For the first time in over a decade, the World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) will be held in the USA (November 3-7, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence). The week-long event is a prime opportunity for equipment manufacturers and service suppliers to connect with an audience of key decision makers from every facet of the maritime community – worldwide.
The annual SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC) is incorporated with this triennial WMTC.
Comprised of 21 member societies representing 17 countries, the WMTC is the largest gathering of professionals directly involved in the specification, design, operation and maintenance of all types of vessels.
In addition to the Expo Hall, the opportunities for exhibiting manufacturers and suppliers include:
o Innovation Sessions – schedule a time slot for presenting to the attendees.
o Face to face conversations with the right people at the right stage of a project, no matter what phase or lifecycle it is in.
o Networking with attendees involved in all aspects of the maritime industry who will be attracted by the wide range of topics to be covered:
• Arctic Technology
• Coatings & Corrosion
• Inspection & Maintenance
• Marine Engineering
• Marine Regulations
• Offshore Engineering
• Environmental – Ballast Water, Green Shipping
• Ship Design – Commercial, Support Ships, Naval, Passenger
• Risk, Safety & Human Factors
• Maritime Infrastructure & Security
• Navigation, Maneuvering, Positioning, Stability
• Shipbuilding Technology & Production
• Small Craft
• Subsurface Technology
• Renewable Energy – Marine & Wind