The Annual MTS Houston Section Barbecue will be held on October 26, 2017 and takes the place of the regularly scheduled monthly lunch meeting. This year’s barbecue is being hosted by SEANIC OCEAN SYSTEMS at its Houston location. This is the second row in a year that Seanic has hosted the event.
In addition to some 80 exhibit tables, the annual barbecue typically attracts around 700 industry professionals from the Gulf Coast area. Money raised supports the Section’s generous scholarship program.
This year’s barbecue will once again include a barbecue dinner, Silent Auction, door prizes and excellent networking opportunities. The barbecue is open to anyone wish to attend. Cost is $35 for members and nonmembers with online registration by October 24. Location is Seanic Ocean Systems.
Seanic Ocean Systems is located at 25310 Clay Road, Katy, TX 77493.The company designs and engineers standard and custom deepwater intervention products. The company Quality Management is ISO 9001:2008 Compliant.
October 9-11, 2017 - Dynamic Positioning Conference, Westin Memorial City, Houston
October 26, 2017 – Annual Barbecue Social and Fund Raiser hosted by Seanic Ocean Systems
December 7, 2017 – ExxonMobil Diving Operations and Safety Perspective – David Gilbert, ExxonMobil
The Houston Section of the Marine Technology Society is the largest Section of the Society. The Society’s members are comprised mainly of professionals involved in offshore oil and gas exploration and recovery. The Section hosts regular lunch presentations, as well as a variety of fund-raiser social events. These include a Sporting Clays Tournament, Golf Tournament, and the Annual Barbecue.
The Section hosts and/or supports a number of conferences and seminars each year, including the Offshore Outlook Industry Conference, the Offshore Technology Conference, the Dynamic Positioning Conference and Underwater Intervention. In addition, the Section supports Student Chapters at Texas A&M in College Station and Galveston, and donates over $160,000 in scholarships and student support annually.
Headquartered in Maryland, The Marine Technology Society is an International nonprofit society founded in the 1960s and includes members from the offshore petroleum community, ocean community: marine sciences, engineering, academia, industry and government.