Deadline Extended, Call For Papers, OCEANS’18 MTS/ IEEE Kobe Techno-Ocean 2018 Meeting (Dec. 15)

2017-12-04T16:49:45+00:00 October 4, 2017|

About the meeting:  The OTO’18 (OCEANS’18 MTS/ IEEE Kobe / Techno-Ocean 2018) will be held May 28~31, 2018 in Kobe, Japan. The event is hosted by three joint-organizers – the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (IEEE/OES), the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Japanese Organization of the Consortium for Techno-Ocean 2018 (CJO). The venue will be Kobe Convention Center, a state-of-the-art facility located on Kobe’s Port- Island, (Japan’ first man-made island). Kobe itself is an international port city facing the tranquil waters of the Seto Inland Sea, and cradled below the surrounding Rokko mountain range. Tourism city Kobe is also conveniently close to the ancient cities of Kyoto, Nara, Osaka and Himeji. The OTO’18 convention will be an excellent opportunity to focus on the topics that interest you, in every field related to Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering. We look forward to your participation at OTO’18.

Abstract submission due

December 15, 2017

Local and Core Topics

Submissions related to OCEANS2018 LOCAL and MTS IEEE Core Topics will be considered. A list of topics is available here.
Abstracts may be submitted in one of three categories:


  • Regular Technical Program: Abstract submitted for review, technical paper presentation in technical session at the conference, and publication in IEEE Xplore
  • Student Poster Competition: Abstract, paper, poster presentation, and publication in IEEE Xplore. Open to any full-time student in an accredited program. Selected applicants, based on abstract reviews, will have travel and registration expenses subsidized
  • Special Sessions (Workshops and Panels): Abstract and presentation, no publication. Participation is at the discretion of the Technical Program Committee. For more informations, please contact the TPC Chair with requests.


Abstract should be no more than 2 pages including all text, pictures, and references. The abstract at the top must also list the corresponding author and his or her institute or affiliation the paper is representing. (i.e. John Smith: University of Someplace).The originally-submitted abstract cannot be used as a substitute for the conference paper. Please note that abstract PDFs do not need to be converted through the IEEE Xplore PDF eXpress service.

Authors of accepted papers are expected to prepare and submit the conference paper (4 to 10 pages) for conference proceedings at the conference. Authors instructions can be selected to get details for paper requirements.

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