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National Maritime Strategy Symposium Registration Open

January 2, 2014

Hosted by The Maritime Administration

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites the public, officials and other Marine Transportation System stakeholders to participate in a national maritime strategy symposium from January 14-16, 2014.  This purpose of this forum is to solicit public views and gather information, insights and experiences to  assist in the development of a National Maritime Strategy.  To allow for a more detailed discussion, this initial meeting will focus on the opportunities and challenges for growing the  U.S.-flagged international fleet. 

Information on registering for the symposium is below.  The public meeting will also be broadcast live via web streaming and a listen-only telephone line.  MARAD will make a link to the live stream available at  Individuals interested in participating through the listen-only telephone line must register in order to obtain the telephone number.


Deadline to register to attend the public meeting in person: January 8, 2014

Deadline to register to speak in person, speak by calling in, or to listen only by phone: January 8, 2014

Deadline to submit digital presentation materials: January 8, 2014

Call-in and listen-only information distributed to registrants: January 10, 2014

Conference Registration Form. Contact Mickalyn Valentine, Office of the Executive Director, Maritime Administration, with questions regarding registration.

Mickalyn Valentine
1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590
(202) 366-3907

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) West Atrium, located on the ground floor of 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. 

Submitting Your Comments and Ideas

Members of the public are invited to make comments in-person, through a call-in number, or by entry in the MARAD docket.  Detailed information regarding participation is included in the Federal Register Notices linked below.  Please contact Christine Gurland (202-366-5157; or Mitch Hudson (202-366-9373; with any questions related to submission of comments.

MARAD Office of Chief Counsel
MAR-225, Maritime Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590

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