Social Events

Ice Breaker Reception
Gaylord National – Potomac Terrace
Monday, October 19th – 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Take an opportunity to pick up registration materials early then join us for the official kick off of the OCEANS ’15 conference. Wander out to the Potomac Terrace that affords stunning views of the river and Old Town Alexandria, Virginia and have a cocktail while catching up with old and new colleagues!

IEEE/OES Awards Luncheon
Gaylord National – Woodrow Wilson Ballroom
Tuesday, October 20th – 12:00 to 1:20 pm
Enjoy lunch while catching up with IEEE/OES and honoring their award winners.

Exhibitor Reception
Gaylord National – Prince George Exhibit Hall A
Tuesday, October 20th – 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Spend quality time with the Exhibitors while enjoying the end of the first full conference day with a great selection of food stations and beverage options.

MTS Awards Luncheon
Gaylord National – Woodrow Wilson Ballroom
Wednesday, October 21st – 12:00 to 1:20 pm
Take a break to hear the MTS State of the Society address, recognize their award winners, and learn the results of the Society elections.

Capital Casino Night
Gaylord National – Potomac Ballroom
Wednesday, October 21st – 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Top off the OCEANS ’15 conference with an exciting evening of great food and fun. The OCEANS ’15 Conference Committee invites you to enjoy all your favorite casino games brought right to you! Test your skills, your strategy, and your bluff by joining other conference attendees at Texas Hold’em, Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and more! Plus, you can enjoy interactive entertainment including a strolling magician that will use a combination of magic, psychology, hypnosis and suggestion, demonstrating the untapped powers of the mind!

Lunch with the Exhibitors
Gaylord National – Prince George Exhibit Hall A
Thursday, October 22nd – 12:15 to 1:20 pm
Pick up your box lunch after the Student Poster Competition Award Ceremony, visit with the Exhibitors, and make plans to attend OCEANS ’16 MTS/IEEE Monterey! 

If you forgot to purchase a ticket for your guest(s) during the registration process, you may purchase additional guest tickets by contacting The additional tickets will be included in your registration packet.

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