Maritime Port Economy Summit

Gloucester’s New Maritime Port EconomyAgenda Flyer

November 15 and 16, 2011

6 Rowe Square, Cruiseport Gloucester

Presentations

Day 1 - Emerging Roles for Oceans and Maritime Resources


How ocean resources offer opportunities to meet new global challenges 

Keynote: The Blue Economy Dr. Valerie Nelson

Dynamic Areas of Ocean Sciences

Ocean observing, monitoring stations, modeling, research

Dr. Roger Payne (Ocean Alliance)

Dr. Molly Lutcavage (Large Pelagics Lab UMass) (PDF)

Don Perkins (President, GMRI) (PDF)

Diversification Opportunities in the Fishing Industry

Product development, aquaculture, biotech
Kevin Hively, (Ninigret Partners) (PDF)

Ann Molloy (Neptunes Harvest)

Tim Jackson (Industrial Technology Advancement, NRC Canada) (PDF)

Ocean Technologies and Product Development

Robotics, gear development, monitoring technology, off-shore energy

Steve Barrett, Director of Clean Energy, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. (PDF)

Dr. Pierre F.J Lermusiaux, MIT, (PDF)

Brian Hodder, MIT (PDF)

Dr. David Burke (Draper labs, retired) (PDF)

Day 2 - Building Capacity to Meet 21st Century Needs 


Cluster Development Elements James Freas, MAPC (PDF)

Ocean Innovation Clusters 

How maritime communities build synergy and foster growth in the maritime economies
Harlan Doliner, Marine Ocean Technology Network (PDF)

Michael Jones, President ProFinance, and The Maritime Alliance (PDF)

Biographies of Presenters (PDF)

Findings from the Summit: Webinar: Mayor Kirk presents, April 2012

Report: The New Maritime Port Economy (PDF), May 2012

Team Discussion Notes:

Dynamic Areas of Ocean Sciences (PDF)

Diversification Opportunities in the Fishing Industry (PDF)

Ocean Technologies and Product Development (PDF)

Summary of Discussion Notes (PDF)

Matrix of Discussion Notes (PDF)