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Multi-Agency Craft Conference 2020
Date: July, 2020
Location: United States Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore MD
The Multi-Agency Craft Conference (MACC) is an open forum for the exchange of operational and technical information on small boats and craft between Government agencies and the maritime community. Information on new technologies and new product offerings as well as information on Army and Navy service craft, Navy and Coast Guard patrol boats, Navy and USMC expeditionary craft, and Naval Special Warfare craft are highlighted in chaired technical presentations, vendor and agency displays, and in-water demonstrations.
Since its founding in 1998, MACC has served as a primary venue for leveraging knowledge and lessons-learned across multiple Government agencies that develop, procure, or operate small boats and craft. Previous conferences have covered a broad range of topics including: requirements generation, boat and craft design, acquisition processes, maintenance and repair practices, logistics and training, and new technology development and integration. The shared information results in effective use of resources, opportunities for collaboration, a more knowledgeable industry-base, and best-value small boats and craft for all end-user communities.
Please contact ASNE at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 836-6727.
MACC 2020 will be held at the United States Coast Guard Yard on Curtis Bay in Baltimore, MD.
All MACC participants must enter through the rear gate to the USCG Yard. For GPS purposes, the notional address is 600 Pittman Rd, Curtis Bay MD. Please do not attempt to enter via the main gate; you will be redirected to the rear gate.
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Attendees and presenters: Business Casual/Uniform of the Day
Please note, MACC technical sessions and exhibit hall are in a climate-controlled tent. Static displays are outdoors and much of the event focuses upon in-water exhibits. Baltimore in July can be quite hot. Attendees are encouraged to prioritize comfort and safety (e.g. closed toe shoes) in their attire. No suit coats, ties, sandals, or heels.
From the Archives
In the December 2017 Naval Engineers Journal, to reflect our excitement about MACC 2018, we shared a portion of Dr. Daniel Savitsky's "Planing Craft" published in the February 1985 issue of Naval Engineers Journal. The full text is linked here. Note, ASNE members have electronic access to the full archives of Naval Engineers Journal dating back to 1889!