Diving deep into the global ocean economy

Host: David Hirschman

Business journalist and media entrepreneur

Diving deep into the global ocean economy

Host: David Hirschman

Business journalist and media entrepreneur

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Presented by Rhode Island, the Ocean State

Discussing naval defense innovation with 401 Tech Bridge

401 Tech Bridge was the first entity to partner with the NavalX Tech Bridge initiative, creating a national collaborative model for naval defense innovation. Executive Director Christian Cowan joined the podcast to tell us more.

How do we power offshore/undersea technology?

Dr. Yi Chao, CEO and founder of California-based Seatrec, joined the podcast to discuss how his company’s thermal energy technology is powering everything from sensors to underwater robots.

Back to School: Spotlighting URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography

Dr. Paula Bontempi, the dean of University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, joined us to discuss how the world of academia is preparing students to take ocean exploration and research to the next level.

[Programming note: This interview was taped in October of 2020]

The future of autonomous ships, with Sea Machines Robotics

Based in Boston, Sea Machines specializes in advanced control technology for workboats and other commercial surface vessels. CEO Michael Johnston joined us to discuss which industries are currently using this technology… and what could be possible in the future.

Event preview: Oceanology International 2020

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Oceanology International is the largest ocean technology conference in the world… and this year, you don’t need to travel to London to take it all in. Event director David Ince joined us to discuss how his team moved an exhibition featuring hundreds of global leaders in the Blue Economy onto an entirely online platform.

Discussing naval defense innovation with 401 Tech Bridge

401 Tech Bridge was the first entity to partner with the NavalX Tech Bridge initiative, creating a national collaborative model for naval defense innovation. Executive Director Christian Cowan joined the podcast to tell us more.

How do we power offshore/undersea technology?

Dr. Yi Chao, CEO and founder of California-based Seatrec, joined the podcast to discuss how his company’s thermal energy technology is powering everything from sensors to underwater robots.