Membership - American Sail Training Association

38th Annual Conference on Sail Training

And Tall Ships 2010
Preliminary Agenda

Preliminary Agenda
subject to change
 
Sunday, November 14
1530
1830
ASTA Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
1500
1630
Great Lakes United TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® 2010 Ports Meeting
(by invitation only)
1700
1830
TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Pacific Coast 2011 Ports Meeting
(by invitation only)
1930
2030
Registration
1930
 
Welcome Reception hosted by the Queen Mary
 
Monday, November 15
800
900
Continental Breakfast and Registration
900
915
Welcome and Introductions
Captain Mike Rauworth, Chairman, American Sail Training Association
915
930
Welcome Address
930
1030
Keynote Address: CAPT Eric Jones, USCG Barque EAGLE
1030
1100
Morning Refreshment Break and Networking
1100
1215
Focus Sessions 1
 
1A.
Update: ASTA Crew Health Insurance Program
Rick Bagnall, Allen Agency Insurance and Financial
 
1B.
Perils of Pacific Plastic Pollution: Facts, Myths, and How You Can Help
Miriam Goldstein, Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
 
1C.
Beyond Pirates: Showcasing Your Maritime Heritage at Port Events
Captain Wesley Heerssen, US Brig NIAGARA
Leanne Strathdee, Waterfront Development Corporation, Halifax, NS
International Guild of Knot Tiers
  1D. Navigating the Regulatory Seas
Luke Harden, USCG
Captain Jonathan Kabak, USMMA, Summerwind;
Captain Jonathan Boulware, ASTA Ship Operations and Safety Committee
Mark Cruder, USCG
     
1215
1345
Luncheon and Speaker - Gary Jobson, President, US Sailing
1345
1415
Afternoon Break and Networking
1415
1530
Focus Sessions 2
 
2A.

License Guidance for Captains: What the Old Guard Needs to Know
Luke Harden, USCG
Captain Jonathan Kabak, USMMA, Summerwind

 
2B.
Port Organizer/Vessel Operator Appearance Contracts
 
2C.
Hot Topics in Marine Biology and Oceanography
Austin Becker, Stanford University
Jenan Kharbush, Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego
Gwen Noda, UCLA, COSEE-West
     
1530
1600
Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking
1600
1715
Focus Sessions 3
 
3A.
Updating Your Release Agreement (It's Been Quite a Year!)
Reb Gregg
 
3B.
Marketing and Social Media - What's New?
Erin Short, ASTA and Zack Simonsen-Bond, Sound Experience
 
3C.
The Maritime Industry: Careers at Sea for You and Your Trainees
Captain Jonathan Kabak, US Merchant Marine Academy
Rick Miller, Maine Maritime Academy
Jeff White, FOSS Maritime
Peter Fischel, NOAA
  3D. New Program Showcase
Todd Kosakowski and Harold Burnham: Boothbay Harbor Shipyard, The Restoration of the ERNESTINA
Les Bolton: Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Association
Maggie Ostler: Picton Castle's Bosun's School
Shannon McKenzie: Update on Mystic Seaport's Charles W. Morgan Project
     
1715
1930
Free Time - Dinner on your own
1930
2130
Dessert and Jazz Reception sponsored by the port partners of the 2011 TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Pacific Coast Series
 
Tuesday, November 16
800
900
Continental Breakfast and Registration
900
1000
General Session: Did You Really Say That? A discussion of marketing, applications, medical, and other documents
Reb Gregg
1000
1030
Morning Refreshment Break and Networking
1030
1145
Focus Sessions 4
 
4A.
Making Educators out of Sailors
Rick Miller, Maine Maritime Academy
Mark Waddington, CIMI Tall ship Expeditions
Rachael Miller,US Sailing
 
4B.
Building A Strong Annual Giving Program
Jan Wagner, Development Director, Sea Education Association (SEA)
 
