World Maritime Technology Conference

SOME 2015


SNAME Member Professor Matthew R. Werner Appointed as New Dean of Webb Institute

SNAME is pleased to announce SNAME Member Matthew R. Werner has been named Webb Institute’s 15th Academic Dean.

Are you a Young Professional Interested in Attending the WMTC 2015?

Apply now for the YP WMTC Scholarship. The full scholarship covers all registration costs, including networking events, such as the Annual Banquet, Topical Breakfasts and Lunches, the Welcome Reception, and Awards Luncheon. Deadline for all submissions is September 11. Please contact YP Committee Chair, Gaelen Krause at

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Leverette, SNAME’s next Representative to the OTC Board of Directors

Dr. Steven John Leverette, Vice President, Technology at SBM Offshore USA has been named as the next SNAME Representative to the Offshore Technology Conference Board of Directors. Members of the OTC Board are appointed to four-year terms by their respective society or organization. The OTC Board includes 14 representatives, 12 from OTC's sponsoring societies and two from OTC's endorsing organizations. Dr. Leverette will be replacing Ed Stokes, who has served in the role of Chair, OTC Board of Directors for the last two years, and the SNAME representative for the last 8 years. .

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:

It is time to register for the 2015 Teaching With Small Boats Conference!

TWSB Conferences provide you with:
• tools you need to strengthen your program;
• opportunities to share your personal experience with peers;
• information about what other organizations are doing;
• new projects to consider; and
• inspiration & enjoyment.

You may be experienced, new to the community, or a volunteer seeking to find out more about how to contribute your skills. Everyone is welcome. Teachers can find out more about how Port Townsend is incorporating maritime themes in their public school curriculum. The Conference Program is packed with great topics.

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 for the Ship Production Symposium (SPS), Student Papers, and "Other Content".  Click here for more information. Thank you to everyone for submitting abstracts to the WMTC topics. Notifications will be sent out by March 18.

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.

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.

See the website for more details

President's Blog

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Executive Director's Blog

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Upcoming Events

  1. SCA 2015 Spring Meeting

    Apr 22 - 24
    DC, United States
  2. Offshore Technology Conference 2015

    May 4 - 7
    Houston, TX, United States
  3. 12th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC)

    May 11 - 14

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