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View the Webcast - Industry Leaders Discuss the Importance of the World Congress on Maritime Heritage to the Sustainability of Maritime’s Future

As a lead up to the Inaugural World Congress on Maritime Heritage in March, a conversation about the importance of this Congress and its relevance was broadcast to the world. You can still tune in to the World Congress on Maritime Heritage webcast and learn what people are talking about!

L to R: Terry Garcia- CIMH Chairman and former EVP of National Geographic and Assistant Secretary of Commerce; Dan Basta- former Director National Marine Sanctuary Program of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), CIMH Advisory Board member; Ole Varmer- International Section of NOAA Office of General Counsel

L to R: Terry Garcia- CIMH Chairman and former EVP of National Geographic and Assistant Secretary of Commerce; Dan Basta- former Director National Marine Sanctuary Program of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), CIMH Advisory Board member; Ole Varmer- International Section of NOAA Office of General Counsel

WHO:

Panel convened by the Consortium for International Maritime Heritage (CIMH):

  • Terry Garcia- CIMH Chairman and former EVP of National Geographic and Assistant Secretary of Commerce

  • Carleen Lyden Walker- Founder and Secretary General, CIMH

  • Dan Basta- former Director National Marine Sanctuary Program of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), CIMH Advisory Board member

  • Dr. Kevin Fewster, Director British National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

  • Ole Varmer- International Section of NOAA Office of General Counsel


WHAT:

An interactive discussion about the 1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage and its relevance to the sustainability of maritime industries, heritage and education institutions, ocean exploration and users. Some of the topics will include:

  • Global Perspectives of our shared maritime heritage; how maritime fuels commerce, tourism and Maritime Heritage in the global economy; Ocean Governance from the perspective of various stakeholders

  • Defining and Understanding the Views and Evolution of Stakeholders in a changing world; how uses of the ocean over time have shaped our planet and connected humans; Past & Present: the evolution of the Maritime Silk Road

  • Exploring new Maritime Heritage connections, opportunities, and strategies within regions for helping to support a sustainable future; the future of education outreach and engaging youth; the Blue Economy and Maritime Heritage


WHY NOW?

To secure the sustainability of Maritime’s future


Keep up with the conversation. There is much to learn from the past about our current and future maritime economy, sustainability, tourism, and more.

Plan to be at the Congress March 13th - 15th in Singapore. Register Today!