SNAME scheduled a number of events dedicated to students, the future of the Society. 2001 Annual Meeting & IMExpo, held in Disney's Contemporary Resort (October 24-27, 2001 in USA) includes the Student Job Fair and Student-Industry Exchange. The Exchange session will offer Naval Architecture and Marine and Ocean Engineering students the unique opportunity to meet leading shipbuilding and repair industry experts in an informal setting. Industry representatives will answer questions, offer advice, share experiences and provide an opportunity for one-on-one exchange between students and experienced professionals who have careers in the industry.
As active participants in the shipbuilding and repair industry with diverse backgrounds, they will be able to provide first-hand accounts of the industry in general or in a variety of technology focus areas, independent of the organization they work for. More information on these industry experts and their technology focus areas can be found at www.nsrp.org/team_info.html.