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Session 1: Ocean Science Perspectives:
Needs and Challenges

10:00 am - 10:10 am Opening Remarks
10:10 am - 10:40 am keynote speech + Q&A
Essential Elements for Underwater Cyber Infrastructure  Bruce Howe
10:45 am - 11:25 am  4 short talks (10 min each) 
Looking forward - Marine Robotics and High Resolution Mapping in the Ocean  Hanu Singh
Summary of 2018 NSF Seafloor Sensing Workshop & Recommendations   Christopher Parrish
The JANUS Underwater Communications Standard  Joao Alves
Underwater Communication Signal from the Perspective of Ocean Noise Management  Shane Guan
11:30 am - 11:55 am seven 3-min lightning talks
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11:50 am - 12:50 pm breakout room discussion
Lunch break

Session 2: IoUT Hardware, Electronics and Applications
in Extreme Environments

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm keynote speech + Q&A
Building the Internet of Underwater Things  Fadel Adib
2:05 pm - 2:35 pm  2 short talks (10 min each) 
New Directions in Underwater Communication Electronics   Santanu Das
State-of-the-art Acoustic Telemetry for Studying Aquatic Animal Behavior and Survival: Current Capabilities and Future Advances  Daniel Deng
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm nine 3-min lightning talks
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3:10 pm - 4:10 pm breakout room discussion
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Day 1 concluding remarks


Session 3: Underwater Communications, Signal Processing, and Networking
10:00 am - 10:30 am keynote speech + Q&A
Underwater Communication Signal Processing and Networking  Milica Stojanovic   
10:35 am - 11:05 am 3 short talks (10 min each) 
Status of Underwater Acoustic Communications   Bob Headrick
Infrastructure to Advance Mobile Underwater Wireless Networking Research   Aijun Song
Networking and Acoustic Communications at NRL   Lloyd Emokpae
11:15 am - 11:35 am six 3-min lightning talks(pre-recorded video presentation)
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11:40 am - 12:50 pm breakout room discussion
Lunch break

Session 4: Marine Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for IoUT
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm keynote speech + Q&A
Underwater Communication for Marine Robotics   Mandar Chitre
2:05 pm - 2:45 pm 4 short talks (10 min each) 
Applications of Acoustic Communications   Lee Freitag
Enabling Undersea Persistent Autonomy   Nina Mahmoudian
Marine Robotic Networks: From Plateforms to Services   Fumin Zhang + Catherine Edwards
Ocean Thermal Energy to Power Underwater Systems   Yi Chao
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm  four 3-min lightning talks (pre-recorded video presentation)
(check the pre-recorded lightning talks video and complete the survey)
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm breakout room discussion
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm closing remarks


     Session 1: Bruce M. Howe

        Professor, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaii

     Session 2: Fadel Adib

        Associate Professor, MIT
        Doherty Chair in Ocean Utilization
        Founding Director, Signal Kinetics Research Group
        MIT Media Lab & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

     Session 3: Milica Stojanovic

        Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University
        Affiliated Faculty, Department of Bioengineering, Northeastern University
        Permanent Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
        Visiting Scientist (affiliated with AUV Laboratory), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                     Session 4: Mandar Chitre

      Head, Acoustic Research Laboratory, Tropical Marine Science Institute
      Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering,
      National University of Singapore
      Founder & Non-executive Director, Subnero Pte. Ltd.
      Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering


     Session 1: Hanu Singh

        Professor, Northeastern University Adjunct,
        Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

     Session 1: Chris Parrish

         Associate Professor, Civil & Construction Engineering, Oregon State University

     Session 1: João Alves

         NATO STO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE)

     Session 1: Shane Guan

          Oceanographer, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

     Session 2: Santanu Das

          Office of Naval Research (ONR)

     Session 2: Zhiqun (Daniel) Deng

          Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

      Session 3: Bob Headrick

           Program Manager, The Office of Naval Research

      Session 3: Aijun Song

            Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
            The University of Alabama

     Session 3: Lloyd Emokpae

         U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

     Session 4: Lee Freitag

         Principal Engineer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

     Session 4: Nina Mahmoudian

         Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

     Session 4: Fumin Zhang

         Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

     Session 4: Catherine Edwards

         Associate Professor, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography,University of Georgia

     Session 4: Yi Chao

        Founder and CEO, Seatrec


     Session 1: William Wilcock

         Professor of Oceanography, University of Washington

     Session 1: Dana Manalang

         Engineer, University of Washington

     Session 1: Lora Van Uffelen

         Assistant Professor, Ocean Engineering, The University of Rhode Island

     Session 1: Sarah Webster

         Research Scientist, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington

     Session 1: Jules Jaffe

         Research Oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
         University of California, San Diego

     Session 1: Genevieve Davis

         Research Acoustician, NOAA

     Session 1: Mark Baumgartner

         Senior Scientist, The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

     Session 2: Andrew Barnard

         Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

     Session 2: Xuejue 'Sophie' Wang

         Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut

     Session 2: Lei Zuo

         Professor, Director of Center for Energy Harvesting, Virginia Tech

     Session 2: Ethan Wang

         Professor and Area Director, Physical and Wave Electronics, University of California

     Session 2: Nader Behdad

         Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

     Session 2: Zhi Sun

         Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo

     Session 2: Miao Pan

         Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Houston

     Session 2: Majid Manteghi

         Professor of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech

     Session 2: John Jorgensen

         Chief Scientist, ABS CyberSafety at ABS

     Session 3: Andy Singer

         Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

     Session 3: Zhaohui Wang

         Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
         Michigan Technological University

     Session 3: Prasad Anjangi

         Research Scientist, Subnero

     Session 3: Mohamed Younis

         Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County

     Session 3: Xiaoyan Hong

         Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Alabama

     Session 3: Rosa Zheng

        Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Lehigh University

     Session 4: Geoff Hollinger

         Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Oregon State University


        Founder and CEO, The Naviator

     Session 4: Ioannis Rekleitis

         Associate Professor, Autonomous Field Robotics Lab (AFRL)
        Computer Science & Engineering Department, University of South Carolina

     Session 4: Joao Sousa

        Underwater Systems and Technologies Laboratory, University of Porto