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ShipTech 2009
Shipbuilding Affordability—Working Together to Transition Technology to the Fleet
March 10-11, 2009
Beau Rivage Resort
Biloxi, Mississippi

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Attendance is limited to U.S. government employees and U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a Joint Certification Program number.

Sponsored by
Office of Naval Research--Navy Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Program
The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP)

Facilitated by
Navy Metalworking Center

The two-day event was intended as a forum for the domestic shipbuilding industry, its supplier base, the U.S. Navy Program Offices and the U.S. Navy-sponsored shipbuilding research programs to exchange information on shipbuilding technical developments. Featured were advances generated respectively by the National Shipbuilding Research Program and the Navy ManTech Program through its Centers of Excellence and related shipbuilding initiatives. The overriding objective of the information exchange was to reduce total ownership costs of naval ships while enhancing the competitiveness of the domestic shipbuilding industry.

This meeting was intended for management and technical personnel involved in shipbuilding processes and technologies. Participants included the Department of Defense (DoD), technical organizations, industry and academia.

Proceedings are limited to U.S. Military, Government employees or a U.S. citizen who can provide proof that their company is certified under the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). Please provided your organization's Joint Certification Program Number, which can be found on the bottom of DD Form 2345.

Contact Tricia Wright, Event Coordinator at 814-269-2567 or

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