Save the Date – March 13-15, 2019 1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage: Connecting with the Past to Navigate the Future

Please Save the Date to attend the 1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage taking place in Singapore, March 13-15, 2019.

In 2015, the United Nations (UN) established the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and set an ambitious agenda for the world. According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) many if not all of these goals will be delivered from the ocean.

What is the 1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage?

The Congress will initiate a coordinated effort to communicate the importance of our maritime heritage and current maritime endeavors. It will bring together a diverse global array of maritime stakeholders, and provide a unique opportunity for all to form new partnerships towards achieving a common objective: securing a sustainable future through better understanding of our common maritime heritage.

A List of Speakers can be found here.

Program Highlights Include:

  • Sharing Global Perspectives of Our Shared Maritime Heritage
  • Defining and Understanding the Views and Evolution of Stakeholders in a Changing World
  • Exploring new Maritime Heritage connections, opportunities and strategies within regions for helping to support a sustainable future

    Topics will be delivered via keynote addresses, panel discussions and presentations.

Who Should Attend this Congress:

  • All elements of the Maritime Industries Sector
  • Historians, archaeologists, geographers, economists, and other scholars that study humans and the ocean and Academic Institutions
  • Maritime museums and aquariums that interpret the human relationship to the ocean
  • Port cities, places and communities connected to the ocean

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