Massachusetts Maritime Academy is pleased to host the next Maritime Education Summit in April 2009. Focused on Trends & Pedagogy for the Future, this innovative conference will attract participants from all segments of the maritime sector. The Maritime Education Summit will promote discussion and extensive networking among maritime educators and administrators, industry leaders and regulatory personnel. As we prepare the next generation of maritime professionals, what are the critical elements to consider in charting a course for the future?
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is pleased announce Sean T. Connaughton as the keynote speaker for the Maritime Education Summit. Mr. Connaughton served as the U.S. Maritime Administrator until 2009 and recently joined the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) as Corporate Vice President for Government Affairs. In this role, Mr. Connaughton is the bureauï¾’s chief connection with senior government officials and works to build relationships with those who influence policy on maritime safety and classification matters.
In joining the Maritime Education Summit at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Mr. Connaughton will share his unique perspective on the future of maritime education garnered from his distinguished roles as a public servant, an industry leader, and an advocate for the maritime industry.