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Saturday, February 4, 2023

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Marad's 'Call to Action' Takes Shape

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by on June 23, 2016

Final Agenda for Marad’s Sexual Assault Summit Unveiled. The Maritime Administration’s ‘Call to Action’ will address Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the Maritime Industry.

Obtained this morning from reliable industry sources, the final agenda for what promises to a lively and possibly contentious meeting set up by the U.S. Maritime Administration and its U.S. Merchant Marine Academy leaders for industry stakeholders has been released. U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul ‘Chip’ Jaenichen will kick off the meeting with opening remarks, after which a presentation that will outline the ‘size and scope’ of the problem will be given.

A wide range of industry stakeholders are expected to be in attendance in Washington, DC on Friday. These include shipowners, government officials, maritime academy representatives, MERPAC personnel and many others.

The agenda includes 10 discussion groups and a plenary wrap-up session intended to cull ‘group suggestions and next steps.’

The Final Agenda:

0800: Check-in table opens
0900: Deputy Administrator Remarks - Opens the Call to Action & introduces the MA
0910: Maritime Administrator’s Address: The Honorable Paul N. Jaenichen
0930: Presentation + Q&A: Size and Scope of SA/SH – DOD Perspective:
MG Camille Nichols, Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

1000: Presentation + Q&A: Best Practices & Implementable Actions
VADM Stosz, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support U.S. Coast Guard 

1030:  Presentation + Q&A: Problems & Solutions –Addressing the SA/SH Issues
CAPT Marks, Fleet Forces Command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Officer, Military Sealift Command (PowerPoint Presentation)

1100: Presentation + Q&A: Labor’s Perspective Addressing SA/SH
Christian Spain, VP Government Relations, American Maritime Officers
Captain Kathleen Friel, American Maritime Officers

1130: Presentation + Q&A: Industry’s Perspective Addressing SA/SH
Michael G. Roberts, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Crowley Maritime

1200: Breakout Session & Lunch
Discussion Group - Table 1 TBD - guest will be assigned to each table
Discussion Group - Table 2
Discussion Group - Table 3:
Discussion Group - Table 4:
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1400: Plenary session to discuss what each group suggests, and next steps

Tags: Jaenichen U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Maritime Administration DoD