The Advanced Control Technology Club 
9th Marine SIG Meeting

To be held at the Defence Procurement Agency, Abbeywood, Bristol. 4th September 2002

This meeting is open to employees of ACT Club member companies and invited non-Club members.

NOTE: This meeting has since been held. Some of the presentations are now available on-line (to ACT Club members only) from our Download Centre, or simply by clicking 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 meeting is as follows:

10.00     Coffee and Registration
10.30     Welcome and Introduction to the ACT Club Marine SIG, Prof. Mike Grimble, ACT Club [675KB]
10.45     Overview: Marine Control, Prof. Mike Grimble, ACT Club [630KB]
11.15     Advances on Roll Stabilisation, Paul Crossland, Qinetiq [965KB]
12.05     LUNCH
1.05       Data Mining and Knowledge Recovery in Modern Ships, Reza Katebi, University of Strathclyde [1011KB]
1.45       Restricted Structure Control for Marine Modelling, Peter Martin, University of Strathclyde [464KB]
2.25       Tea/Coffee
2.45       Reconfigurable Control for ROVs, Geoff Roberts, University of Wales [811KB]
3.25       Open Discussion Session "Hammerhead: The Design & Development of a Low Cost AUV", Bob Sutton, Plymouth University
4.05       CLOSE

Additional Information:

The meeting is being held at the Defence Procurement Agency, Abbeywood, Bristol, in the Central Facilities Building. Please refer to the following map.

When arriving at Abbeywood, please report to the main reception. It is advisable to arrive early as security checks may take some time.

Nearby Hotels

Holiday Inn Express New Road, Bristol Parkway Business, Bristol BS34 8SJ, Tel. 0870 4430036
Room rate: 65.55 B&B

Holiday Inn Filton Road, Bristol BS16 1QX, Tel. 0870 4009014
Room Rate: 91.00

Travel Inn (Bristol East) 200/202 Westerleigh Road, Emersons Green, Bristol BS16 7AN, Tel. 0870 242 8000
Room Rate: 42.95

Premier Lodge Bristol City East, Sheild Retail Park, Gloucester Road North, Filton, Bristol BS34 7BR, Tel. 0870 700 1336
Room Rate: 49.95

The above prices are inclusive of VAT and are given purely as a guide.

On-line Registration Form

On-line registration is closed for this event.

The Advanced Control Technology Club
50 George Street
Glasgow, G1 1QE
tel.: 0141 553 1111
fax.: 0141 553 1232