1st International Marine Forensics Symposium: Registration now open

Home – Forensics2012 First International Marine Forensics Symposium Announced (Press Release) Wednesday, February 15, 2012 April 3 – 5, 2012, at the Gaylord National Hotel near Washington, DC Join us for the largest gathering of world renowned scientists, archaeologists, oceanographers, engineers … Continue reading

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Press Release: 2012 International Marine Forensics Symposium

James Cameron, Oscar Award-winning Director of Titanic, to be Featured Speaker The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS) jointly updated information regarding the 2012 International … Continue reading

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Michigan Author-Shipwreck Survivor Will Join James Cameron as Speaker for Shipwreck Symposium in DC

Novi, Michigan, May27, 2011— The country’s leading marine forensics scientists, including renowned film director James Cameron, are converging in Washington DC, April 3-5, 2012.   Michigan author and Andrea Doria shipwreck survivor, Pierette Domenica Simpson, has been invited to contribute her … Continue reading

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Release of 3-D movie Titanic is announced!

Excerpt from the Marquee Blog: Titanic’ 3-D to be released in 2012 The much-anticipated 3-D version of James Cameron’s “Titanic” will officially sail into theaters on April 6, 2012. According to a statement from Paramount, the release date for the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Watching Titanic: The Movie

For the first time since it was released 12 years ago, I watched Titanic in its entirety. Up to now I had resisted, believing that I would feel too much pain as I remembered my own struggle to survive the … Continue reading

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Meeting James Cameron–part three

Another partial standing ovation followed. James Cameron and Bill Garzke returned to our table. People followed them, hoping for a quick chat or to give praise. I offered Cameron my compliments for his interesting talk: “I never thought I could … Continue reading

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Meeting James Cameron– part two

The chairperson for the evening began her introduction of ASNE’s coveted guest:   …He studied physics and English at California State University. Later, he discontinued his studies and worked several jobs such as machinist and truck driver and wrote when … Continue reading

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Meeting James Cameron–part one

My friend Giuliano called me shortly after 9 p.m. on 2-3-10 to inform me that “my friend” James Cameron was appearing on the Larry King show. I told Giuliano that I was on a Teleseminar; but after two  seconds of reflection, … Continue reading

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The Last Mysteries of the Titanic*

 With the technological savoir-faire that only a genius mind could offer, Academy Award winner James Cameron explored the innermost spaces of the Titanic shipwreck. The famous director of the movie by the same name led a film team of underwater … Continue reading

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