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Maritime Conference

Shared Quarters  

National Maritime Workforce Conference

June 5 - 6, 2018


Background on the Shared Quarters Maritime Workforce Conference

Legislation signed into law by the President of the United States in December 2017 authorizes designation of community and technical college “Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence.”

The Shared Quarters Maritime Conference taking place in LaPorte and Galveston, Texas June 5-6, 2018 will address opportunities to enhance maritime, marine technology and port management workforce training taking place at 2-year public colleges throughout the country in collaboration with universities, port authorities, shippers and other maritime industry partners.

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Conference Details:  


June 5 –  San Jacinto College Maritime Campus, 3700 Old State Highway 146, La Porte, TX

June 6 –  Texas A&M Maritime Academy Galveston, 200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX

Nearest airport:     William P. Hobby Airport, 7800 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX


Recommended hotel:  Holiday Inn Kemah, 805 Harris Ave., Kemah, TX, (281) 334-0003. 

Reduced rate for initial rooming block$119/night + tax;  Group code: NMW


Conference Registration and Information: