SNAME announces technical program for 2012 annual meeting & expo
Society of Navel Architects and Marine Engineers
August 2, 2012
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JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY (USA) – The technical program for the Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME) Annual Meeting and Expo (October 22-26 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island) features over 40 hours of technical paper presentations, including SNAME papers, T&R sessions, the Ship Production Symposium and the fall meeting of the Ship Operations Cooperative Program.
Early registration discounts of up to $US200 for SNAME 2012 are available until September 15.
SNAME Annual Meeting Papers
Thursday – Friday, October 25-26
15 outstanding peer-reviewed papers addressing significant recent developments in several branches of naval architecture and marine engineering. There will be two papers relating to New International Regulations, four concerning Energy Efficiency, Alternative Fuels and Environmental Impact and four describing the influence of wind and waves on ships and wind turbine systems. The remaining five papers cover a wide range of subjects, from application of System Identification techniques to sailing yacht performance prediction, to quantitative assessment of explosion and fire risks in offshore installations. Click here for a working list of accepted authors, titles and papers/presentations. (Information subject to change.)
Ship Production Symposium
Wednesday – Thursday, October 24-25
The Ship Production Symposium, hosted by the National Shipbuilding Research Program and SNAME, presents original and timely technical papers addressing problems of shipyard techniques and production of merchant and naval ships. It is a forum to discuss the worldwide development of ship production engineering, ship design (including design for production) and other marine technology topics, such as ship operations, shipping economics, and safety. Each session is moderated by a shipbuilding industry expert and includes a presentation and facilitated discussion amongst attendees. Click here for a working list of accepted authors, titles and papers/presentations. (Information subject to change.)
Technical & Research Sessions
Thursday – Friday, October 25-26
The T&R Sessions offer timely highlights and issues being addressed through the activities of Committees and Panels responsible for the Technical and Research efforts of the Society. Whereas the Technical Papers, Student Papers, and Ship Production Symposium sessions present completed materials and reports, the T&R sessions are intended to be very timely presentations of work underway with the opportunity for interactive discussion to enhance and expand the value of these efforts. Click here for a working list of accepted authors, titles and papers/presentations. (Information subject to change.)
Ship Operations Cooperative Program Fall Meeting
Monday – Wednesday, October 22-24
The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) Fall 2012 Meeting will focus on the impact of regulatory changes in the areas of safety, environment and training in the US maritime industry. The agenda includes presentations and panel discussions on broad range of topics such as Vessel General Permit rules, Ballast Water Regulations, Human Factors and Mariner Safety, North American ECA, Vessel Response Plans, Work Force Development and STCW issues. Click here for a working agenda of topics and speakers. (Information subject to change.)
To register for the SNAME 2012 annual meeting and expo, view the conference schedule, get expo exhibitor information and learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.sname.org/2012AnnualMeeting or contact Alana Anderson, Director of Events, 1+201.499.5066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers is an internationally recognized non-profit, technical, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. Founded in 1893, the Society comprises over 8,000 individuals throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Membership is open to all qualified applicants in or associated with the maritime, offshore and small craft industries.