Ocean Exchange Newsletter September 2016

September 2016 News

In case you missed it, we recently announced our fifteen finalists who are vying for the Gulfstream® Navigator and WWL Orcelle® awards, each a $100,000 prize.

But there's more! We'd like to share with you executive summaries of our 2016 registrants in digital magazine format. These cutting edge solutions may be perfectly poised to help your business or NGO.

Click the image below to view the solutions.

BIG Pitch Competition for Collegiate Innovators

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:59pm GMT.
Just 7 Days from Today!

All eight BIG PItch Finalist teams on stage in 2015.

Ocean Exchange seeks Undergraduate & Graduate innovations that improve economies, health, and the environment, fitting under the theme of sustainability.
**Award: $10,000 cash**
Application deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:59pm GMT.

Sponsored by Georgia Southern University
Apply to BIG PITCH

Attend the Ocean Exchange Event
Register as a Delegate

Register as a voting delegate to help select the winners of the three awards: Gulfstream® Navigator, WWL Orcelle®, and BIG Pitch.

November 9 – 11, 2016
Savannah, GA

Register Now

Norrie McKenzie of Georgia Power to Speak at Ocean Exchange

Norrie McKenzie, Vice President of Renewable Development for Georgia Power since August 2013, will speak at Ocean Exchange 2016.  In his role at Georgia Power, Norrie leads the implementation of the company’s procurement activities for renewable generation, including solar, wind and biomass.

Norrie joined Southern Company in 1999 to lead the company’s natural gas procurement for its growing gas-fired generation fleet. From 2003 to 2013, he was Southern Power’s chief commercial officer, directing the company’s expanding wholesale activities, including business development, acquisitions and asset management.

Prior to joining Southern Company, Norrie worked for Sonat, a major interstate pipeline company, where he held various positions in onshore and offshore pipeline construction, gas supply procurement, exploration planning and gas marketing. A native of Fort Valley, Ga., Norrie earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Register Now

News from the Ocean Exchange Ecosystem

2014 Registrant Saildrone Inc.
2013 Registrant SkySails
About Ocean Exchange
Ocean Exchange is a Solutions-focused organization conducting a continuous search for Best in Class, proven solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Our focus is sustainable solutions that improve economies, health, and the environment while respecting local cultures.  Our solutions improve productivity, reduce waste or reduce the use of nature’s resources.

Our Awards: Gulfstream® Navigator Award | Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Orcelle® Award | The BIG Pitch Competition

Our Sponsors: Gulfstream | Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics | Georgia Southern University

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