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Maritime Education Summit 2014
topics

example topics are listed above; authors are encouraged to propose other topics of interest


Students, staff, and faculty are invited to submit a proposal of 300 – 500 words that relates to the above topics or other topics of interest that fit the general themes of Campus Culture and Change or Maritime Education. Presentations at the conference will include a poster session, panel discussions, research papers, and workshops. Students, staff, and faculty may submit proposals for more than one type of presentation.

The proposal must be submitted in English and should include the objectives of the research or paper, any research methods used, the results, and conclusions. All proposals must include the paper title, full names, titles, and email addresses of all authors, as well as the full mailing address of the principal author. Presentations will be scheduled anywhere from 20 to 100 minutes. Please indicate in your proposal the type of presentation and the amount of time you want for your presentation. Proposals are due 09 May, 2014.

Proposals received after the due date will only be considered if there is room in the conference schedule. Successful authors will receive notification of acceptance on or before 01 June, 2014. Completed papers, complete descriptions of poster presentations and workshops, Power Point files, and / or panel participants and topics are due 22 August, 2014. All presentation descriptions must conform to the presentation guidelines provided in the acceptance letter. Failure to provide adequate information regarding your presentation by the due date may result in the removal of that presentation from the conference schedule. All presenters must be registered for the conference.

Proposals, papers, and inquiries should be submitted electronically by the deadline above to the MES Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Questions or requests about disability related access or accommodations for public events should be directed in advance of the event to MMA’s Accessibility Services at 207-326-2489 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Area Information

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Lodging & Transportation

Local lodging options include accommodations in Castine and the surrounding areas. 


   Transportation will be available via water taxi for attendees staying in the Belfast area at:

                   Fireside Inn & Suites, Belfast                                  Belfast Bay Inn

 
Area Accommodations
 
Castine
 
Main Street
P.O. Box 41
Castine, Maine 04421
207.326.4365
 
 
Castine Cottages
33 Snapp’s Way
Castine, Maine 04421
207.326.8003
 
 
The Manor Inn
76 Battle Avenue
P.O. Box 973
Castine, Maine 04421
207.326.4861
800.464.7559
 
 
26 Main Street
P.O. Box 4
Castine, Maine 04421
207.326.8616
800.845.1701
Orland
(approximately 13 miles)
 
229 Soper Road 
P.O. Box 16
Orland, Maine 04472
207.469.6393
866.459.6369
 
 
10 Narramissic Drive
Orland, Maine 04472
207.469.1144
 
Blue Hill
(approximately 15 miles)
 
125 South Street
Blue Hill, Maine 04614
207.374.2330
 
 
The Blue Hill Inn
40 Union Street
Blue Hill, Maine 04614
207.374.2844
800.826.7415
 
Bucksport
(approximately 15 miles)
 
70 US Route 1
Bucksport, Maine 04416
207.469.3111
800.626.9734
 
 
64 Main Street
Bucksport, Maine 04416
207.469.3113
 
 
US Route 1
Bucksport, Maine 04416
204.469.3139
 
Surry
(approximately 20 miles)
 
Route 172 (994 Surry Road)
Surry, Maine 04684
207.667.5091
800.742.3414
Fax: 207.338.5205
 
 
1740 Newbury Neck
Surry, Maine 04684
207.667.5767


Belfast to Castine Water Taxi Information

Capt. Clark

Maine Maritime Academy will operate roundtrip shuttle service for Summit attendees
between Belfast and Castine on board our vessel, Capt. Susan J. Clark.

 

Water Taxi Schedule

Friday, October 17

AM              Departs Belfast 1530       Arrives Castine 1630
                       shuttle bus departs Fireside Inn at 1500

PM              Departs Castine 2000      Arrives Belfast   2100
                       shuttle bus will be waiting to transport Fireside Inn guests

 Saturday, October 18

 AM              Departs Belfast 0700       Arrives Castine 0745
                        shuttle bus departs Fireside Inn at 0630

PM              Departs Castine 1700      Arrives Belfast 1800  
                        shuttle bus will be waiting to transport Fireside Inn guests

Sunday, October 18

AM              Departs Belfast 0700       Arrive Castine 0745
                        shuttle bus departs Fireside Inn at 0630

PM              Departs Castine 1330      Arrives Belfast 1430
                        shuttle bus will be waiting to transport Fireside Inn guests

Water Taxi Details

The vessel will depart from the Public Landing in Belfast and from the Academy Basin on the Waterfront in Castine.

  • A shuttle will operate from the Fireside Inn in Belfast, departing a half hour before the vessel departure times.
  • Parking is available for personal cars at the Consumers Fuel Marina on Front Street in Belfast for guests who will not be using the shuttle. The Consumers Fuel lot is within walking distance of the public landing.
  • Shuttle service will be available at the Waterfront in Castine to take guests to the Summit location on the Academy’s upper campus.
  • Attendees using the water taxi are responsible for being on-time for all departure times. There will only be one water taxi operating between Belfast and Castine. If you miss the water taxi, it is your responsibility to make alternative transportation arrangements; neither MMA nor the MES Planning Committee is responsible for making any alternative arrangements.

If you are planning to use the Shuttle, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
so that we can maintain a manifest to make sure we do not miss anyone.

 
Belfast map

Castine map

For more information about lodging and transportation options, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Conference Schedule

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