Theme Of MTS '91 In New Orleans To Be 'An Ocean Cooperative— Industry, Government, Academia'

The 1991 international conference of the Marine Technology Society (MTS), scheduled be held in New Orleans, La., November 11-13, 1991, at the New Orleans Convention Center, will feature the theme: "An Ocean Cooperative—Industry, Government, Academia." The conference is expected to attract over4,000 professionals to New Orleans from the military, government, academic institutions and marine-related industries worldwide.

MTS '91 will offer technical sessions and short courses covering the offshore oil and gas, shipping and fishing industries; civil and military applications of marine technology; regulatory updates and environmental protection; as well as advanced engineering and scientific knowledge gained from the heights of satellites to the bottom of the ocean.

A joint effort among The Marine Technology Society, The Hydrographic Society, The American Geophysical Union, ASME, ASCE and The Oceanography Society, the MTS '91 Exposition provides exhibitors an opportunity to display their products and services to a broad audience of professionals from varied fields. The exposition will be open during the conference with special activities planned in the exhibit hall throughout the week.

Rear Adm. James Koehr, Commander, Naval Oceanography Command, and Bob Howard, president of Shell Offshore, Inc., have been appointed as cochairmen for MTS '91.

For more information, contact: MTS '91, J. Spargo & Assoc. Inc., 4400 Fair Lakes Court, Fairfax, Va.

22033; fax (703) 818-9177.

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