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Rhode Island trade group meeting set for November

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will hold its 2014 annual meeting and networking event Nov. 4 at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography in Narragansett.

The meeting will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will focus on “Innovation in Oceanography, Ocean Engineering, Defense and Marine Trades.” The agenda includes talks on the Ocean Special Area Management Plan, autonomous underwater vehicles, green boats and marinas, sea level rises in Narragansett Bay, Inner Space Center and telepresence, pollutants in the bay and Small Business Innovation Research legislation.

The meeting is sponsored by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, the URI Foundation, the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, the URI College of Engineering, Senedia, RIMTA, RI-EDC and the Newport County Chamber of Commerce.

A reception, sponsored by My-Villages, Starkweather & Shepley and URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, will provide guests hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer and runs from 5 to 8 p.m.

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