International Marine Forensics Symposium Call For Papers

April 30, May 1&2, 2012
Gaylord National Hotel
Washington, DC
Keynote speaker:
Mr. James Cameron

Technical papers suitable for publication are invited on topics related to marine forensics investigations, their findings, processes, and results including:
• Historic shipwrecks, civilian or military losses due to foundering, war damage, allision, collision or any other means
• Investigations of damage to hull and machinery, failures due to accident, environmental loading, or other causes
• Diving in support of forensic investigations, including the use of ROVs, AUVs, manned submersibles, and other remote sensors
• Human factors associated with marine forensic losses
• Marine forensic operations related to aircraft loss investigations
• Designation as a forensic investigation site vs. historic grave site and associated human remains issues
• Underwater archaeology and associated investigations

Please Submit Abstracts and proposed papers to Ken Smith at
Abstracts due March 30, 2011. Drafts for peer review not later than November 30, 2011, Final papers including peer review comments due March 15, 2012

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