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Rachael Z. Miller, UI 2012 Small ROVs Track Leader
Founder, Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean
Rachael Miller is a co-founder of Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean whose mission is to find and remove marine debris, from the surface to the sea floor, through action, technology, outreach and research. Rozalia Project uses VideoRay ROV's along with Blueview and Tritech sonar, KCF smart tether and Lyyn image enhancement to search the sea floor for marine debris of all sizes. Following target acquisition, they use a variety of techniques to recover and recycle or properly dispose of the ocean trash. In addition, Rozalia Project uses technology to connect people of all ages to their underwater world through dockside and shipboard marine debris programs aboard their 60' sailing research vessel, American Promise.

Rachael's background is in marine studies and underwater archaeology which she studied at Brown University. She is a trainer for VideoRay and founder of Lake Champlain Shipwrecks running the first commercial, ROV-supported shipwreck tours in the US. Rachael is a life-long sailor, instructor trainer and race coach trainer for US Sailing and is a member of US Sailing's National Faculty and Training Committee and holds a USCG 50 ton Master's license. Rachael is currently the leader of the small-ROV technical track for Underwater Intervention 2012.
Underwater Intervention is the combined annual conference of the
Association of Diving Contractors International and the
The Marine Technology Society's ROV Committee     
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In 1993, Underwater Intervention was introduced as the combination of the ROV Intervention Conference and The ADCI Diving Symposium.  The success of those early years has continued with Underwater Intervention growing annually into the world's premiere event for Remotely Operated Vehicles, Commercial Diving Contractors, Manned Submersibles, and all other aspects of the Underwater Operations Industry.
Underwater Intervention's sponsoring organizations are non-profit, membership supported professional organizations.  By supporting Underwater Intervention, you are supporting and giving back to the industries and communities represented at Underwater Intervention.  Proceeds from the annual conference go back into member driven programs that support education and training, provide scholarships, and support safety initiatives throughout the underwater operations industries.
In addition to Ms. Miller, the full roster of Underwater Intervention Committee Members are:
2012 Committee
Drew Michel, Chairman, MTS ROV Committee, Co-Chairman, UI
Bill Crowley, President, ADCI, Co-Chairman, UI
Rebecca Roberts, Conference Director
Scott Bentley, VideoRay, LLCTechnical Program Committee Chairman
Steve Struble, Commercial Diving Track Leader
Will Kohnen, Manned Submersibles Track Leader
Rachael Miller, Small ROVs Track Leader
Steve Barrow, Large ROVs Track Leader and Ocean Engineering Track Leader
Mike Chapman, Sensors and Instruments Track Leader
Jill Zande, Education/Academia Track Leader
Dave Anderson, Shipwreck Track Leader

The Technical Program committee is looking forward to a full, innovative, and informative session on many different topics of interest to underwater technology professionals. We look forward to working with you so you can help us spread your experience and expertise to your colleagues.
Underwater Intervention will provide the following Presenter Compensation:
Complimentary Pass for the Entire Conference (you will need to register yourself through our system, URL to be provided later)
If you register in advance of the show opening, you may pick up your badge in the Speaker Lounge
Speaker Lounge - open all day during the conference
Complimentary Breakfast (in Speaker Lounge) each morning of the conference
Speaker Appreciation Gift
To submit an abstract or proposal for a presentation at Underwater Intervention 2012, please visit and follow instructions on the Technical Sessions page. 
The Underwater Intervention office is located in Houston, Texas.  You may contact the Conference Director, Rebecca Roberts, at 281-893-8539.

Association of Diving Contractors International
5206 FM 1960 West, Ste. 202
Houston, TX 77069
Phone: (281) 893-8388
Fax: (281) 893-5118