The San Francisco Ferry Schmooze
Tuesday October 21 2003, 10:30-4:00
Port of San Francisco Bayside Conference Room
Pier One on the Embarcadero
Agenda and Confirmed Participants
Presenters (20 minutes each, plus questions)
(as of October 14)
Chris Barry, naval architect:
Global Issues, Speed Costs: "How Fast do you REALLY want to go?"
Drew Eisele and Manish Gupta, CDI Marine:
"Acquisition and Requirements Assessment Process with Design Synthesis Modeling" (A brief synopsis of their longer SNAME paper) and Alternative Propulsion & Fuels.
Andy Bennett, Art Anderson Associates (tentative):
The Kitsap Ferry Transit Plans.
Jim Sweeney, Water Transit Authority:
WTA Fuel Cell Ferry Technology Demonstrator. (It is one of
these with the battery pack replaced by a fuel cell.)
Teri Shore and/or maybe Russel Long, Bluewater Network:
highlights from their
most recent analysis
of air quality impacts of existing and proposed high speed ferries.
Lessons from the Vallejo ferries, present and under construction.
Dan Bagnell and Band-Lavis:
Design Synthesis and optimization.
Paul Kamen, Berkeley Waterfront Commission:
Concept design and local political constraints.
Round table discussion