Mark Your Calendar For These Up-coming Events. More details on events as they become available


2017 Education Seminar held by The Mariners Club of Massachusetts – April 6, 2017

Issues, trends and developments in Marine Insurance
April 6, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. Registration | 4:30 p.m. Reception
John Joseph Moakley Courthouse | 1 Courthouse Way | Boston, Massachusetts

To view or download the 2017 Education Seminar Click Here


5 – 7 March 2017 – Nams Conference Program Schedule Only San Diego

SUNDAY, March 5, 2017

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Board of Director’s Meeting – Embassy Suites San Diego – Downtown – Santa Fe Boardroom

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Welcome Reception
Embassy Suites San Diego – Embassy 1st Floor Atrium
Happy Hour: Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and Hospitality

MONDAY, March 6, 2017

6:30 AM – 8:30 AM
“Made to order breakfast” on own, prior to registration. Embassy Café – 1st Floor

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration & Coffee Embassy Suites San Diego – 2nd Floor conference Center Foyer

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Welcome Address & Introduction
Embassy Suites San Diego – 2nd Floor Monterey Ballroom
John Venneman Conference Co-Chair NAMS Vice President
Billy Fox NAMS Regional Vice President
Greg Gant NAMS President Welcome

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
All Disciplines
Speaker: James Neville AIG
“Risk Management for the Marine Surveyor”

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Break Embassy Suites San Diego – Monterey Foyer

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Hull & Machinery
Speaker: Steve Hale Gulf Cooper
“Shipyard 101 – Interaction between the Surveyor and the Shipyard”

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Yacht & Small Craft
Speaker: Ray Toth NAMS – CMS
“Corrosion Mitigation in the Marine Environment”

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Cargo
Speaker: Steven Weiss NAMS – CMS
“Cargo & Marine Cyber Risks”

11:45 AM – 1:30 PM
Buffet Luncheon for Attendees “Monday Lunch Buffet”
Embassy Suites San Diego – 2nd Floor Monterey Ballroom
Speaker: Josh Kirsch
Gibbson Robb & Lindh, LLP
“Ethics – May I have a definition please?”

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
All Disciplines
Speakers: Johnathan Klopman & Michael Hunter
NAMS – CMS
“The Scientific Method & the Expert Witness”

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Break Embassy Suites San Diego – Monterey Foyer

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
All Disciplines continued….
Speakers: Johnathan Klopman & Michael Hunter NAMS – CMS
“The Scientific Method & the Expert Witness”

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Presidents Reception
Embassy Suites San Diego – Embassy 1st Floor Atrium
Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and Hospitality

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
Members Breakfast “Made to order breakfast” on own
Prior to NAMS Annual Meeting
Embassy Café – 1st Floor

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Members Only NAMS Annual Meeting
Embassy Suites San Diego – Embassy 1st Floor Atrium

6:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Non-Members, Honored Guest, Exhibitors — Breakfast
Embassy Café – 1st Floor

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Hull & Machinery
Speaker: Speaker: Ralph Bruni NAMS – CMS
“Applications Useful for Marine Surveyors”

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Yachts & Small Craft
Speaker: Ray Toth NAMS – CMS
“Practical Methods for Surveying a Vessel to ABYC and CFR Standards”

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Cargo
Speaker: Scott Brown
AIG
“TAPA Facility Security Standard”

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Break Embassy Suites San Diego – Monterey Foyer

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Hull & Machinery / Yachts & Small Craft
Speaker: Dick Frenzel NAMS – CMS
“Survey Report Contents for Damage & Joint Field Surveys”

10:30 – 11:45 AM
Cargo
Speaker: William Duval NAMS – CMS
“Report Contents for Cargo Reports”

11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
ROUNDTABLE – Lunch – Box Lunches
Embassy Suites San Diego – 2nd Floor conference Center Foyer

Hull & Machinery
Moderators: Dick Frenzel NAMS – CMS
“How to keep Old Business and acquire New Business”

Yachts & Small Craft
Moderator – Jonathan Klopman NAMS – CMS
“Creating an Effective Photo Report and Adding Illustrations to Your Report

