1991 Ship Production Symposium Issues Call For Papers

A call for papers has been issued for the Ship Production Symposium to be held in San Diego, Calif., September 4-6,1991. The event is sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Ship Production Committee, National Shipbuilding Research Program.

The theme of the symposium is "Building the Ships and Boats of 2010: The Way Forward." Subjects to be considered include: Facilities/Environmental Effects; Outfitting and Production Aids; Design/ Production Integration; Planning/ Control; Contracts and Producibility; Human Resource Innovations; Marine Industry Standards; Supplier/Production Integration; Welding; Industrial Engineering & Automation; Education and Training; Surface Preparation and Coatings; Quality Control; Accuracy Control & Measurement; Advanced Materials; and Lessons Learned From Other Industries.

Those interested in preparing a paper for the conference should send a one-page abstract by January 15, 1991, to: Jay Carson, Cochairman, Technical Program Committee, 1991 Ship Production Symposium, c/o Engineering Department, M/S 05, NASSCO, P.O. Box 85278, San Diego, Calif. 92186-5278, fax 619 544-3543.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by February 1, 1991. First draft manuscripts are required by April 15, 1991.

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