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HiPer Craft 2013 - ASNE Event - Norfolk Virginia

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Norfolk Virginia - June 18 19 20

ASNE (American Society of Naval Engineers) is hosting the High Performance Craft (HiPer Craft) Forum on 18th 19th 20th June 2013 at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center, Norfolk Virginia.

HiPer Craft 2013 is free to attend for government and military personnel.

The event will provide an impartial forum for professional interchange between operators, maintainers and industry providers in the high performance boat and combatant craft community.

HiPer Craft 2013 will feature exhibits, in-water demonstrations and displays, vendor presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities in addition to technical discussions. 

Background to the event: Although MACC 2012 had to be cancelled and there is no MACC 2013 there is still a high level of interest from end-user organisations and industry for an event in the Norfolk VA area. In response to this ASNE organized the High Performance Craft Expo, HiPer Craft 2012, with a focus on suppliers, operators, maintainers and equipment vendors in the high performance boat and combatant craft community. HiPer Craft 2012 attracted a total of 56 exhibitors and over 600 attendees.

HiPer Craft 2013 will build on that success. All exhibition space has been allocated. There is pre-registration online or onsite registration during the event.

See Registration at HiPer Craft

HiPer Craft 2013 Agenda:



Tuesday 18 June

WBV MANAGER - 1 day Course - Dealing With Whole Body Vibration & Repetitive Shock on RHIBs & HSC
John Haynes AFNI & Jon HIll AFNI - FRC International
Attendees receive 6 ASNE PDH & The Nautical Institute certificate

Wednesday 19 June

Opening Remarks
Mr. Ronald K. Kiss, President, ASNE

Government Keynote Speaker
CAPT Dan Shultz, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), N9

Human Impact Exposure on High Performance Boats: Science & Standards Decoded
Dr. Johan Ullman, High Speed Boat Operation Professionals - HSBO Pro

Classification Societies: Adapting Existing IACS Rules for Small Craft
Moderator: Mr. Dave Menna, Donald L. Blount & Associates, Inc.

Ship Seakeeping and Small Boat Dynamics During Launch and Recovery Course
DR Ed Lewandowski, Defense Group Fellow at CSC - Advanced Marine Center
Attendees receive 3 ASNE PDH

High Speed Boat Simulation: Technologies, Applications & Future Trends
Moderator: Dr. Trevor Dobbins, STResearch Ltd.

CG Patrol Boat Support: Product Line Management in all Phases of Cutter Lifecycle
CDR Chad Jacoby, USCG, PE, Patrol Boat Product Line Manager

End of Day Reception
Sponsored by Skydex Technologies

Thursday 20 June

Opening Speaker
RADM Steven H. Ratti, USCG; Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District

Common Maritime Technology Working Group (CMTWG) Update
Mr. Dennis Danko, NSWC Carderock
Ms. Paula Trimble, Rapid Reaction Technology Office, OSD AT&L Assistant Secretary for Research & Engineering
Mr. Walt Pullar, Chief Executive Officer, RMGS, Inc.

NECC's Efforts to Reduce Fuel Consumption
John Mark Serré, PE, Navy Expeditionary Energy SME, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) N9

Using Game Theory in Security Operations for the U.S. Coast Guard 
Prof. Milind Tambe, TEAMCORE/University of Southern California
Dr. Joe DiRenzo, USCG, Chief, Operations Analysis Division at Coast Guard Atlantic Area
LT Elizabeth Denicola, U.S. Coast Guard

Additive Manufacturing: Exploring Innovations & Advancements
Greg Sabin, Additive Manufacturing Industry Consultant
Tim Shinbara, Technical Director, The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT)

Project / Program Management Challenges & Successes
Professional Development Course: An Interactive Knowledge Sharing Workshop Presented by CACI

Small Craft & High Speed Boat Operators Panel

Moderator: Dr. Marty Irvine, ONR Science Advisor, NECC N9


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