ESDS 2009: Electric Ship Design Symposium Ready to Start

by OldSailor on February 10, 2009


Electric Ship Design Symposium 2009 (ESDS 2009) is ready to start on February 12. The Symposium is useful, if you are involved in design, engineering or construction of ships for military or commercial applications. ESDS_2009

Some of the interesting features of ESDS 2009 are:

  • The two days Symposium is scheduled at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.
  • Jointly organized by the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).
  • The symposium will explore the opportunities that the electric ship will have on ship and fleet design of the future and identify key barriers and enablers to realize these opportunities.
    • “The State-of-Art of Integrated Electric Power and Propulsion Systems and Technologies on Ships” by internationally recognized authors Dr. Tim McCoy, Converteam and Dr. John Amy, BMT Syntek Technologies.
    • Expert Panel of Naval and Industry Leaders.
    • Expert Panel on Naval/Commercial Ship Development.
    • Keynote Address by Mr. Jukka Kuuskoski; Vice President Marine, ABB Finland.
    • Luncheon Address by Rear Admiral Thomas J. Eccles, USN; Chief Engineer, Naval Sea Systems Command.
    • Coverage of a wide range of subjects including: energy transportation, energy exploration, cruise lines, mega yachts, naval ships, career development, business case analysis, etc.

  • Working Groups: Technical issues and opportunities will be explored in depth by five Working Groups.
    • Electric Machinery Systems–Professor Giorgio Sulligoi, University of Trieste and Dr. Zareh Soghomonian.
    • Mobility Systems–Chris Bassler, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division.
    • System/Design Integration–Jason Strickland, Naval Sea Systems Command.
    • Ship/Ship Concepts–Adrian MacKenna, Naval Sea Systems Command.
    • Total-Ship Life-Cycle Considerations–Steve Morris, BMT D&P.
  • All of the above technical information will be collated into the Symposium Proceedings that will be available to all attendees.

For more information, log on to ESDS 2009.

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