Next Conference


October 10-12 2017
(Optional Workshop October 9, 2017)

We would like to assure all those who have registered for the upcoming Dynamic Positioning Conference in October – as well as those who are considering attending – that the Conference will take place as planned. The Westin Memorial Hotel was not affected by the storm and has been fully operational throughout the storm including power and utilities. The hotel remains easily accessible, and businesses and restaurants in the area are open and operating normally.

The hotel has  extended the date for booking hotel rooms at the discounted conference room rate to September 26th. We have also extended the early registration date until September 26th. If you have NOT yet registered and plan on attending, please register now by clicking here. A very strong technical program has been put in place, so please make every effort to attend. Please also make your hotel booking if you are coming from out of town.

The Dynamic Positioning (DP) Committee of the Marine Technology Society will hold its Annual Conference October 9-11, 2017 at the Westin Memorial City Hotel in Houston. Click here for rates.

Now in its 22nd. year, the conference continues to attract a growing number of attendees and exhibitors. We expect 2017 to be a highly successful and well-attended event.

The DP conference is internationally recognized as the leading annual professional symposium covering the latest changes, developments and technology pertaining to dynamic positioning. Attracting an International audience of DP professionals, world-class experts present cutting-edge papers on the latest technology and developments associated with Dynamic Positioning, while DP manufacturers and service companies exhibit their products and services.

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Monday October 9, 2017

Early Bird Reception and Registration

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Conference – Day One
Awards Lunch
Evening Cocktail Reception

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Conference – Day Two
Conference Wrap up

More information contact Liz Stansfeld, DP Conference Publicity, 9300 Sandstone, Austin, TX 78737.Telephone: 512.301.2744, email: