Steamship Association of Southern California. Oct. 2. Whittier, Calif. 15th Annual Steamship Association Golf Tournament. Contact: (213) 627-0634.

International Association Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers. Oct. 2-3. Long Beach, Calif. Annual meeting to be held at Hyatt Regency Long Beach. Topics include future of maritime regulation, NVO certification and training, U.S. Customs Automated Export System and the Overweight Container Act. Contact: Laurie Zack-Olson, (708) 697-3788.47th Virginia Conference on World Trade. Oct. 4-6. Vienna, Va. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce sponsors a conference entitled "Virginia: Global Gateway." Contact: Cyndi Miracle, (804) 644-1607.

Container-Management Conference. Oct. 5. Singapore. Contact: Baltic Conventions in the United Kingdom, (44) 181-847-2446, or in Singapore, (65) 338-0858.

SS Jeremiah O'Brien - Fleet Week Cruises. Oct. 7-8. San Francisco. Contact: Marci Hooper, (415) 441-3101.

European Maritime Law Organization Fifth Annual Conference. London Oct. 6-7. Contact Watson, Farley & Williams, of London, phone: 44-171-814-8000.

World Sea Trade. Oct. 11. Paris. DRI/McGraw-Hill conference. Contact: (617) 860-6777.

Center for Maritime Education. Oct. 11-13. New York. Seamen's Church Institute hosts conference on training and the human element in accident prevention. Contact: Rosalie Vitale, (212) 233-2242 or (212) 349-9090, ext. 233.

Vessel Operators Hazardous Materials Association. Oct. 12. Baltimore. Annual intermodal forum. Contact: (518) 761-0263.

Memory Night and Fish Fry. Staten Island, N.Y. Oct. 14. Sponsored by John A. Noble Collection. Contact: (718) 447-6490.

American Association of Port Authorities. Oct. 16-20. New Orleans. 84th annual convention. Contact: Eileen Denne, (703) 706-4714.

Women in Shipping: Navigating to the Top. Oct. 17-18. Kings Point, N.Y. International symposium for women employed in the maritime industry, to be held at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Contact: Marie J. Lucca, (203) 622-4014.

American Bureau of Shipping. Oct. 17-18. Houston. Free seminar on ISM/ISO 9000. Contact: (713) 874-6363.

Maritime Security Council. Oct. 17-18. Washington. U.S. Customs Commissioner George Weise keynotes fall meeting highlighting Customs' undercover operations, stowaway legislation and Caribbean drug smuggling. Contact: Thomas C. Fitzhugh, (713) 228-8642, or fax (713) 228-864.

International Association of Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers. Oct. 17-18. Charleston, S.C. Hazardous materials seminar. Contact: Laurie Zack- Olson (708) 697-3788 or fax (708) 697-3556.

Maritime Networking Reception. Oct. 18. Jersey City, N.J. Frank J. Iarossi, president, American Bureau of Shipping, discusses bulk carrier safety and port state control activity at event hosted by Maritime Association of the Port of New York/New Jersey at Rosie Radigan's Restaurant. Contact: (212) 425-5704 or fax: (212) 635-9498.

Organization of Women in International Trade. Oct. 19-21. Miami. "Trade, Technology and Culture: Assessing the Americas and Beyond." Contact: Cynthia Kaplan, (305) 789-7133.

International Association of Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers. Oct. 24-25. Chicago. Hazardous materials seminar. Contact: Laurie Zack-Olson (708) 697-3788 or fax (708) 697-3556.