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Join the Shipbuilding Technology Forum

On November 26 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario the Shipbuilding Association of Canada in collaboration with Vanguard magazine will establish and conduct the first national Shipbuilding Technology Forum to create high profile dialogue about the investment and research and development in emerging high technology in shipbuilding available in Canada and from around the world.

As a special offer to SNAME Members enter the following promo code SNAME and Save!

SNAME special rate $200
Regular rate $300

For registration and program details, visit www.shipbuildingforum.ca
For more information or to register, please contact: Sandra Service, Event Manager 905-727-4091, Ext.228 or sandras@netgov.ca

SNAME at the International WorkBoat Show

If you're visiting the New Orleans between December 3-5, stop by the International WorkBoat Show and the SNAME Booth - 2134.

International Hydrofoil Society (IHS) Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence 2014 – 2015

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.

Based on the 2013 – 2014 entries, we once again anticipate a very exciting competition and look forward to receiving many high-quality entries
Questions on the Mandles Prize can be e-mailed to: prizechair@foils.org

SNAME Membership Magazine (mt) Listed as Finalist for Prestigious Awards

(mt) is an Eddie finalists for Association/Non-profit Single Article, less than 6 issues, and under Ozzie finalists for Association/Non-profit Feature Design, less than 6 issues.

For more information: http://www.folioawards.com/finalists/

SNAME Section Planner - Meeting Details for the Local SNAME Sections

See the details of all the local Section meetings and events from November 2014 thru January 2015.

Participation of the Greek Members in the 2014 SNAME Maritime Convention in Houston, Texas

The Greek delegation which attended the 2014 SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC) in Houston, Texas between October 21 and 24, consisted of eleven persons, namely P. Lalangas, Manager of the SNAME European Regional Office (SERO); Prof. A. Papanikolaou of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA); seven NTUA SNAME student members; Dr. George Gougoulidis, Lieut. Commander of the Hellenic Navy and SNAME member, who presented a technical paper, and Miss Sofia Iliogrammenou, the Executive Secretary of SERO and the Greek Section, who was invited to assist SNAME at the SMC.

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Thank you for making the inaugural SNAME Maritime Convention a success.  Please see the SMC website for details. www.sname.org/smc

President's Blog

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    SNAME’s European Student Sections – October 2014

    SNAME’s European Student Sections – October 2014 By, Peter Noble One of the SNAME activities that I...

Executive Director's Blog

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    Two SNAME Members to be Awarded Admiral of the Ocean Sea

    Joe Cox, President and CEO of the Chamber of Shipping of America, and Fred Harris, President of General Dynamics NASSCO...

Featured Papers & Presentations

Fourth Chesapeake Power Boat Symposium (CPBS), June 2014
The Fourth Chesapeake Power Boat Symposium was held at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 23–24, 2014....
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17th SNAME Texas Section Offshore Symposium
The 17th SNAME Texas Section Offshore Symposium was held in Houston in early February 2012. The Offshore Symposium is held on a semi-annual basis, with 150 to 200 attendees. 
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Featured Paper – from the Journal of Sailboat Technology
The Journal of Sailboat Technology is an online peer-reviewed journal whose objective is to provide a medium for the publication of research achievements and engineering practices in this field.
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Library of SNAME Featured Papers

Upcoming Events

  1. Shipbuilding Technology Forum

    Nov 26, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (AT)
    Ottawa, ON, Canada
  2. Dry Dock Conference

    Dec 1 - 2
    New Orleans, LA, United States
  3. Navy League Special Topic Breakfast # 8

    Dec 2

Around the Society

Ship Structure Committee Announces Solicitation for 2015 Research Topics

The Ship Structure Committee (SSC) is soliciting research project recommendations for fiscal year 2015.  The Committee is looking forward to the maritime community’s insightful project ideas and enthusiasm to assist in another successful year of SSC project completions.  This year the SSC has determined the focus areas most desirable for new research ideas, and thus most likely to receive funding. 

To request a submission template or for further information, send an e-mail to the SSC Administrative Assistant, Mrs. Jeannette Grant at jeannette.y.grant@uscg.mil or visit www.shipstructure.org.   Research recommendations are due no later than December 22, 2014.


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The First Workshop on Wave & Tidal Energy

Dates: October 29-31, 2014
Venue: Valdivia, Chile

Organized by the University of California at Berkeley and the
University Austral of Chile

See flyer for more details

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