PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime and Naval Exposition is a unique marketing, promotional and networking forum.

PACIFIC 2017 will be a comprehensive showcase of the latest developments in naval, underwater and commercial maritime technology. The expo will again provide the essential showcase for commercial maritime and naval defence industries to promote their capabilities to decision-makers from around the world.

The PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime Conference organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and Engineers Australia, will coincide with the prestigious Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference and the PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime Exposition which is organised by Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited.

You are invited to contribute to the PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime Conference program by submitting an Abstract of your proposed paper relating to the following conference program topics:

  • Commercial Ship Technology
  • Naval Ship Technology
  • Submarine Technology
  • Commercial Ship Operations
  • Maritime Safety
  • Maritime Environment Protection, and
  • Offshore Resource Industry.

Abstract submissions are now open and will close on 13 March 2017. Acceptance of Abstracts will be advised to authors by 3 April 2017.

Instructions on abstract format and guidelines are available on the conference website.

Full details of registration costs and entitlements are also available on the conference website.

Conference registrations will be open from 20 February 2017.

For further information regarding the PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime Conference contact the
Conference Secretariat at:
Phone: +61 (0)3 5282 0543
Fax: +61 (0)3 5282 4455


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