UI 2013 Conference Proceedings
UI 2013 Schedule By Track Subject
Oil & Gas industry professionals, experts and managers
Industry leaders who seek information and technologies for future operations
Senior decision makers from international and regional underwater operators
Oil and gas operating companies
Underwater Operations Service and equipment suppliers
Ocean Engineering and construction companies
Commercial Diving and ROV Contractors
Underwater Operations Consultants
Engineers, Project managers, Purchasing Agents
Information for Authors
(The term "papers" is used to include formal research papers, PowerPoint presentations, Case Studies, Short Film with Presenter Naration, etc.)
1.Final selection of papers will be determined by the Underwater Intervention Technical Program Committee. Papers will be evaluated on the basis of the abstract submitted.
The papers should be in English, completely original, and address underwater operations issues as outlined in the conference focus areas. Papers and presentations should avoid any commercialism.
2.The following criteria will be observed by the Underwater Intervention Technical Program Committee in the selection of papers:
a.The paper should be of interest for underwater operations applications.
b.The paper should emphasize innovative technologies including an analysis of research.
c.The paper should address case studies and/or technical interest for indicated topics.
3.Twenty-minutes are programmed to present a paper (presentation in English). A ten-minute discussion will follow each presentation.
If your presentation requires a different format, please indicate such requirements at the tim of submission.
4.Authors of papers selected for the UI program will be notified by the Track Leader.
5.A manuscript or technical PowerPoint® presentation will be required for each paper selected. Manuscripts should be provided to the Track Leader by email in Word® and PDF format. Copyright of papers and presentations belongs to Underwater Intervention.
6.Maximum length of paper shall be 15 typewritten pages, including references. Bibliography tables should not exceed 6 pages.
7.Full instructions on preparation of manuscripts and presentations will be sent to authors of selected papers. Complete manuscripts must be provided. Slides, sketches, graphs or photographs to illustrate the PowerPoint® presentation shall be provided in a PowerPoint document.
8.Complimentary conference registration will be provided only for the author who makes the presentation. Underwater Intervention assumes no obligation for expenses incurred by authors for travel, lodging, food, or other expenses.
Abstract Submittal Procedure
At this time, all submission deadlines have passed. Should you wish to submit an abstract for consideration to fill any available time slot, please contact our Technical Program Chairman, Drew Trent, at UITech@underwaterintervention.com.
The main body of your abstract should be between 150 and 300 words. Please include a photo and brief biography for publication. Program Scheduling will begin as presentations are approved and accepted. Advance Program information will be released beginning October 15, 2012.
Deadline for Final Papers/Presentations is December 3, 2012. Papers submitted after this date will not be included in the Conference Guide or the Conference Proceedings, and will not be posted to the conference web site until after the conference ends.
UI Technical Committee
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- Drew Trent, Oceaneering - Technical Program Committee Chair
- Jim Dore', Offshore Oil and Gas Consultant, Session Chairs Recruiter
- Steve Struble, Aqueos Subsea - Commercial Diving Track Leader
- Will Kohnen, Hydrospace Group, Manned Submersibles Track Leader
- Steve Barrow, FMC Schilling Robotics - Large ROVs Track Leader
- Mike Chapman - MECCO, Inc - Instruments and Sensors Track Leader
- Jill Zande, MATE Center, Marine Education Track Leader
- Jerry Gilmore, TSB Offshore, Inc. - Decommissioning Track Leader
- Norm Robertson, ROV Product Services - Small and Micro ROV Track Leader
- Karen Kohanowich, NOAA, George Mason Univ. - Marine Archaeology Technology Track Leader
- Benton Baugh, Radoil Tools - Deepwater Field Development Track Leader
- Dave Weaver, Oceaneering International - AUV Technology Track Leader