Career Opportunities in Marine Sectors (COMS)
Friday, October 1, 2021
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Vets Hall (in person or Zoom Webinar)
Sponsors: Boston Sea Rovers, Salem State University Biology
Fee: Free with registration
The Career Opportunities in Marine Sectors (COMS) Symposium offers a series of dynamic
presentations about the world’s oceans as well as discussion of Career Opportunities in the Marine
Sector including Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and the Arts. This will be a
Hybrid format with in-person attendance or via Zoom to your classroom. It is free to area students and
teachers with confirmed reservations. In Person Symposium will be held in Vets Hall at Salem State
This year’s Presentations Include:
0830 – 0845 – Welcome and Introduction – Ted Maney
0845- 0930 Rick Simon – Commercial and Technical Diving, Equipment Manufacturer
0930 – 1015 Holly Bourbon – National Aquarium – Aquarium Diving, Exhibits Curator
1015 – 1100 Paul Cater Deaton – Writer, Producer, Director, and Cinematographer
1100 – 1145 Bruce Strickrott | DSV ALVIN Manager & Chief Submersible Pilot
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
1145 – 1230 Faith Ortins – Ecotourism – BlueGreen Expeditions
Reservations are required
Webinar Registration: https://salemstate.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_axZJi027T2qRfT01MaJH4Q
In-person Registration Teachers may apply to bring up to 50 students and one chaperone per 25
students. Upon acceptance, admission is free to school groups and their teachers.
send a request to:
Ted Maney firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Please include the following:
The school you represent
Your contact information
The number of seats requested for students in-person.
Which teachers are attending (Please note: We do require one adult chaperone per 25 students.
Please confirm both field trip approval and transportation approvals with your Administration.