Greetings from Marine Technology Society, MTS India Section!
As you are kindly aware IEEE-OES and MTS will be hosting the next annual conference Oceans 2022 in Chennai India.
As mandated by the UN General Assembly, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO is coordinating UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) inviting the global ocean community to plan for the next ten years in ocean science and technology to deliver, together, the ocean we need for the future we want!
As a prelude to Oceans 22 and follow up of MTS Women Leadership programme, MTS India Section is organising an event, involving women engineers, technologists and scientists focusing on students for career opportunities in the marine sector. This will also be a platform to spread awareness on the IEEE and MTS activities to students' across India and globally. This is UNESCO IOC endorsed UN Decade event.
This virtual event will be conducted on on 14th September 2021 at 6 pm Indian time (1230 hrs UTC).
Ms Zdenka Willis, President MTS, Ms Susan Kathy Land, President IEEE and Dr Cleopatra Doumbia Henry, President, World Maritime University Sweden have agreed to address the School and College students.
In addition there will be two short video presentations on two of the UN Decade outcomes (1) A Clean Ocean (2)A Healthy & Resilient Oceans by two school children.
The MTS India Section started its journey in 2016 with 9 Student sections and 120 events conducted so far. Also received recognition to members/section as Best Section award, Best Student section award, MTS Lockheed Martin Award and MTS Fellow. In this short span, MTS India students had participated and attended many events and competitions including 9 international scholarships which is turned into an entrepreneur/Startups etc.
We look forward to receiving your support and participation and to help us to encourage your known contacts to join us.
Please register at MTS USA website!