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Join Us 2017-03-21T16:17:30+00:00

SubOptic Association is uniquely placed to fill the need for an effective, broad-based global trade body to advance the subsea sector’s interests.   Strengthened by its event management partnership with Submarine Telecoms Forum, and by a solid new constitution, SubOptic now has a broader set of objectives than just the famed triennial conference: it now sets its sights on supporting the subsea community through new activities involving education, advocacy, on-line resources and working groups.

In the words of the new Constitution, our purpose will be:

“to promote the interests of organizations involved in submarine telecommunications cable technology, installation, operations and activities, by providing a forum for the discussion of ideas, the exchange of non-competitive information, and the advancement and raising of awareness of issues relevant to the industry”.

But achieving these ambitious goals depends on attracting active and committed members from across the industry.  So we’re counting on your support!

How You can Contribute as Volunteers

  • Join us at the inaugural Members’ Meeting at ITW on May 14, 2017 in Chicago to elect the new Executive Committee
  • Serve on the Executive Committee or on a Subcommittee – network with industry leaders
  • Be a conference sponsor or Host
  • Serve as conference Programme Chair or Papers Chair
  • Sponsor or propose a new Subcommittee, project or regional event
  • Write for the website and newsletter
  • Build bridges with other industry bodies
  • Develop policies and represent the Association
  • Help attract new members, to build a broad-based association that comes to truly represent the sector

How You Can Expect to Benefit from Membership

  • attend the SubOptic conference at discounted registration rates
  • access Member-only materials including past Conference papers
  • Enjoy early-bird access to sponsorships, exhibition space and more
  • Enrich your networking through access to the member directory, on-line forums, and new Conference services and technologies
  • be better informed about industry news and information
  • obtain professional training and education via partners
  • Have your views heard, made known, and acted on through:
    • cooperation with other industry bodies on matters of common concern
    • studies and reports
    • promotion of the image of the sector and its economic and social importance
    • representation of the sector’s interests with policy-makers
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