World Maritime Technology Conference



CMA Shipping 2015 - Visit the SNAME Booth

If you're attending CMA Shipping 2015, March 23-25 at the Hilton Stamford, stop by the SNAME Booth at G-106. Say hello to staff, network with fellow members, or just relax after working the Expo floor.



Since 1991 the FAST conference series has been one of the premier meeting events for the advanced marine vehicle community.

The format of the conference will be the same as past events: Two or three parallel tracks of technical presentation, with written papers provided in a conference proceedings. Instructions for authors will be developed in coming weeks. A set of financial incentives will be developed to encourage student participation, especially student papers.

Contact Papers Chair, Dr. Chris McKesson at

Extended Call for Papers: Propeller & Shafting Symposium 2015

The deadline has been extended for all abstract submissions: March 16

The fourteenth propeller / shafting symposium is being planned by Panel M-16 (Propulsion Shaft Systems) of the Society’s Technical and Research Program. This symposium will address the overall propulsion transmission system of gearing, shafting, couplings, bearings, seals, and propellers. The symposium is planned for September 15 – 16, 2015 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott & Convention Center, Norfolk, Virginia under the auspices of the Hampton Roads Section of the Society.

Digital Issue of January (mt) Available Now

Members may now view the digital issue of January (mt) issue on Propulsion and more.

International Hydrofoil Society (IHS) Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence - Deadline: March 15

The International Hydrofoil Society is pleased to announce that thanks to the generosity of Mr. Martinn Mandles, a long-time member of IHS and his wife Connie, IHS will once again sponsor the Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence competition. The competition includes up to $4,500 a year in IHS hydrofoil achievement prizes for students, with a $2,500 First Prize and up to two $1,000 Honorable Mention awards.

In order to open the competition to a wider spectrum of qualified entries, submissions by students based on work completed since 2010 will be eligible for the Mandles Prize. The Due Date for Entry Forms is March 15, 2015.

Questions on the Mandles Prize can be e-mailed to:

World Maritime Technology Conference 2015: NSRP, Student Papers, and Other Content

The SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC) is incorporated with the triennial World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) 2015 on 3-7 November 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI.

The theme of the conference is “Engineering Innovation Serving Society."

Abstracts for the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP), Student Papers, and Other Content are being accepted.

Become an Exhibitor at the World Maritime Technology Conference 2015

The World Maritime Technology Conference 2015 (WMTC'15) will be incorporated with the SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC). With innovative paper presentation and teaching throughout the venue, from class settings to innovation sessions, demonstrations and exhibit hall, this event is sure to draw a valuable audience.

To become an exhibitor, please contact Dave Weidner at: Phone #: + 1 (603) 556-7479/ Email:

Reserve Your Room at the Omni Hotel for WMTC 2015

Online reservations are now open at the Omni Hotel. Book your room for the World Maritime Technology Conference today!

World Maritime Technology Conference 2015

Save the Date for the World Maritime Technology Conference/ SNAME Maritime Convention: November 3-7, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center & Omni Hotel in Providence, RI.  See the website for more details.

Abstracts are now being accepted.  Click here for more information.
Sign up to become an Exhibitor.  Click here for the expo details.
Reserve your hotel room at the Omni Providence. Click here for accommodations.

FAST 2015

Save the Date for FAST 2015, the 13th International Conference on FAST Sea Transportation: September 1-4, 2015 at the FHI 360 Conference Center in Washington, D.C. See the microsite for more details.

Abstracts are now being accepted.  For more information and to submit an abstract, refer to the webpage for the designated topics and link.

Propeller & Shafting Symposium 2015

Save the date for the 14th Propeller & Shafting Symposium 2015, September 15-16 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott and Convention Center.

Abstracts are now being accepted.See the website for more details

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