7th International Symposium Offshore Mechanics And Arctic Engineering
Houston, Texas, February 7-12 The seventh international symposium and exhibit on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE '88, sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Division, will be held at the Adam's Mark Hotel, Houston, Texas, February 7- 12, 1988.
This year the conference will feature several special symposia: "The First International Symposium on Offshore and Arctic Materials Technology; the First International Pipeline Symposium; and the First International Symposium on Computers in Offshore and Arctic Engineering.
Also scheduled are sessions on "The Offshore Outlook—1988," "Pipeline Industry Outlook—1988," "Pipeline Construction," and "Pipelines on Unstable Grounds." The OMAE '88 program features more than 70 sessions that present recent international developments and the review of frontier technologies in offshore mechanics and technology, arctic engineering and technology, pipelines, materials technologies, computer technology, and ocean energy technology.
The conference opens with the panel session "Offshore Outlook— 1988," with top experts presenting important worldwide projects. It is followed by seven panel and stateof- the-art review sessions of international experts, in addition to authoritative review papers.
On Tuesday, February 9 at noon, Alessandro Andreani, executive vice president and managing director, Saipem, Milan, Italy, and president, International Pipe Line Contractors Association, will deliver a keynote luncheon address on "International Pipeline Transportation Projects.'" Mr. Andreani will provide an authoritative review on the international pipeline projects, their role as political stabilizing factors, and pipelines' versatility and efficiency will be presented.
On Wednesday, February 10 at noon, a second keynote address will be presented by Dennis E. Gregg, general manager, International Production, Conoco Inc., Houston, Texas, and past president, the Society of Petroleum Engineers. The title of the keynote speech is "Deep Water Without Deep Pockets." Mr.
Gregg will discuss opportunities for both new concepts and hardnosed application engineering in the deep-water oil exploration market.
In all, about 350 papers, each manuscript reviewed by recognized specialists and revised prior to final acceptance, will be presented by researchers, engineers, managers and other industry personnel representing over 30 countries.
The annual international OMAE conference will once again be holding one of the largest annual technical programs with refereed papers in these fields in the world. The conference is organized by the International OMAE Conference Committee, which is chaired by Dr. Jin Chung of the Colorado School of Mines, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)-Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering Division and is sponsored by 23 international engineering societies and associations. The technical exhibition js sponsored by the OMAE Council.
ASME is a technical and educational organization with over 117,000, including 23,000 students.
It conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations, holds more than 30 technical conferences each year, and sets many industrial and manufacturing standards.
OMAE Conference chairman Dr.
Chung announced that OMAE Europe 1989 would be held in Genoa, Italy, April 2-7. The abstract deadline for OMAE '89 is April 20, 1988.
Those interested in submitting abstracts, or learning more about OMAE '89, contact: Dr. Jin Chung, OMAE Conference Committee, 12757 West 57th Drive, Arvada, Colo. 80002-1301; telephone: (303) 273-3673; or telex: 910-934- 0190 CSM GLDN.
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