Student Poster Session

The SNAME Offshore Symposium offers both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present their research or student projects as a way for students to be more involved in SNAME while gaining exposure to the offshore industry in the Houston area.

Why should you present at the Symposium? 

  • Practice and refine your public presentation skills. This poster event is informal and a good chance to present one and one with industry professionals in a low stress environment.
  • Network and start building relationships with offshore industry professionals
  • Attend technical sessions and learn about the latest trends and technology in the offshore industry
  • Interact with the authors and speakers

What benefits does the Symposium offer students who present posters?

  • Complimentary registration (up to 3 members per poster)
  • Travel expenses reimbursement (dependent on available funding)
  • Poster is printed and made available to the presenting group at no cost
  • Chance to win in the tech gadgets raffle (iPad and more)

How does it work?

  1. Sign up to present your content with the SNAME Offshore symposium, contact
  2. Confirm attendance and poster topic before Feb 14, 2020
  3. Create and submit your poster Feb 21, 2020 using the template here
  4. Arrive at the symposium on Feb 27, 2020 to participate in the student program between 2:00pm and 4:00pm
  5. The rest of the symposium you are welcome to attend the opening panel discussion, technical sessions and lunch keynote presentation

Which Topic can I present on?

The symposium covers a range of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Hydrodynamics / CFD
  • Structural Analysis
  • Design of Floating Structures
  • Integrity Management / Big Data
  • Moorings, Flowlines and Risers
  • Ocean and Subsea Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Technology

The poster template can be found here

If you are interested in presenting your content or have questions, please contact us at

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for other ways to get involved? There are also volunteer opportunities in exchange for complimentary registration:

  • Working the registration table
  • Time keeping during the technical sessions
  • Photography
  • Symposium setup or clean up
  • Working check in at the authors reception

Interested in volunteering or learning more? please contact