The Advanced Control Technology Club 
7th Marine SIG Meeting

To be held at Alstom Power Conversion, Rugby, 22 November 2000

This meeting is free of charge and open to employees from all ACT Club members.

NOTE: This meeting has since been held. Some of the presentations are now available on-line (to Club Members only) from our Download Centre, or simply click on the appropriate link in the agenda below.

NOTE: Presentation material downloaded from our web-site should not be incorporated (either in part or in entirety) into other work etc., nor distributed (either in part or in entirety) to third parties, without the express permission of the authors.


The agenda for the day is as follows:

10.00    Welcome, Richard Stephens, Alstom Power Conversion
10.15    Marine Network and ACT Club Research News and Proposed Research, Mike Grimble, University of Strathclyde
10.40    Marine Control Projects Overview, Geoff Roberts, UWCN
11.00    Marine Systems Research Overview, Robert Sutton, University of Plymouth
11.20    TEA/COFFEE
11.30     Fault Monitoring New Directions, Ron Patton, University of Hull [1,076KB]
11.45    Marine Research Activities Overview, Kamesh Varyani, University of Glasgow
12.00    Marine Technology Advances, Malek Pourzanjani, Southampton University
12.15    New Ideas in Dynamic Ship Positioning, Reza Katebi, University of Strathclyde
12.30    Marine Research Activities, David Lane, Heriot-Watt University
12.45    Marine Research Activities, Keith Burnham, University of Coventry
1.00      LUNCH
2.00      Priorities for Round table Discussion, Chaired by John Carlton, Lloyd's Register of Shipping
3.00      Future Marine Network Activities
3.30      Future Marine Special Interest Group Activities
4.00      AOB
4.15      CLOSE

Additional Information:

The meeting is being held at Alstom Power Conversion, Boughton Road, Rugby. A map showing directions to Alstom is available here.

Nearby Hotels

Brownsover Hall Hotel, Brownover Lane, Old Brownsover, Rugby, Tel: 01788 546100, Fax: 01788 579241
Single: 73 B&B, Double: 73 B&B

Coombe Abbey, Brinklow Road, Binley, Tel: 024 76 450450, Fax: 024 76 635101
Single: 80 Room Only, 90 B&B

Diamond House Hotel, 30 Hillmorton Road, Rugby, Tel/fax: 01788 572701
Single: 38 B&B, Double: 45 B&B

Grosvenor Hotel, 81-87 Clifton Road, Rugby, Tel: 01788 535686, Fax: 01788 541297
Single: 67 Room Only, Double: 77 Room Only

Forte Post House, Crick, (M1 junction 18), Tel: 01788 822101, Fax: 01788 823955
Single: 72 B&B, Double: 72 B&B

Woodville Hotel, 33-37 Bilton Road, Rugby, Tel: 01788 576584
Single: 49.50 B&B, Double: 65 B&B

Holiday Inn Express, Leicester Road, Rugby, Tel: 01788 550333, Fax: 01788 550666
Single: 42 B&B, Double: 42 B&B

Whitefields Hotel Complex, 6 Coventry Road, Thurlaston, Rugby, Tel: 01788 544558, Fax: 01788 521695
Single: 49.50 B&B

Carlton Hotel, 130 Railway Terrace, Rugby, Tel: 01788 543076, Fax: 01788 546091
Single: 36 B&B (small), 40 B&B (large), 42 B&B (superior)

The above prices are given purely as a guide. For some other alternative hotels see