Green tech presentation set for March


The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association's education and training committee is hosting a presentation looking at green technologies for marine businesses.

The event is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5 at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.

Presenting ideas for the development and use of new green technologies will be Nigel Calder, technical director of the European Union's HYMAR Project (Hybrid MARine), Rich O'Meara of Core Composites in Newport, R.I., and John Burman of Kingman Yachting Center on Cape Cod, Mass.

In addition, an overview of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association's likely areas of involvement in green technologies will be presented.

Registration to attend the marine industry event must be completed by March 1. The cost is $20 per person.

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