Ocean Exchange Announces New Board Member, Creation of Advisory Committee
New Board Member and Advisory Committee to Escalate Ocean Exchange Mission of Advancing Adoption of Innovative Solutions for Oceans
By: Ocean Exchange
The new Advisory Committee was formed to expand the Ocean Exchange network, with introductions to other ocean experts, delegates, and start-up companies. Millicent Pitts, Ocean Exchange Executive Director, commented, "We have high expectations that this group of ocean experts will impact our continuing success. We are celebrating our tenth anniversary in 2020; it is fitting to mark this milestone with the addition of this committee." The initial formation of the committee includes:
Scott van Buskirk, Vice Admiral USN (retired);
Susan Frick, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, sponsor of the Orcelle Award;
Justin Manley, Just Innovation;
Craig McLean, Acting Chief Scientist and Ocean Exchange Point of Contact, NOAA;
Shally Shanker, Founder and Managing Partner, AiiM Partners.
Ocean Exchange, a 501(c)(3), is in its tenth year. Its mission is to help advance the adoption of innovative solutions in the field of sustainability, with focus on oceans, coastal systems, and ocean shipping. Ocean Exchange awards the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orcelle Award and the Neptune Award, $100,000 each. Additionally it awards a $10,000 Collegiate Award. Past winners include the Wave Glider by Liquid Robotics (now Boeing), OPUS12, Noon Energy, EcoSubsea, Celise, and Minesto.
Navigate to OceanExchange.org to learn more. Save the dates October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale for #OE2020.
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