4C.
What You Need to Know: Strategies for Psychotropic Med Management in Remote Programming
Bill Frederick, Director, Health, Safety Security International (HSSI)
 
4.D
Canadian Ports Meeting (by invitation only)
     
1145
1315
Lucheon and Annual Meeting and Elections
1315
1345
Afternoon Break and Networking
1345
1500
Focus Session 5
 
5A.
The Future of Marine Weather Forecasting
Joe Sienkiewicz, NOAA Ocean Prediction Center, Chief, Ocean Applications Branch
 
5B.
Website Analytics 101: Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Website
Zack Simonson-Bond, Sound Experience
Lori Aguiar, ASTA
  5C Working With Volunteers
Richard Dorfmann, Seaport Museum New York
Claudia Bankert, Flagship Niagara and Brig Roald Amundsen
Simon Colley, Bermuda Sloop Foundation
Jim Spurr, Michigan Maritime Museum
  5D. Finding the Right Insurance and Undertanding What You Have: The "how to" of selecting what will protect you and your business best whether on land or at sea.
Gene McKeever, Allen Agency Insurance and Financial
     
1500
1530
Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking
1530
1630
Closing Keynote: Tall Ships As Allegory
Dr. Ray Ashley, President, San Diego Maritime Museum
1630
1800
Free Time
1800
1900
Cocktail Reception
1900 2400 Awards Banquet & Dinner Dance
Sponsored by Allen Agency Insurance and Financial
     
Safety Forum and Education Forum run concurrently
Wednesday, November 17: Safety Under Sail Forum
0730
0830
Continental Breakfast and Registration
0830
0945
General Session 1: Risk/Benefit Analysis: How to Make Safety Reviews Work
Bill Frederick, Director, Health, Safety Security International (HSSI)
0945
1015
Refreshment Break
1015
1130
General Session 2: S/V Concordia Total Loss: Operator Crisis Management Timeline
Kate Knight and Bruce Middleton, Class Afloat
1130
1230
Buffet Lunch - Liferaft Demonstration
1230
1345
General Session 3: Ship Killers: A Look at Thunderstorm Outflow -What Every Mariner Needs to Know
Joe Sienkiewicz, NOAA Ocean Prediction Center, Chief, Ocean Applications Branch
Ken Pryor, NOAA NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division Research Scientist
1345
1415
Refreshment Break
1415
1530
General Session 4: Now What? Dealing with Total Loss
Gene McKeever, Allen Agency Insurance and Financial
   
Wednesday, November 17: Education Under Sail Forum
0730
0830
Continental Breakfast and Registration
0830
0945
General Session 1: Improving Practice and Impact: The Sail Training Programme Evaluation Self Assessment Toolkit
Kristin Von Wald, PhD, FRSA - Director, Leading and Change Consulting
0945
1015
Refreshment Break
1015
1130
General Session 2: Models of Educational Daysails - Public Programming, Sustainability for your organization through program diversification.
Catherine Collins, Executive Director, Sound Experience, Schooner Adventuress

Meghan Wren Briggs, Executive Director, Bayshore Discovery Project, Schooner A. J. Meerwald
Les Bolton, Executive Director, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Association, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain
1130
1230
Buffet Lunch
1230
1345
General Session 3: Ship Killers: A Look at Thunderstorm Outflow -What Every Mariner Needs to Know
Joe Sienkiewicz
, NOAA Ocean Prediction Center, Chief, Ocean Applications Branch
Ken Pryor, NOAA NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division Research Scientist
1345
1415
Refreshment Break
1415
1530
General Session 4: Where is Education in Your Mission? Linking Shipboard Programs with Schools (and tips on how to meet public curriculum standards)
Lynn Whitley, National Marine Educators Association
Les Bolton, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Association
   
2010 Conference Sponsors
 
Allen Agency Insurance and Financial
   
   
Gangplank Marina
   
R & W Traditional Rigging and Outfitting
 
Grays Harbor Paper
 
Stargazer Audio Visual Productions
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