Offshore Symposium Set For Houston, April 4-5

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has scheduled the 2nd Offshore Symposium, Design Criteria and Codes, for April 4-5, 1991, at the Westchase Hilton Hotel in Houston, Texas.

The event, which is being sponsored by the Texas Section of the society, will feature 22 papers and three panel discussion topics. Presented over two days, the papers will focus on the following areas of interest: "Mobile Offshore Drilling"; "Floating Production"; "Design Criteria Issues"; "Marine Operations"; and "Risk and Reliability." The panel discussion presented on the afternoon of Friday, April 5, will focus on "The Offshore Code Development Process: Committees and Classification"; "The Role of Regulatory Agencies"; and "Internationalization of Design Codes." For further information on the symposium, contact: John J. Filson, chairman, Second Offshore Symposium, C/O Omega Marine Engineering Systems, Inc., 11757 Kathy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079; telephone: (713) 870-1111; or fax: (713) 531-9306.

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