Green Boats and Ports IV

April 3rd, 2018 to April 4th, 2018
Portland, OR

Oregon State University and the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) invite you to join representatives from academia, government agencies, and private industry to discuss current and future environmental sustainability of ships, boats, and ports.  Previous workshops held in 2012, 2014, and 2016 opened a dialog on marine sustainability topics and initiatives.  This workshop will continue these discussions and help our community better understand resources and practical solutions available to maximize the environmental sustainability of our existing and future vessels, support facilities, and ports. 

The workshop will be 1½ days long, with invited presentations from marine architects, designers, builders, private businesses, representatives of Federal, State and local agencies, and international sustainability experts.  Presentations will cover topics such as port sustainability and best practices, emerging green technologies and initiatives, propulsion and fuel efficiency, emissions, ballast water treatment, waste management, recycling, and best practices for environmental sustainability.  Progress on greening initiatives within the UNOLS fleet will be reported.  An evening poster session is planned with a reception and dinner, and all participants are welcome to provide displays.

Information about the accommodations will be provided soon!

Meeting Location:

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201

Meeting Events:

Green Boat IV Cocktail Reception, Poster Session and Dinner
Evening of Tuesday April 3, 2018 
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront 
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201


CLICK HERE to Register! 

The registration fee is $195.00 and includes the dinner reception. 
The Registration Deadline is March 19, 2018. 

Funding support for the workshop is provided by the UNOLS federal sponsors (NSF, Navy, NOAA, BOEM, and USGS) and OSU’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences.

Other Materials: 
Meeting Updates
Announcing Green Boats and Ports for Blue Waters IV !