MARITIME OPERATIONS:
THE HUMAN ELEMENT|

WASHINGTON MARRIOTT HOTEL, WASHINGTON DC
APRIL 23 & 24, 2002

This is the seventh annual presentation of an important conference presented by Marine Log and the U.S. Coast Guard. This two day event brings together shipowners, regulators, and enforcement agencies to discuss not only the requirements for compliance with regulations, but also to look at even more significant issues. These include changing the maritime corporate culture and adopting a pro-active, people-oriented approach to safety and pollution prevention and taking a look at the latest studies of the maritime working environment.

This year, there is additional coverage of security related issues

ACCOMMODATIONS

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PRESENTATION PROGRAM

Moderator: Captain Tom Johnson, Director of Training, RTM STAR Center

TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2002

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Capt. William G. Schubert, Administrator, U.S. Maritime Administration

New U.S. Merchant Mariner Licenses: New security measures
LT Michael Washburn, National Maritime Center, U.S. Coast Guard

Coffee break (sponsored by Star Center)

What’s in the works at IMO on human-element-related issues
CDR Tim Close, Chief, Human Element and Ship Design Division, U.S. Coast Guard

Ensuring that U.S. seafarers are STCW- qualified and certified
Capt. Lee A. Kincaid, Assistant Director,
MEBA and Co-chairman, Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP)

Dealing with problems in finding an adequate supply of STCW-qualified, security-vetted seafarers
Bruce Lucas, Marketing Executive, V-Ships

LUNCHEON


Smart Cards and security
Capt. Chuck Pillsbury, Chairman, SOCP working group on Smart Cards

Safety & security after 9/11
Kim E. Petersen, Executive Director, Maritime Security Council and CEO, SeaSecure LLC

Modern bridge design and the seafarer
Blaine Collins, Regional Manager, Maritime Industries, North and South America, Det Norske Veritas

Panel: Making STCW work
Speakers to include:
Stewart Walker, Chief, Licensing & Evaluation Branch, National Maritime Center, U.S. Coast Guard
Glen Paine, Executive Director, MITAGS
Joe Cox, President, Chamber of Shipping
of America

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2002

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
RADM Paul Pluta, Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection, U.S. Coast Guard

Human computer interface and training
Frank Lee, Director, Training & Quality, Polar Tankers, Inc.
Capt. Robert Lynch, Director of Marketing, MarineSafety International
George Burkley, Department Head, MITAGS|
Captain William S. Wright, Senior VP Safety & Environmental, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
Captain Tom Johnson, Director Training, RTM Star Center


Human Factors and Ergonomics in Safe Shipping:  the ABS Approach
Clifford Baker, Kevin McSweeney, and Denise McCafferty
The American Bureau of Shipping

Developing ship operations using risk analysis
Heidi Goebel, Director, External, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, Polar Tankers, Inc., and Chairman, PTP Committee, Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee to the U.S. Coast Guard

LUNCHEON
LUNCHEON SPEAKER: Learning to live with criminal liability laws
Jane Barrett, Esq., Partner, Dyer Ellis & Joseph

Recent loss prevention lessons
Karl Lumbers, Director, Thomas Miller P&I Ltd.

Distance learning for seafarers via satcom
John Rasmussen, Director, Government Sales, Telenor Satellite Services, LLC

Learning to adjust to new security regulations in ports & waterways: An operators viewpoint


(Program & times subject to change and/or augmentation

LOCATION: The Washington Marriott Hotel, 1221 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. has set aside a block of rooms at $179 single/double for attendees at MARITIME OPERATIONS–THE HUMAN ELEMENT. These will be held until 30 days prior to the conference; those reserving after that date will depend upon room availability. We suggest that you contact the hotel directly (202) 872-1500 for room reservations. You will receive room confirmation directly from the Washington Marriott Hotel.

CONFERENCE FEE: The conference registration fee is $650 per delegate, payable in advance for all registrants. The fee covers participation in all conference sessions, the conference workbook, the luncheons on both conference days and the cocktail reception on April 23.

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