OST Activities and Products

Current Engagement Opportunities with the OST/SOST

2022 OST/SOST Opportunities and Actions Roundtable

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) and the Ocean Policy Committee (OPC) Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (SOST) is hosting an Opportunities and Actions Roundtable this Summer. The event description and instructions on how to participate can be found here:

Roundtable Announcement and Call for Submissions

Roundtable Description & Agenda

Roundtable Submissions

Recorded Roundtable Lightning Talks offsite link

Strategic OST/SOST Reports

The OST/SOST is instrumental in guiding the direction of ocean policy across the Federal government and has produced several reports on strategic direction for the ocean science and technology ecosystem, including:

Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice Statement

On June 7, 2022, the Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (SOST), under the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy’s (OSTP) National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) released their Environmental Justice position statement to guide activities and investments in ocean science and technology.

Environmental Justice Workshop Series

The OST/SOST held two environmental justice events for Federal audiences over the 2021-2022 period to focus on incorporating environmental justice into the Subcommittee's activities. Read the public summaries here:

Coastal Resilience

Coastal Resilience Workshop

In June 2021, the OST/SOST held a workshop for Federal audiences to improve the science and delivery of coastal resilience. Read the public summary here: