The US Office of Naval Research, Wayne State University and the International Centre of Vibro-Impact Systems organised an International Symposium on Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems. The Symposium was held on 2-3 October 2008 in Troy, Michigan, USA. A selection of papers was published by Springer:
Ibrahim, R.A., Babitsky, V.I., Okuma, M. (Eds.), 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-00628-9.