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MAY 2017

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20 st / May 2017 College is a monumental Victorian land- mark that is now headquarters of the City Council. Since the 1970s it has been best known as the center of the oil and gas industry in the North Sea, supporting exploration and production in the North Sea and off the west coast of Scotland. What To Expect Conference General Chairs Professor John Watson, University of Aberdeen, and Brian Horsburgh, Convention- al Wisdom Consultancy, and Technical Program Chairs Dr. Radhakrishna Prabhu, Robert Gordon University, Dr. Than- geval Thevar, University of Aberdeen, and Dr. Alan Jamie- son, Newcastle University, have led a team of volunteers to develop the show program. Plenary session speakers include Professor Dame Anne Glove, vice principal, University of Aberdeen, and Stef Ka- pusniak, business development manager of mining, Soil Machine Dynamics. O CEANS'17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen will take place June 19 to 22 in Aber- deen, Scotland. The theme of the show is "A Vision for our Marine Future." The 60th OCEANS conference and exhibition is co-sponsored by the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society and the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and is hosted by the Aberdeen Exhibit Hall. The OCEANS conferences and exhibitions focus on advances in marine technology, engineering, science, education and policy, and bring together an in- ternational audience of professionals, leaders and students within these fields. Location Aberdeen is a port city in northeast Scotland, where the Dee and Don rivers meet the North Sea. With an offshore petroleum industry, the city is home to an international pop- ulation. It's also known as the "Granite City" for its many enduring gray-stone buildings. The 19th Century Marischal OCEANS'17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen ST Conference Preview

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