian Academies, on ocean science capacity in Canada has found that, with no single organization responsible for managing ocean research in Canada, scientists face challenges in coordinating activities and pooling resources.

The expert panel report, Ocean Science in Canada: Meeting the Challenge, Seizing the Opportunity, is an evidence-based assessment of the current state of ocean science in Canada and addresses issues such as human capacity, infrastructure, funding, and scientific collaboration.
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