Cargo
Moderators: David M. Pereira NAMS – CMS
“Liquefaction of Bulk Cargoes”

Fishing Vessels
Moderator – Joe Derie NAMS – CMS
& Tim Vincent NAMS – CMS
“USCG Voluntary Safety Initiatives & Good Marine Practices for Commercial
Fishing Industry Vessels Program”

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Hull & Machinery / Yachts & Small Craft
Speaker: Ian Green
Marine Group Boat Works
“PropScan: The Dynamics of Turing and Balancing Props”

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Cargo
Speaker: Ali Albayrak NAMS – CMS
“Cargo Theft in Caucasus and Project Cargo Handling in Turkmenistan/Kazakhistan”

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
All Disciplines
Speaker: Greg Gant NAMS President
“Conference Summary & Wrap Up

2:45 PM
All Disciplines

Marine Group Boat Works Ship Yard Tour
Depart Embassy Suites lobby at 2:45pm.

To view or download the updated conference program, click here.


3/4 February 2017 – IIMS Conference, Baltimore Maryland, Announced

IIMS US Regional Director, James Randy Renn, has finalized plans for the Institute’s annual American marine surveying Conference, which will take place on 3rd and 4th February 2017 from 08.30 to 16.30 daily.

To view or download the IIMS Conference, Baltimore Maryland Click Here


19 November 2016 – NAMS North Regional Seminar Session

08:00 AM – 5:00 PM             Harbor Marine Drive at 10th St. Everett, WA 98201
6 Continuing Education Credits Anticipated

To view or download the NAMS North Regional Seminar Session Click Here


5 – 7 March 2017 – NAMS National Marine Conference

NAMS National Conference, Embassy Suites Hotel, 601 Pacific Hwy., San Diego, CA. 92101

To view or download the conference registration form, click here.

To view or download the updated conference program, click here.


2 – 3 December 2016 – Central & Mid Atlantic Marine Surveyors

Regional Meeting, Virginia Beach, VA can earn 12 CE Credits

To view or download the Central & Mid Atlantic Marine Surveyors Regional Meeting Click Here


21 – 22 October 2016 – Educational Opportunity

International Association of Marine Investigators, Great Lakes Regional Training Seminar

To view or download the Registration Click Here


30 September 2016 – NAMS Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 – 4:00 PM –             Doubletree by Hilton, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX. 77061

To view or download the Registration Click Here


30 September 2016 – West Gulf Regional Meeting

Ethics Presentation by Speaker Alan Folger, 2 CE Credits

9:00 – 11:00 AM –             Doubletree by Hilton, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX. 77061

To view or download the Registration Click Here


19 – 21 May 2016 – New Orleans, Louisiana

USPAP Course

To view or download the USPAP ASA NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER EDUCATIONAL EVENT REGISTRATION FORM click here.

19 May 2016  –             7 hour USPAP Refresher Course
20 & 21 May 2016 –     15 hour USPAP Course


6 – 8 March 2016 – Savannah, Georgia

NAMS 54th Annual National Marine Conference

To view or download the conference registration form and program, click here.

To view or download the updated conference program, click here.

Hilton Savannah Desoto Hotel
15 East Liberty Street
Savannah, Georgia, 31401

Room rate: $159, plus taxes, Reservations: (912) 966-0592

This will be updated as more information is received.


21-23 February 2016 – 18 CE Credits Draft Survey Course

Port of Morehead City, NC
Hosted by Marine Cargo Consultants, Inc.
Course information may be accessed at www.marcarcon.com or contacting the instructor at info@marcarcon.com
or (800) 567-6294 / +1 (202) 239-2729 outside the US / Canada.


20 February 2016 – 6 CE Credits Bunker Survey Course

Port of Morehead City, NC
Hosted by Marine Cargo Consultants, Inc.
Course information may be accessed at www.marcarcon.com or contacting the instructor at info@marcarcon.com
or (800) 567-6294 / +1 (202) 239-2729 outside the US / Canada.

More details on events as they become available