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1st Annual Maritime Port Economy Summit
Gloucester's New Maritime Port Economy
Agenda Flyer
November 15 & 16, 2011
6 Rowe Square, Cruiseport Gloucester


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)
Don Perkins (President, GMRI)

Diversification Opportunities in the Fishing Industry

Product development, aquaculture, biotech 
Kevin Hively, (Ninigret Partners)
Ann Molloy (Neptunes Harvest)
Tim Jackson (Indus. Technology Adv, NRC Canada)

Ocean Technologies and Product Development

Robotics, gear development, monitoring technology, off-shore energy
Steve Barrett, Director of Clean Energy, Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc.
Dr. Pierre F.J Lermusiaux, MIT,
Brian Hodder, MIT
Dr. David Burke (Draper labs, ret’d)

Day 2  - Building Capacity to Meet 21st Century Needs

Cluster Development Elements        James Freas, MAPC

Ocean Innovation Clusters 

How maritime communities build synergy and foster growth in the maritime economies
Harlan Doliner, Marine Ocean Technology Network
Michael Jones, President ProFinance, & The Maritime Alliance

Biographies of Presentors

Findings from the Summit: 
Webinar:  Mayor Kirk presents, April 2012
Report:  The New Maritime Port Economy, May 2012

Team Discussion Notes:
        Dynamic Areas of Ocean Sciences
        Diversification Opportunities in the Fishing Industry
        Ocean Technologies and Product Development
        Summary of Discussion Notes 

        Matrix of Discussion Notes

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