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  • About Arctic Day 2019
  • Call for Papers

Save the Date!

July 23, 2019

FHI 360 Conference Center, Washington, DC

Call for Papers

Suggested Topics

  • Subsystem design, development, and testing for arctic icebreakers;
  • Innovative practices and concepts in icebreaker operational logistics and technology;
  • Technology Readiness for Polar Regions;
  • The current state of the icebreaker operations, building, and design;
  • Addressing equipment and design challenges presented by the climatic and environmental conditions experienced in the polar regions;
  • A survey of technical and logistics challenges seen in previous icebreaking programs and acquisition efforts;
  • Short- and long-term outlook for human activity in the polar regions;
  • The Polar Code and associated considerations/impacts on subsystems;
  • Designing for Self-Sufficiency: System Maintainability, Reliability and Redundancy in the Arctic Environment;
  • Designing the ship and its logistical support for Rapid Ship Repair Availabilities to support an annual operate/maintain cycle.

Abstract Submission

  • Paper title
  • Name(s) of principal author(s)
  • Whether you propose to submit a complete paper or only a presentation
  • Primary point of contact e-mail address
  • Text providing sufficient detail for the Technical Papers Committee to perform a review

The text should include a problem statement or introduction, an outline of the key points to be made in the paper, and conclusions or recommendations. All abstracts should be submitted via this linked form (login required). Should you have any issues with the online submission form, please e-mail: arcticday@navalengineers.org. Submissions are due on March 1, 2019. ASNE enthusiastically welcomes student participation and offers free registration to student authors.