Membership - American Sail Training Association

International Sail Training & Tall Ships
Conference 2008

Organized by Sail Training International and the American Sail Training Association

Sail Trainers: Best Practices - Why we do it and how we do it.

Host Ports: Working Together - measuring and maximizing the benefits of partnering with the sail training industry.

The theme for the Sail Training Program content will be ‘Best Practices – why we do it and how we do it’. This will include workshops on subjects such as media relations, medicine at sea, youth work, State funding, and navigating the regulatory seas. The theme for the Host Port Program content will be ‘Working together – measuring and maximising the benefits of partnering with the sail training industry’. This will include workshops on subjects such as recruiting trainees, media case studies, corporate hospitality and economic impact studies.

There will be an optional 'Port Day' for host port delegates on Thursday, November 13. This will be an opportunity for port representatives to meet and discuss port related issues with their counterparts from around the world.

Thursday, November 13 - Port to Port Day for host port delegates
Thursday, November 13 - Evening Welcome Reception for all Delegates sponsored by Allen Agency Insurance
Friday, November 14 - Conference Day 1
Friday, November 14 - Tall Ships® Atlantic Challenge Host Ports Evening Reception
Saturday, November 15, - Conference Day 2
Saturday, November 15 - Gala Dinner sponsored by Waterfront Development Corporation

An optional tourism program is being developed by Tourism Nova Scotia so delegates can make the most of their visit to the region.

Delegates from North America must register via the ASTA website. All others must register via the Sail Training International website.

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Conference Sponsors

Tall Ships America • 221 3rd St., Bldg. 2, Ste. 101• Newport, RI 02840 USA • (401) 846-1775 •