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CALL FOR PAPERS : SSU-SMU Joint 'The 2nd International Conference on Maritime Policy, Education and Technology'

Southampton Solent University (SSU) of United Kingdom and Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) of China will jointly host the 2nd International Conference on Maritime Policy, Technology and Education (ICMPTE 2017) in Southampton on 7-8 June, 2017.

Shipping plays a unique role in providing most of everything that the world’s people need and want and is recognised as the lifeblood of the world development. Despite the dramatic changes of the landscape of the world geo-politics in recent several months and the challenges involved, the global economic development will assuredly further boost human activities in understanding, exploring and using seas and oceans. The continued global economic recession and the rapid technological advancement, the urgent need to protect the environment as well as more complicated navigational circumstances at sea are bringing both new opportunities and new challenges to maritime nations in both develop and developing countries.

The conference will address a number of important issues affecting the maritime industry as indicated by the themes listed :

  • Safety and security at sea
  • Marine environmental protection
  • Maritime technology
  • Seafarers’ education, training and career prospects
  • Human, social and cultural factors in shipping
  • Other issues related to key maritime themes

Submission Details:

  • Title of paper
  • A paper abstract (max.300 words)
  • Mini-Bio (max.200 words)
  • Author’s name, institutional affiliation and email address

Deadlines for Submission

Abstract : 28 February 2017
Full Paper : 15 April 2017

For further details relating to the conference please contact Yuan.li@solent.ac.uk .

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