Tutorial Information



Tutorials are half-day or full-day presentations that are meant to complement the technical program of OCEANS ’16 MTS/IEEE Monterey by describing the fundamental elements of a technology and/or rudiments of a subject in a classroom setting. All tutorial sessions will be held on Monday, September 19, the day before the formal opening of the conference.

Tutorials are an “add-on” to the main conference registration; however, you may register for a Tutorial without registering for the full conference. To do so please proceed to our online Registration system http://register.oceans16mtsieeemonterey.org/ then select the TUTORIAL ONLY REGISTRATION option when prompted for the registration type. If you are registering as a full conference registrant, you will be able to add individual tutorials during that registration process.

The tutorials are conducted under the auspices of the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and Continuing Education Certificates are issued to participants who request them.

The tutorials will include the following topics:

  1. Free Descent/Ascent Vehicle Applications, Technology, and Operations

Instructors who will be conducting program: Kevin Hardy, Global Ocean Design, Brock Rosenthal, Ocean Innovations, Rob Morris, Edgetech

Schedule:  8:00am-5:00pm

Location: Redwood I

  1. AUV Technology and Application Basics

Instructors who will be conducting program: Brian Kieft and Brett Hobson, MBARI

Schedule:  1:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Redwood II

  1. AUV Workbench

Instructors who will be conducting program: Don Brutzman, NPS

Schedule:  8:00am-12:00pm

Location: Redwood II

  1. Applied Bayesian Signal Processing: An Overview of Particle Filtering Methods

Instructors who will be conducting program: James Candy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Schedule:  8:00am-12:00pm

Location: Ironwood II

  1. Underwater Target Classification

Instructors who will be conducting program: Dr. Supriya M.H., Cochin University of Science and Technology

Schedule: 1:00am-5:00pm

Location: Ironwood II

  1. State of the Art in Automated Analysis of Underwater

Instructors who will be conducting program: Maia Hoeberechts and Alexandra Albu, University of Victoria (BC) Canada, Dilumie

Schedule: 8:00am-12:00pm

Location: Cottonwood I

  1. Data Farming

Instructors who will be conducting program: Susan Sanchez, Paul Sanchez, and Thomas Lucas, NPS

Schedule: 8:00am-12:00pm

Location: Cottonwood II

For any cancellations or changes in the schedule, you will be notified on the email address you provided. Once you register for the desired tutorial, no changes can be made. You may choose to attend multiple tutorials, without taking part in the conference. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. We will respond at our earliest convenience, so make sure to ask your questions on time.