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The Houston Chapter meets on the second Tuesday of every month unless otherwise specified. For events where alcohol is served, please see our alcohol policy on our policies page. 

Upcoming events

    • June 14, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Craft Republic - 114701 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77077

    The Hydrographic Society of America - Houston, Texas Chapter's June Technical Meeting

    The Hydrographic Society of America - Houston Chapter's April Technical Meeting. This meeting will be in person, but will also provide a link to join on Microsoft Teams. 

    Location: Craft Republic - 114701 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77077

    Online: Register for meeting link.

    A huge thank you to DOF Subsea for being the drink sponsor for this event. 

    Members in good standing who attend this event in person will receive two free drink tickets at this event. 

     - Presentation information - 

    Speaker: Matthew Kowalczyk, Eng., CEO, Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG)

    Topic: Non-contact integrated Cathodic Protection (iCP) system: the missing link in efficient AUV pipeline inspection

    Additional Info:  Since joining OFG in 2014 Matthew has maintained the company‚Äôs leading position in seafloor mineral exploration, while growing the site survey and infrastructure inspection services in the oil & gas and renewables markets, primarily through the operation of autonomous underwater vehicles and the development of specialized sensors and technologies. 

    Matthew is a mechanical engineering graduate of the University of British Columbia School of Engineering. His professional career before OFG includes leading a design team for computer vision systems for manufacturing, then successfully founding a company that developed sensor-based ore sorting technology for the mining industry, which he sold to the Norwegian TOMRA group. In his professional life at OFG, Matthew is surrounded by a team of incredibly smart, creative, dedicated and kind people that have supported the growth of OFG and its reputation with its clients.