IOOS participated in the Maritime Alliance's BlueTech week, and their theme was “Case Studies of Collaboration”. The focus was on international partnerships and bringing together academics, government representatives, and industry members to discuss best practices, latest innovations, and growth opportunities for maritime industries locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.
IOOS was a co-sponsor of several events and shared booth space with NOAA during the Tech Expo. Julie Thomas, the Executive Director of SCCOOS presented on a panel that discussed big data, data analytics, maritime cyber and OceanGIS on Nov. 7.
Carl Gouldman moderated and presented the Gathering Data panel alongside the Deputy Director SCCOOS, Clarissa Anderson on Nov. 8th. This week brought together leaders in policy, academia and the military with the express goal of increasing awareness around the Blue Economy aka an ocean economy.
Carl Gouldman speaks on a panel on November 9, 2016 entitled, “ Gathering data it all starts here”.
Clarissa Anderson presented the recent applications of ocean observational assets speaks on a panel on November 9, 2016 entitled, “ Gathering data it all starts here”.
Julie Thomas shares her perspectives on managing large data sets on a panel on November 8, 2016 entitled, “ Big data, data analytics, maritime cyber and OceanGIS”.