For the first time, professional naval architecture and marine engineering organizations from around the globe are meeting at a single conference to discuss and debate the issues facing our industry. With San Francisco as the backdrop, anticipated 1000 delegates from 10 countries will meet in October 2003 to discuss both technical and business topics affecting the maritime industry. The World Maritime Technology Conference will provide a forum for discussion and exchange on issues related to the future of the global maritime industry.
The technical program promises to deliver informative technical sessions, interactive panel discussions, topical debate and an exposition by leaders in the maritime industry. The conference will provide a forum to innovate, learn, share and discuss issues, insights and developments in the ship design, production, operation, regulation and related fields that the maritime industry around the world are facing today. It will offer an opportunity to network with top professionals from shipyards, design firms, ship owners/operators, regulatory bodies and professional societies from around the world.
All technical papers submitted to the Conference must be original and unpublished and will be selected by the Technical Committee based on the abstracts forwarded. Papers submitted through participating organizations should be made according to each organization's published requirements. All final papers will be published and presented in English.
Links to each organization's website for author instructions can be found on the conference web site.