26–29 September 2017—51st Annual Historic Naval Ships Association Conference
Patriots Point, Charleston, SC
The 51st HNSA Conference will be on board USS YORKTOWN on Charleston Harbor in Mount Pleasant, SC, from 26 through 29 September. Keynote speaker will be Admiral Jim Stavridis, USS (Ret), dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
14–17 February—Maritime Heritage Conference
New Orleans, LA
Sponsored this year by Tall Ships America, the triennial conference draws together the many fields of our maritime heritage community. Theme for the conference is Our Maritime Communities—Stronger Together. The conference will offer a combination of focus sessions, plenary sessions, forums and maritime heritage paper presentations encompassing a broad array of topics including: national maritime sanctuaries, the Maritime Heritage Grant program, shipbuilding, underwater archaeology, maritime art, and much more.
4–6 April – Council of American Maritime Museums Annual Conference
National Museum of Bermuda
Visit the CAMM website for further information on the conference, Call for Papers, and lodging information as it becomes available.
4–7 December – 6th World Maritime Technology Conference
Host of the 2018 event will be the Shanghai Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and will be held at the Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel. The deadline for abstract submissions is 30 Nov 2017.