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Professional Skills Development Program for International Students: Networking Luncheon

2011-07-21 12:00
2011-07-21 14:03
Newfoundland

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Opportunities in Brazil: Lunch and Learn

2011-07-20 12:30
2011-07-20 13:30
Newfoundland

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Surviving the Arctic Ocean

by wade on July 5, 2011

One of the biggest challenges to oil and gas exploration in the Arctic will be keeping workers alive in the event of an evacuation. Successful escape from a rig or vessel is simply not enough – the unforgiving northern environment can be an even greater threat to human safety. The NRC Institute for Ocean Technology has been addressing this issue for the past decade, researching the survivability of humans in lifeboats, life rafts and immersion suits. Read more.

National Business Forum on Marine Spatial Planning

2011-07-13 18:00
2011-07-14 17:00
Newfoundland

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Report from the Chair of the Marine Technology Society—NL Section

by wade on July 4, 2011

By Bill O’Keefe, Past Chair, MTS-NL (Delivered at MTS-NL‘s AGM, June 29, 2011)
INTRODUCTION--2010-2011 was the inaugural year of the NL Section of the Marine Technology Society.  Naturally, when it’s one’s inaugural year, you have a few things to accomplish:

  • build a team
  • define your role in the local eco-system of organizations
  • define our style
  • put together a program and execute
  Read more.