Save the Date: November 1-5
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Bellevue, Washington


Thank you to everyone who attended WMTC 2015!  Please continue to check back for more post information.

Click here for the press release.

Click here for the regatta wrap-up.

For the pictures by PhotoTap, see our SNAME Fickr site.


World Maritime Technology Conference 2015
November 3-7, 2015
Rhode Island Convention & Omni Hotel
Providence, Rhode Island, USA

"Engineering Innovation Serving Society"



is incorporated with the triennial WMTC 2015


Top 10 Reasons to Attend

Highlights of WMTC 2015:

10. Over 225 technical papers and presentations from SNAME and the other 20 organizing Societies.
  9. Panel Sessions focused on Ballast Water Treatment and Human Factors in the Maritime Industry.
  8. Networking receptions and off-site events.
  7. Topical Breakfasts and Lunches.
  6. Internationally-focused Expo covering all reaches of the maritime industry.
  5. Innovative Sessions showcasing technical advances and new products.
  4. Student and Young Professionals Programs to connect the global maritime community of the future.
  3. SNAME Cup Sailing Regatta and SNAME Annual Golf Tournament.
  2. SNAME Annual Banquet and Awards Lunch to recognize leaders both young and old.

 And the NUMBER ONE reason to attend?
  1. A repeated history of excellence in its week-long program.

Be a Part of the World Maritime Technology Conference

Download the WMTC/15 Official Mobile App

Browse the program schedule, speakers’ bios and photos, sponsors, exhibitors, attendees, and so much more! 

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Annual Banquet Sponsor
  • Annual Banquet Sponsor

  • Student Banquet Sponsor

  • DNV GL

  • Welcome Reception Sponsor

  • Tote Bag Sponsor

  • Pre and Post Banquet Reception Sponsor

  • Digital Proceedings (USB) Sponsor

  • Lanyard Sponsor


  • Student Design Competition Sponsor

  • Expo Hall Box Lunch

  • Expo Hall Coffee Break

  • Presdent's Luncheon - Student Attendees

  • Students & Young Professionals Social Sponsor

  • Topical Lunch Sponsor

  • Charging Station Sponsor

  • Student Microsite Competition Sponsor

  • Hotel Room Key Sponsor

  • Topical Breakfast Sponsor

  • Student Papers Sponsor

  • Welding Demonstration Sponsors



  • Tuesday Pre-Conference Reception Sponsors




  • 7th Annual SNAME Cup Sailing Regata - General Sponsor

Supporting Societies

ASNE: American Society of Naval Engineers

Media Partners

Maritime Reporter
  • Maritime Reporter

Social Media

Connect with SNAME and the World Maritime Technology Conference through our social media. Check out the daily tweets, posts and likes:

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SNAME: Host Society for WMTC'15

WMTC Organizing Committee

Chair: Todd Grove

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
Roger Basu                              Krish Thiagarajan
roger.i.basu@gmail.com          krish.thiagarajan@maine.edu

Committee Members:
Donald Burris    
Joe Comer
William Cowardin
Tom Mackey
Peter Noble

Alana Anderson
aanderson@sname.org/ +1 703-997-6705

SNAME is an internationally recognized non-profit, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. Founded in 1893, the Society comprises over 6,000 individuals throughout the world.
Membership is open to all interested applicants.



Not a member? Take this opportunity to join the leading global community of the marine industry. SNAME is your source for cutting edge technology, research and information, whether you are in design, engineering, shipyards, operations, or a manufacturer of marine equipment. Our Society is the meeting point that cuts across all disciplines in the marine industry. 

For more information on SNAME membership and to submit an application to become a member, please click here.  And save on the cost of registration. In addition, all non-members, including Students who pay the full registration fee receive a complimentary Associate Membership for the following year.


Member Categories:
Member/ Associate Member (32 or Older)
$181.00 + $10.00 entrance fee

Member/ Associate Member (29-31)
$119.00 + $10.00 entrance fee

Member/ Associate Member (26-28)
$88.00 + $10.00 entrance fee

Member/ Associate Member (25 or Less)
$57.00 + $10.00 entrance fee

Student (Graduate and Undergraduate) 
$35.00 + No entrance fee

International Member Categories:
IEM (Tier 1 - Based on country, 50% dues)
$90.50 + $10.00 entrance fee

IEM (Tier 2 - Based on country, 25% dues) 
$45.25+ $10.00 entrance fee

IEM Student
$17.40 + no entrance fee

Special Rate Categories:
65/25 (Members 65 or older with at least 25 membership years)
$90.50 + no entrance fee


For more information on membership, including Life Membership, please contact Mike Hall, Director of Membership at mhall@sname.org or Carole Herzog, Coordinator at cherzog@sname.org.