Maritime Education in the Age of Digitalisation

The transition towards digitalisation and automation is speeding up in the maritime industry. To keep pace with the technological advances and market demands, it is important for all stakeholders in the maritime community to strengthen exchange and cooperation.

Sponsored by Shanghai Municipal Government, the International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA) and Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) will co-organize the International Maritime Education Forum on 6 December 2022, to be delivered in a combination of in-person and virtual participation. Addressing the theme of Maritime Education in the Age of Digitalisation, the forum will provide an opportunity for interdisciplinary discussion and exchange of ideas on issues facing maritime education and training (MET) in the present context of rapid digitalisation.

With keynote speeches and round-table discussion, the forum will bring together maritime professionals and industry representatives around the world to discuss about the impact from the latest maritime technologies, future strategies of maritime education in the context of digitalisation, so as to meet the new trends towards sustainable shipping industry.

IMLA welcomes all members and interested individuals and institutions to join the event. For registration, please click here.