WMTC Alumni

November 3-7, 2015 – Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Alumni organizations from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Michigan, Webb Institute and the Canadian schools will be holding networking events on Friday, November 6, during the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) in Providence, Rhode Island.

SNAME’s annual meeting and expo, the SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC), is held in conjunction with the triennial WMTC. The week-long event is November 3-7 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Reception
Omni Providence Hotel
Contact Maria Riefstahl, or 617-253-4330.

University of Michigan – 59th Annual Reunion
Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
Honoring: Joseph Fischer (BSE’59)
Rosenblatt-Michigan Award Recipient
Reception and Dinner, Omni Providence Hotel
Contact Bruce Rosenblatt, or 917-880-8048.

Webb Institute – Reception and Dinner
Honoring: Richard P. Neilson, (Class of 1970)
W. Selkirk Owen Award Recipient
Contact Peter Wallace, or 281-908-9915.

Canadian Alumni Outing
Providence Nite Out
Contact Dan McGreer,

To register for WMTC 2015, view the conference schedule, get travel and hotel information, or learn about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Alana Anderson, SNAME Director of Events, or 1+703.997.6705.

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