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1995 Sname Annual Meetinng & International Maritime Exposition

This year, SNAME's Annual Meeting and International Maritime Exposition will be held in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Hilton and Towers, from October 4-7. The theme of the '95 event, as announced by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, will be: "Technologies and Strategies for World Class Competitiveness in Ship Design, Shipbuilding and Ship Operations." The technical portion of the program will combine panel discussions and presentations of papers on the subject theme. The conference portion of the exhibition will showcase the most innovative and up-to-date maritime technology, equipment and services, and has attracted hundreds of international maritime companies. Among the exhibitors are: marine equipment manufacturers, suppliers and distributors; shipyards; naval design and marine engineering firms; marine consultancies; manufacturers of electronic equipment; and many other maritime interests.

The four-day event will also feature a course in preliminary and feasibility design of ships, a Student Congress, the President's Reception, and traditional events such as the President's Luncheon, Annual Banquet, and Dinner Dance. The 1995 SNAME show is a superb opportunity to view the latest in technology, debate the issues affecting the industry, and expand one's circle of influential maritime professionals. Nineteen sessions comprise the technical portion of the meeting; each designed to aid in assessing issues related to requirements for global competitiveness, discuss a variety of government initiatives, and evaluate concepts and strategies for dealing with changes in the shipbuilding industry. The papers to be presented, and the presenters, are arranged as follows, by scheduled day of presentation.

Scheduled Sessions For Thursday, October 5 Can Technology Revitalize Our Shipbuilding Industry ? John M. Stewart, Arthur J. Haskell The Future of Shipbuilding, Navy Acquisition and the Global Market Duane D. "Buzz" Fitzgerald, Paul Robinson, Gene Pentimonti Second Tier Shipyards' Approach to Becoming Internationally Competitive John Dane, Brinson Miles, Boysie Bollinger Using Intelligent Simulation Tools to Optimize Performance in the Collaborative Virtual Shipbuilding Enterprise Vivek Samant, Spencer French, Howard Bunch Naval Ships and Simulation Based Design James S. Boudreaux A Review of Technology, Implementation, and Strategies for Further Improvement in U.S. Shipbuilding Thomas Lamb, A. Allan, J. Clark, G.R. Snaith Competitive Manning for the International U.S.-Flag Fleet Paul T. Weber, Henry S. Marcus A Repair Management System for Fatigue Cracks in Ships Robert G. Bea, Kai-tung Ma A Computational Method for Analysis of Container Vessels Sverre Valsgard, Tor E.

Svensen, Harald Thorkildsen Design of Oceanographic Surface Moorings for Harsh-Weather Environments Mark A. Grosenbaugh, Spyros A. Mavrakos Scheduled Sessions For Friday, October 6 Naval Affordability: Right Heading, Wrong Course Thomas M. Rivers, Thomas R. Schiller Commercialization, Standardization, and Acquisition Reform Thomas P. Mackey, Aaron G. Bresnahan, John Gorton, Andrew M. Kendrick The President's Shipbuilding Initiative J. Byrne, James C. Card, Don Phillups, John Graykowski, Robert W. Schaffran The Open-Top Containership — A U.S. Experience Peter Fischer, Philip Alman New Ships from Old: An Innovative Approach to Fleet Enhancement Hugh S. Rynn, Eugene A. Van Rybach, Hans G. Nilsen Resistance and Propulsion in Ice Using System Identification Techniques Robert A. Dick, Andrew D. Prior, T.H. Peirce Tanker Escort: Requirements, Assessment and Validation Sridhar Jagannathan, David L. Gray, Thomas Mathai, Johan H. deJong Scheduled Sessions For Saturday, October 7 Double Hull Tanker Research — Further Studies Jerome Sikora, Robert W. Michaelson, Donald P.

Roseman, Raymond H. Juers, William M. Melton Simulation of 3-D Sloshing and Structural Response in Ship's Tanks Taking Account of Fluid-Structure Interaction S.H. Lee, J.Y. Kim, K. J. Lee, J.M. Kang, D.J. Yum, Y.S. Seol, S.

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