IIMS Baltimore Conference


25/08/2023 - 26/08/2023    
All Day


Bookings closed


Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies
692 Maritime Boulevards, Linthicum Heights MD 21090, Baltimore

Event Type

Realities of Surveying Changes and Expansion

IIMS 2023 Baltimore Conference

In Person and Virtual Meeting

Friday 25th and Saturday 26th August 2023

A big thank you to IIMS Regional Director in the US, James Renn, who has once again put together a fascinating looking two-day program with some knowledgeable people coming to present and contribute. The workshop, entitled Realities of Surveying Changes and Expansion, will be delivered to an in-person and online audience at Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies, 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum Heights MD 21090.

Download the full conference program (subject to alteration) in pdf format: Baltimore Conference Brochure

Day One – Friday, August 25

Mike Schwarz, IIMS Chief Executive Officer. Introduction and state of the IIMS in the Industry.

James Renn FIIMS, AMS. Life after Lithium.

Chase A. Eshelman, Boating Law Inc. What makes you an expert and what you must do to be effective and repeatable under fire.

Brian Goodwin, ABYC Technical Manager. Discussion of ABYC E-13 Standard and Lithium Battery Terms.

Capt. Joyce Nolen, AMS. Injured and disabled on the Job.

Mike Schwarz, IIMS Chief Executive Officer. Frightening truth behind AI-Artificial Intelligence.

James Renn FIIMS, AMS. Some new “Kit” for your tool inventory.

Ayman Alakkawi MIIMS. Marine Surveyor. Container Vessels Fires. Experience and Exposure for the Surveyor.

Trevor Hardman: Shoreline Fuel and Marine Service. Reality about fuel polishing and disposal.

Day Two – Saturday, August 26

James Renn FIIMS, AMS. A quick introduction Hyper Thin Solar Panels.

Ray Bracken MIIMS, AMS and recently retired Dept. of Justice. Law Enforcement. What they can do and access that the lay population cannot.

Dr. Joseph Ferko, United States Presidential Advisor on Disaster Management. The Systems and Technologies Employed Disaster Management.

Lloyd Griffin CMS, AMS, Frigate Marine Services and Thermal Imaging. Where are we in Heavy Lift Technology?

Capt. Bill Weyant MIIMS, East Coast Marine Consultants. Sound Levels and Measurements.

Chih Ju Wei, Cygnus Instruments. The functions and advancements in flow and UT Testing equipment.

Lloyd Griffin CMS, AMS, Frigate Marine Services and Thermal Imaging. You just can’t make this up. The humorous look at photos that defy the imagination.

Workshop information

Cost for both days: $225.00 in person or $150.00 via Zoom.

Book your registration online below using our secure payment platform or your registration may be paid by Credit Card payments by calling 011442392385223 in the UK – ask for Accounts.

Meeting Entry Code will be provided for the Zoom meetings.

Contact/Questions call James Renn, 410-490-0216 or iims.usa@aol.com, or Box 1041, Stevensville MD 21666

Rooms are available in the MITAGS Campus building (used for the meeting) at $189.00 per night – 410-859-5700. Mention the IIMS Conference.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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