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37th Annual Conference on Sail Training And Tall Ships
November 4 – 7, 2009
Cleveland, Ohio

The 2009 ASTA conference will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, November 5 and Friday, November 6 followed by the ASTA Safety Under Sail Forum on Saturday, November 7.  The conference will kick off on Wednesday, November 4, with an evening Welcome Reception sponsored by the host ports of the 2010 Great Lakes United TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Race Series.

Cleveland, Ohio, four-time host port to the American Sail Training Association’s TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Race Series (2001/2003/2006/2010), is home to the Rock-And-Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Browns and Indians, the Drew Carey Show, Great Lakes Science Center and much more!
 
The conference will follow a schedule established at last year’s joint STI/ASTA Conference in Halifax offering longer break periods throughout the day to facilitate opportunities for networking.  ASTA’s endorsed insurance provider, Allen Agency Insurance, will host a dinner reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday evening, including complimentary passes for all delegates to tour the museum.  The Annual Sail Training Awards Banquet will take place on Friday evening followed with live music and dancing.
 
Information and registration are available through the
 
ASTA Crew Members  are invited to attend the conference at a significantly reduced registration fee
 
Early Registration Discounts are available through September 15, 2009.
 
 Navigating the Regulatory Seas . Defensive Paperwork . Grantwriting 101 . Medical Preparedness . New Program Showcase . Recruiting Students Using YouTube . ASTA’s Affordable Health Insurance Program for Crew . and much more! 
 
 

 Preliminary Schedule of Events

 
 Wednesday, November 4, 2009
1900 Welcome Reception sponsored by the host ports of the Great Lakes United TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® 2010 Series. 
     
Thursday, November 5, 2009  
0900 – 1700 Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships
1900 “Meet to the Beat” Dinner Reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum sponsored by Allen Agency Insurance
   
Friday, November 6, 2009  
0900 – 1700 Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships
1900 Annual Sail Training Awards Presentation and Dinner Dance 
     
Saturday, November 7, 2009  
0900 – 1700 Safety Under Sail Forum
           
                                                   

 

 

 

 

Our Sponsors 

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