Propeller & Shafting Symposium 2018

Starts:  Sep 25, 2018 8:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Sep 26, 2018 5:00 PM (ET)

The 15th Propeller / Shafting Symposium is being hosted 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 being held the week of September 25 - 26, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia under the auspices of the Hampton Roads Section of the Society. 


SNAME Member







  $ 0  (meals not included)

Additional/student lunch ticket


Additional/student banquet ticket


Member/Non-member/Author Registration includes:

  • Technical papers and panel discussion
  • (1) Tuesday lunch ticket
  • (1) Tuesday banquet ticket
  • (1) Wednesday lunch ticket 
  • Electronic copy of Symposium Papers

Student Registration includes:

  • Technical papers and panel discussion
  • Electronic copy of Symposium Papers

PE accreditation of all papers is expected.




Tuesday September 25 at the Town Point Club
101 West Main Street
Join us for a delicious dinner at the beautiful Town Point Club overlooking the Elizabeth River!  Your meal will start with appetizers and a plated salad.  Then followed by a buffet with all your favorites, such as crab & flounder imperial, chicken marsala, and slow roasted dry aged sirloin of beef, and finished with warm cobbler for dessert.  


Norfolk (ORF)

Located off Interstate 64 at exit 279 and follow Norview Avenue to the airport’s entrance.  This airport is located 9 miles from the hotel.

Newport News/Williamsburg (PHF)

Located off Interstate 64 at exit 255-B (Jefferson Ave/Route 143) in Newport News, VA.  This airport is located 28 miles from the hotel.

Richmond (RIC)

Located off I-64 at exit 197A and alternatively, I-295 Exit 31 on Airport Drive.  This airport is located 73 miles from the hotel.

NOTE: The hotel does not provide shuttle transportation.  Transportation from the airport to the hotel via taxi typically runs approximately $25 (ORF) - $80 (PHF)



Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510-1668

Special Rate of 93.00 USD  per night is available through September 10 
Book Online: Book your group rate for SNAME 2018 Propeller and Shafting Symposium
Call:  1-800-228-9290 or 757-627-4200

Self-parking is available at a discounted rate of $14/day (+ tax)



Nauticus Maritime Museum/USS Wisconsin
NAUTICUS inspires and educates with engaging & interactive experiences that celebrate our connections with today's maritime world. Right in the center of downtown Norfolk, Nauticus is just a four block walk from the hotel!

Virginia Beach
Since the first American settlers, locals and visitors alike have been roaming the shores of Virginia Beach in search of adventure. It's that same pioneering spirit that has defined our culture and beckons us all to live the life. It can be as simple as enjoying the daily meeting of the sand and surf or as detailed as a boardwalk search for the ultimate appetizer.

Busch Gardens

With dozens of thrilling rides and attractions, entertaining shows, a wide variety of authentic foods and shops, and an all-new children's area, Busch Gardens is the ticket to world-class adventure.

Mariner’s Museum

One of the largest international maritime history museums filled to the crow’s nest with prized artifacts that celebrate the spirit of seafaring adventure. Explore over 60,000 square feet of gallery space with rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, Civil War ironclad USS Monitor artifacts, paintings, small craft from around the world, and much more. 

Jamestown Settlement/Yorktown Victory Center

Experience the story of America's beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center. Through film, artifact-filled galleries and outdoor living history, these museums engage visitors in nearly two centuries of our nation's history - from the founding of America's first permanent English settlement in 1607 to the decisive Revolutionary War victory in 1781 and implementation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.


Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510