SNAME seeks papers for World Maritime Technology Conference

The following is the text of a news release from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME):

(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — For the first time in over a decade, the World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) will be held in the United States, Nov. 3-7, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. The triennial event will be incorporated with the 2015 SNAME Maritime Convention.

As the host society, SNAME is issuing a call for papers to be presented as part of the technical program at WMTC 2015. This is a unique opportunity for industry professionals to share their insights on a wide range of issues of interest to a gathering of colleagues from more than 20 countries.

Paper abstracts are now being accepted. All submissions should be sent via Scholar One, Queries regarding papers or the technical program in general should be directed to the WMTC 2015 Technical Program co-chairs: Roger Basu ( or Krish Thiagarajan (

For more information about the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference, visit or contact Alana Anderson, SNAME director of events, or 703-997-6705.


SNAME is an internationally recognized nonprofit, technical, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. Founded in 1893, the society comprises over 6,000 individuals throughout the world. Membership is open to all qualified applicants.

By Professional Mariner Staff