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Maritime technology conference names keynote speakers

Two of the maritime industry’s most senior executives will deliver keynote addresses Nov. 3.

Two of the maritime industry’s most senior executives will deliver keynote addresses Nov. 3 at the opening plenary session of the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.

SNAME’s annual meeting and expo, the SNAME Maritime Convention, is held in conjunction with the triennial WMTC.

The plenary session will set the stage for a Nov. 3-7 program of technical sessions, panel discussions, topical luncheons and networking opportunities.

Keynote speakers Chow Yew Yuen, chief executive officer of Keppel Offshore & Marine, and Cameron K. Mackey, chief operating officer and director of Scorpio Tankers Inc., will address innovation, technical challenges facing the maritime industry and what's ahead.

Before the keynote addresses, WMTC 2015 will officially open with a welcome to conferees from Joe Comer, president of SNAME; Professor Kirill Rozhdestvensky, chairman of the World Maritime Technology Congress; and Todd Grove, chairman of the 2015 WMTC.

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