Thursday, November 17
6:00pm to 7:15pm – Imperial
West, 3rd Floor
7:15pm to 9:30pm – Imperial East and Center, 3rd Floor
9:30pm – Imperial West, 3rd Floor
- $125 (Students
Table of 10: Please contact Alana Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (201) 499-5066
All attendees must purchase a ticket for the Annual Banquet at online registration, which includes the Pre-Reception. All students attend the Banquet for free, courtesy of Bruce S. Rosenblatt & Associates, LLC and it is part of the Student package.
The SNAME Annual Banquet, held this year on Thursday, November 17, is always a highlight of the Annual Meeting.
Preceded by a hearty and well-attended reception, the banquet is the cornerstone of Annual Meeting activities. Good
food, fine wine, and the fellowship of SNAME members from around the world combine to make the banquet a cant-miss
event. Beyond the meal, the Banquet is where SNAME presents its highest award and honors
, including SNAME medals
such as the David W. Taylor Medal, the Vice Admiral "Jerry" Land Medal, Blakely Smith Medal and the Webb Medal. The Banquet will
conclude with the remarks by the distinguished Banquet Keynote Speaker.
Attendees are also invited to the Pre-Banquet and Post-Banquet Receptions held in the Imperial West and Foyer, where
guests can mingle pre and post Banquet. There is no charge to attend.
We would like to welcome our 2011 Annual Banquet Speaker, Mr. Stephen M. Carmel, Senior Vice President Maritime
Services at Maersk Line, Limited (MLL).
Stephen M. Carmel
Sr. Vice President Maritime Services
Steve Carmel is responsible for all technical and operating activities at MLL. He previously held
positions in operations and finance for U.S. Marine Management, Inc. and MLL.
Steve began his career sailing as a deck officer and Master primarily on tankers for Maritime
Overseas Corp. and the Military Sealift Command.
In 1979 Steve graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and holds a M.A. in Economics
and a M.B.A. from Old Dominion University. Steve is currently pursuing a Ph.D. with an emphasis in
International Political Economy. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is
Certified in Financial Management (CFM). Steve is also on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive
Steve is a member of the following:
- North American Committee for Det Norske Veritas
- National Defense Industrial Association Executive Committee
- Science and Education Advisory Committee
- Special Committee for Vessel Operations
- American Bureau of Shipping
- Board of Directors of the Virginia Maritime Association
- Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology Advisory Board
- Advisory Council of the International Maritime, Ports and Logistics Management Institute at Old
- Dominion University
He is also a member of various industry and academic associations including:
- Transportation Research Board
- World Affairs Council of Hampton Roads
- Navy League
- Naval Institute
- National Defense Transportation Association
- Economic Club of Hampton Roads
- Institute of Certified Management Accountants
- American Economic Association
Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is an American company, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., that provides U.S. flag
transportation, ship management and maritime technical services to government and commercial customers. As a
business within the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, MLL
uniquely combines unparalleled experience, maritime expertise and
global intermodal capability. In 1983, MLL won its first government contract to convert and operate five military
prepositioning ships. Since then, MLL has managed and operated more than 90 vessels of varying types and sizes. With
the largest U.S. flag fleet
in commercial service, MLL's employ approximately 900 U.S. mariners daily and work with all the
major U.S. maritime unions.