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Call for abstracts MTEC & ICMASS 2019

The MTEC conferences alternates between Singapore and Trondheim and is arranged every second year. ICMASS is arranged yearly by the International Network for Autonomous Ships and have different venues. The joint conference is a meeting point for industry and academia and aims to present relevant scientific papers with clear technical applications as well as more application-oriented results.

First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

Initial paper selection will be based on a one or two-page abstract for one of the conference tracks. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The selection criteria are relevance, quality and originality. Authors of accepted abstracts will be asked to give either an oral or poster presentation. All authors of accepted abstracts are invited to submit full papers for peer-review. Preparation of full papers is optional. These will go through a full peer-review and successful submissions will be published in an accredited journal or proceedings.
Please send us your abstract using the conference template available at, within 31st January 2019. Conference deadlines are:

  • Abstract submission deadline: 31st January 2019
  • Abstract acceptance: 15th February 2019
  • Full paper submission deadline: 1st June 2019
  • Early registration: 15th June 2019

The conference covers port and ship technology in the following main tracks:

  • Maritime Digitalisation
  • Autonomous Systems and Vessels
  • Green Shipping

The conference is organized by SINTEF Ocean and NTNU in Norway and co-organized by MPA, SMI, and parts of Maritime Singapore in Singapore. Partners from the International Network for Autonomous Ships co-arrange the track on autonomous transport systems. The Research Council of Norway is supporting the conference.

More information about the conference, call for paper and abstract templete can be found on