Maritime technology conference set for Rhode Island

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For the first time in more than a decade, the World Maritime Technology Conference will be held in the United States and it will run from Nov. 3-7, 2015, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.

The triennial event will be incorporated with the 2015 Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Maritime Convention.

As the host society, SNAME is issuing a call for papers to be presented as part of the technical program at the maritime technology conference. Industry professionals will have an opportunity to share their insights with a gathering of colleagues from more than 20 countries.

Paper abstracts are being accepted. All submissions should be sent via Scholar One at mc.manuscriptcentral.com/wmtc2015.

Queries regarding papers or the technical program in general should be directed to the WMTC 2015 technical program co-chairmen: Roger Basu (roger.i.basu@gmail.com) or Krish Thiagarajan (krish.thiagarajan@maine.edu).

Information about the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference is available by visiting www.sname.org/2015wmtc or contact SNAME director of events Alana Anderson at aanderson@sname.org or (703) 997-6705.

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