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Global Trade Hub at London International Shipping Week

9 - 11 September 2019

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Spotlight: Education

Tuesday 10 September, 14:30 - 17:00

Hosted as part of the Global Trade Hub during London International Shipping Week, this session will shine a spotlight on the UK’s world-class maritime education. The event, which will be held in the heart of the City on the 10th of September, will feature a panel discussion on the future of education put on by the University of Plymouth and research presentations by Maritime Masters 2019 participating students.

The event will also see the launch of a brand-new MBA by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the University of Hull. Alongside the event, there will be a drop-in area where universities and colleges will showcase their institutions, courses and educational opportunities.



Time Activity
15:00 - 15:00  Welcome 
15:10 - 15:20 Introduction to maritime business teaching and research at Plymouth Business School – University of Plymouth
15:20 - 15:55 Panel discussion: The Future of Maritime Education – University of Plymouth
- What new knowledge/skill is the industry expecting from maritime business graduates?
- What are the challenges facing the industry and how can maritime business educational institutions prepare students to tackle these.
- What are the effective ways forward for the industry and educational institutions to work together?
- In what areas can research help the industry manage the challenges and explore opportunities?
15:55 - 16:40  Maritime Masters 2019: Student presentations – Maritime UK
16:40 Launch of MBA – Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the University of Hull