Warship 2015: Future Surface Vessels

10-11 June 2015, Bath, UK 

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Modern navies are a trade-off between advanced technologies and cost, in both construction and operation. Versatility, flexibility, and affordability are key criteria which governments need to balance as warships become an exportable commodity, where market value is just as important as the strategic value of any newly built vessel.

A key theme in many new builds, that goes some way to address the inherent compromises in warship design, is modularity. The development of the Royal Navy Type 26 Frigate and the Littoral Combat Ship in the USA are cases in point. Modular design allows adaptability in meeting threats from smaller vessels, used by pirates and terrorists, to larger threats from enemy navies. While these examples come straight from the drawing board, other countries are adapting existing platforms to meet the ever changing strategic landscape. 

To further investigate this topic RINA invites papers from naval architects, class societies, operators, researchers, and builders on all related topics, including:
•    Requirements for future ships,
•    Supporting surface vessel capability,
•    Operational effectiveness and efficiency,
•    Survivability,
•    Structural integrity,
•    Human factors, 
•    Modularity in design, construction and outfitting 
•    New build over life extension
•    Offboard systems and their integration,
•    Habitability and manning,
•    Lessons Learnt from Surface Vessel Projects.

 

Programme

 

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Keynote: RAdm Henry Parker, Director Ship Acquisition, Ministry of Defence, UK

Selected papers include:

  • DEVELOPMENTS IN NAVAL SAFETY AND ASSURANCE, Tim Lear, BMT, UK
  • BAE SYSTEMS NAVAL SHIPS: CHALLENGES AND TRANSFORMATION, Gavin Rudgley, Head of Engineering Governance, BAE Systems Naval Ships, Chris Muskett, MRINA, Deputy Chief Engineer, Type 26
  • DEVELOPMENT OF AN ULTRASONIC NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION METHOD OF USE ON WARSHIPS, James Downing, Alex Hook and Mark Sansom, Babcock International, UK
  • A TRADE-OFF SPACE FOR THE EVALUATION OF WARSHIP PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES, Oscar D. Tascon, Colombian Future Frigates (PES) Program Technical Director, COLNAV, Colombia Marco E. Sanjuan, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidad del Norte, Colombia 
  • FUTURE RISK BASED APPROACHES IN WARSHIP DESIGN, Paul James, Programme Manager Lloyds Register, Alan Bain, Defence Maritime Regulator Ministry of Defence
     

Registration and Payment

Registration Fee (Inc VAT) By 20/05/2015 After 20/05/2015
RINA members £720+VAT = £864 £820+VAT = £984
Non-members £820+VAT = £984 £920+VAT = £1104
Concessions (retired/students, etc) £360+VAT = £432 £360+VAT = £432
Principcal Author £170+VAT = £204 £170+VAT = £204
Additional Author £720+VAT = £864 £720+VAT = £864

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The registration fee includes printed conference papers, lunch, refreshments, drinks reception, a CD-ROM of the papers and presentations after the conference, and VAT. The CD-ROM will be posted to the delegates about 10-12 weeks after the conference.

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Payments must be made in sterling by Eurocheque, cheque drawn on a bank with a UK branch address or sterling bank transfer. Please note that RINA requires payment before the conference date.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing two weeks before the event takes place will be subject to an administration charge of £200+VAT. Cancellations received after this time cannot be accepted and are subject to the full event fee. Delegates may be substituted; however this must be sent in writing and confirmed with the Conference Co-ordinator. In the event of cancellation of the programme for any reason, our liability is limited to the return of the registration fee.

Guildhall in Bath ­ High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW

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Attendance at the Warship 2015 conference qualifies as Continuing Professional Development. Delegates to the conference will receive a CPD Certificate

 

 

 
 

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