2013 Conference Sessions and Speakers

Updated 2.21.2013

Monday, February 4th

Education Under Sail Forum
Emerging Issues in Ocean Literacy and Science
STEM Programs Ready to Go
Organizational Sustainability-New Concepts in Information Technology and Cloud Computing
Organizational Sustainability-Ideas and Practices from the Field

Safety Under Sail Forum
Blind Spots: What’s Missing in Your Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management Strategy?
Essential Eligibility Criteria – A Risk Management Tool
Safety Aloft: In Theory and in Practice
Search and Rescue Practices

Port Forum
Next Level Outreach – Experiential Education
Port Programming – Engaging Your Public Long Term
Promotional Partnerships: Sales & Marketing for Your Festival
Working with TV in Today’s World

Tuesday, February 5th

Keynote Address: Captain Walter Rybka, US Brig Niagara (click here to read Captain Rybka’s speech)

Health, Safety, Security & Risk Management in the Digital Age
The Emergency Response from Ashore
Sultana-Expanding Programs Through major Partnerships (no presentation available)
Social Media 201 (no presentation available)
Bridge Resource Managementfor Sail Training Vessels: Where does Experiential Education fit in?
Insurance Panel: The Insured, the Broker’s & the Insurer’s Perspective
Sharpen Your Forecasting Skills: A Weather Workshop
Naviating the Regulatory Seas: Revisiting STCW
Next-Gen Sponsorship Packages
Hot Topics in Marine Science
Program Showcase

Wednesday, February 6th

Offshore Medical Evacuation-Using the Safety Management System
Managing Your Tall Ship Event: Security & Safety Should be your First Priority
Maritime Education Institution Showcase
Government Outreach Workshop
Crisis Management: The Media
Where Blue Meets Green
Investing in Your Crew-Our Industry Image Beings Aboard Ship
Dissecting Super Storm Sandy
The Regulatory Perspecitve on Inspections, Investivations and Safety in the Tall Ships Fleet
Morphing Volunteers and Students into Crew
Ship Liaisons

Closing Keynote: Captain Andy Chase, Maine Maritime Academy (click here to read Captain Chase’s speech)


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