Membership - American Sail Training Association

Planning Meeting and Great Lakes Regional Meeting

Preliminary Agenda

Agenda is preliminary and subject to change
Thursday, November 1, 2012
1300 -1800  
1. Welcome and Introductions
  a Primary Port Representatives
  b Ontario Port Representatives
  c Ship Representatives
2. Ship Issues
  a Outstanding contracts and placement
  b International ship participation
  c Ship stats & logistics
  d Signature photos and videos (high resolution for distribution)
  e Crew identification for TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® series
3. Port Forum
  a Hospitality – idea sharing
  b Parades of Sail Coordination 
  c TSC Programming
    ~ Green Tent
    ~ Water Conservation
    ~ Youth on Board
    ~ War of 1812 Commemoration and Ontario participation               
  d Ticket program overview (Group Discussion)
  e Pan-Provincial Ontario Update
  f Media and Publicity management, Sponsorship
  g Series Merchandising
  h Tall Ships America IP and logo use
  i 40th Anniversary Directory & Calendars
4. Ship presentations
5. 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie
1430 Afternoon Refreshment Break
1800 Post Meeting Networking Dinner (No host)
    "Race Week" Buffet (CDN $12.50+tax & gratuity)
Friday, November 2, 2012
0730 -1300  
6. Event overview
  a Introductions
    ~ United States Coast Guard              
    ~ Transport Canada              
  b USCG Requirements
    ~ Individual Vessel Security Plans
    ~ Moored Attraction Vessel permits/Excursion permit (CG-3752)
    ~ Applications for Special Permit (CG-950A)
  c Transport Canada Requirements
    ~ Coastal Trade License
    ~ Crew passports
    ~ Canada to Canada  
  d Pilotage Update
  e. Other
    ~ Canadian Tax Waiver
7. Port-to-Port Advance Schedule
0730 Light Breakfast
1230 Networking Lunch Break
1300 ~1430 Ontario Ports Meeting (Canadian Ports only)
TBD OTEMP/RTO/Regional Directors Meeting (Canadian Ports Only)

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