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  • About TSS 2020
  • Meeting Information
  • Call For Papers

Technology, Systems & Ships

June 16-18, 2020

The Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel

900 S Orme St, Arlington, VA 22204

ASNE is excited to announce a new venue for Technology, Systems & Ships (TSS) 2020. TSS 2020 will be held at The Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, in Arlington VA. The program will follow the Design, Build, Sustain pattern of 2019. TSS will present an agenda that addresses both current and future Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps Programs with heavy emphasis on Naval Engineering. ASNE also looks to expand our Young Professional Outreach Program during this event. Beyond the shipbuilding programs, other topics such as ship modernization, weapon systems, combat systems, and C5ISR will be discussed. Given the intimate nature of the venue, TSS affords both government and industry professionals an excellent opportunity to meet with and discuss current events as well as future programs. 

Meeting Information


Technology, Systems and Ships is being held at The Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel (Marriott | Bonvoy), 900 S Orme St, Arlington, VA 22204, Phone: (703) 521-1900.


Attendees: Business Attire / Uniform of the Day
Presenters (Non-military): Business Attire
Presenters (Military): Service Dress Blue or service equivalent

Call for Papers: Technology, Systems & Ships 2020 Symposium

The Technology, Systems, and Ships (TSS) 2020 technical committee is seeking papers for inclusion in the TSS 2020 program. TSS 2020 will feature keynote and panel presentations focusing on PEO-defined tracks led by subject-matter experts and high level civilian and government leaders.

This year's TSS will focus on current and emerging trends for naval ships. Papers dealing with all facets of ship design and shipbuilding technologies are encouraged. Technical papers for TSS are solicited on the broad range of technical challenges applicable to technology, systems, and ships. Papers should address technologies in the areas of interest as they support the TSS Themes of Designing, Building and Sustaining the Future Navy.

Important Dates

  • February 7, 2020  - Abstracts Due
  • February 24, 2020 - Authors Notified
  • April 30, 2020    - Draft Papers Due
  • June 2, 2020      - Final Papers Due
  • Specific Areas of interest (but not limited to):

    • Flexible warship design
    • Novel developments in ship structures and materials
    • Advanced shipbuilding technology
    • Digital and automated technologies
    • Updates on ongoing ship technology programs
    • Production & manufacturing trends
    • Future warship effectiveness
    • Coast Guard and Military Sealift ship technologies
    • Lessons from foreign navies and commercial marine sectors

    Absctract Submission Information
    Via the ASNE Website, submit a one to two page abstract as directed below prior to the deadline of January 30, 2020, including:

    • Proposed Title
    • Author(s)’ name(s) and organization(s)
    • A Primary Point of Contact including POC's e-mail address and phone number
    • 300 word or less written description in sufficient detail to permit evaluation by the Technical Papers Committee. 1-2 key figures may be included as part of the abstract.

    All abstracts should be submitted via this linked form (login required).

    For questions, please contact: TSS@navalengineers.org.

    For additional information and details on paper submission, see the ASNE Technical Papers Guidelines.