RINA International conference
3 July 2012
5-6 December 2012, London Call for Papers Open
RINA's 3rd international conference on historic ships, building on previous successful events, will explore the technical issues involved in the preservation, restoration and replication of historic vessels, including large passenger ships, warships, coastal & inland craft.
The conference will be of interest and value to members of the many organisations world wide and others who are involved or interested in the preservation of these ships for the benefit of future generations.
RINA invites papers on the following topics:
- Materials and structural analysis, including appropriate material replacement, repair or replication.
- Propulsion systems, rigs and sails.
- Layouts and the need to meet current safety legislation.
- Techniques for conservation and restoration.
- Recording and deconstruction.
- The balance between preservation afloat or dry.
- Maintenance of craft skills and training.
- The case for the replication of key historic vessels.
- The sourcing of technical / historic information on “important” ships.
- Recent marine archaeological discoveries.
Click here to download the Historic Ships Call For Papers.
Submit an Abstract or Register your Interest in the Conference
If you would like to submit an abstract or to register your interest to receive more information as it becomes available please click here to register your interest in the Historic Ships Conference.
If you would like to submit an abstract, please send a paper title, brief summary (no more than 250 words) of what the proposed paper would be about and your contact details via the link above, by email directly to email@example.com or via fax to +44 (0)20 7259 5912. The deadline for submission of abstract is 5 August 2012.
The copies of the final completed paper are generally required one month before the conference and copies of the authors Powerpoint presentations one week before the conference.
The conference will be held at RINA Head Quarters; 10 Upper Belgrave Street, London, SW1X 8BQ.