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ShipTech 2016
March 1-2, 2016
Charleston Marriott
Charleston, South Carolina

 |  Agenda

Transitioning Advanced Manufacturing Technology for an Affordable Fleet

Sponsored by
Office of Naval Research--Navy Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Program

Supported by
National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) and the 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 objective of the information exchange was to reduce total ownership cost 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 U.S Navy technical organizations, industry and academia.
  • This was an ITAR-restricted conference. Attendance was limited to U.S. government employees and U.S. citizens and permanent residents with an active Joint Certification Program number.
  • Registration was limited to 335 people.

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