The 11th Maritime Heritage Conference, the 45th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships, the 55th Annual Meeting of the National Maritime Historical Society and the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Steamship Historical Society of America will come together for an information-packed joint conference encompassing a broad array of topics this coming February 14-17, 2018 in the historic port city of New Orleans.
The Maritime Heritage Conference, last held in 2014, brings together individuals and institutions of the maritime heritage community to discuss topics of common interest. Tall Ships America’s Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships is held annually and has earned a reputation for its high take-away value, networking opportunities, and camaraderie. Join as many as 500 of your fellow maritime enthusiasts from the National Maritime Alliance, Tall Ships America, the National Maritime Historical Society, the Steamship Historical Society of America, the Council of American Maritime Museums, the Historic Naval Ships Association, the North American Society for Oceanic History, the US Lighthouse Society and so many others!
CALL FOR PRESENTERS
Please see the 11th Maritime Heritage Conference page for the Call for Presenters & Guidelines page, which includes details on conference topics as well as information on focus sessions, maritime heritage papers, the application process, deadlines and the selection process, and presenter policies. Individual paper and session proposals should include a one-page abstract and a one-page biographical statement about each presenter emailed to Dr. David Winkler and Jonathan Kabak at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The NEW deadline for papers and session proposals is December 1, 2017.
Topics and focus sessions include, but are not limited to:
Maritime and Naval History · Maritime Art, Literature, and Music · Education and Preservation · Underwater Archaeology · Trade and Communications · Maritime Libraries, Archives, and Museums · Marine Science and Ocean Conservation · Historic Vessel Restoration · Maritime Heritage Grant Program · Maritime Landscapes · National Marine Sanctuaries · Inland Waters · Commerce and Seaport Operations · Small Craft · Shipbuilding · Marine Protected Areas · Crew and Staff Training and Development · Tall Ships, Sail Training, and Education Under Sail · Vessel Operations and Safety · Tall Ships® Events and Host Ports · Not-for-Profit Administration · Fund Development · Media and Publications · Marketing and Social Media
For more information and to register today, please visit the Maritime Heritage Conference Page, where you’ll also find up to date information on the Conference Schedule, Accommodations, Sponsorship Opportunities, and the Call for Presenters and Guidelines.