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ShipTech 2018
Transitioning Advanced Manufacturing Technology for an Affordable Fleet
March 27-28, 2018
Charleston Marriott
Charleston, South Carolina

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Important Dates
Deadline for Abstraction Submissions EXTENDED TO:  15 December 2017 
Notification of Acceptance/Non-Acceptance:  22 January 2018
Presentations Due to NMC:  19 March 2018

ShipTech 2018 is accepting abstracts on innovative systems, processes and technologies that improve U.S. shipbuilding and repair processes and reduce total ownership cost. Suggested topic areas are listed below (but are not limited to these areas):

  • Advanced Materials
  • Business Processes
  • Combat Systems
  • Electrical Technologies
  • Innovative Technologies
  • Power & Propulsion
  • Product Design
  • Production Processes, including Robotics and Additive Manufacturing
  • Surface Preparation/Coatings
  • Systems Technologies
  • Joining Technologies
  • Mixed Reality Technologies

Abstract Submission Information:

  • Abstracts must be approved for public release.
  • Abstracts are limited to 400 words.
  • Abstracts will be considered for both oral and poster presentations.
  • All authors must be aware that their names will appear on the abstract.
  • NMC will correspond with the first author only. The complete mailing address and email address of the first author is required in order to ensure timely correspondence. It is the responsibility of the first author to communicate all presentation information with all co-authors. If there are more than two authors, please email shiptech@ctc.com the names of the additional authors.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference book, which will be distributed to attendees at the conference.

Requirements for Selected Abstracts

  • Presentation materials must be submitted to NMC no later than 19 March 2018 (Specific instructions will be provided upon acceptance.)
  • Presentations must carry one of these two Distribution Statements:
    1. Distribution Statement A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
    2. Distribution Statement C: Distribution authorized to U.S. Government Agencies and their contractors.
  • A 200-word biography for the presenter(s) to be included in the conference book. 
  • Electronic version of the presentation must be provided for inclusion on Proceedings.
  • Each presentation must not exceed 30 minutes (including Q&A time).
  • Presentations must be given at the time scheduled by the Conference Committee.
  • Each presenter must register and meet the registration requirements.
  • Each Technical Session Room will be equipped with the following audio-visual devices: LCD projector, computer with PowerPoint installed, projection screen, and microphone.
  • All presenters must submit their PowerPoint presentation in advance. All presentations will be pre-loaded on session computers by conference staff.
  • All presentations will be run from the conference laptops - use of personal laptops for presentations is not permitted.