Membership - American Sail Training Association

37th Annual Conference on Sail Training

And Tall Ships
Preliminary Agenda

Preliminary Agenda
 
Wednesday, November 4
1100
1600
Great Lakes United TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® 2010 Ports & Ships meeting (by invitation only)
1200
1600
ASTA Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
1700
2000
Registration
1900
 
 
Thursday, November 5
800
900
Continental Breakfast and Registration
900
915
Welcome and Introductions:
Mike Rauworth, ASTA Chairman of the Board
Bert Rogers, ASTA Executive Director
Dennis Roche - Positively Cleveland
915
930
Welcome Address: Honorable Frank G. Jackson, Mayor of Cleveland
930
1030
Keynote Address: Sailing: Speed and Passion   Gary Jobson
1030
1100
Morning Refreshment Break and Networking
1100
1215
Focus Sessions 1
  A. Navigating the Regulatory Seas A: Luke Harden, USCG
  B. Asking for Money - Grantwriting 101: David Niebuhr, Watermen's Museum
  C. Ingredients for a Successful Tall Ships® Event : Patti Lock
  D. Sail Training for Students with "Learning Differences":
Dave Pilla, Proctor Academy
Mark Thompson, Maritime Heritage Alliance
Jim Muldoon, Brendan's Sail Training For Youth With Learning Differences
1215
1345
Luncheon and Speaker
Derek Stack, Executive Director, Great Lakes United
1345
1415
Afternoon Break and Networking
1415
1530
Focus Sessions 2
  A. Medical Preparedness A: Dr. Kelly Kline
  B. Youth on Board: Leanne Strathdee, Waterfront Development Corporation Ltd.
  C. New Program Showcase
  D. Building a Successful Marketing Strategy In Harsh Economic Weather:  Jed Pearsall, Performance Research
1530
1600
Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking
1600
1715
Focus Sessions 3
  A. The ASTA Health Insurance Program for Crew: Rick Bagnall, Allen Agency Financial
  B. Asking for Money - Grantwriting 101: David Nieibuhr, Watermen's Museum
  C. Rethinking the Three Hour Daysail:
Margaret Flanagan, South Street Seaport Museum
Justin Cathcart, Captain SoundWaters
1715
1900
Free Time
1900
2300
Dinner Reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame sponsored by Allen   Agency Insurance and Financial
 
Friday, November 6
800
900
Continental Breakfast and Registration
900
1000
General Session and Guest Speaker: Rear Admiral Peter V. Neffenger, Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District
1000
1030
Morning Refreshment Break and Networking
1030
1145
Focus Sessions 4
  A. Navigating the Regulatory Seas B - License Tracking:
Luke Harden, USCG
Captain Jonathan Kabak, Sea Education Association (SEA)
  B. Recruiting Trainees Using YouTube:
Lori Aguiar, Director of Operations, ASTA
Erin Short, TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Coordinator, ASTA
  C. Don’t Fall Through the Cracks: Are You Protected Where the Land Meets the Sea? A discussion of Ship and Port Insurance:
Gene McKeever, Allen Agency Insurance
1145
1315
Lucheon and Annual Meeting and Elections
1315
1345
Afternoon Break and Networking
1345
1500
Focus Session 5
  A.. Medical Preparedness B: Dr. Jennifer Kabak
  B. Defensive Paperwork: Law 101 for the ASTA Member : Reb Gregg
  C. Clean Boating Practices: Making a Difference Onboard and in the Classroom:
Susan Shingledecker, Boat U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water Colleen Wellington, Ohio Sea Grant
     
1500
1530
Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking
1530
1630
Closing Keynote: Riding the Trough: ASTA Successes in Hard Times 
CAPT Eric Shaw, USCG (Ret.)
1630
1800
Free Time
1800
1900
Cocktail Reception
1900
2300
Awards Banquet & Dinner Dance featuring the "BackBeats"
     
Saturday, November 7: Safety Under Sail Forum/ Risk Management
0730
0830
Continental Breakfast and Registration
0830
1000
1000
1030
Refreshment Break
1030
1200
Session 2: Legal Issues in an E-World: Reb Gregg
1200
1330
Buffet Lunch
1330
1500
Session 3: Sailing Vessel Rig Inspections
Captain Jonathan Kabak and Captain Jonathan Boulware
     
2009 Conference Sponsors
                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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