CSSRA 1984 Technical Conference Set For February 14 In Montreal

Plans are moving ahead quickly for the Thirty-Sixth Annual Technical Conference of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec on February 14, 1984.

The Annual Technical Conference, always held in Montreal, is by far the largest, best known and best attended CSSRA event.

The program will be presented in two separate halls: one primarily for shipbuilders, the other of more general interest to both shipbuilders and allied industries: (1) "An Integrated Shipyard Production Planning and Cost Control System," W. Clark, Computer Systems Manager, Port Weller Dry Docks; (2) "Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Related to Shipyard Productivity," Jean-Pierre Lepage, Davie Shipbuilding Ltd.; (3) Not yet selected, Donald Tremblay, Director of Production, Marine Industrie Limitee; (4) "Designing for Productivity," Robert Thompson, Naval Architect, Marystown Shipyard Limited; (5) "A Tale of Two Arctic Class Supply Vessels," by R.G. Allan, president, Robert Allan Ltd.; (6) "Recent Research in Welding Technology to Improve Productivity and Quality," by M.J. Pates and D.E.H. Reynolds, Research and Technology Centre, AMCA International Ltd.; (7) "Increased Efficiency in Shipyard Painting Operations" by R.A. (Bob) Hartley, vice president-Technical International Paints (Canada) Limited.

Also: (8) "Education for the Shipbuilding Industry," by M.E. Bishop, Director of Naval Architecture & Shipbuilding, College of Fisheries, Navigation Marine Enineering & Electronics; (9) "Productivity Improvement: Management's Responsibility Labour's Enigma," by W.J. Riley, president, Ubique Riley Enterprises, Ltd.; (10) "Upgrading Cargo Access Equipment on Older Tonnage," by Stig-Ake Svensson, MacGregor Navire International; (11) "Hullform of Icebreaker Ships—Background and Progress," by J.G. German, president German & Milne Inc.; (12) "High Technology Applications to the Marine Industry" by I.F. Glen, senior vice president, Arctec Canada Ltd.

(13) Not yet selected, by D.R. Patterson, senior manager-Technical Services, British Ship Research Association; (14) Title not yet selected—related to fuel economy in connection with Arctic operations by Itngmar Alqvist, Wartsila Diesel Division; and (15) "Shaft Driven Alternators" by Gottfried H. Versock, vice president-marketing, F. Tacke KG.

Those who wish to attend the conference can obtain full details by contacting Jay MacPherson, Secretary Treasurer, CSSRA, Suite 801, 100 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario KIP 5B7, Canada—(613)-232-7127.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 16,  Nov 1983

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