World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) is held every 3rd year under the auspices of World Maritime Technology Congress. WMTC is one of the most important conferences in the field of maritime technology globally.
The stated aim for the congress and thus conference is to provide general benefit for the global marine community as a whole and mutually for individual organizations and their members by providing a forum for joint development and implementation of selected specific initiatives.
The conference attracts professionals within the fields of naval architecture and marine and offshore engineering. Likewise, the conference is relevant for companies, executives and other professionals with an interest in the field of naval architecture and marine and offshore engineering. Also a student program enables national as well as international students to attend and present their work.
World Maritime Technology Congress consists of 21 member organisations from 17 countries and is thus a world-wide organisation connecting professionals within the field of maritime technology.
Up to now WMTC has been held five times with the last conference (WMTC 2015) hosted by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at Providence, Rhode Island, USA in 2015.
Previously WMTC has been held in San Francisco (USA), London (UK), Mumbai (India) and St. Petersburg (Russia).
The 6th WMTC will take place in december 2018 in Shanghai (China).