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        • Maintain
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SSI World Shipbuilding Conference

See what you missed this year.

Innovate. Integrate. Build.

Hosted by SSI USA

Our conference in Mobile, Alabama is back! SSI World Shipbuilding Conference 2022 is a great opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest innovations facilitating transformation, how to integrate new digital technology into your shipyard, and see presentations from leading shipyards on how to build ships better. If you’re an SSI user, you’ll be interested in the showcase of the latest and greatest features, sneak peeks into SSI projects under development, and on-site certified training.

Find the information that’s right for you below. Executives and managers can learn more about our speakers and presentations from shipbuilding experts as well as submit a presentation of their own or learn about the benefits of becoming an event sponsor.

Naval architects, engineers, designers, and other shipbuilders will learn ways to make the most of SSI software. Sign up to receive hands-on training and certifications with ShipConstructor.

Why Attend?

Digital transformation insights from other shipyards 
  • See how other shipbuilders are introducing the latest innovations at their yards. 
  • Explore the strategies and tools that are making successful transformation possible. 
  • Find out how SSI solutions can help your team reduce transformation risk. 
Hands-on learning and certified training 
  • Get hands-on certified training in SSI ShipConstructor and receive a certificate to prove your proficiency. 
  • Speak directly with SSI product experts on how to get the most out of SSI Solutions. 
  • Share ideas and network with other SSI users. 


Discover digital innovations for the business of shipbuilding

  • Find out how SSIWSC can help transform your shipyard
  • See our list of speakers or submit your own presentation
  • Learn about the benefits of becoming an event sponsor


Education and implementation training of tools and best practices

  • Learn how to make the most of your SSI software
  • Sign up for hands-on training with ShipConstructor
  • Review our Justification Toolkit to ensure you get a spot at this year’s conference

Event Info

Featured Speakers

Tom Perrine

Vice President of Engineering at Austal


Mr. Thomas Perrine is the Vice President of Engineering for Austal USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Austal Limited. In this position, Mr. Perrine reports directly to the Austal USA President and he oversees the work of over 400 engineers, naval architects, designers and other engineering support staff.

Driving Innovation & Industry Technology Collaboration through NSRP

The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has been a bulwark of shipbuilding innovation in the United States. Austal USA’s Vice President of Engineering showcases how the industry has been driving that innovation, collaborating closely for success, and what results key NSRP projects have achieved.

Alan Mendel

VP Business Development, Government & Defense for Aras

Mr. Mendel is a seasoned international business professional with over 35 years of experience in the design automation and product lifecycle management (PLM) business. He has led the Aras North American Operations team and now leads the Aras Government and Defense business. Mr. Mendel is an authority on methodologies and technology solutions for digital transformation, product development and product lifecycle management.


Aras Company and Platform Updates – Agile, Upgradeable and Successful Digital Transformation

The Aras mission is to reinvent software for engineering and manufacturing to empower our customers with the flexibility to overcome tomorrow’s challenges. Successful digital transformation initiatives within shipbuilders around the globe have depended on the Aras platform to meet their current and evolving needs. This presentation will include an Aras company and platform update, an overview of our new Enterprise Cloud offering, and a review of our leading shipbuilding users and why they transitioned from their legacy tools to adopt the Aras low-code rapid deployable and fully upgradeable enterprise PLM platform and soluton.

JC Piat

Senior Project Manager at Austal

Jean-Christophe Piat is a senior project manager at Austal and an expert in true organization-wide digital transformation. JC has experience implementing PLM and ERP and will be at SSIWSC to discuss Austal’s digital transformation process with SSI.


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The SSI World Shipbuilding Conference takes place in Mobile, Alabama, USA, at the Battle House Renaissance Hotel. SSI has secured a special conference rate of $149 USD per night plus applicable taxes and fees.

Start Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
End Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Last Day to Book: Friday, September 9, 2022
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa for 149 USD per night

Register for
SSI World Shipbuilding Conference 2022

October 4-6 in Mobile, Alabama

Our Sponsors

Are you interested in becoming an event sponsor? SSIWSC sponsors will receive exclusive benefits. To learn more and speak with our organizers about available opportunities click here.