The Society of Allied Weight Engineers (SAWE) is an international organization whose purpose is to promote the mass properties discipline and provide members and industry a medium for exchanging practices and experiences with the objective of fostering a higher degree of quality in mass properties control. Regular chapter meetings, regional and international conferences, plus an array of technical papers, reference books, industry standards and training curriculum provide mass properties engineers and industry that opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and broaden the capability of the mass properties engineer, organization or program.  The Society is organized into 22 chapters with members from across the United States, Brazil, Europe, United Kingdom, and Canada.

2021 Virtual Training Opportunities

All classes will be held virtually via Zoom

Course Name Instructor Cost per Student Dates & Times (EDT) Link for Registration
Automated Weight & Balance System (AWBS) Training Harold Smoot $650

Fri-Sat May 21-22, 2021

Marine Vehicle Weight Estimating Methodology Davy Hansch $500

Fri-Sat June 4-5, 2021

Aircraft Fuel Calibration Rod vanDyk $250

Sat June 12, 2021



Automated Weight and Balance System (AWBS) Training
Instructor: Harold Smoot, SAWE Fellow

This 10 hour class consists of two 5 hour sessions on consecutive days.

Students are required to schedule a 30 minute set up session with the instructor prior to the class. This session is to install AWBS v10 on the student’s computer.

80th SAWE International Conference on Mass Properties Engineering
October 2-6, 2021
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront

Registration TBA

Sponsor/Exhibitor Benefits and Pricing

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Student Registration Info

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Table of Contents   

President’s Invitation
Co-Chairmen’s Invitation
Hotel Layout
VP Vendor Relations Invitation
Corporate Partners
VP Technical Director’s Invitation
Technical Forum
Opening Speaker
Standards and Practices Day
SnP Luncheon Speaker
Training Program
Host Committee
Hotel & Transportation Information
Registration Information
ShipWeight Users Group Meeting

Guest Events





Conference Venue

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
1550 North Atlantic Ave
Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931
Phone: 321-799-0003

Special Conference Rate:

80thAnnual International Conference on Mass Properties
October 2-6, 2021
Cocoa Beach, Florida

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Call For Papers

Non-members are welcome to make presentations and/or attend!