World Maritime Technology Conference 2015

SNAME is Pleased to Announce:

 

World Maritime Technology Conference 2015
November 3-7, 2015
Rhode Island Convention & Omni Hotel
Providence, Rhode Island, USA

"Engineering Innovation Serving Society"

Why Attend WMTC 2015?



Program

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Students

Dear Fellow Students,

It's time to start thinking about the upcoming 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC).

Following on the success of last year’s meeting in Houston, TX, the 2015 WMTC will be held on November 3
– 7 in Providence, RI at the Rhode Island Convention Center & Omni Hotel and it is guaranteed to be big! 

This year, the Student Steering Committee and the Student Section Leaders are working hard to specifically tailor this year’s Student Program to reflect the global stage of 2015 WMTC. This reflects the changing shift in our industry that is becoming ever more globalized, and should provide all of us with an even more networking opportunities than the previous SNAME Maritime Conventions and Annual Meetings.

We have exciting events planned for you which will include the following:

Student Congress & Elections – Vote or run for next year’s SSC Officers position and direct SNAME’s future!
Student Design Competition – Prove your mettle as an engineer and win cash prizes.
Student Papers and Presentations – Share your wisdom with your peers.
Student Job Fair – Connect and network with professionals for that dream job or a rewarding internship.
Saturday Social – Explore all the maritime history the Little Rhody has to offer! 

For more information on these events and the rest of the Student Program, please visit www.sname.org/2015wmtc/students

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2015 Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended WMTC 2015!  Please continue to check back for more post information.

Click here for the press release.

Click here for the regatta wrap-up.

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Expo

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YP Program

Negotiation Workshop
This 2 hour workshop will be tailored for the needs for Young Professionals working in the Maritime Industry. We are working with a well-established negotiation training organization to create a valuable and highly interactive workshop that will teach you how to negotiate effectively within a team or with your clients. Please note that this event is open to and free for all SNAME Young Professionals, regardless of whether registered for the rest of the WMTC. It will also be available as a webcast for any YPs unable to attend in person but registration is required to access the webcast.

Maritime Leadership Panel Session
This panel will consist of some of the biggest players in our industry from around the world speaking about their successes and failures, presenting on critical skills, and answering a slate of pre-selected questions from you. All attendees are asked to submit at least two questions to any or all of the panelists by Friday, Oct. 16. Please note that this event is open to and free for all SNAME Young Professionals, regardless of whether registered for the rest of the WMTC. It will also be available as a webcast for any YPs unable to attend in person but registration is required to access the webcast.

Moderator:
Mr. David Rathburn -Vice Chairman of Trident Maritime Systems

Panelists:
Ms. Kirsi Tikka - President of ABS Europe
Mr. Fred Harris - President of General Dynamics NASSCO and Bath Iron Works
Mr. Cameron Mackey, Director and Chief Operating Officer, Scorpio Services Holding Ltd.
Mr. Ole Groene - Senior Vice President MAN B&W 

 


Golf & Regatta

8th Annual SNAME Golf Tournament - Tuesday, November 3
The 2015 SNAME Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, November 3 at the Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, RI, a few miles from the Westin Providence Hotel in the heart of Providence and home home to one of the finest golf courses in the United States. The Donald Ross designed par 69 masterpiece has been ranked as one of the Top 50 courses by Golf Magazine, GolfWeek and Golf Digest

Registration Fees:
$175 - Golfer
$100 - Student Golfer
$600 - Foursome

 

7th Annual SNAME Cup Sailing Regatta - Saturday, November 7 
The 7th Annual SNAME Cup Sailing Regatta will be held on Saturday, November 7 with sailing out of Sail Newport in Newport, RI. The races will be sailed in J22s and with a target of up to 5 races. Transportation to and from the Omni Providence Hotel will be provided, along with breakfast, and lunch. The day’s event will culminate with a dinner at the Herreshoff America’s Cup Hall of Fame Museum, along with entertainment and the trophy presentation. There is a small fee to attend the reception for non-sailors. Click here for the Notice of Race.

Registration Fees
Entry Fee (includes regatta entry, transportation, lunch and dinner):
Individual Entry: $250/person (boat assignments will be made by the organizing committee)
Boat Team Sponsor: $1,800/boat (includes SNAME burgee and 3 boat positions with fourth position assigned by organizing committee)
Student Entry: $100/person (Team assignments will be made by the organizing committee)
Reception Only: $85/person