On behalf of the SNAME Maritime Convention, we'd like to thank everyone for their participation in SMC 2016!  Please stay tuned for more details, including post reports, pictures, videos, and so much more!

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SMC 2017
October 23-28
Hyatt Regency Hotel - Houston, Texas



Why Attend SMC16?

The best thing you can do for your career and professional development is to attend the premier event for maritime and ocean professionals.

The SNAME Maritime Convention provides:

- Over 50 hours of technical presentations, including topics on ship production, operations, manufacturing research, and engineering/ design;

- Networking with international leaders of today and tomorrow;        

- An Expo Hall filled with cutting-edge industry representation;

- Panel discussions on Autonomy in Shipping, PNW Shipbuilding, Canadian Shipbuilding, and LNG Fuels;    

- And of course, the Opening Plenary Session, SNAME Annual Banquet and President's Luncheon, where outstanding achievements in industry are recognized, as well featured Keynote Speakers.

Need Another Reason to Join Us at SMC?

Finding Value through the Faces of SNAME  

SNAME members can be described as belonging to one or more of the seven Faces of SNAME.  No matter what type of maritime or offshore business you are in, or where in the world you work, or what technical specialty you focus on, you can find yourself in one or more of these seven Faces:  
1. Student
2. Educator/Researcher
3. Engineer/Designer
4. Manufacturer
5. Shipbuilder
6. Operator
7. Recycler/Salvor 

What's in it for you? As a member, you benefit from making connections within your Face of SNAME while also gaining a broader perspective of the industry as a whole. Join SNAME and watch the panel discussion from last month's Council Retreat to learn how the various Faces of SNAME value each other.

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View the full program and plan your own personalized schedule from the papers, panels, and demonstrations to the Expo & visiting key exhibitors and networking events, such as honoring our distinguished medalists and award winners.

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  • Introducing the Faces of SNAME

    There are seven Faces of SNAME that describe the life cycle of a vessel, boat or other marine asset in any marine or ocean industry . They are:

    Students - Educators/Researchers - Engineers/Designers - Shipbuilders - Manufacturers - Operators - Recyclers/Salvors...

  • Registration is Now Open

    Registration for the SNAME Maritime Convention 2016 is open. Members save $150 by registering for the early bird rates, good through October 1. Don't miss out on attending the premier event for maritime and ocean professionals.

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Join SNAME and Save on the SMC

If you have the desire to grow the industry, grow your company, and grow your career, here are some ways SNAME can help you:

SNAME Members Only Features
• Discounts to Events and Local Section Meetings: Having access to local communities of reciprocity helps a member feel more secure in their industry by knowing that, close at hand, there are colleagues who can help in areas ranging from personal to professional to organizational.  Attending our larger events allows members to gain more industry knowledge quickly and get a broader perspective – all at member-discounted prices, which puts dollars back in your pocket.

Join SNAME today and save $150 on registration alone with the special Member pricing.


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