Oceanic Engineering Society

Oceanic Engineering Society Distinguished Lecture titled “Auditory and Behavioral Effects of Noise in Marine Animals” with Dr. Brandon Southall on April 30, 2019


Chapter Executive

Chair: Mae Seto
Vice-Chair: Aaron MacNeill
Secretary: Christopher Whitt

Description of the IEEE Parent Society

The IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society http://www.oceanicengineering.org/

Vision Statement: Our vision is to promote the objectives of the society around the world through networking, conferences and publications with a focus on the future through extensive support of our student and young professional members.

Mission Statement: The Society’s objectives are scientific, literary, and educational in character. The Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of electrotechnology, allied branches of engineering, and related arts and sciences, applied to all bodies of water; and the maintenance of high professional and ethical standards among its members and affiliates. The Society promotes close cooperation and exchange of technical information among its members through publications and meetings. The Society fosters the technical and professional growth of its members. 

Goals / Focus of the Local Chapter


History of the Local Chapter


Traditional Events / Schedules / Formats

Events have traditionally been in the form of lecture style presentation or a tour of a company or facility. Speakers have been drawn primarily from Distinguished Lecturer organised through the Eastern Area or a visiting professor and also from local companies and organizations. Events usually begin at 5:30pm so as to not overlap with classes running at the local universities and to catch most industry members immediately following working hours.

Historical Leanings / What Works Well

OES society provide lists of distinguished lecturers in different areas relevant to the chapters. Usually we can invite from these lists worldwide renowned professors and chief scientist in leading companies that are specialized in topics relevant to our members.

After the DL expresses his interest to visit our chapter for lecture, we send the lecture proposal to the DL program general Chair for approval. After receiving the approval we publicize this lecture in Atlantic Canada website. Also to get more engagement from our IEEE students’ members we publicize this lecture internally in universities.

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