Archive: 2006 Ocean Science and Technology Conference

May 24, 2006, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,
Clark Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Conference Description

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center invite investors, business development executives, commercialization partners, and economic development leaders to attend a conference that will showcase marine technologies and concepts ready for commercialization or licensing.

The conference will feature technologies suited to meeting the needs of businesses in deep water exploration and production and in maritime surveillance and homeland security.


10:00 AM
Welcome by James R. Luyten, Executive Vice President & Director of Research, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Introduction to Massachusetts Business Connect by Ranch C. Kimball, Secretary of Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

10:30 AM
Technology Briefing 1:  Maritime Surveillance and Homeland Security  (partial list)
Moderator:  John Short, Engineering Fellow, Integrated Defense Systems, Raytheon Company

12:00 PM
Lunch and Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard Falkenrath
Sr. Fellow, Brookings Institution

1:30 PM
Technology Briefing 2: Deep Water Sensors, Networks and Communications (partial list).  Moderator:  Ram Gopalkrishnan, Engineering Manager, Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc.

3:30 - 5:00 PM
Networking Reception and Technology Displays
Located at the Rinehart Coastal Research Center on the Quissett Campus

Sponsorship Info

Sponsorships are available by contacting
Ms. Abigail Barrow
Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
617 287-7071
[email protected]

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